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May 13th Room 4 | Nice IFF 2020 | WICA – WORLD INDEPENDENT CINEMA AWARDS

1000
I Married My Mother
84 mins
Italy
Saverio discovers that his beloved mother, Rosa, is suffering from Alzheimer’s syndrome. Disturbed by this, he decides to take her to his home, but because of family problems that arise, soon he is forced to take her to an assisted health residence.


1130
Don’t Change the Topic
30 mins
Poland


1205
Blackbetty – Season 1
90 mins
USA
A nuanced conspiracy thriller, a cautionary exploration of a city under quarantine with a set of stories marked by their redemptive beauty and frank, gritty reality.


1350
What to do About Climate Disruption
71 mins
USA
In spite of much discussion of the problem for over a quarter of the century, observed temperatures and levels of carbon dioxide have only continued to increase.


1505
The Lobbyists
18 mins
USA
In all the years Senate Majority Leader James Curtis has been in Washington, nothing could have prepared him for the visit from the lobbyists in his office today.


1525
Safe
13 mins
Zimbabwe
What seems at first to be an exciting moment for Elaine, a news journalist broadcasting live from the exotic glamorous red carpet of The 72nd Cannes Film festival, suddenly shifts in this taut psychological thriller when it becomes evident that darker, sinister motivations are beneath the surface.


1540
See You Tomorrow
19 mins
France
This day should have been an ordinary one for this married couple, taxi driver, nurse, casting director, and these three childhood friends. Their daily lives intertwine in the streets of Paris. They have nothing in common and yet their destinies will be linked at the end of the day.


1605
Love in all the Wrong Places
31 mins
USA
Nikki is a hopeless romantic who is looking to find love. She has searched and searched, only to be unsuccessful. Will she find love or will she miss out on something very special that is right in front of her.


1640
Sando, Illness From the Inside Out
73 mins
Switzerland
Bart suffers from the very rare SANDO disease, a force of bodily destruction that accelerates with each passing year, like a roller coaster, faster and faster.


1800
Planning the Funeral
7 mins
UK
A wife is planning her husbands funeral but will it be the final nail in the coffin for her?


1810
Baby Yoga
30 mins
Poland
Dorota is a young mother, she works in the library, she is limping on one leg. She lives in a small town, that seems to be as dormant as her, her husband Marek and their dreams. She meets a mysterious yoga trainer who recently came to her town. Since yogini Wiola has appeared, their peaceful life changes. She tears them out of a dream.


1845
Ayurveda – The Science of Life
44 mins
India
Ayurveda attracts more and more people, the subject is haunted by newspapers, magazines, talk shows and wellness offers. Ayurveda centres are springing up like mushrooms – in the East as well as in the West.


1935
Cheyenne
19 mins
France
At a birthday party with friends, Thomas, a volunteer at the Sea Rescue Society, receives a call from the CROSS MED (Regional Operational Center for Surveillance and Rescue at Sea). Despite the insistence of his wife to stay at the party, Thomas goes on a rescue mission.