Fathers and daughters, mothers and sons, and more—the often-challenging relationships between the generations come under scrutiny in these eye-opening films.
Crumble - UK | Pauline Lam | 12 min
A mother's farewell dinner for her 18-year-old daughter results in disaster as they confront a decision, made in desperation, with profound consequences.
Cubs - Iceland | Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir | 19 min
A single father wants to fulfil his young daughter’s wish to throw a slumber party for her friends, but it turns out to be more of a challenge than he thought.
Where Are We Now - UK | Lucie Rachel | 9 min | @wwan_doc
A young woman and her trans parent must negotiate their changing relationship as they embark on the road to transition together.
Half a Man - Croatia, France | Kristina Kumrić | 20 min
Dalmatia, 1991. As fighting rages nearby, 10-year-old Mia and 12-year-old Lorena are having a big day: their father, Mirko, is returning home after spending three months as a prisoner of war.
My Father, My Bloo - UK, Ireland | John Robert Brown | 13 min
A man and his child live a nomadic existence. After he murders a woman in cold blood, their relationship begins to break apart.
Stray - UK | Jessica Kelly & Ahmed al-Daradji | 13 min
Thirteen-year-old Adam belongs to an immigrant Iraqi family. When he brings a stray dog home one day, all hell breaks loose.
Gusla or the Spirits - France | Adrienne Nowak | 9 min
Adrienne goes back to Poland, where she was born, to see her grandmother and ask her family about communism. In her aunt and uncle’s cosy kitchen, she learns some startling facts.
The Monkey - UK | James Atkins | 5 min
A landlord, who speaks in cockney rhyming slang, demands rent from his young tenant who does not understand him.