Endangered African species like elephants, rhinos, and lions march closer to extinction each year. Their devastating decline is fueled by a global desire to consume and collect these majestic animals. Through the eyes of the impassioned individuals who drive these industries, filmmakers Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau investigate the powerhouse businesses of big game hunting, breeding, and wildlife conservation, grappling with the complex consequences of imposing economic value on animals. TROPHY will spark fierce debate as it digs deeper to examine the state of our planet and the conscience of humanity.
The manager of a car dealership is on the way home from work when suddenly the tunnel he is driving through collapses, and he is trapped inside. With the news of a major tunnel collapse, South Korea is thrown into panic and the government rushes to put together a rescue plan. The leader of the rescue team tries various means to access the tunnel, but work proceeds at a frustratingly slow pace. Ultimately, the slow rescue effort causes a setback to the construction of a nearly complete tunnel nearby, and public opinion becomes divided over whether to proceed with a rescue effort that seems doomed to fail.
UNREST tells the story of Jen and Omar, newlyweds facing the unexpected, and the four extraordinary M.E. patients that Jen meets throughout her journey. Together, they explore how to make a life of meaning when everything changes. It is a feat of disability filmmaking, using innovative technologies to allow the bed-bound, disabled director to travel the world and film as if she’s in the room. It is a story of resilience in the face of life-changing loss, of how we treat people with illnesses we don’t fully understand, and ultimately, about the need we all have to connect.
It is just a typical night on patrol for Officer Carter until he discovers a blood-soaked man stumbling down the road. After taking him to a local hospital, the night spirals into madness as patients and personnel begin undergoing violent transformations. All the while, mysterious, cloaked figures emerge from the darkness and surround the hospital, quickly turning it into a prison. Whatever threats lurk outside pale in comparison to what is going on in the depths of the hospital, and Officer Carter and his rag-tag bunch must venture there to hopefully escape this nightmare. There is a Hell... this is worse.
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