SCREENING
WATERSHED CINEMA 1
20:00
£6.00
INCLUDED IN FESTIVAL PASS OR BUY SINGLE TICKETS
1hr 30m
Dir: Various

Prepare for some hilarious encounters. These finely-tuned amusing films each make sharp observations of the absurd and perverse. Everyday situations are viewed through different eyes, and fresh perspectives deliver some very funny results.

films:

La Merde

Dir: Ben Adam-Harris
UK 2018
8 mins 12 secs

You’ll never get a second chance at a first impression.

 

 

 

Sunscapades

Dir: Ben Mitchell
UK 2018
5 mins 14 secs

A day at the beach takes a gruesome turn when triplets Lily, Milly and Billy attempt a prank on their grumpy ol’ dad.

 

 

Artem Silendi

Dir: Frank Ychou
France 2018
7 mins 25 secs

Sisters are sinners like others.

 

 

Taking Stock

Dir: Duncan Cowles
Scotland 2017
4 mins 1

8 secs

Using his failed attempts at creating profitable stock footage, a filmmaker reflects on the absurd, mundane and funny side of being trapped inside your own head.

 

 

Kleptomami

Dir: Pola Beck
Germany 2017
9 mins 58 secs

A film about the absurdities of today’s mummy-hood.

 

 

 

No Sherbet

Dir: Joe Magee
UK 2018
10 mins

An ice cream purchase turns ugly.

 

 

 

 

The Director

Dir: Kim Albright
UK / Canada 2018                                                           
13 mins 27 secs

When Claire realises she lacks direction in her life, she hires a director to show her the way.

 

 

The Bigger Man Was Not Embarrassed

Dir: Simon Ellis
UK 2018
3 mins 50 secs

In the aftermath of a fistfight, a Saturday night tough-guy explains his aggression.

 

 

Merry-Go-Round (Lalay-Balalay)

Dir: Ruslan Bratov
Russia 2017
13 mins

The restaurant is closing, and Oleg Maratovich wants to celebrate.

 

 

 

 

Observations on Relationships

Dir: Abbie Stephens
UK 2018
4 mins 27 secs

Modern relationships, with all their idiosyncratic quirks, are explored through surreal and unexpected visual metaphors.. Well-meaning romantic thoughtfulness escalates into dark and dangerous territory.

 

Lobsters

Dir: Matt Huntley
UK 2018
4 mins 40 secs

Mark, a lonely man in a caravan park has found his soulmate, his neighbour Tanya. He drifts off into a fantasy about their future together.

 

Brexicuted

Dir: Chris Shepherd
UK/France 2018
5 mins

This satirical animation considers why Brexit is happening.

 

 


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