Specially selected from the BFI London Film Festival main programme, these short films explore what it means to be a young adult in the world today — from the Welsh wilderness, to the streets of Iraq, by way of a welding workshop, to sunny South London.

Issues of identity, gender, family, activism and community are explored in this collection of films that shine a light on the pressures facing young people today; how can you live up to expectations and societal norms or do you want to challenge them? This collection showcases some of the brightest emerging filmmakers from across the world.

Although these films have not been certified by the BBFC we recommend a minimum age of 12, and that teachers and educators watch the film in advance as some of the films contain swearing and strong sexual references.

We are proud to present the following ten films as part of #GenerationNow.