Running Time: 105′
The struggle is real. Whether they are fighting against capitalism, social injustice and prejudice, or challenging social assumptions, the protagonists of these films are real survivors facing forces sometimes stronger than gravity. Keep your head up, will ya?
UK | Lauren Bensted | 11 min
In the back of a taxi on the way to her younger sister’s engagement party, Alice makes some uncomfortable judgments about her driver.
UK | Harry Lighton | 11 min
On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison.
UK | Jonny Ruff | 10 min
Sam and Alex are a couple on their holidays in Italy. En route to the airport to return home, they suffer a flat tyre and are forced to pull over.
Iceland, UK | Eva Sigurdardottir | 18 min
After being the victim of revenge porn, 17-year-old Chloe decides to enter a Fitness Model competition in order to change her image.
Bare With Me
UK | Natasha Coleman & Stephen Noble | 7 min
What’s happened to nakedness? For those that seek out social nudity in their day to day lives, nakedness breaks down barriers, gives back choice and builds a trusting community where naked is normal.
UK | Amrou Al-Kadhi | 12 min
A gender queer Arab boy in awe of his Muslim mother explores dressing like her for the first time.
FRA | Pablo Munoz Gomez | 14 min
“Santa is capitalist. He brings toys to the rich kids and swea shirts to the poor ones”. Nikos, 5 years old.
UK | Barnaby Blackburn | 20 min
An 18 year old youth offender is trying to start his own business as a mobile mechanic. But enterprise isn’t so easy when you’re a young, black male with a criminal past.