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    The Voorman Problem by Mark Gill
    The Big Leap by Kristoffer Rus

    The Voorman Problem
    Doctor Williams is called in to examine the enigmatic Mr. Voorman, a prisoner with a peculiar problem -- he believes he is a god. The doctor must decide on the sanity of Mr. Voorman. Is he a faker or a lunatic? Diagnose him insane and they can ship him off to the asylum and he'll be out of their hands. But before making a decision, the doctor has several questions in relation to Voorman's claim: why would a god choose to be straitjacketed in a prison and why do all the inmates believe his claim? The 2014 Academy Award nominated short was written and directed by Mark Gill. Principal cast: Martin Freeman (Sherlock! and The Hobbit) and Tom Hollander.
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    The Big Leap
    Poland / Sweden
    Three people meet atop a skyscraper. They have the same intention - to commit suicide due to a major financial crisis. The conflict quickly escalates when they discover that they all represent a different conviction about the afterlife. The believer, the agnostic and the atheist know the only way to find out the truth is to take The Big Leap. Written and directed by Kristoffer Rus. Principal cast: Gustaf Skarsgård, Tilly Scott Pedersen and Arkadiusz Jakubik.
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