Under Paris' glittering Eiffel Tower, undocumented Senegalese migrants sell miniature souvenirs of the monument, to support their families back home.
Far from their loved ones and hounded by the police, each day is a struggle through darkness in the City of Lights.
Directed by the french painter and film director Ariel Neo, Firefalls explores the reality of the world we live in today and depicts the devastation caused by humans on Earth. As an artist working for the cause of nature and wildlife conservation, Neo’s unique storytelling aims to blur the boundaries between man, nature and art while hoping to once again align them together. Ariel Neo wants to alert minds towards the urgent need to preserve our dying Earth and she uses both her powerful cinematography and paintings to illuminate an important question for her audience. How long can mankind run away from the apocalypse it birthed itself?
Firefalls is associated with the documentary "Behind the firefall" The 52 minute documentary allows the viewer to go the behind the scenes and to discover the creative process of a low-budget independent short-film.
A teenage girl physically suffers the fate of being kidnapped by her mother since birth, but by discovering the erotic power of her body, she dares the unimaginable.
Benjamin is a Youtuber who no longer stands up to the competition. Ready to do anything to maintain his place, he decides to copy what the new web leaders do. It is now time for him and his team to shoot a new social experience, consensual and little sincere, to try to regain his lost influence through the web.
A newly-wed couple struggle to have children. They give up their jobs in London and move to the countryside, hoping to fulfil their dreams. Few years later a very special baby is born, one who can turn himself into a piglet!
How will the parents cope with a reality that is nothing short of a miracle?
And what if a terrible fate awaited the kid?
In a dezhumanized world where emotions are rationed and measured by a gauge, Pipo, a factory worker falls in love with a woman sitting on a bench. He will try anything to attract her attention and seduce her with his own « language ».
- A film about identity, mental health issues and healing one’s soul
It’s dawn. Wearing a backpack, Erik looks out over the neighborhood where he grew up. He bends over to pick up a stone (for good luck). A soulful journey awaits, months of trekking to a far corner of the world, Cape Finisterre. Erik works for the Church of Sweden as a cleaner. He’s unhappy with his job and his mental health is strained. To break the vicious cycle of depression along with answers to his inner turmoil, he embarks on a pilgrimage to find direction. This trek is a perfect opportunity to reflect on his life.
Erik was born female, but from an early age he felt trapped in the wrong body. When he was 18, he began his transition with hormone treatments and surgery. After meeting Martyna, the love of his life, thoughts of what makes a person a real man weigh on his mind. He struggles with body dysphoria - would he ever be able to accept himself? Suppressed memories resurface. Troubling incidents from the past: bullying at school, years of sexual abuse.
Anxiety and depression have left him too ill to work, but a new door opens as well – a journey beyond his wildest dreams.
Prince of Dreams was filmed over the course of 10 years, beginning when Erik was 17. Though it deals with serious issues, the film is also alive with humor and with love.
Akmal struggles against his guiltiness and the memories of his life with Sarah, who he lost brutally after a police control has gone wrong.
Seven political activists meet online in secret to celebrate their 3 years together. Then a doorbell rings...
Set against the backdrop of the lavender fields of Provence, a determined young boy cuts and pockets yellow fabrics in hopes of constructing a dress for his mother; a gesture he believes will bring about the healing his family so desperately needs.