Come On Time
2020 - Chris Vernon - United Kingdom, USA
A music documentary about a performer who can’t perform.
Age / Comedy / Documentary / Live Action / Mental Health / Music / Short Film
6, 20, and 7
2020 - Ji Kim - Germany
6 Homeless, 20 Euro and 7 minutes - the collective interview reveals the precariousness in the age of rentier capitalism.
TOPOWA! Never Give Up
2020 - Philip Sansom - United Kingdom
This is a story of resilience and hope, that celebrates the power of music to transform lives.
BAME / Black Narratives / Documentary / Feature Film / Music / Social Issues / Women's Rights / Youth
2020 - Mark Waters - United Kingdom
A sixteen-year-old boy allows us into his world living with Tourette's Disorder, navigating adolescence, friendship, and stigma.
Biopic / Disability / Documentary / Live Action / Mental Health / Short Film / Social Issues / Youth
Finding Her Stride
2020 - Nicole Amyx - United Kingdom, USA
The journey of a woman in search for answers about what Ultra-Running really is and why so many women chose to do it.
2020 - Dan Hodgson - United Kingdom
The story of a dying Japanese village and its struggle for survival as the remaining 27 residents use peculiar methods to keep the village alive.
Age / Asian Narratives / Debut Film / Documentary / Faith / Female Narratives / Live Action / Short Film / Student
2020 - Cheng Herng Shinn - Japan
An ageing wrestler faces her greatest opponent: Her Father
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 - 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
Teranga - Life in the Waiting Room
2020 - Daisy Squires & Lou Marillier - United Kingdom
Teranga is an observational documentary about two Gambian asylum seekers living in corrupt camps who find solace in Teranga, a migrant-run Afrobeats nightclub in Naples.