2020 Films: I
Ice farmers (Japan, 03:25)
Directed by: Tatsuya Ino
Written by: Tatsuya Ino
Tokujiro IV and his buddies grow natural ice. They fill ponds with the natural water from the Nikko mountain range and let it develop into ice only by taking advantage of the coldness of the winter. Why does he still use traditional technics to make natural ice? This short documentary tells a story about Tokujiro, who calls himself an ice farmer, and his belief.
Innocence (Australia, 04:52)
Directed by: Eva Collins
Written by: Eva Collins
Innocence depicts a young girl's love and devotion to Stalin, which suddenly shatters as an illusion.
Into the Sea (United States, 14:09)
Directed by: Daphne Matziaraki
Into the Sea follows the family of Suleiman Hajazzi as they are relocated from a refugee camp in Greece to more permanent housing. Suleiman, his son and wife recount their journey escaping violence in Afghanistan and their hopes and dreams for their future.
Ironrite (United States, 09:00)
Directed by: Clayton Combe
Written by: Clayton Combe
Cast: Samantha Scaffidi, Suly Sky Vining
A 1950s housewife struggles to accept her place in the world, while hiding herself and her young son from an aggressive door-to-door salesman.
Irregular (Portugal, 1:45:00)
Directed by: Diogo Morgado
Written by: Diogo Morgado, Pedro Morgado
Cast: Pedro Teixeira, Maria Botelho Moniz, Carla Chambel
Gabriel is a happy man. Great family, great job... everything going for him. One Saturday morning, on the way to take his daughter Michelle on a field trip, he stops at a gas station. After he fills the tank and gets back in the car, there is now a boy in the backseat instead of Michelle, calling him father. He freaks out, anxiously looking for Michelle, when he spots her being forced into a van that takes off.