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Current Submissions

The films on this page have been submitted this month to our competition. Next month, they will be viewed and scored by a panel of jurors. These films are not a part of AWI’s permanent collection. To view the films in our collection, please visit our OLIVE Film Collection page.

Current Competition Submissions

10/1/2021 - 10/31/2021

DIL CHALE JIDHAR
THIS IS A STORY OF A STRUGGLING GUITARIST IN LOCKDOWN WHO STOPS PLAYING GUITAR TO FIND A SECURE JOB BECAUSE OF HIS FINANCIAL PROBLEMS BUT HE IS UNABLE TO PROCURE A JOB. SO HE TAKES UP ON OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY GUITAR WITH NO EXPECTATIONS OF GETTING PA...
Far-Fletched
Far-Fletched
Far-Fletched is about a 16 year old girl with a learning disability who comes from a family of super-achievers.She experiences alienation from and isolation within her family. In the sport of archery, she finds a preternatural ability that finally gi...
Dear Not Diary
Dear Not Diary
This short film is addressing and bringing awareness to teen depression as well as instilling hope for those that may be experiencing depression.
Freedom
Freedom
'Freedom' explores how intergenerational trauma, class, self-expression, gender binaries, and creativity all play a significant role in our lives. It is a poetic documentary to encourage hope and understanding.
a beautiful death
a beautiful death
'a beautiful death' is a short film exploring death and dying and the importance of living up until the point of our death. It is about connecting, re-connecting and getting uncomfortable with those around you.
Hot Dog Guy
Hot Dog Guy
Hot Dog Guy is about a woman in a club has an anxiety attack and is comforted by a man with a hot dog cart outside. The film is inspired by an experience of the writer/director.