2021 - Alana Hutton - Shaw - United Kingdom
It's Christmas, and Anita's mum just died unexpectedly; with nothing left, she and her BFF descend on the EastEnd to find the father she's never met.
Adventure / BIPOC / BIPOC Narratives / BIPOC Producer / Bisexual Director / Black Producer / British Culture / Children // Youth / Comedy / Coming of Age / Dark Fairytale / Death / Debut / Drama / Family Friendly / Family Issues / Female Director / Female Producer / Friendship / Grief / Lesbian Director / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Racism / Short / Social Issues
2021 - Ché Walker - United Kingdom
An intimate evening with Connie, a working class black Londoner, whose musings span politics, sex, drugs, and the surprises that life gives with some raw revelations.
2021 - Diana Ali Chire - USA
Inspired by the lives of the forgotten black female muses in 18th and 19th-century masterpieces.
2021 - Sean Lìonadh - United Kingdom
After a night of intoxication, a hungover and hysterical Nick wakes up next to his boyfriend Charlie and must conceal him from his own homophobic and dysfunctional family.
BIPOC / British Culture / Disability / Drama / LGBTQI+ / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Romance / Short / Social Issues
Maeve in the Dark
2021 - Kasia Kaczmarek - United Kingdom
Sexuality and gender norms are explored when a chronically ill teen meets her new AI nurse.
2021 - Daisy Ifama - United Kingdom
Overnight on 24th June 2020, graffiti reading ‘RIP SENI’ appeared outside Bethlem Royal Hospital, London. This film is a reaction to that event.
Tanagokoro: A Culinary Portrait
2021 - Victoria Fistes & Masashi Nozaki - Japan, United Kingdom
The inspiring tale of a Japanese chef whose dedication and compassion revolutionized the art of catching, preserving and serving fish in the United Kingdom.
Adventure / Asian Filmmaker / Asian Narratives / Biopic / BIPOC / British Culture / Debut Film / Documentary / Environmental / Female Filmmaker / Live Action / Nature / Outdoor / Short
The Night I Left America
2021 - Laki Karavias - Uganda, USA
While awaiting the results of his mother's visa renewal request, a teenage boy from Texas is confronted by memories he left behind in Uganda.
BIPOC / Black Narratives / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short / Youth
2021 - Will Kenning - United Kingdom
Trapped within a county lines drug gang, a vulnerable teenager finds escape by practicing tap dance in and around Milton Keynes.
Age / BIPOC / Black Narratives / British Culture / Dance / Disability / Drama / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short / Social Issues / Urban
2020 - Tony Hipwell - United Kingdom
In a near future the government, rather than imprisoning criminals or deporting immigrants, turns them into trees as part of an insidious environmental campaign.