Directed By Lainey Richardson

In this 3 minute micro short, we meet Samira a teenager living in England, seemingly regular but she’s redefining what makes  a modern teen by playing for her school’s mens football team.

Production Details & Description

SAMIRA, 3 mins, Documentary, UK, 2018

19-year old Samira redefines what it means to be a woman in modern day Britain in this visual exploration of youth, identity and womanhood.

WINNER Best Short Short Award // London Independent Film Festival 2019
AWARD NOMINATION The XX Award // Underwire Festival 2019
AWARD NOMINATION Youth Jury Award // Encounters Festival 2019
OFFICIAL SELECTION Berlin Feminist Film Week 2019
OFFICIAL SELECTION Montreal Feminist Film Festival 2019
OFFICIAL SELECTION S.O.U.L Screening Our Unseen Lives 2019

Producer/Director/Camera: Lainey Richardson
Editor: Ben Canny
Original Music Score: Guy Wood
Additional Camera: Ben Hutton

Samira Conteh