Nice

May 11th Room 2 | Nice IFF 2020

1000
Flesh Is Heir To
80 mins
USA
A psychological thriller delving into the feminine psyche and societal sexuality standards.


1120
Sun of the Soil
27 mins
USA
In 14th Century Mali, an ambitious young royal named Mansa Musa ascended the throne of the richest kingdom in human history. After centuries of colonial invasion, manuscripts with first-hand information on the empire are missing, and his story remains a myth.


1155
End of the Hunt
120 mins
Sri Lanka
After Rathmalie’s demise, the custody of their one-year old son (Ravinath) falls under her sister, Rohini. Rohini without disclosing the truth about his parents to Ravinath, lives with him in Europe after leaving the motherland in 1986. Her reluctance to return to Sri Lanka is governed by her fears and disgust of a haunting past of her sister’s catastrophic death.


1430
BrakeDown
10 mins
USA
A pair of young girls driving along in a sketchy area, upon hearing engine noises, decide to pull over to investigate the problem when a young man out of nowhere offers some unwelcome help.


1445
What Was That
17 mins
USA
An entity persists in a house with a family of a mother and three children.


1505
Cold Dark Hollow
5 mins
USA
A single mother shaken from PTSD searches for relief from her terrorising nightmares.


1510
Qassem Haddad .. The Last Door’s Hour
64 mins
Bahrain
How do you see the Bahraini Poet Qassim Haddad in the images of poetry. A film that captures images from the depth of writing to dive deeply into the world of the poet.


1620
Too Lickrish
86 mins
Barbados
Unable to find jobs during an ecumenic crisis in Barbados, a young couple decide to take matters into their own hands. Their actions upsets the wrong people and now they need to escape their torment.


1750
Hang Time
84 mins
New Zealand
Three twenty-something friends get some much needed hang time when a cancelled wedding sees them spend a long weekend together on a secluded New Zealand vineyard… with all the wine intended for the wedding… and the former bride’s crazy uncle.


1920
Inside I’m Racing
18 mins
Republic of Ireland
A young autistic boy fascinated with Motorsport unexpectedly finds a chance to put his passion to the test.


1945
The Gift
10 mins
USA
A mother’s fear of losing her child entangled between life and death. A presence from a different dimension will open a way to reunite with him.