New Shorts

NEW SHORTS: Mother

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18:30 Mon 11 Jan 2016

Hackney Picturehouse (screen TBC)

Experience a powerful programme of drama with a selection of films that zone in on the sometimes difficult roles and the fraught relationships with the matriarchal figurehead of the family.

Film running order:

RIBBON Dean Anderson 7 mins

KERRY David Slade and Gemma Addy 5 mins

SPILT Alvin Yu 15 mins

ACROSS THE SEA Kelly Robinson 10 mins

ADVENT Mahalia Belo 15 mins

THE AGREEMENT Eva Riley 19 mins

MY BEAUTIFUL WHITE SKIN Stuart Gatt 19 mins BRANDY & PEP Tim Pope 14 mins

Hackney Picturehouse

270 Mare Street, London
E8 1HE
0871 902 5734
  • ACROSS THE SEA

    Kelly Robinson 10 mins (UK, 2015)

    A boy steals a phone from a young mother on a bus in London. After browsing the contents of her phone, he becomes curious and begins to follow her. But what are his intentions and where will this obsession lead? Kelly Robinson's début explores the private worlds of mothers and children.
  • ADVENT

    Mahalia Belo 15 mins (UK, 2015)

    An estranged mother kidnaps her two children on Christmas Eve. Amidst the in-between spaces of motorways and airports she is forced to question whether she is capable enough to have them back.
  • BRANDY & PEP

    Tim Pope 14 mins (UK, 2015)

    Two sisters are reunited at a family funeral after 16 years apart. But is it already too late to resolve their differences and overcome the dark family secret that has defined their lives? ‘Brandy & Pep’ is a story of regret, remorse and the long-term pain caused by a moment of misjudgement.
  • KERRY

    David Slade and Gemma Addy 5 mins (UK, 2015)

    A young woman tries to right a terrible wrong.
  • MY BEAUTIFUL WHITE SKIN

    Stuart Gatt 19 mins (UK, 2015)

    Bound by duties to care for her disabled Mother, Parita dreams of reaching Bollywood and her preternatural dancing ability proves she belongs there, although one thing holds her back - her skin color. With the porcelain skin of her Bollywood idols serving as a constant reminder of her inadequacy, Parita strives to find a product that will lighten her skin in time to ensure her passage to stardom.
  • RIBBON

    Dean Anderson 7 mins (UK, 2015)

    A mother struggling to come to terms with the recent death of her teenage son, becomes fixated with a local boy due to his uncanny resemblance. However, secretly following the delinquent teenager brings about dangerous consequences.
  • SPILT

    Alvin Yu 15 mins (UK, 2015)

    A tired mother has to escape town with her daughter after her husband is jailed for sexual assault.
  • THE AGREEMENT

    Eva Riley 19 mins (UK, 2015)

    Shortly before her due date, Laura visits the married couple she is giving birth for.