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SELECTED FILMS 2020

66 films from 30 countries are selected in competition at the 2020 edition of the Global Nonviolent Film Festival – the most important and renown nonviolent film festival in the world. Out of the selected films, there are eleven world, and seven on-line premieres. 

The event takes place from September 24 to October 4. 

The selected films, their trailers, and daily video presentations will be showcased on the Festival’s on-line Channel at:

www.globalnonviolentfilmfestival.com

The trailers are now live, and they can be watched free of charge at the above Channel.

Every one of the 66 participating films and videos are presented – with photos, directors’ commentary, and more – in the 2020 issue of DARIA! magazine that will be published on September 16 and available here: 

www.dariamagazine.com

Here is the list of the Selected Films 2020:

FEATURE FILM

STEPPE MAN
79 min. – Azerbaijan
Directed by Shamil Aliyev

IT’S ALWAYS BEEN YOU – on-line premiere
89 min. – USA
Directed by Andrew McCardle

MR. JOHNSON
90 min. – South Africa, Zambia
Directed by William Collinson

KAIROS – on-line premiere
78 min. – France, Columbia
Directed by Nicolás Buenaventura Vidal

THE SKIN WALKER – world premiere
179 min. – South Africa
Directed by Martyn le Roux

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

THE DONBASS CHILDREN
60 min. – Bulgaria
Directed by Lubomir Dankov

LAST CALL FOR TOMORROW
94 min. – USA
Directed by Gary Null

HIV SAVED MY LIFE
72 min. – Japan
Directed by Paul Edward Foulkes

LYARI – SURVIVAL OF THE FRINGES – world premiere
64 min. – France, Pakistan
Directed by Luc Bellon

EXPEDITION NIGER: REAL AFRICA – world premiere
101 min. – Germany
Directed by Roberto Fischer 

WHY WE LOVE WAR
58 min. – UK, Vietnam
Directed by Pankaja Brooke 

MUSTANG SAVIORS
100 min. – USA
Directed by David Glossberg

THE QUEEN OF CAMELOT – world premiere
90 min. – USA
Directed by Roger Paradiso 

A LIFE’S WORK – on-line premiere
90 min. – USA
Directed by David Licata 

MAURICE EL MEDIONI – on-line premiere
60 min. – UK
Directed by Clive Myer and Lynda Myer-Bennett 

THE PICTURES COME AT NIGHT
45 min. – Germany
Directed by Ulrike Korbach

THE WORLD IS MY COUNTRY
83 min. – Mexico, USA
Directed by Arthur Kanegis 

SIDE BY SIDE – world premiere
43 min. – USA
Directed by Ron Taylor

FEATURE DOCUDRAMA

ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI, WARRIOR PAINTER – world premiere
60 min. – Italy
Directed by Jordan River

SHORT FILMS

PLAGUE UK – TWISTED REALITY
17 min. – UK
Directed by Mark Simmons

UNSPOKEN
10 min. – USA
Directed by George Zaverdas

BASTARD
10 min. – Australia
Directed by Eugene E~NRG

SYCAMORE
15 min. – Turkey
Directed by Mehmet Tığlı

LAVENDER – on-line premiere
24 min. – UK
Directed by Andrew Ball-Shaw

LEMME TELL U
32 min. – India
Directed by Irfan Jami

CUTTING THE DARKNESS – world premiere
30 min. – South Africa
Directed by Paulo Areal

THE GESTURE AND THE WORD
23 min. – USA
Directed by Helen Alexis Yonov

FLORIOGRAPHY. GYPSOPHILA
30 min. – Taiwan
Directed by Han Chen Chiu

PORTRAITS OF THE DEAD
8 min. – Australia
Directed by Malachy Cole

BONELINE
10 min. – UK
Directed by Chris Lewis-Smith 

PAULA’S CLOCK
15 min. – Spain
Directed by José Luis López 

THE MCHENRY TRIAL – DON’T JUDGE A KID BY THEIR HOODIE
30 min. – USA
Directed by Ken Sagoes

SILENT MOVIE – world premiere
15 min. – Brazil
Directed by Melo Viana

POINTLESS HELLO
7 min. – USA
Directed by Ryan Graff

REMEMBER THIS VOICE
8 min. – USA
Directed by Jeff Chan

STUNTBOT
29 min. – Australia
Directed by Olivia Foa’i

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

SALMAN BIN HAMAD – A VISION OF PROMISE
29 min. – Bahrain
Directed by Eva Daoud

MARGINALIZED NATIONon-line premiere
16 min. – Colombia
Directed by Francisco Alberto Galán S.

BELLE-ILE IN ACADIE
26 min. – Canada
Directed by Phil Comeau 

DOWN RIVER
29 min. – Peru
Directed by Flynn Donovan

LOVE LETTERS TO A BULLFIGHTER
15 min. – Spain
Directed by Reyes Caballero 

REPEAT
9 min. – USA
Directed by Ly Bolia 

THE LAST QUEEN
16 min. – USA
Directed by Kaye Tuckerman 

UNCLAIMED REMAINS
30 min. – USA
Directed by Thomas Phillips

TWISP: THE POWER OF COMMUNITY
40 min. – USA
Directed by Leslee Goodman

AWAY FROM GUNS
40 min. – Switzerland
Directed by Hassan Lakhdar

THE 99W – world premiere
12 min. – USA
Directed by Kendra Jacobson

THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL – world premiere
13 min. – USA
Directed by Shawn Welling

SHORT DOCUDRAMA

FLIGHT 483 – world premiere
12 min. – USA
Directed by Shawn Welling

ANIMATION FILM

THE MUSIC BOX
11 min. – Canada
Directed by Joe Chang

TROPHY HUNTER
4 min. – USA
Directed by Sean Burns

THE WINTER
5 min. – Australia
Directed by Xin Li

UNDERSEE
8 min. – Canada
Directed by Margie Kelk & Lynne Slater

VISUAL MUSIC FILM

SECRETS, DREAMS, FAITH AND WONDER
78 min. – USA, Cuba
Directed by Stephen Travis Pope 

MUSIC VIDEO

THE DOOR
4 min. – South Africa
Directed by Uga Carlini

MEN WILL NEVER LEARN
4 min. – Germany
Directed by Roberto Fischer

HOME
4:30 min. – South Africa
Directed by Uga L Carlini

FROM KYOTO, WITH LOVE
10:38 min. – France
Directed by Yann Carpentier

THAT’S WHO YOU ARE
5:10 min. – USA
Cinematography by Christopher Ott

LITTLE BIG – GO BANANAS
2:47 min. – Russia
Directed by Alina Pasok and Iliya Prusikin

THERE ARE HEROES
5 min. – USA
Directed by Paul Helou

UKULELE BOOGIE WOOGIE
2.55 min. – USA 
Produced, Written by Elizabeth Usher
Videographer Lauren Swan

WALK OF CONTRASTS
5 min. – USA
Directed by Max Masri & Chelsea Eng

PANDEMIC SUNSET
3 min. – UK
Directed by Accept Cookies

COPPER BONE
3 min. – UK
Directed by Accept Cookies

GANAPATAYE – on-line premiere
7 min. – USA
Directed by Elizabeth Rossa

CONTACT:

Global Nonviolent Film Festival
www.nonviolentfilmfestival.com
info@nonviolentfilmfestival.com