6th October | 5 pm | Film City Glasgow | Tickets
A selections of films directed by women and competing for Best Female Perspective Short
Aurorita of my eyes by Natalia Chinchilla | Colombia | 2018 | Raul lost his mind. Aurorita, the love of his life had left him without saying a word. Six months later, chance will make them run into each other again. Together, they will both begin a trip through Cundinamarca countryside, which all in just one day they will find out their love’s destiny.
Dark by Leonor Alexandrino | Portugal | 2018 | Diana is a swimming coach whose biggest torment is water. One late night, a blind man appears walking by Diana’s house. He then stops to face her, feeling her presence. This encounter will take us to Diana’s interior and to a beach where she will face a past that torments and paralyses her.
Girls who drink by Lily Rose Thomas | UK | 2018 | The film observes three young women caught somewhere between the echoing din of last night and the cold silence of tomorrow morning. Patching together memories, sensations, fears, fantasies and emotions, they try – whether they know it or not – to navigate their relationship with alcohol.
My immigrant story by Yuriko Gamo Romer | US | 2018 | With immigration in flux at times of global uncertainty, Romer tells a personal story with footage from her family archive.
Buzzard by Joy Webster | Canada | 2019 |A man on the brink of suicide is interrupted by a teenage girl involved in a door-to-door water heater scam.
Mother’s Day by Merve Cagla Dincer | Turkey | 2019 | Mother’s Day is the story of two women who are trying to come to terms with different losses, and ultimately they change the course of each other’s lives.
Sweetie by Xie Jing | China | 2018 | A paternity test of granddaughter lets Mei in a dilemma. Faced with sibship and family bond, Mei has no idea which to choose.
La Mala Fe by Marina, Elena & Eva Pauné | Spain | 2019 | A family on holiday on the Costa Brava. The older brother’s belief system will be disrupted when an act of kindness results in a little tragedy. This will immerse him into a routine where refusing to make decisions could lead to greater tragedies.
Total Runtime: 101 mins