On December 27th, we counted again with a film festival partner program. This time, we’ll fly to Hungary to the BUSHO – BUDAPEST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL. The festival was held for the first time in 2014, at the hands of a group of young filmmakers who wanted to bridge the gap in short films in Hungary. The festival has been growing gradually from year to year.
Fiction– 6′ – YEAR 2015
Director – Elizabeth Mizon
“Borders” gives a personal and intimate insight into the hushed-up ‘virginity tests’ that women migrants were subjected to in the 1970s, as reported by The Guardian in 2011.
Fiction – 27′ – YEAR 2016
Director – Payal Sethi
In the chaotic ‘old city’ of Hyderabad, 18-year-old Raisa hatches a dangerous and improbable plan to save her younger sister from becoming a one-day bride.
Women of Fukushima
Documentary – 22’40” – YEAR 2012
Director – Paul Johannessen and Jeffrey Jousan
Six Japanese women offer brutally honest views on the state of the cleanup, the coverups and untruths since the nuclear accident in Fukushima, and how it has affected their lives, homes and families.