PRINCIPIS I OBJECTIUS

FRIDAY, 9TH SEPTEMBER 2022

ALL FILMS AVAILABLE FROM THE 8TH (23:59) TO THE 9TH (23:59)

Official Selection - Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona (L'HIFF) SEPTEMBER 6 - 10, 2022

Barcelona, Spain

Title: Avocado
Runtime: 7:20 min
Country: United States
Director: Casey de Fremery
Nominated: International Short Film
Awards Night: September 10, 2022 - Gala 19:00h (L'HIFF Awards)
Synopsis: 
Gabriela and Neil celebrate their anniversary with a brand new kink: BDSM. What was meant to be a fun and sexy night goes awry when Neil, the sub, is ordered to divulge the greatest secret of all: the password to his phone

Official Selection - Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona (L'HIFF) SEPTEMBER 6 - 10, 2022

Barcelona, Spain

Title: Don't Text Your Ex

Runtime: 13:52
Country: Canada
Director: Jo Güstin
Nominated: LGBQT Short Films
Awards Night: September 10, 2022 - Gala 19:00h (L'HIFF Awards)
Synopsis: Surviving a global pandemic being queer, cute and still in love with your ex.

Official Selection - Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona (L'HIFF) SEPTEMBER 6 - 10, 2022

Barcelona, Spain

Title: Grandchild
Runtime: 12:52 min
Country: Israel
Director: Claudio Steinberg
Nominated: LGBQT Short Films
Awards Night: September 10, 2022 - Gala 19:00h (L'HIFF Awards)
Synopsis: Surrounded by friends of their age, many of whom already grandparents, Claudio and Hilla yearn for their first grandchild. Nitai, their son, begins a surrogacy process with his husband in Canada. But the family has to bridge intergenerational gaps..

Official Selection - Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona (L'HIFF) SEPTEMBER 6 - 10, 2022

Barcelona, Spain

Title: Letters to Axél
Runtime: 23:30 min
Country: United States
Director: Miles Adonay Lopez
Nominated: LGBQT Short Films
Awards Night: September 10, 2022 - Gala 19:00h (L'HIFF Awards)
Synopsis: 
When Julian, a decorated young writer, falls in love with a man he's only ever met in his increasingly realistic dreams, he begins to lose touch with himself, his family, and reality, forcing him to make an impossible decision.

Official Selection - Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona (L'HIFF) SEPTEMBER 6 - 10, 2022

Barcelona, Spain

Title: Shall We Talk?

Runtime: 5 min
Country: Australia
Director: Katya Mikheeva
Nominated: LGBQT Short Films
Awards Night: September 10, 2022 - Gala 19:00h (L'HIFF Awards)
Synopsis: 
Polina is a bisexual Russian girl. This short film documents her coming out to a family.

Official Selection - Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona (L'HIFF) SEPTEMBER 6 - 10, 2022

Barcelona, Spain

Title: The Night Clubbers
Runtime: 15:55 min
Country: United States
Director: Matthew James Thomas
Nominated: International Short Film
Awards Night: September 10, 2022 - Gala 19:00h (L'HIFF Awards)
Synopsis: 
After getting laughed out of the PGA for choking on the green, a golf prodigy is forced to compete in his hometown mini-golf competitions for money... but when he shows up expecting an easy victory, he soon discovers that the "losers" he once stepped on are now the ones running the scene.

Official Selection - Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona (L'HIFF) SEPTEMBER 6 - 10, 2022

Barcelona, Spain

Title: TIGER MOM

Runtime: 01:27:13 min
Country: China
Director: Wei Zhang
Nominated: Feature Film
Awards Night: September 10, 2022 - Gala 19:00h (L'HIFF Awards)
Synopsis: 
Ai Ke is in her final year of secondary school. Her grade at school is in the medium level. She has a gift for painting. Her mother Xu Qiuping deprives her daughter’s freedom to paint freely in order to make her to get into the best senior high school in the future. Ai Ke’s father Ai Hongjun feels embarrassed while facing the daughter-mother relationship in the family. With these, the high pressure of middle school exam makes the parent-child relationship into a serious situation. After unceasing conflicts, the parents finally understand Ai Ke and decides to let her choose her life path freely. This film touches upon the hot topics of society and family, and it introspects the final exam of secondary school and the meanings of revolution of exam. Meanwhile, the film castigates the social phenomenon: commercialized education. It also affirms an essence that human-centered education method is always the foundation of education system.

Official Selection - Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona (L'HIFF) SEPTEMBER 6 - 10, 2022

Barcelona, Spain

Title: Yellow Polka Dot
Runtime: 17:40 min
Country: United States

Director: Tin Nguyen
Nominated: LGBQT Short Films
Awards Night: September 10, 2022 - Gala 19:00h (L'HIFF Awards)
Synopsis: Sandra and Barbara are enjoying a day at the beach with their partners in 1962. The night before they all went out to a night club. The men bonded, as well as the women, albeit in very different fashions.

Official Selection - Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona (L'HIFF) SEPTEMBER 6 - 10, 2022

Barcelona, Spain

Title: Josefina
Runtime: 5:00 min
Country: United States
Director: Nadia Flamenco
Nominated: International Short Film
Awards Night: September 10, 2022 - Gala 19:00h (L'HIFF Awards)

Official Selection - Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona (L'HIFF) SEPTEMBER 6 - 10, 2022

Barcelona, Spain

Title: SEA LIGHT
Runtime: 14:46 min
Country: Spain
Director: John Doe
Nominated: Spanish Short Film
Awards Night: September 10, 2022 - Gala 19:00h (L'HIFF Awards)
Synopsis: An elder lighthouse keeper takes care of what has been his home for years. Old and secluded from society, he's disturbed by mysterious bottled letters. These and an unexpected malfunction make him doubt his job, his life and his existence