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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

06/1/2021 - 06/30/2021

Whisper
Whisper
A short film about the struggles of depression and anxiety
Broken
Broken
This is a film about suicide in teens.
Depression
A video about depression.
It’s Okay to Ask for Help
A young girl named Eva struggles to do everyday activities because she can't focus, doesn't have an appetite, feels alone. Her teacher notices and makes sure she is okay. Eva realizes she needs help and asks her teacher who she can trust.
Golds
Golds
The story follows a young boy who comes up with a creative way to raise money for his sick mother.
Depression: A Short Educational Film
Our film is a short educational film on depression. It was made to help shed light on the illness and to help people learn about it.
You Don’t Know
You Don’t Know
Our film is all about comparing the lives of a troubled teenager and a stereotypical teenager. Our film goes through the daily life of these teenagers and it also shows that behaviors aren't noticeable when you're surrounded in a public place (you n...
The Cycle
The Cycle
Free spirit emotionally confused woman, Assatta Greene, has just gone through a break up. When she swears she has had enough, she changes her mind and takes us on another cycle of love. Original poetry by Bree Kelly
Now What?
Now What?
As social media floods with adult-driven information, misinformation, and witness recorded killings; it begs the question – How are the youth digesting these times? Jamal experiences watching a Black man murdered for the first time. He now grapples...
BLEACH
BLEACH
It is a short film that explains of what social media can do to one's mental wellness. My film showcases a darkskin girl, who is not comfortable in her own skin and turns to bleaching products as an alternative solution. She then goes through a circl...
Pane Free
Pane Free
On the brink of an incomplete three-day project, a chalk artist-prodigy eulogizes her career through habitual "tagging." "Pane Free" is a meditation on stressure (the amalgamation of self-motivated pressure and pleasure-induced stress) left unreco...
Mental Health and the Stories We Write
This film showcases the friendship of two of my closest friends, standing through the passage of time; a friendship which has lasted since early childhood, yet has been so devoid of dialogue surrounding mental health... until now, that is.
Pathways to Recovery
Inspired by true stories, this short clip traces a winding road from substance addiction to recovery.
Reflux
Reflux
Reflux This vídeo is about my anghust. This video represents a creation in the face of anguish. What to do with it?