Non fiction Program 1
In 2018, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of SSFF & ASIA, we established the brand new "Non-fiction Competition."Being an Academy Awards® accredited short film festival has allowed us to present this competition, which will let the audience experience the power of visual images.
After two tours in Fallujah during the Iraq War, US Marine Roman Baca came home ravaged with depression, anxiety, and anger. He turned to his first passion, dance, and ultimately formed Exit 12 — a dance company led by Veterans and military families who use dance to cope with the complex effects of war.Detail
Inherited Memories explores the notion that traumatic experiences can be passed on to future generations. In 1941, a young Estonian railway worker was nearly executed for attempting to escape conscription by the occupying forces. Seventy-seven years later, his granddaughter revisits the places from his stories to gain deeper insight into the connections between them.Detail
Loch Ness Swim
Ultra-marathon swimmer Patti Bauernfeind's life-changing journey of swimming Loch Ness.Detail
STAND WITH HK
A coverage of the anti-extradition bill movement in Hong Kong. Tear gas and water canon containing chemicals are fired by the police. What are the hopes of the young generation who confront this overwhelming oppression? The film carefully compiles their voices.Detail