New Shorts #10 Not the Skin I Live In: Black & Asian Stories
20:00 Tue 10 Jan 2012
From the in-your-face posturing of Faryal’s What You Looking At? and the gory comedy of Jesse Lawrence’s Book of the Dead, to the understated study of fraternal bonds in Matt Taabu’s Brotherhood, LSFF’s annual showcase of Black and Asian filmmakers refuses to be defined.
Tickets for this screening are available on the Stratford Picturehouse website.
Films listed below are in alphabetical order:
Jesse Lawrence 16 mins (UK, 2011)Posh Persian princess is whisked away by her eccentric and wealthy African boyfriend for a romantic weekend in an isolated cottage.
Matt Taabu 14 mins (UK, 2011)Two brothers, strangers in a foreign land, must ﬁnd a way to reconcile their differences.
Eric Kolelas 13 mins (UK, 2011)Darren, a keen gambler, finds himself having to escort an unknown woman on the other side of Paris for a Mafioso.
Harold Chapman 15 mins (UK, 2011)Victor is an anonymous street-sweeper in London escaping from memories of a bloody, African civil war.
Mawaan Rizwan 10 mins (UK, 2011)A single mother in East London finds a novel way to raise money to buy her football fanatic son a pair of pricey boots.
Adrian Lester 21 mins (UK, 2011)Jason Lawrence returns home to find he is estranged from his wife and son. Resentments simmer, nothing seems clear.
Faryal 10 mins (UK, 2011)A story from the heart of multi-cultural London; a woman in a burkha and a drag queen get trapped in a lift - with suprising results!