- Better Or Worse
Awards: Prix UIP, European Film Academy, Grimstad 2001; Best Short Film, Gijon 2000; Best Short Film, Chicago 2000; Kodak/BAFTA North Best Short Film Award 2000, Special Jury Mention, Interfilm Festival Berlin 2000
Eight-year old Rachel is strongly short-sighted and her fear to disgrace herself by wearing eyeglasses makes her cheat the physician with the eye test. During swimming-lesson Rachel notices the fact that also other pupils have their problems and fears; this leads to a courageous resolution.
- JOCELYN CAMMACK