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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

12/31/2019 - 01/31/2020

Homesick Remedy
Homesick Remedy
Spending Christmases apart from home, or the person you call home, can be rough. But you can’t just sit & stew: something you learn in a healthy relationship is how to take care of yourself. A stroll through the woods is a great mental reset to...
Homesick Remedy
Homesick Remedy
Spending Christmases apart from home, or the person you call home, can be rough. But you can’t just sit & stew: something you learn in a healthy relationship is how to take care of yourself. A stroll through the woods is a great mental reset to...
I’ve Lost My Mind
I’ve Lost My Mind
"I've Lost My Mind" is a short film by mental health nurse Natania Abebe RN. The film is about the relationship between a woman and her brain. It is purposely made with a humorous approach (as opposed to scary or sad) to make it easier for people to ...
Mind Games: Depression Short Film
Through our film “Mind Games”, we aim to destigmatize mental health by empowering those struggling with mental illness and encouraging them to seek treatment.
deformation and transformation I
deformation and transformation is about the elemental force of emotions. The three women treat the clay as an extension of the self. As if their emotions have become tangible; they feel its weight, temperature, surface and density. They build it up a...
The Conversation That Never Happened (从未发生过的对话)
Asian Americans are less likely to access services for mental health, despite being one of the largest populations suffering from depression and suicide. This short film explores a conversation between a mother and her child, in aims of starting a c...
Anxiety Project
An introduction to the Anxiety Project. A visual and performance based exploration of what it's like to live with anxiety and depression.