2021 - Christopher Rucinski - USA
A disenchanted Army vet emerges from isolation when his younger brother is recruited by an extremist militia.
Addiction / Death / Debut / Drama / Family Issues / Feature / Film Noir / Friendship / Grief / Isolation / Live Action / Low Budget / Mature Theme / Mental Health / Military / Narrative Fiction / Political / PTSD / Social Issues / Suicide / Thriller / Veteran / War
2021 - Razan Madhoon - United Kingdom
When a Palestinian woman claims asylum in the UK, she faces the indifference of British bureaucracy and the disillusionment of an asylum officer on the verge of leaving the country for good.
Queen Of The Desert
2021 - Mary Ann Rotondi - USA
When a lonely long-haul truck driver picks up a young Black hitchhiker, an encounter with the police forces them to confront their prejudices and find a connection as human beings.
Age / BIPOC Narratives / Black Narratives / Debut Film / Drama / Female Narratives / Female Protagonist / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Political / Short / Social Issues / Suspense / Thriller / Youth
2021 - Steve Brett
Maybe we can help.
2021 - Rob Ride - Australia, United Kingdom
A surreal world where the only inhabitants are war photographers chasing the perfect shot, and the only subject matter is their own demise.
Action / Drama / Experimental / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Political / Short / Social Issues / War
2021 - Daisy Ifama - United Kingdom
Overnight on 24th June 2020, graffiti reading ‘RIP SENI’ appeared outside Bethlem Royal Hospital, London. This film is a reaction to that event.
2021 - Ioana Turcan - Romania
In Romania’s 1986, a young woman working in a textile factory has to find a way to deal with the anti-abortion decree without putting her life in danger.
The Exit Plan
2020 - Angus Wilkinson - Australia, United Kingdom
In an overpopulated future, an elderly woman has to outsmart a government official who has been sent to ‘exit’ her.
Age / Black Narratives / British Culture / Debut Film / Drama / Female Protagonist / Human Rights / LGBTQI+ Filmmaker / Live Action / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Political / Sci-Fi / Short / Social Issues / Thriller
Girls Are Strong Here
2020 - Scott Burkhardt - USA
A Syrian immigrant discovers something unexpected in his new country.
Drama / Family / Female Protagonist / Human Rights / Live Action / Narrative Fiction / Political / Short / Social Issues / Suspense / Youth
Pumpkin Shoot Out
2020 - Joy Marzec - USA
A confident leader of the Second Amendment Sisters proves to herself that a gun is her best bet in an unpredictable world.