Competition Countdown: Thicker Than Water

In the countdown to this year's Encounters Festival we share a selection of trailers from each of the International Competition Screenings.

SHORT FILM 1: THICKER THAN WATER (15)

Screening at 10:30 Wed 17 September at Watershed

Unfolding a canvas of expectations, resilience and reality checks, the short films in this programme take a close look at the complexities of the relationships between parents and children. Honest, imaginative and affecting, these stories, from different parts of the world explore the often troubled, always powerful nature of these visceral bonds.

What Happens After Six
Dir: Ewan Stewart
United Kingdom 2014

Cadet
Dir: Kevin Meul
Belgium 2013
14 mins 32 secs