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
So I Erased His Face
2021 - Yimeng Yuki Yuan - USA
A female painter is forced to confront the wounded memory of a toxic relationship that inflicts both pain and illusion of fondness.
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 - Theo Baines - United Kingdom
A fugitive boy battles to catch a mouse from the London Underground and give it to the girl he loves.
British Culture / Children // Youth / Crime / Debut / Drama / Grief / Isolation / Live Action / Love / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Prison / Relationship / Short / Shot On Film / Social Issues / Social Realism / 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 - Mac Nixon - United Kingdom
A troubled vagabond who helps the terminally ill end their lives, is haunted by a promise he has made but will struggle to keep.
Arthouse / Dark Fairytale / Death / Drama / Experimental / Fantasy / Grief / Health / Horror / Isolation / Limited Dialogue / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Nature / Outdoors / Short / Suicide / Supernatural
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.
All We Knew And Ever Loved
2021 - Maxime Tiberghien & Sylvain Favre - France
In a dystopian world the journey of intent between two recently sentient beings, gets derailed after jeopardy forces them both to make drastic choices.