SRFF 2017 – FEATURES

Kaili Blues

Chen, decides to fulfill his late mother’s wish and sets off on a train journey to look for his brother’s abandoned child.

What´s in the Darkness

“Didn’t I tell you, you silly girl, you shouldn’t go to the lake area? There are some nasty people around.” · “No. Here’s nobody there.” · “Nasty people like places with few people.”

GO HOME

Nada is going home. Or at least she wants to. When she comes back to Lebanon, she realizes she’s a foreigner in her own country. But there’s still a place she calls home: an abandoned house in ruins, haunted by the presence of her grandfather who disappeared mysteriously during the civil war.

Sofichka

Sofichka returns to her native Abkhaz village in Georgia after twenty years of absence. Seeing again home and meeting with villagers take her to memory lane and all Sofichka’s life passes before her eyes

Tatara Samurai

In 16th century Japan, a young man has to choose between becoming a master steel maker like his father and grandfather before him, or becoming a samurai so that he can help protect his village from attacks by the various clans which want the high-quality steel made there.

MUSTANG

Early summer in a village in Northern Turkey. Five free-spirited teenaged sisters splash about on the beach with their male classmates. Though their games are merely innocent fun, a neighbor passes by and reports what she considers to be illicit behavior to the girls’ family.

INVISIBLE

When Aris, a 35 year-old worker in a factory gets fired without any warning, he becomes obsessed with the idea to take justice in his own hands. He is ready to proceed with his goal when his ex-wife dumps their 6 year-old son on him.

The ALBINO’S TREES

Yuku is a hunter who works for animal damage control programmes in the mountains of central Japan. In order to afford the medical bills for the treatment of his mot...