Oxford International Film Festival

We're Still Together and the shorts Shopping, Backstory, I am Dyslexic and Take my Heart Away.

2:25pm on Saturday the 6th of May at the Phoenix Picturehouse

We're Still Together

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DIRECTED BY JESSE KLEIN

Starring – Jess Camacho, Joey Klein, Brielle Robillard and Eve Harrow.

82 mins Drama/Coming of Age

A bullied, overweight teen is rescued by a manic single dad and together they set off into the city at night. At house parties, dive bars and backyard pools, with teenage crushes, estranged wives and daughters, Chris and Bobby come to know each other, and try not to lose themselves.

Go see if you liked What Maisie Knew and or About a Boy.

Shopping

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DIRECTED BY LAYKE ANDERSON

Starring – Ricky Nixon and Bruce Payne.

12 mins UK SHORT - Drama

A young man meets the worn voice of a fading city under the lights of a London sex shop.

"Strangely moving and tense. Wonderful central performances and beautifully put together." - Stephen Fry

Backstory

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DIRECTED BY JOSCHKA LAUKENINKS

Starring – Jan Stapelfeldt, Xenia Assenza and Jessica McIntyre.

8 mins INTERNATIONAL SHORT- Drama

As a young child our protagonist is left by his mother and has to live with his violent father. He fights his way through adolescence and falls in love with the woman of his dreams and just as everything seems to be finally working out for him, a sudden event changes the course of his life forever. A story about how everything we love, everything we learn, everything we build, everything we fear, will one day be gone.

I Am Dyslexic

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DIRECTED BY MADS JOHAN ØGAARD AND KATIE WYMAN

6 mins UK SHORT Animation

The film expresses what it feels like to have a learning difference in our current school system. The film uses strong metaphors to portray these emotions, as we follow a little boy in his journey to climb a mountain in a world made of books.

Take My Heart Away

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DIRECTED BY JARON CLEGG

5 mins MUSIC VIDEO

The story follows a young South African boy, Lindo, who lives in an informal settlement that borders an international spaceflight launch site. Lindo is infatuated with space travel, his hideout in-between is filled with articles and old books on space travel, as well as drawings and pictures of rockets and spaceships. His dream is to fly amongst the stars, far away from his destitute township life. One day, Lindo sees an opportunity to sneak on board a space shuttle as a stowaway.