Narrative: Short

damaru 400
23 minutes / 2014
Narrative Short
Director: Agbor Obed Agbor
Country: Cameroon
Synopsis: From the abyss of despair, a young deaf girl strives to achieve her earnest desire for special education. But first, she has to overcome the eccentricities of her society. Shot in the remote town of Tole, Cameroon, Damaru is a milestone achievement in English Cameroon cinema in both content and quality.

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Stressed
7 minutes / 2013
Narrative Short
Director: Kafuba Patrick
Country: Rwanda
Synopsis: Gato's is having the worst day of his life as nothing he planned seems to be working out. Everything has been going wrong from the moment he opened his eyes in the morning and so he decides to end his life. Will that go wrong as well?

Motorbike
18 minutes / 2013
Narrative Short
Director: Ella Liliane Mutuyimana
Country: Rwanda
Synopsis:
A humble and hardworking taxi motorcyclist loses everything dear to him during a forced eviction. Is he right to persist in the city rather than going back to the village? A meditative reflection on the merits of the appeal of cities in an Africa during modernization

SokoSonko
22 minutes / 2014
Narrative Short
Director: Ekwa Msangi
Country: Kenya
Synopsis: When her mother falls sick, Kibibi's father, Ed, is tasked with taking her to the market to get her hair braided before school begins. Soko Sonko is a hilarious, fish‐out of‐water roller‐coaster of a journey, about a well‐intended dad who braves the fires and goes where no man has gone before...because only women have been there!

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WhenisitEnough
23 minutes / 2014
Narrative Short
Director: Daniel Ademinokan
Country: Nigeria
Synopsis: The film is based on the true story of Amaka, a Nigerian woman who is being brutalized and abused in her home by her husband. She seeks help from the Nigerian Police, family and even the church but they all fail to protect her. How long could she continue to endure the brutality when the society and system fail to protect her?

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Save
5:35 minutes / 2014
Narrative Short
Director: Emnet Mulugeta
Country: Eritrea
Synopsis: The story follows a young girl, passionate about football, and a shopkeeper living in remote village in the desert of Eritrea, on the east coast of Africa. It's a film about harsh reality, dreams and the blurred line between the two seen thru the eyes of a 6 year old.

Beleh
26 minutes / 2013
Narrative Short
Director: Eka Christa Assam
Country: Cameroon
Synopsis: Ekema's hard and uncompromising attitude toward his very pregnant wife, Joffi, is quickly revised when he has to spend an entire day in her shoes.

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3candles
16 minutes / 2013
Narrative Short
Director: Ahmed Fouad
Country: Egypt
Synopsis: 3 young brothers living in an isolated poor village are faced with a challenge of keeping the light on so they can study. In a show of selfless love and sacrifice, the oldest of the siblings gets creative and proves that necessity begets invention. But it is how his younger brothers show him their appreciation that will melt your heart.

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Entropya
20 minutes / 2013
Narrative Short
Director: Yassine Marco Marroccu
Country: Morocco
Synopsis: A man gets back home at sunset. The dinner table is set. It's a special occasion, his 20th wedding anniversary. His wife is quietly trimming her roses, while they look back at the last 20 years of their life. The movie focuses on the mismatches engendered by a complicated love story between two diametrical ethnic backgrounds. The film has a timeless atmosphere where mirror games and optical illusions suggest the final entropy.

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