Illusions
New Shorts

NEW SHORTS: Surreal Worlds

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20:30 Thu 12 Jan 2017

Hackney Picturehouse

These are shorts designed to warp and bend minds with stunning visuals and twisted stories. Surreal situations that take you down the rabbit hole and will stay with you for long after. Watch out for Elisa Lasowski (Game of Thrones).

Hackney Picturehouse

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

    Maria Martinez Bayona 25 mins (UK, 2016)

    On a journey back to her roots, Mia must face her fears.
  • LOST GIRL

    Tom Gentle 8 mins (UK, 2016)

    An everyday experience transforms into a nightmare for a young girl who loses herself in a supermarket. Erin suffers the universally terrifying ordeal of finding herself suddenly alone, the safety and smallness of her existence challenged by the wider world. As she attempts to find what she has lost, her fear threatens to overwhelm her.
  • THE ROOF OVER THEIR HEADS

    Will Hooper 3 mins (UK, 2016)

    A surreal short, regarding the inner workings and relationships of a family and space of the home.
  • PLASMA VISTA

    Sarah Cockings and Harriet Fleuriot 7 mins (UK, 2016)

    A creative trance. A collaborative force. A playful duplication of the self with greater consequence than first suspected.
  • A LOVE STORY

    Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara 7 mins (UK, 2016)

    A powerful tale about love faced with darkness.
  • ILLUSIONS

    Dominica Harrison 5 mins (UK, 2016)

    An accidental fall from the window leads to an unexpected wanderings of two lost souls.
  • TO THE ENDS OF THE FINGERTIPS

    Roswitha Chesher 3 mins (UK, 2016)

    Slipping through the fingers of time, we follow a search for freedom and fulfilment in this visually rich and surreal tale.
  • BRAINWASH

    Hannah Gautrey 8 mins (UK, 2016)

    A group of people head to work, it's just their average 9 - 5 working day.
  • JUMP CUT JEFF

    Rob Munday 11 mins (UK, 2016)

    Can movies really move you? Jeff thinks so.
  • PLAZA

    Hannah Hill 11 mins (UK, 2016)

    Down-trodden and under the thumb in a lonely marriage, Colin works as a security guard for a local shopping centre. One night as he is locking up the deserted mall, he stumbles across a mysterious machine. Colin's evening is quickly transformed into something way beyond his wildest dreams. But what happens if his wife finds out?