ANNOUNCED: LSFF 2019 Official Competition

Announcing our 2019 competition selection.

London Short Film Festival are proud to announce our 2019 competition selection. Whittled down from over 3000 submissions, these 48 short films from the UK and across the globe offer up a diverse and compelling portrait of the world, highlighting the ambitious and exceptional talent the industry has to offer.

Congratulations to all the filmmakers!, The LSFF Team

COMPETITION: UK BLUE MONDAY

BLUE CHRISTMAS, Charlotte Wells, UK, 15’ MOTHERING, Lucy Bridger, UK, 14’ HOLD, Christopher O’Donnell, UK, 13’ RED HILL, Laura Carreira, UK, 13’ JERK, Raine Allen Miller, UK, 9’ FACING IT, Sam Gainsborough, UK, 8’ LANDSHARKS, Aaron Dunleavy, UK, 15’

BLUE CHRISTMAS, dir Charlotte Wells

Blue Christmas, dir. Charlotte Wells

DO YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME

KOFI & LARTEY, Sasha Rainbow, UK, 20’ BALLS, Lily Cole, UK, 13’ CIRCLE, Jayisha Patel, UK, 14’ SEED, Josh Feder, UK, 12’ THE THIRD SORROW, Myriam Raja, UK, 11’ PICKING UP THE PIECES, Sebastian Feehan/Josh Bamford, UK, 7’ COUNTY LINES, Henry Blake, UK, 21’

THE THIRD SORROW, dir. Myriam Raja

The Third Sorrow, dir. Myriam Raja

IT TAKES A MUSCLE

RELIC 1, Larry Achiampong, UK, 14’ INANIMATE, Lucia Bulgheroni, UK, 9’ IN THE FALL, Tom Gentle, UK, 16’ LANDLINE, Matt Houghton, UK, 12’ HELL HATH NO FURIE, Kitty Faingold, UK, 7’ TO BE A TORERO, Inma de Reyes, UK, 14’ SOME GIRLS, Cait Lyn Adamson, UK, 19’

RELIC 1, dir. Larry Achiampong

Relic 1, dir. Larry Achiampong

FADE TO GREY

ISHA, Christopher Manning, UK, 14’ BLACK SHEEP, Ed Perkins, UK, 27’ MERCURY, Kyla Simone Bruce, UK, 14’ SALAM, Claire Fowler, UK, 14’ WAITING, Anthony Hett, UK, 12’ NORTHERN LIGHTS, Chris Paul Daniels, UK, 14’

BLACK SHEEP, dir. Ed Perkin

Black Sheep, dir. Ed Perkin

COMPETITION: INTERNATIONAL A STATE OF ANXIETY

MANILA IS FULL OF MEN NAMED BOY, Andrew Stephen Lee, Philippines, 20’ OH GOD, Betina Bozek, Poland, 4’ JENY303, Laura Huertas Millan, Colombia, 6’ CONFUSION IS NEXT, Mont Tesprateep, Thailand, 22’ FEST, Nikita Diakur, Germany, 3’ THE LOST HEAD AND THE BIRD, Sohrab Hura, India, 10’ HECTOR MALOT: THE LAST DAY OF THE YEAR, Jacqueline Lentzou, Greece, 24’

THE LOST HEAD AND THE BIRD, dir. Sohrab Hura

The Lost Head and the Bird, dir. Sohrab Hura

OUT OF HISTORY

T.R.A.P., Manque La Banca, Argentina, 16’ EVIDENCE OF THE EVIDENCE, Alexander Johnston, US, 22’ THIS MAGNIFICENT CAKE!, Marc James Roels/Emma De Swaef, Belgium, 44’

THIS MAGNIFICENT CAKE! 2

This Magnificent Cake!, dir. Marc James Roels, Emma De Swaef

UNEARTHED

THE HYMNS OF MUSCOVY, Dimitri Venkov, Russian Federation, 14’ FLORES, Jorge Jácome, Portugal, 27’ HOARDERS WITHOUT BORDERS 1.0, Jodie Mack, US, 6’ BLACK LINE, Mark Olexa/Francesca Scalisi, Switzerland, 10’ LAST YEAR WHEN THE TRAIN PASSED BY, Pang-Chuan Huang, France, 18’ WISHING WELL, Sylvia Schedelbauer, Germany, 13’

BLACK LINE, dir (1). Mark Olexa, Francesca Scalisi

Black Line, dir. Mark Olexa, Francesca Scalisi

EN MASSE

INTERREGNUM, Adrian Paci, Albania, 17’ PRACTICE, Iyabo Kwayana, US/China, 10’ OPERATION JANE WALK, Leonhard Müllner/Robin Klengel, Austria, 16’ IMFURA, Samuel Ishimwe, Rwanda, 36’ THE FALL, Boris Labbé, France, 14’

OPERATION JANE WALK 2

Operation Jane Walk, dir. Leonhard Müllner, Robin Klengel

The full festival launches this coming Monday 3rd December.