A Korean immigrant and new mother living in New York State experiences a hostile ghost in the form of a white woman who takes an interest in her child. As she practices the cello, strange things begin to happen and her American dream begins to unravel into social isolation and alienation. Everything is shot from elaborately hand-fashioned paper characters, models and sets, with an original score.
A young girl playing in the forest comes across a mysterious curio which transports her to 1920s France...
A man tries to escape from his disorder and the murder.
Four soldiers return home from battle to find a world that may no longer recognise them, in this unsettling collision of past and present.
ANDREW KAVANAGH - Best Director
Forest bathing is the practice of taking a short, leisurely visit to a forest for health benefits. The practice originated in Japan where it is called shinrin-yoku (森林浴). The practice is proven by scientists to benefit physical as well as mental health as it helps to lower heart rate, blood pressure, reduce stress hormone production, boost immunity and mood and improve overall feelings of wellbeing.
A young couple venture off into a vastly remote area, and discover strange noises originating from deep within the woods...
Best Feature Film
On the evening of her 50th birthday, Helena escapes her dull, daily routine to experience a moment of closeness and intimacy with strangers.
EVGENIA DODINA - Best Actress
A desperate artist is losing himself in the alluring illusion of a perfect love, that wakens dreams and desires that lay forever dormant. A love, that mirrors a relationship free of judgment and expectations. But our Hero’s past looms over his happiness like a dark cloud, soon to erupt. PERFECT LOVE is a tragic comedy about a man's attempt to cope with loneliness and isolation. The film polarizes and offers everyone his or her personal space for projection.