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 - Dalton Scott - United Kingdom, USA
A mediocre slam poet in a giant hamster costume mourns the mysterious death of his beloved hamster.
Absurd / Alternative / Animals / BIPOC Director / Bizarre / Black Director / Black Narratives / Comedy / Dark Comedy / Death / Drama / Family Issues / Grief / Isolation / Live Action / Low Budget / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Short / Social Issues / Surreal
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 - 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 - Gustav & David Bengtsson - Sweden
A boy and his robot fight for survival in a post-apocalyptic world.
Adventure / Animation / Children // Youth / Coming of Age / Crime / Dark Fairytale / Death / Drama / Environmental / Family Issues / Fantasy / Friendship / Grief / Isolation / Love / Mature Theme / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Outdoors / Psychological / Relationship / Revenge / Sci-Fi / Science & Technology / Short / Social Issues / Social Realism / Superhero
2021 - Ben Tricklebank - United Kingdom, USA
It's hard to be a boy when your dad wants you to be a man.
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
2021 - Adam Etheridge - United Kingdom
A single Mum collects her teenage son from hospital following a suicide attempt, but quickly finds herself trapped between the medical advice she receives, and her fundamental instincts as a parent.
2021 - Claire Fleming - United Kingdom
One rainy spring evening outside a Glasgow Tenement...