1814 Frost Fair Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from July 2020 Female Festival

1814 FROST FAIR, 4min., UK, Drama
Directed by Julia Fullerton-Batten

In 1814, thousands flocked onto the thick ice to witness and enjoy an impromptu mix of festival, circus, and street show. Tents were erected and makeshift markets quickly emerged as innkeepers and tradespeople eagerly made the most of this temporary frozen wonder.

Your Mileage May Vary Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from July 2020 Female Festival

YOUR MILEAGE MAY VARY, 7min., Canada, Drama
Directed by Hollie Olenik

A middle-aged woman makes a last-ditch effort to sell her eye-sore car to an optimistic teenage rocker. This goes smoothly until they find a time capsule of forgotten items from her youth. Bonding over discovered similar interests, they try to grapple the generational gap, nostalgia, and envy of each other’s lives. During the encounter, the woman begins to second guess her decision to sell the car.

Bare It All Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from July 2020 Female Festival

BARE IT ALL, 7min., Documentary/Experimental
Directed by Iyin Landre

After experiencing a shocking tragedy, Lynette struggled for more than 10 years with an addiction, self-doubt, and debilitating negative thoughts, until she finally learned to love herself again.

Lili Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from July 2020 Female Festival

LILI, 8min., USA, Drama
Directed by Yfke van Berckelaer

Lili (Lisa Smit – Netflix’s Ares) knows she has to nail this audition. The Man (Derek de Lint – Soldier of Orange/The Unbearable Lightness of Being) she auditions for, knows this too. Thus starts an uncomfortable cat and mouse game in this single-shot #metoo horror, about power, the misuse of power and female empowerment.

Ailin On The Moon Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from July 2020 Female Festival

AILIN ON THE MOON, 5min., Argentina, Animation
Directed by Claudia Ruiz

Work, do the shopping, cooking, cleaning, ironing, taking care of Ailín: that is the routine of Vilma, mother of 40 years, overwhelmed by fatigue and skin intolerance. Ailín (4), just looking to play and demand the attention of a restless girl, one day causes the emotional outbreak of the mother. The routine that led them away must be broken to meet again.

Glad You’re Here Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from July 2020 Female Festival

GLAD YOU’RE HERE, 10min., Canada, Documentary
Directed by Lisa Kannakko

Engaging themes of love and betrayal, hope, belonging and place, Glad You’re Here documents my nineteen–year journey through building a family life, seeing it suffer the damage of mental illness, grief and separation, and then rebuilding with empathy. A story about an extreme moment of crisis has turned into a documentary that deals not just with the subjective but with the important issue of spousal abuse.

New Year’s Eve Dinner Short Film, Audience FEEDBACK from July 2020 Female Festival

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER, 22min., China, Thriller/Fantasy
Directed by Xinwen Zhang

Human treatment of livestock is only food to be eaten. No matter what animals feel, they will have emotions, emotions, and desires for the world, from birth to death without any freedom. Nowadays, the appetite of the society is greater than the demand for nutrition. Every time the human race passes the festival, it is the end of the livestock. The earth is still evolving. It is full of possibilities. In the future, it is possible that animals become masters, and humans eat for them. Now we will do this to livestock and future animals, and all animal instincts will survive. Despair and hope alternate, look upside down in the world our situation and destiny.