Giraffe in the Rain (animated)
Fitting into a new home is not easy, especially when you are a giraffe and everyone around you is a dog.
In Djambali, water is scarce, and what little there is, is reserved for the luxurious swimming pool of Sir Lion. When one brave giraffe attempts to tap into the lion's supply, she is caught and deported from her own country and forced to seek asylum up north. Fitting into her new home is not easy, especially when everyone around her is a dog.
Salt of This Sea
Soraya, a Palestinian-American woman is stubborn and determined to reclaim what is hers and fulfill her life-long dream of "returning" to Palestine.
Soraya, born in Brooklyn in a working class community of Palestinian refugees, discovers that her grandfather's savings were frozen in a bank account in Jaffa when he was exiled in 1948. Direct, stubborn, and determined to reclaim what is hers, she fulfills her life-long dream of "returning" to Palestine. Slowly she is taken apart by the reality around her and is forced to confront her own anger. She meets Emad, a young Palestinian whose ambition, contrary to hers, is to leave forever. Tired of the constraints that dictate their lives, they know in order to be free, they must take things into their own hands, even if it's illegal.