SCREENING
WATERSHED CINEMA 1
22:00
£5.00
INCLUDED IN FESTIVAL PASS OR BUY SINGLE TICKETS
2hr
Dir: Various

Ah, l’amour…
In the upbeat short films of this late night screening, romance takes centre stage. From blossoming teenage love to online dating at 80, these charming stories remind us of the magic of love and relationships and how deeply they shape our lives.

FILMS:

I Like Girls (J’aime les filles)

Dir: Diane Obomsawin
Canada 2016
8 mins 12 secs
Animation

First love is an intoxicating experience, but with it can come excruciating awkwardness, unrequited emotions, and confusing issues of identity.

Kubrick by Candlelight

Dir: David O’Reilly
Ireland/United Kingdom 2017
18 mins 25 secs
Fiction

In 1973 Stanley Kubrick came to Ireland and brought the British Army with him… A lighthearted romantic comedy set behind the scenes of Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon.

Chickens

Dir: George Wu
United Kingdom 2016
4 mins 4 secs
Animation

Chickens‘ directed by George Wu, has been chosen to be part of the ‘Random Acts’ series currently airing on Channel 4 at midnight on Thursdays. George worked with illustrator, Meng-Chia Lai to create a touching and charming story of how friendships develop and change.

Pregnant Pause

Dir: Alice Seabright
United Kingdom 2016
13 mins
Fiction

Pee. Wait. Panic. Steph is in a happy, long-term relationship, but now she might be pregnant she has no idea what she wants.

Manivald

Dir: Chintis Lundgren
Canada/Croatia/Estonia 2017
13 mins
Animation

A hot, young plumber Toomas breaks into the harmonious life of Manivald and his retired mother.

chromosome_sweetheart_honami_yano_6Chromosome Sweetheart (Senshokutai no Koibito)

Dir: Honami Yano
Japan 2017
4 mins 55 secs
Animation

An ex-couple in a café, a girl sucking on her girlfriend’s hair, a running woman, a fleeing town, a little girl walking along the river. In this world, there are as many forms of love as there are people.

Fomo Sapiens

Dir: Viktor Hertz
Sweden 2016
7 mins 15 secs
Fiction

A young couple, suffering from the worst imaginable form of ‘fear of missing out’, decide to take on a tough challenge.

Adam

Dirs: Evelyn Jane Ross
USA 2016
2 mins 27 secs
Animation

In the beginning of them, she created us.

I Don’t Feel Anything Anymore (Je Ne Sens Plus Rien)

Dirs: Noémie Marsily, Carl Roosens
Belgium/Canada 2016
9 mins 28 secs
Animation

An absurdist fable about two lovers who live isolated lives high above a world in chaos, yet strive to be useful to people living down below.

Crush

Dir: Rosie Westhoff
Australia/United Kingdom 2016
8 mins
Fiction

A coming of age film about a girls first crush.

First Bloom (连理枝 )

Dir: Tingting Liu
China/USA, 2017
4 mins 38 secs
Animation

He is a servant in the Royal Palace. She is the Emperor’s daughter. Growing up together, they become friends and soul mates. Naturally their budding feelings for each other are forbidden in this feudalistic kingdom, but they strive for the freedom to love and to bloom.

Dahlia

Dir: Ana Mouyis
USA 2017
4 mins 21 secs
Animation

Through a metaphorical narrative about love, Dahlia explores a relationship between two people which is burdened by mental illness.

Rush

Dir: Karni Arieli, Saul Freed
United Kingdom 2017
3 mins 41 secs
Fiction

This music video is about the longevity of love. Touching loosely on procreation in humans and nature. Spores and metaphorical sperm galore.

Deighties

Dir: Mason Fleming
Australia 2016
8 mins 1 sec
Fiction

A tender look at dating in the golden years of your life – your eighties. Phil, a widower at the age of 86, decides to venture into the unfamiliar world of online dating in a search for companionship.

ghosted_neville_pierce_4Ghosted

Dir: Neville Pierce
United Kingdom 2016
10 mins 40 secs
Fiction

A widow’s attempts to find love are ruined when the ghost of her cheating dead husband gatecrashes her dates… A supernatural rom-com starring Alice Lowe (Sightseers, Prevenge), Christien Anholt (Relic Hunter), David Elliot (Kajaki: The True Story aka Kilo Two Bravo) and Richard Glover (A Field in England).


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