2021 - Mac Nixon - United Kingdom
A troubled vagabond who helps the terminally ill end their lives, is haunted by a promise he has made but will struggle to keep.
Arthouse / Dark Fairytale / Death / Drama / Experimental / Fantasy / Grief / Health / Horror / Isolation / Limited Dialogue / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Nature / Outdoors / Short / Suicide / Supernatural
2021 - Nathan Ceddia - Australia, Germany
UpsoDown is a story of the disconnect between humanity and nature. An omniscient narrator leads you through various surreal worlds. We are reminded that all living things are connected, collectively shared, on this planet, our home.
Arthouse / Environmental / Experimental / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Nature / Relationship / Short / Surreal / Travel
Norwegian nature, suburbia and the Creatures living there
2021 - Rolf Heldal - Norway, United Kingdom
A human-like Creature emerges from the depths of the Norweigan forest and journeys through suburbia.
Arthouse / Drama / Environmental / Experimental / Live Action / Magical Realism / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Nature / Outdoor / Short / Social Issues / Supernatural
2021 - Theo Cohn - USA
A Father takes his Son to the woods for a grotesque rite of passage.
Arthouse / Dark Comedy / Debut Film / Drama / Experimental / Fantasy / Horror / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Short
2020 - Dan Abramovici - Canada
Steve lives both his past and present concurrently.
Arthouse / Dance / Debut Film / Drama / Experimental / LGBTQI+ / LGBTQI+ Narratives / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Short
Roger The Rat
2020 - Roger Ballen & Justin Elgie - South Africa
Roger the Rat; an archetypal persona who is a part-human, part-rat creature who lives an isolated life outside of mainstream society.
Arthouse / Bizarre / Debut Film / Experimental / Fantasy / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Noir / Short
The Body and the Name
2020 - Christina Ruloff - Switzerland
A female corpse retells the story of love and her demise, and a male voice mansplains a male perspective.
2020 - Elpida Stathatou - Greece, United Kingdom
The story of a young woman's struggle to separate from her religious and superstitious upbringing.
In This Life
2019 - Bat-Sheva Guez - USA
In five acts, this film illustrates the stages of grief, exploring the language of loss through dance, narrative scenes, and performance art.
Arthouse / Dance / Drama / Experimental / Female Filmmaker / Jewish Filmmaker / LGBTQI+ / Live Action / Mental Health / Music / Narrative Fiction / Short
2019 - Noemie Nakai - United Kingdom
A woman carried a chair across mountains... where to?