Join us for a cinematic journey like no other! Experience the magic of storytelling in bite-sized brilliance with our Shorts Programme, featuring seven captivating short films that will leave you wanting more. From heartwarming tales to thrilling adventures, there’s something for everyone in this diverse lineup. Immerse yourself in the world of cinema and discover the artistry of emerging filmmakers.
The Silent Ones (Les silencieux)
20 mins, 2022, Belgium, France, Switzerland
At the end of an unsuccessful fishing trip, a small trawler’s desperate captain and crew ultimately agree they have to do something risky, but potentially lucrative, to change their fortune.
Our Males and Females
11 mins, 2022, Jordan
A father and mother are faced with the painful task of washing and shrouding their deceased transgender daughter. Shrouding is an Islamic religious practice that is deemed obligatory to carry out upon death. But when no one agrees to wash her and shame falls onto the family, how far is the father willing to go to make sure his “son” is washed?
Luke Dye-Montefiore, Rufus Dye-Montefiore
6 mins, 2023, United Kingdom
The animated film tells the story of a Haitian migrant in Brazil fighting for his rights to work, buy a house and most importantly, reunite with his family from Haiti.
This is You
Marco De Luca
15 mins, 2022, United Kingdom
Amidst the anticipation of the UK government’s response to Covid-19, two boys in a challenging South London council estate confront their growing feelings for each other, navigating the harsh realities of their lives, including the specter of gang culture, culminating in an intimate night together.
15 mins, 2023, United Kingdom
Life of a Stranger
Roman Daniel Rütten
5 mins, 2023, United Kingdom
11 mins, 2023, USA