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
(Q & A links appear on the page where you stream the film)
Talia Smith, South Africa, 20 minutes
Sibongile struggles to balance her responsibilities as a domestic worker with her obligations to her son.
Jaan Al Balushi, Bahrain, 4 minutes
An irreverent and heartwarming look at the life of a costumed street busker in Bahrain.
Koya Kamura, Japan/France, 27 minutes
A father bravely wanders through the Fukushima nuclear disaster zone in order to reconnect with his son.
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.
Domingo Pablo Ortiz, Mexico, 11 minutes
An old Mayan woman consults a shaman about her dreams of being a crocodile.
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.