Can I Trust You?
The 18th annual Fine Cut Festival of Films is a collection of short films from student and emerging filmmakers. In this episode, "The Stone" from Portugal (Drama), "Aufseherin" from the Netherlands (Animation Documentary, "The Helper" from France (Fantasy), "Riven" (Suspense), and "The Arctic Circus" from Canada (Documentary).
A young girl, traveling in the south of Angola, meets a retired doctor who deals with the memories of war and its perpetual waste. An adaptation of the short tale "The Dragonfly", by Ondjaki.
"Aufseherin" is an animated short based on the story of world war II Dutch resistance woman Hebe Kohlbrugge.
An old magician is telling his story to a young child. But does magic really exist?
In "Riven" a young barmaid discovers a peculiar mirror on the attic of a derelict bar. Curious, she wipes off the dirt and slowly realizes this mirror reveals far more than just her reflection...
"The Arctic Circus"
"The Arctic Circus" is a film that investigates the controversial tourism industry of Churchill, Manitoba. Billed as the 'polar bear capital of the world', Churchill has become a veritable media frenzy caught between the intersection of economy and environmentalism.