2018 - Justin Spray - Tanzania
Tabu, a girl in rural Tanzania, is desperate to go to school but the risks she takes to get there threaten the very thing she cherishes most: her education.
2018 - Jaylan Auf - United Kingdom
A 10-minute wait in a medical clinic feels like a lifetime for young mother Lamia, her daughter and husband waiting for their turn.
2018 - Ita FitzGerald - United Kingdom
A mother sneaks a look at her son's text messages. Misinterpreting them she launches in to a 'serious' chat that proves too much too soon.
Age / Comedy / Drama / Family / Female Filmmaker / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film
2018 - Giulia Gandini - United Kingdom
"My Time" is a 6 minute short film about a 12 year old girl who has her first period in class.
2017 - Ottilie Wilford - United Kingdom
When a naive art student visits her successful older sister in London, their elation turns to unease as past and present lies are exposed and they are forced to reconcile the people they’ve become with the dreams they once shared.
Hush Little Baby
2018 - Camille Hollett-French - Canada
A young mother visits her father in prison where he’s doing time for trying to have sex with children. She’s faced with the most profound realisation of all, one that speaks far more truth about herself than she'd ever expect.
Adult Theme / Age / Crime / Debut Film / Drama / Female Filmmaker / Female Narratives / Female Protagonist / Human Rights / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Political / Short Film
Alzheimer's and Ice Cream
2018 - Rafe Pugh - South Africa, United Kingdom
The film explores the juxtaposing realms of reality and imagination, provoking the question of what could happen if an Alzheimer's/ Dementia 'host' had full control of their surroundings.
Age / Debut Film / Disability / Family / Fantasy / Live Action / Medical / Narrative Fiction / Romance / Short Film
2018 - Cosima Spender - United Kingdom
It takes one drink on a Friday night to change the relationship between Zoe and Jack, two colleagues in the tech world.
2018 - Annabel Vine - United Kingdom
A dyslexic boy struggling with his confidence inadvertently teaches a lonely bully that it is not soppy to love your Grandad and like spending time with him.
Age / Children / Disability / Family / Female Filmmaker / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film
2018 - Francesco Puppini - United Kingdom
Virginia, a psychic medium living in a petrol station, doesn’t want her son to leave home while an old tragic memory of a fire haunts her.