New Voices Talent Hub

Official Selection

Discover the six documentary projects selected for the New Voices Talent Hub at Sunny Side of the Doc 2022, live in La Rochelle from 20 to 23 June 2022. Project's holders will benefit from coaching and mentoring sessions by industry experts in order to prepare their presentation and convince the decision makers present on the market.

HARVEST MOON

Produced by: New Productions (Jordan)
Directed by: Rama Ayasraa

Logline: Two social activists and two farmers struggle against urbanization and governmental policies to achieve needed food sovereignty in Jordan. We follow their quest during a full growing season, where they are unveiling a magical harvesting world bringing wheat cultivation and its lost heritage back to its original homeland

A WOMAN'S PATH

Produced by: Seven Springs Pictures (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Directed by: Marjan Khosravi

Logline: Golbahar is betrayed and forced to abandon her nomadic lifestyle. Climate change and political issues make the traditional migrating activities of the Bakhtiari tribe diminish drastically. Golbahar is a symbol of a strong woman fighting against the establishment, in this case her own family. A struggle for emancipation in a male dominated society.

THE HAYFLICK LIMIT

Produced by: Les Films de la Passerelle (Belgium), Calisto Productions (France)
Directed by: Thomas Licata

Logline: In 1959, an American scientist, Leonard Hayflick,discovered that dividing cells in a cell culture only divided perfectly a limited number of times.Once this stage is reached, human beings enter the beginning of death.This crucial moment of life is called Hayflick's limit.Today, researchers are trying to reverse this process, and thus to kill death.

WHAT CAN IT DO ?

Produced by: Virtuel (France)
Directed by: Francois Demerliac

Logline: This is a short series (75 x 1mn30) of ecological awareness made with children for children and their parents.

NOTHING CALLED HOME

Produced by: Maurice & Morrise (United Arab Emirates)
Directed by: Arkus

Logline: Two survivors of the Christchurch mosque attack, Iraqi immigrants Adeeb along with his son, Ali, take us on their 24-year long, search to find a safe home for their family.

SHAMAN VS PUTIN

Produced by: LES STEPPES PRODUCTIONS (France)
Directed by: Beata Bubenec

Logline: Alexander Gabyshev, a Yakut shaman, crosses Russia by foot to exorcise Vladimir Putin “The Demon”. Followed by his supporters and pursued by the Russian Authorities, Alexander becomes a spokesperson of the silent and remote Russian provinces.

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