THE HOUSE AWAKENING, dir. Florence Kennard
CompetitionNew Shorts

COMPETITION: Dreams Of You In Both Worlds

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13:00 Sun 14 Jan 2018

Curzon Soho

Cross the threshold between fantasy and reality to discover secret worlds containing myriad untold stories and dreamscapes; who knows what is real and what is fake? These films show us secret lives rooted in reality and hidden worlds of a more dream-like quality. A strong showing of fantastical animation here is juxtaposed against the reality of a locked-up country house, a hidden daughter, and prison secrets exposed. 98 mins

This competition programme also screens at Rich Mix on Thursday 18th January

Curzon Soho

99 Shaftesbury Avenue
W1D 5DY
  • DIAGNOSIS

    Eva Riley 17 mins (UK, 2017)

    Sally’s secretive evening job as a medical roleplay actress forces her to face up to feelings she thought she had under control.
  • BITTER SEA

    Fateme Ahmadi 15 mins (UK, 2017)

    A Romanian single mother has recently escaped from an abusive husband and fled to London to build a better future for her daughter. She's found a job and place to live, but the landlord has a strict "no children allowed" policy. Trapped in an impossible situation, she has to find a way to hide her daughter being in the flat.
  • THE HOUSE AWAKENING

    Florence Kennard 10 mins (UK, 2017)

    The House Awakening captures the rhythmic and enchanting behind-the-scenes processes at a rural, Norfolk-based National Trust property. Felbrigg Hall is in a state of limbo during its final moments of winter sleep, before the all-female house team begin the preparations for the 2017 opening to the public.
  • BODY WORLD

    Kitty Faingold 7 mins (UK, 2017)

    A short animated film that wonders what it's like to be just a figment in someone else's imagination.
  • WEDNESDAY WITH GODDARD

    Nicolas Ménard 5 mins (UK, 2017)

    A personal quest for spiritual enlightenment leads to romance and despair.
  • LITTLE SHIT

    Richard Gorodecky 15 mins (UK, 2017)

    Paul has an attitude. He’s the kid you cross the road to avoid. The no-hoper you pray your children never become. But there’s more to Paul than meets the eye or the ear. A side that he only finds when he’s truly lost. Little Shit is a lost child’s journey to discover his and London’s hidden nature.
  • SPINDRIFT

    Selina Wagner 12 mins (UK, 2017)

    A girl, more eagle than human, must decide between a life on the wing and her humanity when a stranger arrives on the tide.
  • FISHEYE

    Dane Winn 7 mins (UK, 2017)

    Set in the early 1950s, Fisheye is inspired by the classic suspense thrillers of Alfred Hitchcock with an animated twist. The story is about the line between obsession and madness as an oddball writer is compelled to note down everything his neighbours do, no matter what.
  • WREN BOYS

    Harry Lighton 10 mins (UK, 2017)

    On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison.