• Jessica Benson

I am Gwen (2019)

Updated: May 5

I am Gwen is a short film staring Sophie Dora Hall and Laura Ashford. The short follows Gwen, an isolated lonely women, raised and living in a small conservative community that has forced her to suppress her true self. However an unexpected meeting with an old flame forces her to rethink her entire life.


The films covers themes of societal homophobia, suppression and isolation.



Produced by Jessica Benson

Written by Will Turner

Directed by Euan Foulis

Photography by Natalia Walker & Magdalena Rak



I am Gwen was shot on 16mm colour film as part of coursework for my BA Film Production degree at the University for the Creative Arts.

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