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WATERSHED CINEMA 3
11:30
£5.00
1hr
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An exciting selection of short films by young artist filmmakers aged 16-24 in cinemas across England. From animation and comedy to dance and spoken word – these bold and creative short films reflect the mosaic of contemporary life through the lens of young artists.

FILMS:

Beneath the Surface

Dirs: Yero Timi-Biu, Jessica Ashman
UK 2017
3 mins 23 secs
Animation

Beneath the surface is an animation about two best friends, growing up in the same world but experiencing it completely differently. We observe Cherelle and Minomi͛s’ twenty-five year relationship, plagued with micro-aggression and realisations.

Neighbour

Dir: Adam Csoka Kelle
United Kingdom 2017
3 mins 11 secs
Fiction

A person living next door to us? Or a person living nearby observing us from the comfort of his home? An exploration of Kiev’s youth and a definition of a collective state of mind, through the journey of a young boy questioning his prescribed destiny.

Goathland, Pippa YoungGoathland

Dir: Pippa Young
United Kingdom 2017
3 mins 33 secs
Fiction

Two figures wander the desolate Yorkshire moors building colourful worlds around themselves. Absurdity ensues when their paths cross.

All That Is

Dirs: Camille Summers Valli/Wessie Du Toit
United Kingdom 2017
3 mins 17 secs
Fiction

An intimate exploration of love and its role in the lives of five individuals.

S.O.C.OS.O.C.O

Dir: Marcus Armitage
United Kingdom 2016
2 mins 8 secs
Animation

A hand drawn animation in which a scenes of crime officer is plagued by memories of her day job. Two environments mesh together in a struggle to separate work and home life.

The Roof Over Their Heads

Dir: Will Hooper
United Kingdom 2016
3 mins 10 secs
Animation

A three-minute story that looks at the inner workings and relationships within the family structure.

Body RitesBody Rites

Dir: Naomi Berrio
United Kingdom 2016
3  mins 8 secs
Fiction

Body rites explores notions of masculinity and social violence in a concrete urban landscape through contemporary dance and the language of movement. The dancers’ surreal journey captures the power of the body and mind in enabling us to transcend and liberate ourselves.

TwoTwo

Dir: Daisy Ifama
United Kingdom 2017
3 mins 12 secs
Fiction

Two is a documentary introduction to conversations around the complex nature of multiracial identity.

Body LanguageBody Language

Dir: Michael Mante
United Kingdom 2017
3 mins 29 secs
Fiction

A krump dancer performs amidst the ills, filth and degradation of his urban environment in this surreal art exploration of gentrification, classism and racism.

ImpactImpact

Dir: Elle Smart
United Kingdom 2017
3 mins 33 secs
Fiction

This short film explores the stigma surrounding  post traumatic stress disorder (ptsd). Most commonly the condition is associated with veterans of war, however, many diagnosed with ptsd are affected by other traumas.

FagFag

Dir: Danni Spooner
United Kingdom 2016
2 mins 24 secs
Fiction

A rebellious reflection on the cis-gendered society we exist in that grins towards political correctness.

PortraitPortrait

Dir: Oli Cowton
United Kingdom 2017
3  mins 41 secs
Fiction

An anonymous person tells a story they’ve never told anyone before, while an artist creates an impression of how they see that person.

Order in the CourtOrder in the Court

Dir: Becky Doctor
United Kingdom 2017
3 mins 40 secs
Fiction

A barista tries to be a barrister for the day and ends up making a mocha-ry of the courtroom.

Dancer of the FutureDancer of the Future

Dir: Anna Campbell
United Kingdom 2017
2 mins 51 secs
Fiction

This experimental film explores why pole-dancing is revolutionary. the pole represents a shift in how women view their bodies: from the aesthetic to the functional.


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