Switzerland, 2015, documentary, 87 min, dir: David Nicolas Parel
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David Nicolas Parel follows his younger brother as he trains for a bodybuilding competition, the Arnold Classic. Convinced that he is the one who inspired this passion, he worries about the risks this sport has on his brother’s health and aspires to strengthen their now strained bond by re-immersing himself in bodybuilding.
France, 2014, fiction, 14 min, dir: Ben Adler
A divorced father takes his 14-year-old son to France for a soccer game. When their car breaks down, they have no choice but to accept a ride from a bus of travelling English fans. The father soon finds his authority questioned, as the loyalty of his son is transferred to the supporters’ charismatic leader.