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 - Nick Usher - United Kingdom
Joe is having a secret affair but when he witnesses a brutal attack he must make a life-changing decision.
Asian Producer / Debut / Drama / Family Issues / Female Producer / Horror / Isolation / Live Action / Low Budget / Mental Health / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Relationship / Revenge / Romance / Short / Suspense / Thriller
2021 - Theo Baines - United Kingdom
A fugitive boy battles to catch a mouse from the London Underground and give it to the girl he loves.
British Culture / Children // Youth / Crime / Debut / Drama / Grief / Isolation / Live Action / Love / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Prison / Relationship / Short / Shot On Film / Social Issues / Social Realism / Thriller
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
2021 - Christopher Rucinski - USA
A disenchanted Army vet emerges from isolation when his younger brother is recruited by an extremist militia.
Addiction / Death / Debut / Drama / Family Issues / Feature / Film Noir / Friendship / Grief / Isolation / Live Action / Low Budget / Mature Theme / Mental Health / Military / Narrative Fiction / Political / PTSD / Social Issues / Suicide / Thriller / Veteran / War
A Father's Job
2021 - Frank Christian Wagner - Germany
A German soldier begins to see his Jewish wife slip away from him as her letters cease, her thoughts elsewhere as he feared.
Addiction / Debut / Drama / Family Issues / Jewish Narratives / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short / Social Issues / Suicide / War
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 - 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 - 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.