The Movies — The Rich History of American Cinema

The Movies explores American cinema through the decades and the cultural, societal and political shifts that framed its evolution. Combining archival footage and interviews with leading actors, directors, producers, critics and historians, the series showcases the most pivotal moments in film that have stirred the imagination and influenced our culture.

Un gigantesque petit univers — Story Telling

“This morning I woke up with a feeling of oppression. With the feeling that everything was larger than life around me. That I was little. Very small… and alone. Isolated… ”. It is with this singular narration of the main character that begins this short film from a web series of 8 micro-episodes, and produced in the form of a video diary. The main character, lost in a hostile, unknown but strangely familiar universe, reveals his observations following a forced landing.

Running Against the Wind — Two Paths

Two twelve-year-old boys grow up together in a remote village – until a single photo changes their lives forever: Solomon heads for Addis Ababa to become a photographer. Abdi remains at home and trains to fulfil his dream of matching the sport successes of Haile Gebrselassie. Ten years later, Abdi is nominated for the Ethiopian National Running Team and moves to Addis Ababa.

Everything You Should Know About Storing Old Photos and Preserving Precious Memories

Photographs are a popular way to preserve important moments in history and precious memories too. We often question why do I look worse on camera, but we still want to keep our photos safe.
Storing vintage photographs that aren’t viewed regularly takes up space in homes.

[TJFF] Hold me Back (私をくいとめて) — Sweet Madness

Mitsuko (Non), 31, loves being single. Her life is complicated by her inner voice, and counselor, which she calls “A”. When Mitsuko meets Tada-kun, a young man who works in sales, she decides to take action, while bewildered by her inability to be bold and reckless as when in her twenties. Should she follow A’s advice? Take a trip to Rome? Let the romance flourish?