Writer, director & producer – Dekel Berenson
Producers – Merlin Merton & Olga Beskhmelnytsina
Living in war-torn Eastern Ukraine, Anna is an ageing single mother who is desperate for a change. Lured by a radio advertisement, she goes to party with a group of American men who are touring the country, searching for love.
Writer & director – Peiman Zekavat
Producer – Yani Roncal Villanueva
Maria struggles with the consequences after a private video of her goes viral during a volleyball class in a school in Lima.
Writer, director & producer – George Taylor
Producer – Nick Cohen
Arezou is a young immigrant, on the edge of the UK, of her family and of adulthood. Disillusioned by the England she finds herself in, she seizes on a risky opportunity, joining a group of farm workers in the English countryside. Initially scared, she finds her feet among the migrant apple pickers of Kent and takes the first steps into her own life.
Directors, writers & producers – David James Holloway & Samuel Lawrence
A boy reminisces about his first love.
Not for money, not for love, not for nothing
Writer & director – John Robert Lee
Animator – Ola Szmida
Producer – Christine Patterson
Using animation for anonymity, real questions are deliberated by women, sharing their stories. The film follows Paula, who came to Newport on a spiritual mission to help women who have become trapped by abusive relationships and beaten by those who pay for the privilege.