2020 - Sophie Parens - USA
The story of a child's escape from the Holocaust and how it fuelled a life dedicated to the prevention of prejudice, told through his granddaughter's lens.
Biopic / Children / Debut Film / Documentary / Faith / Family / Female Filmmaker / Human Rights / Jewish Filmmaker / Jewish Narratives / Mental Health / Social Issues / War / Youth
2020 - King Louie Palomo - Canada, Philippines
An elderly painter is visited by her daughter and grandson, not knowing it will be the last time.
Age / Asian Filmmaker / Asian Narratives / Children / Debut Film / Drama / Family / Female Narratives / LGBTQ Filmmaker / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Social Issues / Youth
That Girl, Peugeot
2020 - Rebecca Coley - United Kingdom
Teenager Peugeot wants to be a boy, but a fractured relationship with recently widowed mother means she must keep the truth a secret.
I Am Samantha
2020 - T Cooper - USA
“I Am Samantha” is the story of one trans woman. It is also the story of what it means to love and be loved.
Children / Human Rights / LGBTQ / LGBTQ Filmmaker / LGBTQ Narratives / Live Action / Music / Music Video / Short Film / Social Issues / Youth
2020 - T Cooper - USA
The documentary follows the music video about the story of one trans woman. It's also the story of what it means to love and be loved.
Children / Documentary / Drama / Family / Female Narratives / Female Protagonist / Human Rights / LGBTQ / LGBTQ Filmmaker / LGBTQ Narratives / Mental Health / Music / Music Video / Short Film / Social Issues / Women's Rights / Youth
2020 - Jelle Janssen - Netherlands
A shy monkey, Elliot, battles his fears to dance on stage.
Animation / Children / Comedy / Dance / Debut / Music / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Student / Youth
2019 - Alison Hargreaves - United Kingdom
A personal retelling of the welsh legend of King Arthur, from the imaginations of young boys growing up in South Wales today.
Adventure / British Culture / Children / Debut Film / Documentary / Experimental / Female Filmmaker / Live Action / Nature / Outdoor / Politics / Short Film / Social Issues / Youth
Road to Vrindavan
2020 - Ravinol Chambers - India, United Kingdom, USA
On a life-changing journey across India, culture and progress collide as a former Krishna monk re-examines traditional gender roles
2019 - Shane Vermooten - South Africa
From a slum in South Africa to football pitches in Sweden, a team of underdogs play in the largest youth football tournament in the world.
Black Narratives / Children / Documentary / Family / Live Action / Short Film / Social Issues / Sport / Youth
GRAB MY HAND: A Letter to My Dad
2019 - Camrus Johnson & Pedro Piccinini - USA
Camrus Johnson's gift to his grieving father and a message to all to cherish every second you have with loved ones while you still can.