WASTED, Dir. Cathy Brady
New Shorts

NEW SHORTS #4 SHORT LONGES

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15:00 Sat 11 Jan 2014

Hackney Attic

In association with Short-Sighted Cinema.

A chance to spend a relaxed afternoon with a series of longer form drama shorts. Join us in the Hackney Picturehouse Attic for a full session of varied cinematic treats, including new work from comedian Josie Long and the hit sci-fi epic Hereafter starring Lydia Wilson (Misfits) which premiered as a YouTube web series on The Multiverse channel.

Where possible, each film will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers, hosted by Short Sighted Cinema. Total duration: 4 hours

PLUS! From 8pm: WITH BARE FISTS DJs + VISUALS

Soundtrack heavy club night lead by none other than Stanley Schtinter, the man behind too many projects to list, but more recently behind Ian Sinclair’s 70×70. Expect music from forgotten films and all the cinematic classics with stunning visuals as a backdrop to your post-short-film gorge. 

Hackney Attic

270 Mare Street
E8 1HE
07819025734
£8 - £12
  • HEREAFTER

    Johnny Kenton 37 mins (UK, 2013)

    Hereafter is a supernatural thriller starring Lydia Wilson (Never Let me Go / About Time) Anthony Head (Buffy / Merlin) and Rob Ostlere (Game Of Thrones) directed by award winning young film-maker Johnny Kenton. Its story follows 'Katcher' through a world where the internet in peoples heads is being possessed by a figure called 'The Ghost'. We follow her as she trains to join the genetically modified secret police force, called 'The Guardians' and pass their brutal initiations. The stakes become raised for 'Katcher' as the The Ghost gets closer and she becomes more entangled in the deadly games of the state.
  • MUSICAL STAR!

    Louis Paxton 23 mins (UK, 2013)

    JIMMY hates musicals. When EUGENIUS – the cosmically charged, all-singing, all-dancing musical Godfather – tap dances into Jimmy’s tedium, Jimmy is swept off to a magical theatre realm and told he is destined to become the Greatest Musical Star of all time! But Jimmy’s aversion to the melodic art runs far deeper than mere dislike…
  • ROMANCE AND ADVENTURE

    Douglas King 23 mins (UK, 2013)

    Darren is Josie's best friend; Josie is Darren's flatmate. Approaching 30, they wander the streets in knitwear, wondering why all of their friends are staying in to paint their houses at the weekends. Josie has moved from London to Glasgow in search of Romance & Adventure.
  • SOME THINGS MEAN SOMETHING

    Dee Meaden 33 mins (UK, 2013)

    A man with learning difficulties believes a poem in a greeting card means something
  • SUNDAY MORNING

    Brian O'Toole 23 mins (UK, 2013)

    On Sunday morning a nine year old girl is getting up to all sorts around her palatial home. After a scary experience in the swimming pool, Kiva has an encounter with a visiting window cleaner. But can he be trusted? And where are her parents?
  • WASTED

    Cathy Brady 32 mins (UK, 2013)

    Sarah(30) is forced to live back home with her mother. Over the summer she strikes up a friendship with two teenage boys but new extremes threaten to bring reality crashing back.