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NEW SHORTS #32 GOD'S LONELY MEN PT 3: A DECENT BLOKE!
Sun 19 Jan 18:45 Riverside Studios
Oh, to be nice! Our men here are unsung and fade into the background, where they’re happiest, where there’s no need for confrontation, but they can still be heroes all the same. Meet the kindly gentleman while hitchhiking in Ideas of Tonight, or during the mundanity of office life in Middle Aged, or at the football match in Spectators; all these men restore our faith in mankind.
Christopher Maudsley 10 mins
Ireland in the early 1990's; the broadcast ban against organisations with suspected terrorist links in force, an aspiring method actor lands the job of providing the voice of Republican MP Gerry Adams for broadcast on TV and radio. But how much method is too much method?
IDEAS OF TONIGHT
James Davies 16 mins
On the way home from his nightly visit to the pool, a middle-aged swimmer has a chance encounter with a young female hitchhiker. After an unlikely run-in with a musician, the pair end up making a connection beneath the lights of the local Jazz club, capping off a meeting that will leave its indelible mark on them both.
Sam Baron 10 mins
A chance meeting between two old friends forces them each to reflect on where their lives have taken them.
Simon Wharf 17 mins
When Grzegorz’s attempt to seduce his wife ends in failure, he knows exactly who to blame – her pampered cat, Hans. And so, unwilling to play second fiddle to a feline, one night when his wife if away, Grzegorz decides to redress the balance once and for all.
Karan Kandhari 17 mins
A melancholy comedy about an underdog that shows how absurd, sad and funny life can be. The final part in 'A United Howl' - A trilogy of shorts about misfits, outsiders and loners. unitedhowl.com
Ross Hogg 4 mins
Spectators is an observational animation that inverts the expected focus of a football match, turning attention to those on the periphery. The film investigates social interaction and human behaviour, revealing the diversity of character found among football spectators, which can often become obscured by the mass
Davur Djurhuus 10 mins
A group of Londoners will forever be affected by the actions of one man...
Jane Gull 10 mins
A bird-watcher makes an unusual discovery whilst locating birds.