Documentary films directed by bold female filmmakers, curated by GiF.
PREMIERE: A South Asian gaze on representation, inequality and discrimination in UK film and TV set against the backdrop of the casting room.
Marie-Astrid, a ballet dancer from Paris, narrates her life growing up as a black dancer in a white privileged art.
What does Beethoven have to do with Oslo's ballroom scene? This film draws parallels while celebrating uniqueness and personal freedom.
PREMIERE: A moving look at the fading memories of an elderly woman, through the lens of her filmmaking granddaughter, as they try to preserve her thoughts forever.
Three creatives redefine what it means to be a young woman of South Asian heritage in Britain.
Vietnamese-Canadian filmmaker Carol interviews her family in an effort to represent and give voice to the complexity of intergenerational trauma.
Cosmo and his family moved from South Sudan's civil wars to USA, after 18 years of selective mutism, his friend and poet Moon helps Cosmo find his words to express his story.
Music to brainwash and slogans to sell in an absurd game. Who is Zelffie?
Four sets of lovers in moments of passion; where only they exist, and the rest of the world becomes background noise.
Olive Duran and Carys Huws hear the thoughts of Berlin's protesters.
A young woman emerges as a leader on her Colombian island, to save the reef that’s vital to its survival.
The class divide in Lagos, Nigeria, seen through a window.
We have collected a few films from lockdown busy filmmakers around the world.
A music video/ mini doc exploring Mexican-American identity and the inter-generational healing between mother and child.
On Friday, 29 May 2020, French legal authorities released a final report clearing the three officers involved of wrongdoing in the death of Adama Traoré's, despite a new autopsy saying he died from asphyxiation.
The legendary Fay Presto, UK’s most in-demand close-up and cabaret magician and LGBT icon, would rather die on stage than quit performing.
India's first women's ice hockey team from the Himalayans to Kuala Lumpur, we follow them as they compete for international glory.
Zhang Hongtu - an artist and an outsider. His life through Chinese Civil War, Cultural Revolution and immigration to New York.
Films by Czech & Slovak filmmakers curated by our sister branch GiF Prague
Three neighbours and their three religions: Islam, Christianity and Football.
In a remote community in Alaska we find Beverley Sue Waltz, a bartender of the only bar open all-year-round.
NYC Drag Queen Blackie O opens up about his own mental health and the wider drag community's.
In Luling, the 'toughest town in Texas,' two Latina high school girls compete to be the next Watermelon Thump Queen.
A former refugee, Katherine Terrell now a mother, is on a mission to raise awareness of the world's plastic consumption.
Paul and Millie Cao reunited in California after the Vietnam War. Forty years later, they are rediscovering themselves on the dance floor.
A portrait of a 13yr old girl and internet sensation showing what visually impaired people are really capable of.
The perspective of three young girls living in Cape Town’s notorious Lavender Hill, one of South Africa’s most violent communities.
Music shouldn't be defined by hearing people because it's about feeling vibrations and frequencies
How internet shapes young girls' lives in the outskirts of Apartadó, Colombia, a small rural village with limited power and running water.
For more than a century, residents of the tiny town of Pine Bush, NY, have seen strange things in the sky. Now it's known as UFO capital of the world.
Fourteen people across the world reveal their unique connection to water.
4 contemporary dance choreographers examining the transformations of Beirut through site-specific dance.
Tbilisi, Georgia - The city where 4/5 of the biggest clubs are run by women with politically active motivations.
Meet Cher, from Oakland, the first transgender pro skater to have her own board.
South African DJ and performance artist Queezy and their friends take their mission to improve Cape Town's acceptance of queer culture to the realms of vogue-ing.
Residents of a retirement community tell us about the many upsides of getting older.
An observational film into the lives of Venezuelans trying to save a local bakery in the midst of the country's economical crisis.
Meet Dean, a teenage boy who loves breakfast, Rihanna, and finding freedom in waves.
A symbolic look into London's knife crime epidemic set against poetry by Maya Sourie
An open conversation about sexuality, body image, and self-esteem.
An inspiring surfer uses her sport to transform the lives of many Jamaican woman
A six-episode docu-series following a group of queer, Mexico City artists, voguers and their chosen family.
Obsession, camaraderie and a Wargames Society that asks: what does it take to go into battle?
India's first pro female skateboarder teaches young girls that they "need to understand that you can be strong, get on the skateboard, and be feminine all at the same time."
In Fifi's - an Arab owned salon in Haifa - a basin becomes the talking space for Arab and Jewish women on the politics and life in Israel.
How can we free the nipple if only certain breasts are celebrated?
A sharp look at the microaggressions women experience on a typical Saturday night out
An epic saga chronicling the inadequacies of the reproductive healthcare system
Documentary about young Philippino punks living under the war on drugs regime
#MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke through the eyes of her daughter
An eccentric soul recounts her life as free-living, free-loving socialite
A romantic and playful portrait of two beautiful young dancers.
Documentary following protesters through streets of London after inauguration of Donald Trump
A cathartic documentary exploring identity of Chinese British woman and her relationship with past
Reverie captures the consciousness of youth and reveals a world of fragile dreams, undefined by daily reality.
A touching documentary capturing an emotional conversation between an immigrant single mother and her daughter.
A frugal Jewish émigré fashioned a sovereign identity through clothing and décor.
Siberian Arctic industrial wasteland and its community’s unconditional love for its fractured surroundings
A film chronicling the summer games of the artist-based, women's basketball team "downtowngirlsbball" in Chinatown, New York.
Visceral glimpse into a human experience of living in long-term isolation.
The Mormon feminists fighting for women’s right to join the priesthood