FILM FEST PETALUMA

SHORTS COLLECTION: GLOBAL VISIONS

Travel the world with this global panorama of visually stunning and emotionally resonant short films. 

Meet the filmmakers in a live Zoom Q & A on Tuesday, April 27, at 10am PST

(link coming soon)

UMAMA

Talia Smith, South Africa, 20 minutes

Sibongile struggles to balance her responsibilities as a domestic worker with her obligations to her son.

JILBAB

Jaan Al Balushi, Bahrain, 4 minutes

An irreverent and heartwarming look at the life of a costumed street busker in Bahrain.

HOMESICK

Koya Kamura, Japan/France, 27 minutes

A father bravely wanders through the Fukushima nuclear disaster zone in order to reconnect with his son.

ASHMINA

Dekel Berenson, Nepal/UK, 15 minutes

13-year-old Ashmina is torn between the needs of her family and the influence of the tourism trade.

WATER DREAMS

Domingo Pablo Ortiz, Mexico, 11 minutes

An old Mayan woman consults a shaman about her dreams of being a crocodile.

WHITE EYE

Tomer Shushan, Israel, 20 minutes

Captured in one breathtaking shot, this 2021 Oscar nominee follows a man who confronts a stranger about his stolen bicycle.