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  • My Hero

    A girl who is bullied at school gets help from an unexpected friend

  • Bloodletting

    When a woman gets her first period after a traumatic event, her suppressed pain manifests itself in hallucinations.

  • Spinning in Slow Motion

    Life is hard when you're young, free, gay and single. In the space of 24 hours, twenty-five year old Tommy finds herself stood up on a date, sharing cheesecake with a baby, being lectured and patronised, sleeping with an off-again-on-again lover and eating ice cream in a 7/11 car park. She uses h...

  • Be A Fish

    An African-American girl, obsessed with her hair, seeks guidance in a small fish when her mother forces her to go underwater.

  • The Sacred Disease

    Reeling from the death of her brother and oppressed by the medication meant to cure her, a small town epileptic ditches her pills and follows a mysterious woman into the deep woods of Tennessee. On the outskirts of her town, Angie endures a nightmarish limbo, finally breaking through to the subli...

  • Another Time

    Harriet is a 27 year old woman dealing with typical problems of indecisiveness, daily panic attacks, the sense of being lost, and a total fear of commitment. Only Harriet has more than twenty-something angst to blame for her troubles- she honestly believes she is a victim of botched time travel a...

  • Beneath the Remains

    A coming-of-age mystery about teenage metalhead Gabby and the search for her older sister Steph, who has disappeared in the humid summer of their marshland home.

  • An Autobiography

    Anja is a woman who knows everything about cars but nothing of herself.

  • Illegal Rose

    Rose, a disengaged, stuck-in-a-rut nurse, makes her daily stop at the convenience store after work and accidentally kidnaps Sylvie, a 9-year old runaway from the nearby ICE Detention Center.

  • Lottaleicht

    As Lotta, who grew up in an alternative house community, comes home to visit her father, she blunders into an absurd wine banquet of her old house mates. During the evening she realizes that it is time for her to break free from the idealized images of her past.

  • Eingang Ausgang

    A woman in her 40s turns away from her domestic life and begins a journey through the evening City.

  • Nanny

    A quiet and intimate look at the last moments between a nanny and the child she cares for, on the day before she leaves for an arranged marriage.

  • The two halves

    Aristotle, Cleopatra and Darwin considered earthworms essential, even sacred creatures. But the only thing we learn about earthworms is that if someone cuts them in half, they will regenerate. This story demystifies that belief. This is a story about someone who was cut in two when she was born, ...

  • My Boyfriend's Daughter

    When a young woman's much older boyfriend refuses to introduce her to his daughter, she decides to take matters into her own hands.

  • A Hive

    A Hive is a short psychological drama centred around the inevitable cycles of life and death. Infatuated by the insects she works with, Evie, young beekeeper and recluse, questions the nature of free will in a universe that seems much simpler than her own. When confronted by her mother's illness,...

  • Royal

    An African American teenager, attending a predominately white high school, is in danger of compromising her self-worth when her principal offers her an opportunity that will change her life.

  • The Bull

    Heavily pregnant on an isolated farm, a young woman embraces and endures the strange magic that burdens her reality. This is a fairy tale about bringing life into a world where creatures have more in common than the shapes which separate them and lovers share the same space but not always the sam...

  • Wren

    Teenage Wren is unsure what to do when her mother, gone for months in a drug-related absence, suddenly shows up at their home. By Aisha Ford

  • Tomorrow Island

    In the dawn of the Cold War, a young Soviet telegraphist makes a desperate attempt to save her American lover from being stranded in the Russian side of the Bering Strait after receiving a border closure message.

  • Breathe

    A father and daughter struggle to support one another when a cop shows up. By Aisha Ford

  • The Gaze from Above

    Selma travels back to the island where she grew up - a place she never really felt at home. Being there, Selma gets confronted with herself through old friends and past memories. The gaze she feels on her back, is it theirs, or her own?