SHORTS #2

SHORTS

1H 4MIN

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Availability ended 28/2/2021 BST
SCREENS: Available on demand during the festival (included with your ticket)
Our second screening features four films from four distinctive filmmakers. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for Thomas Hescott’s beautiful The Act adapted from Simon Baldwin’s 2014 play. Shorts #2 will be available to view on this page during the festival (25th - 28th Feb) including a curated program of shorts in competition and a selection out of competition all available on-demand for registered festival attendees.

WHITE EYE (DRAMA 21 mins)
A man finds his stolen bicycle and it now belongs to a stranger. In his attempts to retrieve the bicycle, he struggles to remain human.

SIX THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED (DOCUMENTARY 5 mins)
18 years into the future, following the onslaught of a virus worldwide, a Hong Kong citizen reflects on life in the world before he was born, before environmental contamination and a complete change of standards while reflecting on dreams bleeding into reality.

THE FAT LADY SINGS (GENRE 19 mins)
Low on chips, with the odds stacked against her, Sienna recalls an urban legend of violence and revenge.

THE ACT (DRAMA 18 mins)
Effeminate, depraved and looking for love. 1965, the eve of decriminalization for acts of male homosexuality. Matthews, a young gay man at odds with the world discovers love, sex and a family in the backstreets and underground bars of Soho.

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