Friday 9 October | 12 pm (noon) | Online Screening with Q&A* | TICKETS
A selection of short films from our Short Films Competition | Approx 1:45 h
Henet Ward by Morad Mostafa | Egypt | 2020 | 23 min | Halima, a Sudanese henna painter goes to Basma’s, a young Egyptian bride to prepare her for her wedding: under the eyes of her daughter Ward, the encounter between the two women grows from complicity to suddenly unveiled tensions.
Ladder to You by Victoria Watson & Chris Watson | Scotland, UK | 2019 | 5 min | Ladder to You is an octogenarian love story. Old Eric is tired of life without his dear wife, Elsie, but in his darkest moment she shows him that true love never dies.
Home Time by Bhulla Beghal | UK | 2020 | 4 min | Made during the CV19 lockdown and commissioned by Multistory as part of their project, Stories in Isolation, Home Time tells a child’s simple point of view during a congested and manic period. In the midst of a nationwide lockdown, a school-boy is just a boy. Now that school is been taken from him, his realisation of how much he loved his teachers, classmates and the routine arises and he poetically awaits the day he can return.
You are the One by Sarab Sahni | Scotland, UK | 2019 | 14 min | A novelist named Mia gets inspired by a crush a stranger has on her beloved husband, Mark. Mark is affable and Mia decides to bring Freya in between their marriage. Being fascinated with an outcome, Mia gets carried away and imagines her biggest nightmare that possibly becomes a reality.
Mirror Site by Karl Richter | US | 2020 | 13 min | A young man finds himself questioning his reality through an eerie, repetitive phone-call.
Sandra Loves Guns by Julia Tarissan and Swann Darcy | France | 2019 | 6 min | 1990. New York. In an interview with an underground reporter, a cocaine wholesaler reviews his life.
The House Abandon by Clint D’Souza | Canada | 2020 | 7 min | A young kid, Cody, receives a mysterious package appears with the game THE HOUSE ABANDON. Can Cody survive this interactive horror text game or become another in its long line of victims?
One to Ten by TENG KUN HOU | Taiwan | 2019 | 35 min | Mei, Qian and Jia Xin, 3 High school besties from Taipei had a deal to perform a mysterious ritual together. It is said that if you keep your mouth shuts, don’t look back and walk through 10 shrines in the night, your dream will come true. A wish-making journey is about to start.
* 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.