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NEW SHORTS: Creative England i-Shorts Showcase
Wed 11 Jan 18:30 Hackney Picturehouse
Creative England present an i-Shorts showcase, a mixture of UK and
London premiere work produced in 2016. i-Shorts is the entry level shorts
initiative for filmmakers outside of London that is delivered by Creative
England as part of the BFI NET.WORK.
Jack King 15 mins
Battling infertility and failing to cope with the breakup of his relationship, Terry is plagued by recurring nightmares and a profound uncertainty about his future. When a chance encounter with his ex reveals he’s been permanently left behind, Terry is forced to confront his anxieties head on.
Meloni Poole 16 mins
She’d rather not speak and prefers life as a horse, but the girls at school just won’t leave her alone.
Will Herbert 14 mins
An ordinary Friday night and as usual the Railton sisters are having their traditional Chippy Tea – Secrets boiling under the surface and an unwanted guest mean that the usual Friday supper is turned on its head and things emerge that will change lives forever.
Simon Dymond 14 mins
The true story of how an aspiring journalist accidentally became the ringleader of a death cult.
Myriam Raja 12 mins
Set in England against the backdrop of a mass refugee crisis. Amongst the chaos and uncertainty of what lies ahead, is one young man who must question his own humanity when his need to survive takes precedence. How far is he willing to go?
BELLE AND BAMBER
Alex Forbes 15 mins
Belle and Bamber are inseparable friends. She, a 10 year old girl with a thirst for adventure, he, an imaginary blue monster. They while away their youth exploring and getting into mischief, however, when Belle’s mother tires of Bamber’s influence, she pressures her to grow up and forget him. Belle and Bamber is a dark comedy about a child afraid of growing up and the dangers of psychotic imaginary friends.