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Winning films at Tolpuddle RFF 2017

Jury Selection


BUNKERS Anne-Claire Adet – Switzerland Best Documentary


The Sandman Lauren Knapp – United States Best Documentary by a Student Filmmaker


The Interview Marc Gurung – France Best Fiction Short


iRony Jay Jay Jegathesan – Australia Best Fiction Short by a Student Filmmaker

Audience Award


ASSHOLIO Nathan Erasmus – Ireland Best Fiction Short


Champions Anastasija Bräuniger – Germany Best Fiction Short by a Student Filmmaker


Dare to Dream:  Cuba’s Latin American Medical School Jennifer Wager – United States Best Documentary


Fight! Ayala Guy – Germany Best Documentary by a Student Filmmaker

Films that were screened at Tolpuddle Radical Film Festival 2017 in the Small Axe Competition Programme.

Official Selection
Project Title Directors Duration Country of Origin Project Type  
ASSHOLIO Nathan Erasmus 00:03:15 Ireland Animation, Music Video  
BUNKERS Anne-Claire Adet 00:14:03 Switzerland Documentary,  
C.O.D. Onur Doğan 00:04:44 Turkey Experimental,  
Champions Anastasija Bräuniger 00:08:00 Germany Documentary,  Student  
Colorado Bboy Roots Jackson Xia 00:16:30 United States Documentary, Student,  
Commodity Trading: Election Day M. Woods 00:14:55 United States Documentary, Experimental  
Dare to Dream:  Cuba’s Latin American Medical School Jennifer Wager 00:30:00 United States Documentary  
Destroy Madrid Joseba Alfaro 00:09:29 Spain Fiction  
FEDRA Malo Bara 00:13:31 Belgium Student  
Fight or Freeze Lucinda Broadbent 00:01:05 United Kingdom Animation  
Fight! Ayala Guy 00:19:30 Germany Documentary, Experimental,  Student  
God hates Finland Johan Karrento 00:10:30 Finland Fiction  
Here Still Alyssa Michener 00:23:37 United States Documentary,  Student  
Hopefully (“Ojalá”) Marie-Stéphane Cattaneo 00:01:00 France Fiction  
Immigration Jan BEYEN 00:05:37 Belgium Animation,  Student,  
iRony Jay Jay Jegathesan 00:07:53 Australia Animation, Experimental,  Student  
Korean Dog Meat Exposé James Hyams, AJ Garcia, Taehoon Lee 00:21:32 S Korea Documentary, Experimental  
Little Jerusalem Zena Agha 00:06:56 United Kingdom Documentary,  Student  
Mayor Moritz Adlon 00:15:00 Germany Fiction, Student  
Miami Five Freedom Tour Chris Reeves 00:20:00 United Kingdom Documentary  
Slowville Alex Meunier 00:03:24 Canada Animation,  
Tachinahare Aljoscha Seuss 00:02:42 Germany Animation, Experimental,  Student  
The Bard’s Wife Roy Delaney 00:12:00 United Kingdom Documentary,  Student  
The Bus Trip Sarah Gampel 00:13:40 Sweden Animation, Documentary,  Student  
The Interview Marc GURUNG 00:17:38 France Fiction  
The Sandman Lauren Knapp 00:18:54 United States Documentary,  Student  
User History Coalfather Industries 00:06:02 United States Animation, Experimental,  
Where is home? Asad Nazari 00:01:02 Sweden Animation,  
Who the hell is Satan Leo Ferri 00:10:51 Iran Documentary,  
You’re a Guy! Sylvain Certain 00:02:14 France Fiction  

These films were long listed in our competition but did not make it into the final selection. They deserve recognition and celebration. If we had a longer festival we’d show them all.

Long List
Project Title Directors Duration Country of Origin Project Type Trailer
A New Era Ludwig Reuter 00:09:00 Burkina Faso Documentary  
Are You Sleeping (2017)   00:02:19 China Experimental, Fiction  
Beeman – A New Superhero for Young Refugees Abdullah Nabisadah, Halil Ibrahim Özdogan 00:14:25 Germany Fiction
Boiling Camila Gregório 00:16:33 Brazil Fiction, Student  
Carols Thanos Psichogios 00:15:40 Greece Fiction, Other
Cycle of Change Sarah Frei 00:08:46 United States Documentary  
Fireplace Muhammad Bayazid, Samah Safi Bayazid 00:11:42 Syrian Arab Republic Fiction, Student  
Fomo Sapiens Viktor Hertz 00:07:15 Sweden Fiction
Her Voice Silvia Defrance 00:11:03 Belgium Experimental, Fiction, Other  
How to Make Finland Great Again Jarno Harju 00:19:11 Finland Fiction  
Hush Street Eduardo Colgan 00:16:00 Brazil Fiction
Journey Without a Map Jill Woodward 00:16:30 United States Documentary
Kissmud Mox Mäkelä 00:06:09 Finland Experimental  
KNAGGLIG Amelie Schlögelhofer 00:02:33 Austria Animation, Fiction, Student  
Lockdown Lauren Knapp 00:05:14 United States Documentary, Student
Lurna Nani Matos 00:15:00 Spain Fiction
Madness Adrian Szczepaniak 00:06:00 Poland Animation, Experimental, Student
Mellow Yellow – Radio Edit Neil Wigardt 00:14:58 Sweden Documentary, Experimental, Student  
MEMENTO MORI Nina Schiena 00:13:15 Germany Experimental, Fiction, Student,
Mother Nature André Kirchner 00:15:00 Germany Fiction
NOITULOS EDICIUS Willie Stewart 00:03:28 United States Experimental, Fiction, Student
Of huge and small Artem Funk 00:25:25 Germany Documentary, Experimental, Student  
Open Mike Tobias Erdmann 00:16:20 United Kingdom Fiction, Student
Pandas Have Got To Go Harriet Francis Croucher 00:02:24 United Kingdom Animation, Experimental, Fiction, Student
QUEST for the Crystal   00:04:10 United States Animation, Experimental, Student  
SEEDS Milo Bennet-Shephard (age 11 at the time) 00:01:48 Not Specified Animation, Experimental, Student  
Silence Equals Olan Montgomery 00:16:00 United States Fiction  
So Many Reasons Lucinda Broadbent 00:01:01 United Kingdom Animation  
The Arctic Circus Connor Johnstone 00:23:38 Canada Documentary, Student
The Colored Punch: story of efkan beyaz Yazın Öztürk 00:12:43 Turkey Documentary
The Greater Evil William R. Coughlan 00:07:51 United States Fiction
The Next Stop Is Happiness Where This Bus Terminates Ka Ki Wong 00:09:57 United Kingdom Fiction, Student  
The Rag Zoe Vitale 00:11:49 United States Student  
The Wheels On The Bus Joshua Long 00:09:45 Australia Fiction, Student
To Help Us Paula Durette 00:01:23 Not Specified Animation  
Visitor (Preview version) Stef de Hoog 00:13:00 Hungary Fiction, Student  
Where they are expecting us Gustavo Gómez 00:21:00 Spain Documentary
Wire Berkay Hasbay 00:14:59 Turkey Fiction, Student