Shouya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shouko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shouya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shouko and Shouya do not speak to each other again... until an older, wiser Shouya, tormented by his past behaviour, decides he must see Shouko once more. He wants to atone for his sins, but is it already too late...?
A socially awkward and volatile small business owner meets the love of his life after being threatened by a gang of scammers.
Evan Hansen, a high schooler with social anxiety, unintentionally gets caught up in a lie after the family of a classmate who committed suicide mistakes one of Hansen’s letters for their son’s suicide note.
A socially awkward woman with a fondness for arts and crafts, horses, and supernatural crime shows finds her increasingly lucid dreams trickling into her waking life.
When reserved and lonely teenager Fenix meets popular high school girl Scarlett, the two form a bond that shapes the rest of his life.
The purportedly true story of a 23-year-old otaku (Japanese geek) who intervened when a drunk man was harassing a woman on a train. The otaku ultimately started dating with her and chronicled his event and his dates with the woman (who became known as "Hermès") on the Japanese mega-BBS 2channel.
Alex arrives uninvited to a party and, after a set of excruciating interactions with other guests, is forced to recount a self-reflecting dream he has had. A meditation on oneiric experience in cinema, mental health, talking dogs and fishermen.
A young couple buys a rotten house with the intention of turning it into their dream home. But the more the renovations progress, the more their life turns into a nightmare. Bungalow is a comedy-drama about the financial, social and sexual anxieties that millennials experience in our performance society.
Sensitive Parts is a tender and sharply observed dramatic comedy about a young woman who is forced to confront her social anxiety and interpersonal fears before they consume her and the people she loves, with a little help along the way from the imaginary manifestation of an iconic popstar.
Emma approaches adulthood, she tries to live an ordinary life and keep up to her late mothers expectations. However her anxiety weighs over her, stopping her from enjoying the last few youthful years.
Four people suffering from various forms of clinical anxiety disorders tell us what it's like to live and work with this illness. They discuss the stigma attached to being anxious, and also how to cope with the symptoms using things like medication, supplements, self love and meditation. All of this in an endless search for anxiety relief.
A short experimental film about processing internal stress outwardly through the creative process.
Diana, a young woman who suffers from social anxiety, works in the supermarket which forces her to face her biggest fears; unable to communicate with others, she takes refuge in an ideal dream: a still and silent world where she can be free but gradually and without noticing this place threatens to swallow her into oblivion.
A teenager tests his limits by attending a costume party, where his anxiety manifests itself in the form of a looming shadow.
Alone in his house, Leo, 12 years old, does not want to go to summer camp. When it is close to the time of departure, a disturbing presence prowls around, imitating his voice.
Unfulfilled by his day-to-day life, an 18-year-old homebody copes with social anxiety by living the life of his dreams, in his dreams.
Sometimes we are our own worst enemy... We fall victim to a conscience poisoned by society's repressing landscape. A rupture occurs within ourselves – the timeless fight between good and evil.
A young woman tries to overcome her anxiety, which is personified by a crocodile.
Memories haunt a man and blur the lines between reality and imagination.
A personal, poetic essay film exploring eye contact, social anxiety, and the nature of connection between self and other.