The outcomes of war go beyond the physical. These short documentaries capture the far-ranging implications of modern warfare.

Boat People | Directors: Thao Lam, Kjell Boersma | Producers: Justine Pimlott, Jelena Popovic
NEW YORK PREMIERE A daughter animates her parent’s experience fleeing Vietnam after years of their silence desperately trying to forget the war. – SA (Canada, 10 MIN)

Between Me and the Sea | Director: Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Producers: Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din, Rafe Scobey-Thal, People’s TV
WORLD PREMIERE A visually immersive diary of a young girl who dreams of life outside of the Zaatari refugee camp. – SA (USA, 12 MIN)

Stones | Director: Arman Ayvazyan | Producer: Vardan Hovhannisyan
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE Armenian volunteers move the ancient monuments off the land that a peace treaty ceded to Azerbaijan. – DD (Armenia, 17 MIN)

The Syrian Cosmonaut | Director: Charles Emir Richards | Producer: Enis Ozkul
NEW YORK PREMIERE Muhammed Faris was the first Syrian to go to space, but now his ideas of a free Syria have forced him to flee his country. – AR (Turkey, 13 MIN)

Enemy Alien | Director: Gabriel Murphy | Producer: Andrew McMartin
An exploration of the life of Joseph Murakami and his traumatic experiences as a young person in an internment camp in Australia. – AR (Australia, 13 MIN)

Dictionary of Emotions in a Time of War | Director/Producer: Leah Loftin
NEW YORK PREMIERE One woman’s powerful daily journal of atrocities during the war on Ukraine. – AR (USA, 12 MIN)

The first screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmakers and special guests.

See above to Accessibility features available by film. Additionally, all in-person screening venues provide sound amplification headphones upon request with venue management. IFC Center can also provide a T-Coil loop for compatible devices.