New Shorts

New Shorts #22 Love & Happiness

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12:00 Sat 14 Jan 2012

Curzon Soho

Love will make you do right, come home early, or stay out all night long! These dramas are a window on relationships, whether it’s the throes of a new romance, or something a little more comfortable, like a pair of old slippers.

Tickets for this programme are available online at the Curzon Soho website, or by calling 0330 500 1331.

Films listed below are in alphabetical order. ****

Curzon Soho

99 Shaftesbury Avenue
W1D 5DY
  • 0507

    Chris Blaine / Ben Blaine 3 mins (UK, 2011)

    Sometimes an iPhone makes your life that little bit harder...
  • COMPULSION

    Andrew McVicar 14 mins (UK, 2011)

    The first cut is the deepest.
  • FOR CLAUDE

    Helena Astbury 9 mins (UK, 2011)

    Surrealist photographer Claude Cahun's iconic I am In Training/Don't Kiss Me portrait inspired a two line poem, a fractured couplet which is revealed, hidden and realised in a series of micro-choreographed vignettes around intimacy, tactility and the projected theatre of how it feels to be together.
  • HELLO CARTER

    Anthony Wilcox 12 mins (UK, 2011)

    Recently sacked and interminably single, Carter is in a rut. So when he spies his beautiful ex-girlfriend through a library bookshelf, for a brief moment, things promise to get a whole lot better. But she is nine months pregnant. And about to go into labour.
  • IT'S NATURAL TO BE AFRAID

    Justin Doherty 10 mins (UK, 2011)

    Mya is coming into this country. Sam is coming out of mourning. Ryan is coming into adulthood. Are any of them where they want to be?
  • JUNK

    Joe Morris 24 mins (UK, 2011)

    When you are young, naive and confused, a desperate attempt to keep hold of the only companion you have left might be the only way.
  • L’AMOUR C’EST VERT

    Mungo Benson 16 mins (UK, 2011)

    Romain is a failed musician whose glory has faded while Daphne carries with her an inconsolable guilt. Together forever is tested by the condemned journey of two tragic lovers.
  • RUBY

    Iain Mitchell 11 mins (UK, 2011)

    Doreen and John live out their days alone. On their Ruby wedding anniversary events spiral out of control and, feeling troubled by reminders of the past, Doreen must make a decision about how she will cope.
  • SOLSTICE

    Hussain Currimbhoy 4 mins (UK, 2011)

    A young African refugee to England recounts a love affair with a girl in Sheffield. The intensity of the relationship forces him away during the solstice, and his trip raises internal questions about his desires and his happiness.
  • SPLITSCREEN A LOVE STORY

    JW Griffiths 3 mins (UK, 2011)

    On the left we witness the world through the eyes of a woman. On the right we see the world through the eyes of a man. Although they live thousands of miles apart, their lives seem to be inextricably linked.
  • WHY DID YOU BUY ME PLASTIC FLOWERS?

    Phil Miller 4 mins (UK, 2011)

    Leonard, is a lazy 30 something filmmaker. He lives in a disgusting mess spending most of his time watching daytime TV. But one day he starts an audition process with an ulterior motive.