NARRATIVE

Narrative fiction films directed by bold female filmmakers, curated by GiF.

KIDS ON GENDER

Dir.

Jas Pitt

A group of children take on the slippery concept of gender.

IF YOU KNEW

Dir.

Stroma Cairns

A silent immersive tale of a personal bond between two twin teenage brothers with hearing impairments.

KING COPHETUA AND THE BEGGAR MAID

Dir.

Andrea Mae Perez

A modern retelling of the story behind Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones painting; King Cophetua's passage through real and virtual worlds on a mission for love.

CHEER UP BABY

Dir.

Adinah Dancyger

The story of a young woman who is assaulted on the subway and how that ripples into her psyche in the immediate days following.

GIRLS WHO DRINK

Dir.

Lily Rose Thomas

Three young women re-live, regret and rationalise their relationship with alcohol through the hazy pale light of the day after.

TOVE LO - BLUE LIPS

Dir.

Malia James

The rich and complicated friendship between two women in a sexually fluid and post-feminist world.

SNOW WHITE COLOGNE

Dir.

Amanda Eliasson

A vibrant visual poem that sheds light on the dark reality of drug addiction

CHICO SENSIBLE

Dir.

Anna Karinvinge

Story about six young people from post-Olympics Barcelona and their sensitive perspective on existence

AMATEURS

Dir.

Gabriela Pichler

Ahead of our first film festival in Prague, we talk to one of directors Gabriela Pichler about her social satire of small town in Sweden

INVISIBLE MEN

Dir.

Nina Reyes Rosenberg

Magical realism and glasses that make men disappear with the help of Curandera witchcraft

IRONY

Dir.

Amy Nicholson

The comedy of everyday ironies glimpsed on the streets of NYC

DESERT-AR

Dir.

Andrea Mae Perez

In a deserted Spanish landscape, a young girl is looking for inner peace

MERMAIDS

Dir.

Marie Léa Regales

Four friends enjoy the last days of an endless summer on Mediterranean island. Camille, the youngest, is pregnant.

FIN

Dir.

Savanah Leaf

Young girl battles with alienation and expectations of girlhood

MASTERPIECE

Dir.

Runyararo Mapfumo

Comedy short about a group of young men trying to interpret their friends art

MAGIC MOMENTS

Dir.

Martina Buchelova

Ahead of our Prague launch we talk to one of our featured directors, Slovak filmmaker Martina Buchelova

GET OUT FAST

Dir.

Haley Elizabeth Anderson

A young kid starts hopping trains to escape his boring small-town life.

SUPERIOR

Dir.

Erin Vassilopoulos

Teenage identical twin sisters grapple with the difficulties of shifting identity.

LOVE ROAD

Dir.

Mathilde Nocquette

In this salute to 1950s prom nights, two teenagers are about to go on wild ride of love

HELL

Dir.

Emma Westenberg

Valerie gets a one way ticket to hell after an escalated fight with her boyfriend in karaoke bar.

THE BUSINESS

Dir.

Kati Skelton

A terrified young man gets caught up in a surreal and demoralizing 'business opportunity'. Will he make it out alive?

SHELLY

Dir.

Lauren Rothery

A socially bewildered aspiring filmmaker struggles to differentiate between the imaginary world of her latest project and reality.