Thursday 8 October | 4.30 pm | Online Screening with Q&A* | TICKETS
A selection of short films from our Best Short Competition. | Approx 1:45 h
The Wall by Andrew Fisher | UK | 2019 | 10 min | A man who starts the day knowing he loves someone and someone loves him. He starts to realise that what he’s saying isn’t being heard. His questions are not being answered and the person he thought would be listening isn’t. The only other presence is the wall and the rugged and dramatic landscape that it occupies. His desperation begins to show as he searches for answers. There may be an opening, but it may not be the one he wants to step through.
Watermark by Rebecca Maddalo | US | 2019 | 24 min | When Meg moves in with her longtime boyfriend, she is suddenly terrorised by memories of a past trauma from years earlier. Desperate to move forward with the life she wants, she constructs an imagined space in her mind to confront her ghosts and battle their grasp on her reality.
Silicon Caesar – Short Film by Chuck Griffith | US | 2019 | 15 min | A megalomaniac CEO is fatally usurped the night before a new A.I. product release.
DA YIE by Anthony Nti | Ghana | 2019 | 20 min | A foreigner in Ghana gets an assignment from his gang to find kids for a risky job that will take place later that evening. While spending the day with two energetic children, Prince and Matilda, he starts to question his decision and how it will affect their lives.
NOVEMBER 1ST by Charlie Manton | UK | 2019 | 29 min | Traveling to witness the execution of her son’s murder, a mother is torn between retaliation and reconnecting with her estranged daughter.
HOME by Celeste Harper Davis | UK | 2020 | 5 min | June suffers from dementia but refuses to give up the memory of her first love, and with it her identity.
* Upon purchasing a ticket you will receive a link to stream the film. NOTE: The virtual screening room will open 5 minutes before the scheduled screening time, so you will not be able to access it beforehand. The films are screened live, you can enter at any time after the screening begins, but you will not be able to rewind the content.