18:00 A tree remembers | Konstantinos Follas (86′)
This is the story of Lidice, levelled and – literally – eradicated by the Nazis in retaliation for the murder of Reinhard Heydrich. However, despite the heavy death toll it paid, the Czech village –twinned with Distomo– not only was not erased from the map but constitutes a symbol in the fight against Fascism.
20:00 Sonita | Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami (90′)
After her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions.
18:00 Queen Mimi | Yaniv Rokah (75′)
Forced onto the streets in her 50s, Mimi found "home" at a Santa Monica laundromat. Taking shelter there for 20 years, Mimi's passion for pink, and living without looking back, has taken her from homelessness to Hollywood's red carpets. This is the fascinating and moving story of one incredibly strong woman’s survival against all odds.
19:30 A Woman Captured | Bernadett Tuza-Ritter (87′)
A European woman has been kept by a family as a domestic slave for 10 years. Drawing courage from the filmmaker's presence, she decides to escape the unbearable oppression and become a free person
09:00 Liyana | Aaaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp (77’)
10:30 Knossos, the labyrinth of Myths | Nikos Ntayantas (52')
11:30 Remains | Irine Chatzi (40’)
12:15 Kayayo-The Living Shopping Baskets | Mari Bakke Riise (32’)
18:00 Τhe Money stone | Stuart Harmon (93’)
The Money Stone is the coming-of-age story of two boys fighting for their dreams among the deadly gold mines of Ghana. As a modern-day gold rush draws both international corporations and local prospectors eager to strike it rich, struggling families must decide whether to put their faith in school or take a gamble in the dangerous pits. Through the dramatic stories of Justice and Maxwell, "The Money Stone" takes an intimate look at the stark choices some kids face in hopes of finding a better future.
20:00 The road to Sparta | Barney Spender (60′)
The Road to Sparta follows the fortunes of four runners, including "UltraMarathon Man" Dean Karnazes, as they attempt to follow in the footsteps of Pheidippides and complete the gruelling 246 kilometre Spartathlon in just 36 hours. Using specially-commissioned poetry from AE Stallings and music from Old House Playground, The Road to Sparta blends the ancient tale with the modern race and discovers a road paved with blood and blisters, pain and glory.