New Shorts

NEW SHORTS: International: This Is Not My Beautiful House: Tales Of Anxieties & Doubt

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16:00 Sat 16 Jan 2016

Hackney Picturehouse (screen TBC)

In the 21st century anxiety and doubt are universal. More than ever before we are provided with endless possibilities as to how to live our lives and multiple outlets for projecting our ‘perfect’ existence. For this screening of diverse shorts, seven filmmakers have tapped into the fear and existential dread that comes from indecision and uncertainty.

Film running order:

SUNDAY LUNCH Celine Devaux 13 mins France

NO WOLF HAS A HOUSE Hana Jušić 25 mins Croatia

MIRROR IN MIND Kim Seunghee 2 mins South Korea

LOVE Habib Habib 8 mins US

THE BABY Ali Asgari 16 mins Iran

SAN CRISTÓBAL Omar Zuñiga Hidalgo 29 mins Chile

CORAL Rudolf Fitzgerald-Leonard 10 mins Australia

101 mins

Hackney Picturehouse

270 Mare Street, London
E8 1HE
0871 902 5734
  • CORAL

    Rudolf Fitzgerald-Leonard 10 mins (AUS, 2015)

    When the floodlights at his twilight football training fail to light his path, Kevin allows the surrounding darkness to consume him.
  • LOVE

    Habib Habib 8 mins (US, 2015)

    Audrey’s mother wants her to move with her to Washington D.C. but her father wants her to stay. As a result, she’s forced to make a decision in the midst of their divorce.
  • MIRROR IN MIND

    KIM Seunghee 2 mins (KOR, 2015)

    A woman looks into her mind, chasing her ideals on a tightrope. Every imperfect piece of her mind completes herself.
  • NO WOLF HAS A HOUSE

    Hana Jušić 25 mins (HR, 2015)

    Sandra is an overly sensitive young woman who, when under pressure, has trouble with deciphering the line between reality and her twisted fantasies. During her husband's birthday party, she has to spend a day with his family. Their barely concealed hostility is making her gradually lose her mind.
  • SAN CRISTÓBAL

    Omar Zuñiga Hidalgo 29 mins (UK, 2015)

    Lucas is visiting his sister on a remote island in southern Chile before moving abroad. An unlikely romance grows when he meets Antonio, a struggling young fisherman. The intimacy they share makes them navigate towards a new horizon and to a different stage of their adulthood.
  • SUNDAY LUNCH

    Celine Devaux 13 mins (FR, 2015)

    Sunday. At lunch, James observes his family. They ask him questions and don't listen to his answers, they give advice but don't follow it, they stroke him and slap him, but it's ok, it is the Sunday lunch.
  • THE BABY

    Ali Asgari 16 mins (IRN, 2015)

    Narges and her friend have just a few hours to find someone to take care of her baby for some days.