2021 - Amrita Acharia - United Kingdom
A devoted daughter fights to survive a mental breakdown whilst struggling to care for herself and her vulnerable mother after missing an important deadline.
Age / Asian Director / BIPOC Director / British Culture / Charity / Dark Comedy / Debut / Drama / Family Issues / Female Director / Female Narratives / Female Producer / Health / Isolation / Live Action / Low Budget / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Relationship / School / Short / Social Issues / Social Realism / Student
2021 - Hassan Kadan - Israel, Palestinian Territories
An Arab-Israeli teenager struggles to figure out who he is, and where he belongs, in the ancient port city Jaffa.
Age / BIPOC Narratives / Children // Youth / Coming of Age / Culture / Debut / Drama / Emigration / Family Issues / Isolation / Live Action / Mature Theme / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Ocean / Racism / Relationship / Short / Social Issues
2021 - Jason Laurits - USA
Andrew must donate sperm to kick off the surrogacy process with his partner. But the pressure to perform spirals Andrew toward deeper doubts of fatherhood.
Age / Comedy / Debut / Family Issues / Female Producer / Gay Director / Gay Narratives / Gay Producer / LBGTQI+ Director / LGBTQI+ / LGBTQI+ Narratives / LGBTQI+ Producer / Live Action / Love / Low Budget / Mature Theme / Narrative Fiction / Queer Narratives / Relationship / Short / Slapstick / Social Issues
Out Of This World
2021 - Elia Petridis - USA
An adventurous Teenage Alien and a Waitress with broken musical dreams are brought together for one unforgettable night on Earth.
Absurd / Adventure / Age / Alternative / BIPOC Producer / Bisexual Producer / Children // Youth / Comedy / Coming of Age / Dance / Drama / Family Friendly / Fantasy / Female Producer / Friendship / LGBTQI+ Narratives / LGBTQI+ Producer / Limited Dialogue / Live Action / Magical Realism / Music / Musical / Narrative Fiction / Queer Narratives / Sci-Fi / Short / Space / Supernatural / Surreal / Trans Narratives
Love Ya Like Poison!
2021 - Max Azulay - United Kingdom, USA
An aspiring actress returns to NYC ready to assert her independence, but her firecracker of a Jewish mother isn’t ready to let her go.
Age / Alternative / Comedy / Coming of Age / Debut / Drama / Emigration / Faith / Family Issues / Female Narratives / Female Producer / Food / Grief / Jewish Director / Jewish Narratives / Jewish Producer / Live Action / Love / Low Budget / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Relationship / Short
2021 - Wout Malestein - Netherlands
When a world-class MMA fighter gives his estranged father a surprise visit both of their masks slip off when his abuse ridden past boils to the surface.
Age / Death / Debut / Disability / Drama / Grief / Health / Live Action / Low Budget / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / One shot take / Psychological / Revenge / Short
2020 - Grace Whitfield - United Kingdom
A final farewell of two lovers.
2021 - Maria Moss - United Kingdom
Eve and her best friend, Gandalf the Egg are on a quest to find the meaning of a strange new word that she keeps hearing.
Adventure / Age / Asian Director / Asian Narratives / BIPOC Director / BIPOC Narratives / Children // Youth / Debut Film / Drama / Educational / Female Director / Female Producer / Live Action / Low Budget / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Racism / Short / Surreal
The Dead Collectors
2021 - Brendan Cleaves - United Kingdom
During a pandemic in an alternate reality, two men have the job of collecting the deceased.
Age / Comedy / Dark Comedy / Horror / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short
When She Was Good
2021 - Margarita Milne - United Kingdom
When a young girl discovers that Santa is not real, she questions the lies told by adults and the terrible secret that she has been forced to keep.