NARRATIVE

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

COME BE CREEPY WITH US

Dir.

Beth Fletcher

Haunted by the undead, Anna is trapped in an angsty, millennial, coming-of-age nightmare.

CHRONICLE OF A CONTEMPORARY ACTOR

Dir.

Griffiths & Golferichs

A video seen from the perspective of the actor when trying to break through the Film Industry

AT DAWN YOU LEAVE

Dir.

Olivia Lifungula

A tale of love, from initial nonchalance to desire, love and obsession.

NOS SILENCES

Dir.

Francesca Canepa

Two friends and the elasticity between friendship and love.

RHINESTONE BLUE

Dir.

Aisha Schliessler

An ageing cowboy sets out to compete for the grand prize in a small town talent show, but comes away with something much better.

YOUNGS TEFLON - BROKEN SAFETY

Dir.

Netti Hurley

The life cycle of a gun. A video on pursuit to take weapons out of circulation.

IN FULL BLOOM

Dir.

Maegan Houang

An elderly hoarder's life upends when worms trigger a black hole in her home and threaten to take her most cherished belongings.

KEEPSAKE

Dir.

Helena Coan

A young woman struggling with pressures from an abusive boyfriend finds herself in an unusual situation. An opportunity to escape her life, as she knows it, arises.

CLAM DOG

Dir.

Jeannie Nguyen

A jaded food courier runs into a moral dilemma where she has to make the decision to deliver an order that has been 'tainted'.

PAGANS

Dir.

Lucy Luscombe

Three young women learn about loss over the course of a Bonfire Night that takes them on surreal journey into the depths of the English countryside.

STRENGTH

Dir.

Ahlberg & Barbier

What female strength means, through the lens of a weightlifter.

UNCLASPED

Dir.

Aella Jordan-Edge

A film about two women at different ages trying to buy a bra...

SNAKESKIN

Dir.

Grace Zhang

Stuck in a humdrum job at her father’s Chinese restaurant, Penny develops a mysterious rash and slowly realizes what her parents are hiding from her.

SIGH GONE

Dir.

Jeannie Nguyen

Without the guide of her “lost love”, Thuy is on the verge of death by boredom. Having no agenda, she finds odd ways to entertain herself in the bustling city of Saigon, Vietnam.

VEDA x WOMEN'S PRISON ASSOCIATION

Dir.

Chelsy Mitchell

There is an alternative to USA women's incarceration, and it's this.

__ / __ / __

Dir.

Claudia Barral Magaz

The missing bits of time we never seek to imagine, strung together by one simple coordinate.‍

CALDEIRA

Dir.

Julie Bousquet, Estelle Hocquet, Catherine Manesse

Inès has lived all her life in the shadow of her sister, a brilliant volcanologist. As a challenge, she decides to join a scientific expedition that plans to climb a volcano.

VERDE

Dir.

Victoria Rivera

On a hot Colombian Summer's day the relationship of two sisters begins to change.

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 Nocquet

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.