Play It Safe

   
  • Director-Screenwriter

    Mitch Kalisa

  • Producer

    Chris Toumazou

  • UK 2020. 13min

Suffocating in the whiteness of drama school, Jonathan realises others’ discomfort is a trivial consequence of momentary cogency.

At Night We Fly

   
  • Director-Producer

    Gert-Jan Verdeyen

  • Screenwriters

    Gert-Jan Verdeyen, Arne De Loore

  • Belgium 2021. 16min

A snapshot of three non-binary friends on dark, deserted streets where there’s space to be themselves – celebrating, crying, talking, enjoying.

5 Stars

   
  • Director

    Remi Itani

  • Co-Director

    Aneesha Lowni

  • Producer

    Mabel Marie

  • Screenwriter

    Aneesha Lowni

  • UK 2021. 13min

Across three Uber journeys, a woman of colour explains who she is to people who have already made their mind up. A poignant exploration of cultural lines and the desire for connection.

Nasir

   
  • Directors

    Jackson Kroopf, Nasir Bailey

  • Producer

    Jackson Kroopf

  • USA 2021. 17min

Musician Nasir calls several family members by phone to discuss the decision to transition.

Egúngún

Masquerade

   
  • Director-Screenwriter

    Olive Nwosu

  • Producer

    Alex Polunin

  • Nigeria-UK 2021. 15min

When Salewa has to return home, she finds herself back in a place where she once had to hide herself. But now she goes in search of her own peace.

Stiletto: ‘A Pink Family Tragedy’

   
  • Director-Screenwriter

    Can Merdan Doğan

  • Producer

    Erkan Taşkıran

  • Turkey-Germany 2021. 18min

Tragedy may only be a matter of perspective. When a taxi driver receives a gift, it’s a chance for him to treat himself, albeit secretly.

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