Narrative fiction films directed by bold female filmmakers, curated by GiF.
Locked in 2020, locked in heartbreak, locked out of home, a girl expresses her unhealthy rumination.
Framed as a guided meditation, this comedy short pokes fun at the realities of living alone during the pandemic.
Through the eyes of a lonely teenager we see the hardship of one family's attempts to stay in business in LA Chinatown.
After the death of her husband, an elderly woman loses her grip on reality - and finds herself reliving the memories of her youth.
A teenage skateboarder in Rotterdam muses on friendship and belonging.
A beautiful coming-of-age short about a Finnish-Somali teen in Helsinki
A young woman recalls a recent abusive relationship in this eerie experimental drama by the sea.
PREMIERE - A Japanese grandma embarks on a sexual and romantic awakening.
PREMIERE Based on a true story, a young female journalist undergoes a dangerous transformation into a British male soldier to report from the front lines of WWI.
Double standards are laid bare in this funny take on the male reception of Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's WAP-(idemic)
Two young women, flatmates, are in very different mental states, but one of them is unaware.
New futuristic aesthetics of the African diaspora. Shown through poetry, movement, internet iconography and dazzling CGI
Driving full speed from her relationship, a girl hits the road in her boyfriend’s car to make one final stop.
In the suburban US South of the not-so-distant past, a former MySpace-famous musician spends a strange night with his sort-of ex-girlfriend
An anti valentine Russian story that takes its footing on the thin line between love & hate; a classical singer and her husband/ manager travel the road together.
A young woman uses foot fetish work to pay for her education, exploiting men’s fantasies for economic stability
As she documents a young woman dyeing her hair, a filmmaker reflects on the meaning of youth
A film series explores the role of social housing in London, through the words of housing estate residents
In pandemic-era Brooklyn, a dancer is spiralling into depression - until an unexpected encounter with a stranger brings new hope
After a one night stand, the inevitable question 'soooo... what is this?'
A group of adolescents experience the growing pains of coming into their own while searching for purpose and belonging.
After a devastating break-up, Lance listens to instructional cassette tapes on how to heal his broken heart.
A young immigrant searches for her own identity while fighting for recognition in a male-dominated class.
Natia's cultural identity is torn when she returns to her country of origin, and discovers an antiquated tradition that dehumanises women is still practised.
Rosa and Blanca, a woman and her daughter that live on the shore of Veracruz, Mexico and face the adversities of hurricane Andrea.
#EndChildFoodPoverty Tinned Pears follows a young family living in food poverty. A short film made with Charity 'Chefs in Schools'.
A lonely New York bookseller tries his best to navigate Pandemic isolation.
A young woman's wild imagination of the relationship she truly desires in 1950s Kansas.
Genesis struggles to maintain her facade of strength when her mother flies away from the continent for good.
Fueled by the hope of escaping her dreary suburban life, a misunderstood teen entertains the increasingly sinister advances of an Internet acquaintance.
A lonely insurance adjuster becomes consumed by his desire to meet his internet girlfriend, who claims to be a princess from a faraway country.
In the Florida Everglades a teenage girl tries to navigate Summer camp and the casual traumas of young womanhood.
Finding love, empathy and community in a near-future society in the grips of technological isolation.
We have collected a few films from lockdown busy filmmakers around the world.
Two disparate people are in love but their perception of reality drives them apart.
Five films' impact on five people's lives from the trans community.
A mother finds photos of the life her son would have lived if he didn't pass away.
After a moment of profound connection to nature, a young isolated woman copes with supernatural changes to her body and world.
Under one roof, the bond between three sisters is put to the test when an unwelcome boyfriend hits it off with their Alzheimer's-stricken grandmother.
Films by Czech & Slovak filmmakers curated by our sister branch GiF Prague
A teenage girl takes a step toward adulthood in contemporary Cairo.
Two high school friends come to terms with the confusion between friendship and romance.
Two sisters living in isolation on their farmland, harvest and smoke bioluminescent glitter that gives them super strength.
Emotionally-dejected young black men learn to cope with their disenfranchisement in an ideological school set up for lost boys.
Rock solid girlfriends exploring their teenage angst and cheap thrills.
A young Chinese man's filial piety is tested when he struggles to come to terms with his deceased father's transvestitism.
Haunted by the undead, Anna is trapped in an angsty, millennial, coming-of-age nightmare.
A video seen from the perspective of the actor when trying to break through the Film Industry
A tale of love, from initial nonchalance to desire, love and obsession.
An ageing cowboy sets out to compete for the grand prize in a small town talent show, but comes away with something much better.
The life cycle of a gun. A video on pursuit to take weapons out of circulation.
An elderly hoarder's life upends when worms trigger a black hole in her home and threaten to take her most cherished belongings.
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.
A jaded food courier runs into a moral dilemma where she has to make the decision to deliver an order that has been 'tainted'.
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.
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.
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.
There is an alternative to USA women's incarceration, and it's this.
The missing bits of time we never seek to imagine, strung together by one simple coordinate.
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.
On a hot Colombian Summer's day the relationship of two sisters begins to change.
A silent immersive tale of a personal bond between two twin teenage brothers with hearing impairments.
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.
The story of a young woman who is assaulted on the subway and how that ripples into her psyche in the immediate days following.
Three young women re-live, regret and rationalise their relationship with alcohol through the hazy pale light of the day after.
The rich and complicated friendship between two women in a sexually fluid and post-feminist world.
A vibrant visual poem that sheds light on the dark reality of drug addiction
Story about six young people from post-Olympics Barcelona and their sensitive perspective on existence
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
Magical realism and glasses that make men disappear with the help of Curandera witchcraft
In a deserted Spanish landscape, a young girl is looking for inner peace
Four friends enjoy the last days of an endless summer on Mediterranean island. Camille, the youngest, is pregnant.
Comedy short about a group of young men trying to interpret their friends art
Ahead of our Prague launch we talk to one of our featured directors, Slovak filmmaker Martina Buchelova
A young kid starts hopping trains to escape his boring small-town life.
Teenage identical twin sisters grapple with the difficulties of shifting identity.
In this salute to 1950s prom nights, two teenagers are about to go on wild ride of love
Valerie gets a one way ticket to hell after an escalated fight with her boyfriend in karaoke bar.
A terrified young man gets caught up in a surreal and demoralizing 'business opportunity'. Will he make it out alive?