2021 - Teagan Barnes - USA
A young woman navigates being a new mother while grappling with postpartum psychosis; her husband and sister begin to see the effects starting to bubble through.
Death / Debut / Drama / Female Director / Female Narratives / Female Producer / Grief / Health / Live Action / Low Budget / Mental Health / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Short / Suicide / Thriller
2021 - Ajuan Isaac - George - United Kingdom
Disgruntled with his position as one of society's great unwashed, John makes it his mission to infiltrate the Ivory Towers of the upper class.
Absurd / Alternative / BIPOC Director / BIPOC Narratives / Black Director / Black Narratives / British Culture / Crime / Drama / Horror / Live Action / Mature Theme / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Revenge / Satire / Short / Social Issues / Social Realism / Surreal / Suspense / Thriller
2021 - Paul Franklin - United Kingdom, USA
A tense thriller, with moments of dark humour, set in an MI6 Ops Room, that uses cutting edge Virtual Production technology to tell its story.
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 - Joey Moe - Denmark
When Michael is released from jail after 10 years of serving, he must struggle with the invisible bars of institutionalisation, before he can be truly free.
Addiction / Biopic / BIPOC Filmmaker / Drama / Fantasy / Horror / Live Action / Magical Realism / Narrative Fiction / Short / Social Issues / Supernatural / Thriller
2021 - Cameron Carver - Canada, United Kingdom
Part playful, part neurotic, part existential 'CHOKABLOK' is a surreal exploration of our obsession with achievement and the perpetual anxiety of trying to keep up.
2021 - Uzo Oleh - United Kingdom
Your intuition can't be trusted.
Black Filmmaker / Live Action / Mystery / Narrative Fiction / Psychological / Short / Suspense / Thriller
2021 - Tom Young - United Kingdom
When Mark Smithson, a formerly successful writer, risks his mental health to write again, only his marriage can save him.
2021 - Juan Pablo Blanco - Mexico
An opportunity for romance? Or a life changing journey. An homage to Mexican film noir where the classic and modern converge: I AM A MAN.