2021 - Theo Cohn - USA
A Father takes his Son to the woods for a grotesque rite of passage.
Arthouse / Dark Comedy / Debut Film / Drama / Experimental / Fantasy / Horror / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Short Film
2020 - Dan Abramovici - Canada
Steve lives both his past and present concurrently.
Arthouse / Dance / Debut Film / Drama / Experimental / LGBTQ / LGBTQ Narratives / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Short Film
2020 - Kristjan Knigge - Netherlands
In her mind-maze made of memories and fears a young woman learns that to love she needs to face the painful shame of her past.
Roger The Rat
2020 - Roger Ballen & Justin Elgie - South Africa
Roger the Rat; an archetypal persona who is a part-human, part-rat creature who lives an isolated life outside of mainstream society.
Arthouse / Bizarre / Debut Film / Experimental / Fantasy / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Noir / Short Film
A Beautiful Curse
2021 - Martin Garde Abildgaard - Denmark, France, USA
On an island struck with a sleeping phenomenon, a rogue visitor falls for one of the inhabitants, not realising the personal danger it brings.
Debut Film / Drama / Fantasy / Feature Film / Female Narratives / Live Action / Magical Realism / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Romance / Sci-Fi / Supernatural / Suspense
The Amazing Adventures of Awesome
2020 - Allison Brownmoore - United Kingdom
The Amazing Adventures of Awesome is a hand illustrated animated film about a young autistic girl at the heart of a quiet revolution.
Where The Mountains Grow
2020 - Gino Ricardo Green - United Kingdom
A circle on a piece of paper guides hospital patient Tommy on an improbable journey to where the mountains grow.
Adventure / BIPOC / Black Filmmaker / Comedy / Dark Comedy / Fantasy / Live Action / Magical Realism / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Short Film
2020 - Pauls Dombrovskis - Canada
A neglected boy uses his unusual talent to bring his despondent mother joy
Children / Drama / Family / Fantasy / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Short Film / Social Issues / Youth
2020 - Yuma Slowbinder - USA
The next great American asparagus movie.
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.