What We Don’t Know About Mariam

  • Director-Screenwriter

    Morad Mostafa

  • Producer

    Sherif Elbendary

  • Egypt 2021. 25min

Arriving at the hospital, things soon escalate between Mariam and her husband in this powerful drama.

This film contains scenes of domestic violence.

The Fourth Wall

  • Director-Producer-Screenwriter

    Mahboobeh Kalaee

  • Iran 2021. 10min

A family kitchen becomes very lively when seen through the eyes of a young boy with a vivid imagination, in this lively mix of animation and live action.



  • Director-Screenwriter

    Myriam Uwiragiye Birara

  • Producers

    Myriam Uwiragiye Birara, Shema Deve, Remy Ry, Moise Ganza

  • Rwanda 2021. 12min

Kanama’s dream-like journey back to her family does not offer the homecoming she hoped for. The initial solace of familiar surroundings and presence of friends is no comfort when she still feels tormented.

This film contains scenes of domestic violence.

Lili Alone

  • Director-Screenwriter

    Zou Jing

  • Producer

    Wang Yang

  • China-Hong Kong (SAR of China)-Singapore 2021. 22min

In order to support her family, young mum Lili makes the heart-wrenching decision to leave her martial home in a remote part of Sichuan.


  • Director-Screenwriter

    Gareth Lyons

  • Producer

    Claire Mooney

  • Ireland 2021. 5min

A pig killed in a slaughterhouse becomes the omniscient narrator in this animated tale about modern marriage.

Sobre mi familia cuando la pandemia

About My Family During the Pandemic

  • Director-Producer

    Javier Robles Álvarez

  • Spain 2020. 10min

“How I wish you were here...” – the filmmaker’s family during the era of Coronavirus. A personal portrait of Javier Robles’ loving parents dealing with lockdown.

Short films programmed by Nellie Alston, Philip Ilson, Aduke King and Elaine Wong.