New Shorts #3: ROMANCE AT THE RIO
13:30 Sat 5 Jan 2013
Join us in the romantic art deco surroundings of the Rio Cinema in Dalston for a matinee of romantic dramas. Charles Dance and Jenny Agutter remember the good times in THE MAPMAKER, and younger love rears its head in THE PERIMETER FENCE and THERE SHE GOES.
Total: 104 mins
Simon Warwick Green 15 mins (UK, 2012)Albatross; a love story follows Verney (Lars Rudolph) as he attempts to cope with his impending fatherhood and come to terms with his estranged family.
Grant Gulczynski 5 mins (UK, 2012)An experimental short exploring the relationship of a young couple as they get their engagement photos taken. Shot in black and white and in a condensed 4:3 aspect ratio, the film is structured to play around with the perception of the couples dynamic.
Andrew Morris & Rob Silva 15 mins (UK, 2012)James is running out of time. All his life he has been on the lookout for anything out of the ordinary, constantly searching for proof, that somewhere amongst us, extraterrestrials exist. Spurred on by sightings at a nearby heath, he sets out to expose the truth. What he finds there is beyond anything he could have expected. We are not alone.
Joseph Spray 19 mins (UK, 2012)A young married couple have been awaiting the arrival of their first child for two years. Paranoid, he wants to disappear forever, and plans to help fake his own death. She has a gift for patience, but her delusions are challenged by her GP. A darkly comedic tale of eternal longing based on Shakespeare's 'All's Well That Ends Well'.
Stephen Johnson 18 mins (UK, 2012)
Sam Goldwater 13 mins (UK, 2012)Blaise is convinced above all else he is destined for some great celestial calamity. On his journey to find it he meets Ruby. How would you even know it, she asks, when you see it?
Reg Noyes 19 mins (UK, 2012)Heartbroken Jasper races to the airport to stop the girl of his dreams from leaving and just makes the last train. As Jasper talks to a stranger about his romantic gesture though, doubts about what he's doing start to grow.