Films

Aiken Heart has screened work internationally with films in competition at the Festival de Cannes Cinefondation, Rotterdam, and the Toronto International Film Festival. 

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TITANYUM

2018

Directed by Gökçe Erdem, starring Ece Seçer

Co-produced with Asli Erdem, Beatrice Films, Istanbul

A promising young figure skater in 1990s Turkey has to overcome the self-doubt that is jeopardizing her performance.

Locarno Festival, Academy Screenings 2018, Sarajevo Film Festival, Short Film Competition Programme 2018, Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 Portland Film Festival 2018, Bosphorus Film Festival, 2018 (Best National Short Fiction Film Award)

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THE PEOPLE GARDEN

2016

Directed by Nadia Litz, starring Dree Hemingway, Pamela Anderson

A young actress travels to Japan to breakup with her rock star boyfriend, and discovers he’s gone missing in the notorious suicide forest.

Official Selection BAFICI 2016, Winner of the Audience Prize at the 2013 TIFF Studio Screenwriting Lab

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BIG MUDDY

2014

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NOTES ON THE GAZE

2015

Directed by Jefferson Moneo, starring Nadia Litz, Justin Kelly, Stephen McHattie, James LeGros

A modern day outlaw returns home to reconcile her dark past after her teenage son commits a horrible crime.

Premiered at Toronto International Film Festival 2014.  Winner of Arizona International Film Festival Special Jury Award for Best Cinematography.

Directed by Chelsea McMullan

An experimental documentary examining how women look at each other on the street. Commissioned by popular streaming site Nowness, based on “Women in Clothes” by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton.

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RAPE CARD

2018

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GOING SOUTH

2013

Directed by Jefferson Moneo

Starring Shana Dowdeswell, Sean Friel, Kenneth Heaton, John Brodsky

A young woman, longing to escape her rural life, is visited by a mysterious drifter.

Official selection Cannes Cinefondation, 2013, and Vancouver International Film Festival.

Directed by Nathan Hughes-Berry and Madeleine Sims-Fewer

Starring Madeleine Sims-Fewer, Rafferty Blumberg, and Steven McCarthy

A cautionary tale set in a chilling dystopian future where rape is legal. Frances tries to control her fate by planning her own assault, and targets a young boy who just got his rape card. 

Landshut Kurzfilmfestival, 2018, Mecal Barcelona International Short Film Festival, 2018