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NEW SHORTS: God's Lonely Men: Post-Millenial Fall-out
Tue 10 Jan 20:30 Hackney Picturehouse
From gender politics to the mire of the internet, navigating their identity in the 21st century proves a minefield for these men in this selection of shorts. Unable to leave the house, struggling with their masculinity and confronting the realisation they’re just too old to be a YouTube phenomenon, perhaps these men are allergic to the modern age.
HALL OF MIRRORS
Daniel York 20 mins
Hall of Mirrors' is a short film that captures a decisive few days in the life of Basil, a young man who suffers from Body Dysmorphic Disorder, a psychological disorder in which a person becomes obsessed with imaginary defects in their appearance and forces him to never leave his home.
Justin Groves 10 mins
Acceptance is a dark short film that touches on the difficulty of telling the people you love your secret of what & who you truly are.
Conor Woodman 10 mins
Like many young guys his age, Jay has one thing on his mind but to get it, he needs the full support of his best friend and a can of gold spray paint.
HE FOR SHE = A SOLDIER FOR EQUALITY
Bradley Porter 3 mins
A slam poem in support of the #HeForShe Movement. Written & performed by Sid Phoenix to call men to action as advocates for gender equality.
Jonny Ruff 13 mins
When a talented new arrival begins using the local boxing club, Paris, a skilled fighter, is forced into an unexpected struggle with himself. A film about vulnerability in a hyper-masculine world that doesn’t allow for it.
Alex Bernas 3 mins
Going out on the town can make you lose your head.
Ed Cripps and William Hitchins 3 mins
Disenchanted with the inane online persona that made him famous, YouTuber Teddy2K attempts to reinvent himself as a more serious performer. It does not go well.
Patrick Maxwell 16 mins
Paul returns to his hometown to find that his ex-lover has a child with another man. As old sparks reignite, jealousy and revenge lead to fatal consequences.