So What If The Goats Die
Fiction, Director: Sofia Alaoui, Morocco/France 2019, 23 min., Berber with En. ST
Abdellah (Fouad Oughaou), a young shepherd living in the mountains, is forced to brave the snow blocking him in order to get food and save his cattle. Once he gets to the village, he faces an alien invasion that forces him to question the world as he knows it. This cinematographically-striking short film has won the Short Film Grand Jury price at the Sundance film festival and the French César for Best Short Film.
Spotlight – Short Film Program I 68 Min.
Science-fiction and disrupted Worlds
In these distinctive and unconventional short films from Lebanon, Palestine and Morocco, science-fiction offers the protagonists a way to escape their reality or the burden of the fate they carry. Yet even in these imagined worlds, escape is but an impossible dream.