New films on Screenbase include Eran Riklis’ drama A Borrowed Identity, Tom Barman’s The Alcoholics and twin sisters Henrietta and Jessica Ashworth’s Olivia And Jim.

Israeli-French drama A Borrowed Identity

Tawfeek Barhom, Yael Abecassis and Michael Moshonov star in the Palestinian-Israeli drama from Eran Rikils about a student dealing with identity issues.

Formerly known as Dancing Arabs, Konken Studios produce, while The Match Factory handles international sales.

Tom Barman’s second feature The Alcoholics

Cult Belgian filmmaker and musician Tom Barman’s next film is currently in development. Savage Film will produce, and the Flanders Audiovisual Fund will support.

This Belgian/Irish/Spanish co-production is to revolve around a Miami nightclub janitor turned drug smuggler.

Comedy drama Olivia And Jim

BFI has supported the Stray Bear and Equation Pictures production about a widow going on a roadtrip across the UK with her stepson in order to meet her late husband’s mistresses.

Indie comedy Bad Drawings

The BFI also finances a comedy scripted by writer Peter Snelling, once again produced by Stray Bear Productions.

Brian Martin’sThe Enemy Within

Martin is currently working with Stray Bear on a drama set during the 1980s miners’ strike, backed by Creative England.

“This is a slightly more hard hitting, nuanced view of what it would be really be like to be a young gay man in a mining community in Yorkshire” [compared to Pride], producer Ivana MacKinnon said.

Thriller/romance Beast

Stray Bear and Agile Films are producing Michael Pearce’s new Jesery-set feature with BFI support.