The Sea
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

The Sea

CAMERON RICHARDS / UNITED KINGDOM / 14 MINUTES / ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Starring: Anna Friel, Russell Tovey, David Elliot

On a grey day, a woman sits alone on a beach and calmly watches the birds. As she sits, she is joined by various people who make up the tapestry of her life, in a film about the fragile, fallible and human stories that compose our memories.

Playing as part of Opening Night Shorts

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Fish Cracker
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Fish Cracker

Yiğit Evgar / Turkey / 13 Minutes / Turkish with English Subtitles

Starring: Alihan Turkdemir, Elif Dundar, Okan Yalabık, Demet Evgar

A brother (8) and sister (14) left their home after the sudden break-up of their parents, and revisit as ‘guests’. The return is to bid farewell to their father before they move out of the city with their mother.

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Diva and Astro
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Diva and Astro

Angel Barroeta / United States / 9 Minutes / English Language

Starring: Sharle Taule, Sabrina Salvador, Rob Gooman

A streetwise posse idly roams the evening in the hood they call home. Diva and Astro follow parallel paths in real time, hurtling irrevocably toward the consequences of the habits they find hardest to overcome.

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Bodies of Water
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Bodies of Water

David Lykes Keenan / United States / 14 Minutes / English Language

Starring: Ellar Coltrane

It's 1982, Marsh is 24 years old, and he struggles with a tormenting secret. Feeling disconnected human relationships others take for granted, Marsh treads water in the often painful doldrums of everyday life.

One night, a spark ignites Marsh's imagination of what could be and he embarks on a private quest until the time comes for the boldest move of his life.

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Generations
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Generations

Sune Sorensen / Denmark / 11 Minutes / Danish Language with English Subtitles

Starring: Torben Zeller, Christopher Poll, Katrine Jensenius, Sigurd Ulriksen

In a final attempt to re-connect after years of falling out, Alex - encouraged by his mother - embarks on a road trip with his father in their old family Beetle.

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Brink
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Brink

Jonathan Blagrove / United Kingdom / 5 Minutes / English Language

Starring: Tim Plester, Lisa Dwyer-Hogg

In the aftermath of a violent break in, a young woman held captive desperately fights for her freedom, her captors motives unknown.

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Ballerino
May
8
7:00 PM19:00

Ballerino

Alex Forbes / United Kingdom / 13 Minutes / English Language

Set in a Northern town in a topsy-turvy world where football is only for girls and ballet is the manliest pursuit there is, one working class boy defies society and his father’s wishes in favour of his repressed fascination with his sisters sport; football. 

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