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 - Elpida Stathatou - Greece, United Kingdom
The story of a young woman's struggle to separate from her religious and superstitious upbringing.
2020 - Fiona Campbell & Ella Exley - United Kingdom
A one night stand turns into a bittersweet date inside a safe room, after a government lockdown causes the two partygoers to spend the day together.
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.
2020 - Candice Onyeama - United Kingdom
A woman who is struggling to bear children goes on a journey through faith to find inner peace with her demons.
Behind The Mask
2020 - Simon K Matthews - United Kingdom
Two actors enter a mental, physical and emotional dick- swinging contest, leading to the inevitable reveal of their worst selves. Urgh, actors.
Asian Filmmaker / BAME / Comedy / Drama / Female Filmmaker / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Satire / Short Film / Social Issues
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.
2020 - Ria Pavia - USA
Two stand-in actors working on a hit TV series go off script, giving the performance of a lifetime, but somehow manage to miss the mark.
2020 - Caroline Ward & Jemma Moore - United Kingdom
The coming of age film, for women who came of age...ages ago
My Other Suit Is Human
2020 - Andrew Paul Montague - Ireland, United Kingdom
A young couple, grieving the loss of their son, hit a difficult point in their relationship as they both struggle to cope.