Saguenay international
short film festival


Ruby lives in a small flat with her mother and younger sister. When Ruby realizes she is having her period, she notices they are out of period products. She doesn’t want to bother her mother with asking for them, because she is aware of their moneyproblems.So Ruby tries to solve it herself.

Production :
IJswater Films
Contact :
Music :
Hans Nieuwenhuijsen
Screenplay :
Milou Rohde
Cast :
Alicia Prinsen and Astrid Van Eck
Editing :
Tessel Flora de Vries
Cinematographer :
Myrthe Mosterman

In competition for :

Grand Prize

Public Award - Official Competition

Quebec Critic Award AQCC

Jury Prize

  • Emma Branderhorst

    In 2019 Emma Branderhorst graduated as a director from the University of the Arts Utrecht. Emma is enthusiastic, full of passion and fights for the stories that are close to her heart. Her short film 'Onderhuids' (‘Under the Skin’) had its international premiere during Berlinale Generation 2020 and won a Wildcard at the Netherlands Film Festival.