NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL TRAILERS 2021

NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL TRAILERS 2021

WE ARE PLEASED TO PRESENT THE 2021 VIRTUAL EDITION OF THE NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL, (JUNE 17TH TO 20TH),
THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL THEME IS PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE HOME FEATURING A CURATED SELECTION OF FILMS FROM THE AFRICAN DIASPORA, THE MIDDLE EAST, AND LATIN AMERICA, ALL CONTENDING WITH COMPLEX AND TIMELY ISSUES OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC INJUSTICE, LOCALLY AND GLOBALLY, QUESTIONING AND EXPLORING NOTIONS OF HOME AND IDENTITY AND BELONGING. SOME OF THE FILMS ALSO CELEBRATE THE JOY AND RESILIENCE OF MARGINALIZED VOICES, PEOPLE CREATING COMMUNITIES, AND FINDING HOPE DESPITE THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THEIR LIVES.

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NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL TRAILERS 2021
  • Once Upon a Time in Venezuela Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    Directed By: Anabel Rodriguez Rios
    Venezuela (2020)

    On Lake Maracaibo, beneath the mysterious silent Catatumbo lightning, the village of Congo Mirador is preparing for parliament...

  • The Scarecrows Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    Directed By: Nouri Bouzid
    Tunisia (2019)

    Starring: Nour Hajri, Joumene Limam, Afef Ben Mahmoud

    Nouri Bouzid explores the harrowing aftermath of two women who escaped from the Sy...

  • Tattooed Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    Camille is a taciturn and lonely teenager. His mother welcomes Thidirth, an old Kabyle aunt, who comes to France for health examinations. Forced to share the same room, Camille an...

  • Lifted Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    Trinidad & Tobago is home to over 7,000 asylum-seekers and refugees—including parents who have fled to protect themselves and their children. Set against frank conversation about ...

  • Back in the Island Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    Back in Island is a short film exploring the creative journey of artist Amanda Valle as she returns to her home in the Dominican Republic. Following an emotionally draining period...

  • Wata Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    WATA follows the journey of Jazz music traveling across waters from its African influences, its New Orleans emergence and drawing particular focus on its current resurgence in Lon...

  • Your Kid Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    While being chased, Chris discovers a baby who seems to be intended for him. Doubtful on his paternity, he sets out to find the mother of the child.

    Directed By: Nelson Fiox
    Fran...

  • VIVXS Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In a diasporic meeting, poets from different parts of the world gather at Valongo Wharf, the largest slave port in the history of humanity. In the company ...

  • The Kites Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    A boy falls in love with a girl who lives across the border. He tries to reach out to the girl through the girl's kite on the other side of the border.

    Directed By: Payam Hossein...

  • The Departure Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    Morocco, 2004. Adil, aged 11, spends the summer playing with his friends and waiting for his idol, Olympic runner Hicham El Guerrouj, to compete in his last Games. The arrival of ...

  • Inner Self Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    A Violinist girl wants to enter an administrative building but as she lacks the formal hijab, she must stay in the waiting room. She is inspired by the events in the room to make ...

  • An Uninvited Guest Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    Three White people and one Black man wordlessly enjoy dinner while in the front yard a Black man is brutally assaulted by a police officer. The sounds of his suffering seem to onl...

  • El Remanso Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    Hoping for a new job, a family of wandering peasants settles in El Remanso, a country house in ruins full of brushwood where the tracks of an atrocious past are visible. In their ...

  • El Silencio del Rio Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    Juan, a 9 year-old Peruvian boy, lives with his silent dad in a floating house on the breathtaking Amazon River. This idyllic background sets an allegorical journey into the rainf...

  • My Fortress Trailer

    FILM AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 17 - JUNE 20 AT NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL. FILMS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    Vila Flávia, a forgotten slum of São Paulo, Brazil. Graffiti walls exhibit a main icon: a black mother protecting her children. Three families affected by the absence of a father:...