GOLIATH Director: Dominik Locher Country: Germany, Running Time: 86 min When Jessy tells David shes pregnant, he panics. A few days later the two are assaulted in the city train, and when David realises he is unable to protect his girlfriend, his fears of inadequacy as a man take hold. Frantic, he resorts to steroids and begins with excessive strength training. Initially, the muscles give him self-confidence. Within a short time, however, David develops erratic behaviour and becomes a threat to Jessy and the unborn child.
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HOW DO YOU RAISE A BLACK CHILD Director: Seyi Peter-Thomas Country: USA, Running Time: 5 min A visual poem that depicts the the dramatic highs and lows of one boys childhood, exploring the precarious balancing act that parents of black children must practice in todays uneasy social and political climate. Based on the poem by Cortney Lamar Charleston, the film juxtaposes moments from the life of a boy named Malik and his mother.
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