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Episode 1710

The 18th annual Fine Cut Festival of Films is a collection of short films from student and emerging filmmakers. In this episode, "Good Old Times" from Slovakia (Comedy), "Call Unknown" from the U.S. (Suspense), "Remain Rain" from Iran (Emerging), "Recast: The Story of Pune's Tambat Ali (Copper Alley)" from India (Documentary), and "The Door to Freedom" from Germany (Drama).

"Good Old Times"

"Call Unknown"

A young woman abandons technology for 7 days and goes off-grid in a house where she confronts her darkest fear.

"Remain Rain"

A baby boy stays at home on a rainy night.

"Recast: The Story of Pune's Tambat Ali (Copper Alley)"

Mahesh and Kadu are two individuals with a common passion -- shaping metal. This video explores the personality and process of these seasoned copper-smith's of Tam-bat Ali (Copper Alley) from the city of Pune, India.

"The Door to Freedom"

What if a grandpa tells his grandson a fairytale in order to explain the inner issues of the refugee crisis?

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