Screen time alert! Marco, 11, is obsessed with his electronics — his iPad, his Xbox, his VR headset — and hardly leaves the house. But when his grandmother dies and his grandfather moves in, Marco’s life is turned upside-down and he’s forced…to go play outside. “Nonno” (Grandpa) introduces him to bocce — the world’s oldest game — and to the neighborhood crew of old Italian men who play daily at the local court. With sport, laughter and love, Marco finds connection to other people “in real life” and rounds up a team of neighborhood kids to take on his grandfather and his pals. Learn more at www.teammarco.movie or get full details at www.meetborofive.com/team-marco-festivals
Abe is a 12-year-old boy from Brooklyn who cooks to unite his half Israeli and half Palestinian family, but everything goes wrong.
The film was shot on-location at the world’s most remote school, located in the Himalayan glaciers at an average altitude of 5,000 meters. Due to the remoteness and lack of facilities, the film was shot on solar charged batteries.
Sam (Parker Padgett) is in the prime of his life—senior year, carefree, good friends and a new girlfriend, Ana (Devon Hales). When a surprise pregnancy forces Sam to face the realities of adulthood and responsibility, things spiral out of control, as he simultaneously tries to fight to find his own truth: why his dad hasn’t been in his life since one, fading memory.
Secular Salim returns home to his devout and traditional Muslim family for his mother’s wake.
Traversing their differences and their pasts, Romi and her brother Yoni hike the Israeli desert.
Young Adil grapples with leaving Morocco and his mother to live with his father in France.
Paternal expectations plague young and tender Léo on a hunting trip on which he’s meant to kill.
Her son’s childhood stolen, Rachel is haunted by her deceased father, who never witnessed hers.
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