F WORD, Dir. Savanah Leaf
New Shorts

NEW SHORTS: Women On The Verge Of

This event has ended.

12:00 Sun 8 Jan 2017

Hackney Picturehouse

The bold women of these short dramas are definitely on the edge of something, whether it’s perilous or pushing boundaries. These women are murderesses, astronauts, religious healers, fleeing Nazis and neglectful husbands. Watch out for Steve Waddington, Lesley Manville, Alex MacQueen and Karl Johnson.

Hackney Picturehouse

270 Mare Street, London
E8 1HE
0871 902 5734

    Catherine Linstrum 14 mins (UK, 2016)

    A swan flies into a power line, bringing together a muddy man in a ditch and a woman with blood on her hands.
  • LULA

    Aoife O'Kelly 17 mins (UK, 2016)

    1944. In German occupied Poland, as the Gestapo close in on a Polish resistance officer in hiding, his young pregnant wife is faced with the difficult choice between protecting her husband or their unborn child.

    Rory Alexander Stewart 15 mins (UK, 2016)

    After a chance encounter with a grieving old friend a charismatic Spiritualist attempts to prove the virtue of her beliefs, but all does not go as planned.
  • F WORD

    Savanah Leaf 6 mins (UK, 2016)

    F Word is a self-funded short film, exploring both the internal and external journey of a young woman searching for answers about her absent father.

    Thomas Voce-Siriani 12 mins (UK, 2016)

    Phoebe won't leave the flat. Phoebe cannot process that Darren has broken up with her. The line between flat and insanity begins to blur. Will Phoebe ever make it out the front door again? 'BRIDGET JONES' on a come-down, 'ROOM' in a different room, 'SELF-HELP!' splices the silly and the surreal and dribbles us through the neuroses of Tinder-Age romance.

    Isabelle Sieb 11 mins (UK, 2016)

    A newly separated woman is burgled by an ex offender in the middle of the night, only to find they may be the answers to each others prayers.

    Alicia MacDonald 7 mins (UK, 2016)

    In 1919, a tea lady eavesdrops on a top-secret government meeting called to solve the latest, gravest problem facing the British Empire... A satirical comedy which wryly suggests that today’s obsession with female appearance was borne out of one official government meeting just after WW1.

    Guillaume Fradin 12 mins (UK, 2016)

    A female astronaut trains for the first expedition to Mars and has been selected for a final test before departure. She must stay one year inside one of the shelters that will welcome the astronauts on the red planet. But before leaving, she has to say goodbye to her only family left, her younger brother.