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NEW SHORTS: Boyhood
Sun 10 Jan 18:00 Hackney Picturehouse (screen TBC)
Boys will be boys will be boys. Male puberty is all testosterone mayhem and finding your sometimes violent way in life.
Film running order:
THROW ME TO THE DOGS Aaron Dunleavy & Joseph Ollman 13 mins
THE WAY WE FALL Jared Fortune 8 mins
BOY Charlotte Wolf 13 mins
MORE HATE THAN FEAR Billy Boyd Cape 15 mins
FIRE Christopher Andrews 14 mins
JESTER Conor Woodman 5 mins
THE SON Nikolaj Belzer 8 mins
THE BREAKING Rob King 7 mins
OEDIPUSSY Grace Campbell 5 mins
RINGTONE Andy Hui 15 mins
Charlotte Wolf 13 mins
A grieving single mother and a lonely teenage boy are brought together under unusual circumstances.
Christopher Andrews 14 mins
An encounter in an unfamiliar environment challenges the identity of a volatile teenage boy.
Conor Woodman 5 mins
A young scallywag from Manchester is out on a date with a student from the local University. When the conversation turns to the illegal raves that he organises, things turn sour. To save the date, he has to think fast.
MORE HATE THAN FEAR
Billy Boyd Cape 15 mins
X, a straight-edge graffiti artist in his early 20s, begins a 3½ year prison sentence for vandalism and graffiti. He must attempt to cope with the struggles of his new life on the inside: sharing a cell with an aggressive murderer, being moved to high security, living 23 hours a day alone. An unlikely allay soon teaches him how to survive.
Grace Campbell 5 mins
Oedipussy is a film set in the world of a teenage boy who, like many, is entering his sexual life via porn. Oedipussy plays witness to a realisation that is unique to an internet age. The realisation for the boy is to question whether or not the porn he watches is fact or fiction… and whether or not that fiction that is created by food.
Andy Hui 15 mins
RinGtone is a comedy drama set in 1999 where the nokia 3210 is king! This is a funny nostalgic look back at youth when we are all in our first dead-end job and we are striving to be something special.
Rob King 7 mins
'The Breaking' is a short psychological drama exploring the human psyche and it's darkest desires. Adrian, a distressed young man plays with his BB gun in the garden, setting up a series of processes exploring the implications of the ‘toys’ authenticity. Posing the question, when does a toy cease being a toy and become an item of greatly darker significance?
Nikolaj Belzer 8 mins
On a train a young guy tells a story to a girl, about a kid like him coming home from university on the day he left, and about how his parents’ hopes and dreams for him end in catastrophe. Starring Alexander Arnold, THE SON tells the story of a young man who is led to commit a terrible crime.
THE WAY WE FALL
Jared Fortune 8 mins
Byron attends his first wheelchair basketball practice and learns a valuable lesson from his team mates.
THROW ME TO THE DOGS
Aaron Dunleavy & Joseph Ollman 13 mins
A troubled teenage boy, growing up in a dreamless wilderness and isolated from those around him, is stripped of his dignity as his father abandons him for the outside world which he is trying to retreat from.