NEW SHORTS #7 GLOBAL STORIES PT. 1: PASSIONS
18:15 Sat 11 Jan 2014
Our first celebration tonight of British based filmmakers journeying the globe, from carnival time in Trinidad in After Mas’ to the Jewish experience as we follow some modern day kids on a trip to the notorious concentration camp in Auschwitz On My Mind. There’s further passionate stories from Portugal, Greece and Turkey.
Karen Martinez 19 mins (UK, 2013)After Mas is a story of love that flourishes under the cover of darkness during the festival of J'ouvert on the streets of Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. But in the cold light of day, can these young lovers from very different backgrounds stay true to their desires?
Assaf Machnes 16 mins (UK, 2013)The Journey of Roy, a seventeen-year-old Israeli teenager, trying to win the affection of a girl from his class while they both travel in Poland with their school between Holocaust memorials and death camps.
Eli Kasavi 18 mins (UK, 2013)It's Evren's 18th birthday. Having lost his family, he is about to inherit the family fortune. Despite both his grandmother and the family lawyer pushing to give a sense of direction to his life, his only goal is to prepare for the end of year talent show.
David Bonneville 18 mins (UK, 2013)Sebastian is a wealthy young man. He finds out he has a flat tyre and ends up accepting help from a Gypsy passer-by. In return Sebastian will have to give him a ride home... but they won’t reach their expected destination.
Zaklin Lentzou 17 mins (UK, 2013)Summers have always been lonely for Ellie, yet this one will be special. Instead of diving in the sea, she is diving in her first existential worries. In the meantime, their family friend has left to give birth in the water. Roaming around the empty building and absorbing the discussions of her surroundings, Ellie finds herself changing both internally and externally.