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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

06/1/2020 - 06/30/2020

My Broken Reality Tunnel – BDD
Body Dysmorphic Disorder or BDD dominated artist Leigh de Vries's life for more than 25 years. It remained hidden behind a wall of secrecy and isolation. Exploring her condition through Art, it offers an opportunity to encounter and understand BDD...
The Decision
The Decision
Jennie writes her last Diary entry which also becomes her Suicide note. Her Diary entry tells us how she's considered and tried to take her own life before but changed her mind but this time it's different. This is a fictional story to raise aware...
white man’s world
white man’s world
We live in a world decisively dystopian with ruthless people taking to the streets, this is just one story as TolyAK in an ACT portrays some of the things he's heard so called 'real men' say to one another. "I may be breaking the boys club rules but ...
Circular
Circular
This film attempts to show visually how negative thoughts circling around our heads can take hold and overpower us. For the writer and director it represents OCD and depression respectively.
A different path to recovery
As she walks to work, a young Assamese woman recalls how her path to recovery from addiction seemed different from those of the opposite sex, given the social and cultural expectations surrounding her. This is part of our project's participatory film...
The World is Empty – الدنيا فاضية
This short film represents the emptiness and anxiety a student who is far from home, family, and friends can feel after getting through a big milestone during a lockdown.
Suspend
“Suspend” is a visual exploration into a complex set of emotions linked to the inability to move forward, despite trying.
Jake Always
Jake Always
For 20 years, Jamie Wehmeyer studied the concept of resilience. She taught it to others. Then her family learned it in a way they couldn't have imagined.