SCREENING
WATERSHED CINEMA 1
18:00
£6 / £5.50 CONC
INCLUDED IN FESTIVAL PASS OR BUY SINGLE TICKETS
1hr 17
Dir: Various

 

Pain and happiness so often depend on each other. Mixed emotions are thrown into relief in these tales of love, loss, friendship and sacrifice.

 

Films:

Waiting for the New Yearwaiting-for-the-new-year, Vladimir Leschiov_still3

Dir: Vladimir Leschiov
Latvia 2015
8 mins 11 secs
Animation

A lonely woman street cleaner’s letter to an unknown person, written on the first day of the New Year: a year spent observing the seasons and dreaming of a miracle for the following New Year.

 

After I Saw YouAfter I Saw You, Yolanda Barker_ still2

Dir: Yolanda Barker
United Kingdom 2015
3 mins 49 secs
Animation

What if every love story was meant to be?  In contrast to our culture’s linear thinking, this visual poem captures the contrary feelings of fate, loss, elation, letting go, and moving forward, evoked by romantic relationships.

 

UngvárUngvár, Zoltan Aprily_ still1

Dir: Zoltan Aprily
Hungary 2016
9 mins 52 secs
Animation

In 1941 Hungary leased its ships to Germany. When the Germans needed them, those ships that previously served commercial purposes were converted to military use. One of them was a ship called ‘Ungvar’. And the young waiter, with full of hope for adventure was my Grandfather.

 

My Homemy home, Phuong Mai Nguyen_still1

Dir: Phuong Mai Nguyen
France 2015
11 mins 54 secs
Animation

Hugo’s mother is back home. The day after, when Hugo wakes up, he finds black feathers all over his house.

 

Analysis Paralysisanalysis-paralysis, Anete Melece_still2

Dir: Anete Melece
Switzerland 2016
9 mins 04 secs
Animation

Anton is lost in his own head until one day a yellow boot brings him to an exit.

 

Lililili, Hani Dombe_still2

Dir: Hani Dombe & Tom Kouris
Israel 2016
10 mins 18 secs
Animation

Lili refuses to let go of her childhood fights a sandstorm who threatens to take it away. In the heart of the storm she rediscovers the joy of childhood, but is forced to choose between illusion and reality.

 

Weather The Stormweather-the-storm_Peter Baynton_still1

Dir: Peter Baynton
United Kingdom 2016
4 mins 54 secs
Animation

Dickie has run out of toothpaste, but Dot used to do the toiletries shopping.

 

In Other Wordsin-other-words, Tal Kantor_still1

Dir: Tal Kantor
Israel 2015
5 mins 56 secs
Animation

A man recalls a moment of a lost opportunity to communicate with his daughter. Their brief meeting after years undermines his world and renders his words meaningless.

 

The Petard Pinchthe-petard-pinch, Michael Brookes_still2

Dir: Michael Brookes
United Kingdom 2016
4 mins 17 secs
Animation

On HMS Petard, amidst battle, three men act with bravery and courage, in the process capturing vital Nazi documents and secret codebooks that helped Bletchley Park to crack the enigma code, and ultimately help win the war.

 

Lockboxlockbox, Peter Cotter_still2

Dir: Peter Cotter
United Kingdom 2016
1 mins 26 secs
Animation

A loving mechanical puppet looks for a way to save his maker’s business through the ultimate sacrifice.

 

Player 2player-2, Charlie Millar_still2

Dir: Charlie  Miller & Harry Slinger-Thompson
United Kingdom 2016
5 mins 38 secs
Animation

Henry is a twelve year old boy who lives alone with his Dad in suburban England. All he wants is someone to play video games with – like his Dad used to. He wants a Player 2.

 

Couplingcoupling, Catriona Hayes_still1

Dir: Catriona Hayes
United Kingdom 2015
2 mins 26 secs
Animation

When things go hand in hand, what use is just one. Graduate film by Cat Hayes from Staffordshire University.

 

Final Callfinal-call, Sara Barbas_still1

Dir: Sara Barbas
Portugal / United Kingdom / Denmark 2016
11 mins 30 secs
Animation

Catarina bumps in to her old flame and might-have-been lover Diogo at airport security. During a very awkward conversation and constantly interrupted by airport security staff and procedures, Catarina and Diogo realise they made a big mistake due to an even greater misunderstanding.

 


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