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International Film Camp: The 16 projects selected from over 500 applications

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Sweet, Sour, and Bitter (SELECTED FOR NEXT STAGE)

Director: LEE Chak Hang, HONG KONG

A showcase of the local style of Liuzhou. The sweet, sour, bitter, and spicy human contact with a typical Liuzhou snail noodle bowl, which seems simple but has a complex flavor.

Who the F* is Diana W?

Director: Arnold TAM, HONG KONG

A man has to deliver a package to Diana Wong in a city of seven million inhabitants. But an accident made the address illegible.

Once Upon A Time There Was A Mountain (SELECTED FOR NEXT STAGE)

Director: TO Chun Him, HONG KONG

At the end of summer, a group of friends bid farewell to their childhood with one last soccer game and embark on a daring adventure, each about to embark on a different path in life.

Crowing

Director: YEH Ka Lun, HONG KONG

After returning to his desolate hometown, Ah San is awakened every night by the constant crowing of roosters. The short film portrays Ah San’s desperation to restore both physical and mental tranquility.

Pop It (SELECTED FOR NEXT STAGE)

Director: Galilee MA, MACAU

A journey through generations unfolds as a young girl’s search for her lost heart leads to encounters with history, revealing a legacy of extravagance, courage, and vulnerability within the family.

Last Summer Break

Director: TANG Ho Chung, MACAU

Upon discovering that his best friend is going to be transferred to another school, a fifth-grade student organizes a series of challenges in Macau with the goal of persuading him to stay.

Ride Your Horse (SELECTED FOR NEXT STAGE)

Director: SONG Dongxu, MAINLAND CHINA

In the winter of Inner Mongolia, two young people try to escape their boring lives and travel south.

Catching Alternative (SELECTED FOR NEXT STAGE)

Director: CHEN Yun, MAINLAND CHINA

Zheng Jie is part of a fishing community and saves people from the river who sacrifice themselves in the name of a superstition he doesn’t believe in. However, after going through a terrifying experience, he begins to change his mind.

Mazu By The Sea

Director: WANG Lu Ka, MAINLAND CHINA

After unemployment and a breakup, Wei returns to her village to sign a demolition agreement for her old house. Her aunt Yanqiu, who will soon be homeless, decides to seek a future home through a dating service.

One Home To Another (SELECTED FOR NEXT STAGE)

Director: LAN Tian, MAINLAND CHINA

After a pleasant vacation in Kashgar, two sisters receive good news on the train back to the mainland: they will represent their school in a dance competition. Near the competition, the teachers want to replace the originally planned Korean dance with a traditional Xinjiang dance due to the sisters’ identity.

Small, Sharp & Green

Director: Ivan TAN, SINGAPORE

A migrant worker from Malaysia living in Singapore reveals that she is the mother of a green elf when her boyfriend proposes to her.

EXPWY

Director: OKAMOTO Tao, JAPAN

Nina, a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb, desires the exciting and lively life she believes exists in the city. One day, she learns about a highway construction project that she thinks will fulfill her wish. The result is slightly different from what she imagined.

Absent

Director: YOENG Kuok Hong, MALAYSIA

Sheng, a Taoist shaman, confronts his mother’s spirit in his old house. Despite past conflicts and poverty, they reconcile and help the mother find peace, fulfilling their family duty.

Homecoming Waves (SELECTED FOR NEXT STAGE)

Director: Ines SOTHEA, CAMBODIA

For Malai, a survivor of human trafficking, home is where the heart is. But when the object of her heart moves away, it’s time to leave home.

Sundays With The Stranger From China

Director: Andrew KOSE, INDONESIA

A boy’s boring journey to visit his unknown grandmother turns into a dream trip to master the art of using chopsticks.

A South Facing Window (SELECTED FOR NEXT STAGE)

Director: Lkhagvadulam PUREV-OCHIR, MONGOLIA

In the midst of endless traffic winding through Ulaanbaatar, a young couple discusses their daughter, jobs, and their relationship. Amidst the echo and emptiness of new and shiny apartments, they try to imagine a future.

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