AWARD NOMINATIONS 2021
SDG FILMS - GOAL 14: LIFE BELOW WATER COMPETITION
Dir. Anocha Suwichakornpong, Pham Ngoc Lan, Kulikar Sotho, Anysay Keola & Sai Naw Kham
93' • Lao People's Democratic Republic • 2020
MEKONG 2030 is a film anthology, comprising five stories that envision the future of the Mekong River from different cultural perspectives. Set in the year 2030, it aims to both entertain and inspire audiences to actively protect this critical life source.
Nothing to Say
Dir. Aubry Mintz
10' • United States • 2019
Nothing to Say in an allegory in which a recent arrival at the zoo, a turtle, challenges the zookeeper and other animals by not speaking on command to receive his food. By revealing his story to the others, the turtle exposes themes of exile and being a refugee in a land that provides for the body at the cost of the soul. Various animation styles used in the film help to uncover the emotional quality of the turtle’s experience.
** SCREENING SELECTION 2021**
Dir. Rick Rosenthal
50' • United States • 2019
The latest film from Rick Rosenthal is the ground-breaking WHALE WISDOM, which captures previously unrecorded whale behavior, and offers tantalizing clues about whale intelligence. WHALE WISDOM is narrated by Sir David Attenborough.