2020 Films: U
Unbecoming (Canada, 19:03)
Directed by: Navid Mashayekhi
Cast: Logan Wong
We all try to be something, to become someone. Unbecoming chronicles the life of Logan, as he fights to "unbecome" everything he's been until now, that wasn’t really him in the first place, as we follow his story from early childhood, to a traumatic adolescence, and beyond.
Directed by: Greg Kase
Written by: Lee Schatzman (created by), Brady Schatzman (created by), Greg Kase
Cast: Rebi Paganini, Ky Soto, Lee Schatzman, Barbara Moonsammy, Fidel Kisic
An ethically questionable television production exploits a motley group of homeless people by making them the subject of a docuseries that poses as a human interest story on the drug epidemic in America—all while its subjects slip deeper into the rotten underbelly of society. The show depicts the everyday struggles of survival while living life without a roof over your head, but also focuses on very human experiences and the resilience of the human spirit.
Untitled (Sans Titre) (France, 24:04)
Directed by: Clément de Dadelsen
Written by: Clément de Dadelsen
Cast: Arthur Provost, Bérénice Coudy, Christian de Dadelsen, Joffrey Monteiro-Noël, Benoît Chauvin
Jules is about to publish his first novel but cannot find the right title with his publisher. He therefore decides to go to Lisbon to convince the greatest title writer to find him one for free. The old man finally accepts but offers him a very strange deal...