The Old Woman Who Hid Her Fear Under The Stairs
2017 - Faye Jackson - United Kingdom
An old woman finds a way to remove her fear and she stashes it in a tin under the stairs. At first, she enjoys her new found freedom from anxiety, but when she notices a stranger watching her house, the fear under the stairs becomes harder and harder to ignore.
The Good Mother (La Madre Buena)
2016 - Sarah Clift - Mexico, United Kingdom
A Mexican mother embarks upon an epic journey across land and through her politics, to find her son’s birthday request - a Donald Trump piñata.
Comedy / Coming of Age / Debut Film / Drama / Family / Female Filmmaker / Mexico / Political / Short Film
The Fashion Show
2017 - Lucy Lumsden - United Kingdom
A coming of age tale about a teenage girl whose quiet rural life in Northern Ireland is interrupted by the annual Sheep Fashion Show.
Age / Documentary / Drama / Family / Female Filmmaker / Female Protagonist / Short Film
2017 - Emma Miranda Moore - United Kingdom
Dance until you know who you are.
Age / Arthouse / British Culture / Children / Dance / Drama / Experimental / Female Filmmaker / Narrative Fiction / Outdoor / Short Film / Youth
Sununú: The Revolution Of Love
2017 - Olivia Crellin - United Kingdom
Transgender Dad, Fernando Machado, became an international news sensation when he announced he was pregnant with his trans girlfriend Diane Rodriguez in Ecuador - this is the love story of that family.
2017 - Sophie Black - United Kingdom
A shy young singer has to go on a journey to retrieve her stolen voice from a jealous witch.
Polish Go Home
2016 - Elena Andreicheva - United Kingdom
"Polish Go Home" is an unorthodox migration story about a troubled character trying to find his place in the world.
2017 - Lauren Cooney - United Kingdom
Two friends seek spiritual salvation in India away from their hedonistic and disconnected lives in advance of the impending collapse of the Cosmos.
Debut Film / Drama / Fantasy / Female Filmmaker / Horror / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Road Trip / Sci-Fi / Short Film
Newport Gun Girls
2017 - Lauren Orme - United Kingdom
Newport Gun Girls is an animated documentary that shines a light on a forgotten group of women who worked at Newport Royal Ordnance Factory 11 during the second world war.