SCREENING
WATERSHED CINEMA 3
13:00
£5.00
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1hr 30m
Dir: Various

Seven short films produced by Samm Haillay (Third Films) over the past 16 years. Some of these have played Encounters as part of their festival run and are now in a programme together for the first time. Samm will be on hand to discuss this body of his producing work.

Films:

FieldField

Dir: Duane Hopkins
UK 2001
10 mins

A Sunday in the country. Three teenage boys, hanging around, bored. A terrible event takes place incidentally, without provocation. The next day at school everyone carries on as usual, as if nothing has happened. A study in everyday violence.

The Making of Parts The Making of Parts

Dir: Daniel Elliott
UK 2006
15 mins

A man’s love and tenderness, which he once shared with his wife, is now slipping away from him. As one sexual existence ends, another is just beginning.

Jade StillJade

Dir: Daniel Elliott
UK 2009
15 mins

Young and impulsive Jade, caught in a dilemma of her own making, struggles to choose the right path. It becomes apparent to her that she may have no choice at all.

Compulsion StillCompulsion

Dir: Andrew McVicar
UK 2011
13 mins

Awakening to the experience of his first romantic connection, Ian’s trust in girlfriend Kelly is thrown into doubt by rumour. As his emotions swing between aggression and tenderness, he feels compelled to react. A study in the vicissitudes and intensity of love in adolescence.

Cigarette at Night StillCigarette at Night

Dir: Duane Hopkins
UK 2014
5 mins

On his way home a boy rests to smoke his last cigarette. Perhaps reflecting on the night’s earlier activities, an atmosphere at once eerie and yet familiar takes hold. A place where serenity and anxiety seem equally present.

Twelfth Man StillTwelfth Man

Dir: Duane Hopkins
UK 2014
5 mins

The match before the match.

Howls StillHowls

Dir: Catriona MacInnes
UK 2017
13 mins

A young mum runs away with her fragile son to a woodland community in Scotland where he find solace in a mysterious wolf.


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