Foreign Shorts Block #1

Sunday | Foriegn Films & Documentaries

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A-TIEN

Freelance taxi driver A-Tien has to choose either joining a tyrannical company for survival or fighting for his principle.
Taxi driver A-Tien starts a union to fight against a corporate giant that’s stealing his customers. He slowly finds out that the union members have started joining the enemy one by one. And he has to think a final move to survive.

Los Pollitos [The Little Chickens]

LOS POLLITOS
A desperate mother trusts a childhood friend to smuggle her and her family into the United States, but her friend has an agenda of his own. The perilous trek into the U.S. is through a barren desert. Along the journey they are accompanied by two refugees from Asia. What began as a pilgrinmage of hope becomes a game of survival, and one man is holding all the cards.

Cagnolino

If you can't bite, don't bark
One summer night, a group of dropout hoodlums goes looking to make easy money, driving around in search of prey. When they come across four rich kids, things take an unexpected turn for the worse.

Bajo la palmera (Under the palm tree)

Carlos, a journalist from the magazine 'El caso', travels to a town on the coast of Almería looking for the real protagonists who inspired
Carlos, a journalist from the magazine 'El caso', travels to a town on the coast of Almería looking for the real protagonists who inspired the work of Lorca 'Bodas de Sangre'. After his arrival in town, the coldness of the protagonists towards the event will make him question the distorting power of fiction.