COMPETITION: When Trouble Comes To Town
20:30 Mon 15 Jan 2018
So you think you’re tough? These short dramas deal in survival - from the violent city streets of Cape Town, to the wilds of the 17th Century Scottish Highlands, and closer to home in the world of beauty contests and youth detention centres. 93 mins
This competition programme also screens at Curzon Soho on Friday 19th January
Phil Sheerin 18 mins (UK, 2017)Troubled teenager Josh escapes from his Care Home to go home and protect his mother from her ex, only to find out the situation isn’t quite as it seems.
Eva Sigurdardottir 19 mins (UK, 2017)After being the victim of revenge porn, 17-year- old Chloe decides to enter a Bikini Fitness competition in order to change her image. But once at the competition she realises that her slutty image will be difficult to shed. How far will she go to redefine herself and regain control?
Gordon Napier 19 mins (UK, 2017)1745: two black African slave sisters escape into the Scottish wilderness...
Alireza Ghasemi 16 mins (IR, 2017)A 16-year-old girl deals with the responsibility and harsh bureaucracy of having to identify the body of her mother.
Matt Portman / Jason Donald 21 mins (UK, 2017)Elani survived her brutal childhood by carefully watching people. Now she plans to use her relationship with Mikey to get out of Cape Town for good. All she has to do is manage his ego for one more night, but the seeds of violence were planted in her early on.