Who Run the World?
Running Time: 85′
Girls! Whether it’s getting rid of pseudo-feminist men, coming to terms with the lies we tell ourselves, or keeping a secret even though it may not be the right thing to do, these films are a diverse selection of female stories exploring themes of sexuality, abuse, and friendship to form a snapshot of modern femininity.
UK | James Alexandrou | 19 min
Billie and Alex have gotten themselves into a destructive cycle of drinking, drugging and repeating. One evening the arrival of Billie’s ex boyfriend back on the scene could be the catalyst to enable the truth to come out.
UK | Rebecca Brand | 13 min
Bloody Activist takes us into the world of London-based Gabby Edlin, who set up Bloody Good Period to collect period supplies for refugees, asylum seekers and those who can’t afford them.
UK | Malcolm Rumbles | 4 min
Johnny is a woman trying to fit in a society which rejects her. This detachment leads to further rejection, substance abuse and eventually suicide.
UK | Layke Anderson | 7 min
A portrait of a woman following a single act of violence.
UK | Francesca Castelbuono | 15 min
Two straight-identified women wake up in the same bed but soon become estranged as they try to come to terms with the way they feel about each other and themselves.
You Should Know Better
UK | Thanos Topouzis & Paula Hämäläinen | 13 min
A woman navigates her way through life as she deals with modern dating, pseudo-feminist men and an unplanned pregnancy.
Cross My Heart
Jamaica, USA | Sontenish Myers | 14 min
An American teenage girl visits her family in Jamaica and uncovers a secret that changes the way she sees the people she loves.