Class of 2021, Nominated for Excellence in Storytelling, Nominated for Best Actress: Emily Belcher


by Ava Bounds, Yorkshire Universities

A true story of one asylum patient's struggle as her focus on returning home does not go as she planned. A period piece that highlights the travesty of those resting in unmarked graves from barbaric treatments.

MSFF 2021 Screening Times

Beth is screening at MSFF, happening December 28-29, 2021. Our Festival livestream is free, and open to the public. You can watch the film on December 29th, 2021, at 2:15pm EST.

Prefer to watch it on your own time? With, our experimental VOD option this year, you can watch all of this year's film slate up to seven days after the Festival ends. Purchase required.

About The Film


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About The Filmmaker

Ava Bounds

Shortlisted for IMDb New Filmmaker 2020 and winner of the BAFTA-qualifying Bolton FF Youth Award at age 14, Ava is a rising star in fresh filmmaking. Her short, PLAYERS is now screening globally.

Ava's period piece BETH has just been released onto the festival scene. Her films often have a peculiar twist. Get ready.


-Ava Bounds, Director
-Bryan Bounds, Producer
-Emily Belcher, Key Cast“Beth”
-Willa Jackson, Key Cast “Rose”
-Edwards Rushfirth, Key Cast “Arthur”
-Ben Saffer, Director of Photography
-Ava Bounds, Editor
-Bryan Bounds, Editor
-Rob Wingfield, Sound Designer
-Giocomo Pucchini, Composer
-Arthur F Tate, Composer
-Nick LaRocca, Composer
-Joseph Mccarthy, Composer
-Ava Bounds Production, Designer
-Deirdre Bounds Costume, Designer
-Ava Bounds Costume, Designer
-Bryan Bounds, Hair & Makeup
-Deirdre Bounds, Hair & Makeup
-Bryan Bounds, Casting
-Ava Bounds, Casting

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