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Hamilton Film Festival: Coming of Age
November 14, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Freebird is the coming-of-age story of a boy with Down Syndrome who learns to navigate the world with a loving mother, an absent father, a classroom bully, and a life-long crush.
Girls Are Strong Here. 16m, USA, Scott Burkhardt
When a mother and daughter arrive at his service station with a broken down car and no where to sleep that night, a Syrian immigrant must decide how trusting he can be in his new country.
Valeria, 15m, Spain, Alejandro San Martín
Valeria, a 17 year old girl, in the face of bullying and the lack of help from the school and family, faces the decision to continue or not.
Maeve In The Dark, 15m, Kasia Kaczmarek
Sexuality and gender norms are explored when a chronically ill teen meets her new A.I. nurse, LEM.
Run, 13m, UK, Emma Miranda Moore
Charlie dreams of being a big man, strong enough to squash his bullying brother. He forms an unlikely friendship with Lisa, an intimidating neighbour. Their bond empowers them both, leaving Charlie and Lisa in control of their own destiny.
Growing Pains, 14m, UK, Jack Curtis
Rhea, 13 years old, is the primary carer for her father Martin who self medicates with cannabis. When school bullies find out that Martin’s medicine is home-grown, Rhea quickly learns that sharing is not always caring.