When She Was Good
2021 - Margarita Milne - United Kingdom
When a young girl discovers that Santa is not real, she questions the lies told by adults and the terrible secret that she has been forced to keep.
Adult Theme / Age / British Culture / Children / Drama / Family / Fantasy / Female Filmmaker / Female Narratives / Female Protagonist / Live Action / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Short / Social Issues / Student / Suspense / Women's Rights / Youth
2021 - Elizabeth Chatelain - USA
After an unsuccessful goose hunt, a young girl grapples with seeing her father in a new light.
Age / Children / Drama / Family / Female Filmmaker / Female Narratives / Female Protagonist / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short / Youth
2021 - Vanessa Hehir - United Kingdom
A family in turmoil through a cheating husband, creates more skeletons and ghosts than meets the eye.
Children / Drama / Female Filmmaker / Female Protagonist / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short / Supernatural / Suspense / Youth
Our Old Den
2020 - Max Kirk - United Kingdom
Three friends look back to their childhood and glance ahead to their futures.
Age / Animation / Children / Comedy / Coming of Age / Debut Film / Drama / Female Protagonist / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Romance / Short / Youth
2020 - Mark Rosenblatt - United Kingdom
London 1962. Spooked by a dark tale from her mother's childhood, a 6-year-old girl begins to imagine the adored family cleaner is a thief.
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.
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 / Social Issues / Youth
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 - King Louie Palomo - Canada, Philippines
An elderly painter is visited by her daughter and grandson, not knowing it will be the last time.
Age / Asian Filmmaker / Asian Narratives / Children / Debut Film / Drama / Family / Female Narratives / LGBTQI+ Filmmaker / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Short / Social Issues / Youth
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.