things that won't die (2022)things that won't die
After finding some videos she uploaded to YouTube when she was a child, Manuela attempts to follow the trail she herself has left on the Internet. A search that looks into all that things that won't never die and that, especially, thinks about the wa...
Is It My Fault? (1969)Is It My Fault?
A hand-drawn animation about a teen boy who must save his younger self from the hideous monster that is his past trauma....
In the Dark (2021)In the Dark
A young woman confronts her trauma while on a date in a "Dating in the Dark"-format....
Tibbits Hill (2021)Tibbits Hill
If the wind spoke the language of children, what would its voice be? The film tells the story of migrating children that have found refuge from war in an abandoned school, protected from the horrifying whistling of the wind. When one of them disappea...
OBAIDA, a short film by Matthew Cassel, explores a Palestinian child’s experience of Israeli military arrest. Each year, some 700 Palestinian children undergo military detention in a system where ill-treatment is widespread and institutionalized. Fo...
A young trainee with aspirations to become a “pilot”, a form of enhanced human, takes one last evaluation before deciding to return home, but the interview untangles as she is forced to come to terms with a traumatic incident that occurred a year pri...
How to Remember (1969)How to Remember
The story of a young Kurdish man who tries to remember his past traumatic experiences. A young migrant struggles to remember the memories of post-2015 Turkey while faced with the commemoration practices of the Holocaust. The film takes place in prese...
The Stranger In The Street (2020)The Stranger In The Street
Alone in the dark, Freya encounters a terrifying presence, but what did she see? and who's going to believe her?...
Begrijpt u nu waarom ik huil? (1969)Begrijpt u nu waarom ik huil?
The work of Leiden professor Bastiaans on dealing with the trauma of war victims attracts the attention of filmmaker Louis van Gasteren. He decides to make a film about the psychotherapeutic treatment with LSD of a former concentration camp prisoner ...
The Door (2020)The Door
After the unexpected death of her twin sister, a young woman makes an escape to her family’s cabin to get away from her own feelings of trauma and guilt. However, things go awry when a mysterious tiny door appears in the bedroom....
Healing the nation (1969)Healing the nation
Healing the Nation follows community members of the Toronto-based Aboriginal Healing Program as they rediscover their culture to heal from unresolved trauma. This empowering documentary dares us to think beyond mainstream medicine and embrace Indigen...
This psychedelic horror short inspired by vintage cinema follows a raped girl's descent into derangement and makes the audience feel as claustrophobic as the character....
The World According to Monsieur Khiar (2015)The World According to Monsieur Khiar
Rabah is forced to take over custody of his son Cédrick. The boy has been mute since losing his mother. Despite the financial strain caused by his immigrant status and undeterred by his fraught relationship with his son, Rabah will manage to rebuild ...
Bourgeois Absolution (2019)Bourgeois Absolution
The depressed Cayden is being haunted by a sinister entity. This entity is troubling him in his daily routine: during his economy lectures, walking on the street and, most importantly, at home. Cayden wants to escape this traumatic cycle, and eventua...
The Crying Wind (2018)The Crying Wind
With the loss of her mother imminent, a young woman realises that she must comfort another with similar traumas....
The Snake That Ate Itself (2018)The Snake That Ate Itself
A young painter caught in the vicious cycle of creativity must overcome her innermost turmoil....
The Silent Scream (2017)The Silent Scream
After moving into a new apartment, Angelika begins hearing strange sounds between the walls, leading her to believe that she might be living next-door to a killer....
A coyote loses its mate and pups in an attack by wolves. Plagued by human emotions, the coyote attempts to process what it has experienced....
'Haftasonu' tells the story of Hasan, who travels to Cyprus after many years following the death of his father. As he spends a weekend in his childhood village, his sense of belonging and identity will be questioned by all within. Following a festiv...