MUMATAR, Dir. Destiny Ekaragha
New Shorts

NEW SHORTS: Sketch Night & Live Comedy

17:00 Sun 13 Jan 2019

Grow, Hackney

LSFF’s always raucous Sketch Night is back delivering quick hit shorts and live comedy to thaw out your wintry soul. Warm up with Bug’s Adam Buxton, Steve Oram (Aaaaaaaah!), Mathew Kelly (Stars in your Eyes), Asa Butterfield (Hugo) and Jason Flemyng (Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels) appearing as psychopathic puppets, Scandi detectives, devil worshippers and, you know, everything in between. 64’

Live comedy from sketch duo Ladylikes interrogating gender expectations and female relationships, and Nigerian-born, London-based stand up Akin Omobitan. In association with Short Sighted Cinema. Hosted by Gem Carmella.

Grow, Hackney

98c Wallis Rd, London
E9 5LN
  • SPOKKE

    Jim Archer 3 mins (UK, 2018)

    A crime occurs on the boundary between two police forces, but all is not as it seems.
  • THE FRONT DOOR

    Andrew Rutter 7 mins (UK, 2018)

    A man goes downstairs to lock the front door.
  • FANCY MAN

    Stuart Elliott 2 mins (UK, 2018)

    Ever made eye contact with a stranger and wanted to ask them out, but the doubting voice in your head says, "what are you? Nuts?"
  • THE CHOP

    Jennifer Sheridan 1 mins (UK, 2018)

    Terry’s done a bad thing, but why?
  • CAR PARK LOVE NOTE

    Roger Francis Cook 3 mins (UK, 2018)

    Clive is in love with his co-worker Debbie, and he is practicing how he is going to hell her.
  • A SHORT FILM IN F MAJOR

    Kerry Harrison 2 mins (UK, 2018)

    A warm-hearted take on a children’s music class.
  • LOBSTERS

    Matt Huntley 5 mins (UK, 2018)

    Everyone is looking for their Lobster, their soulmate.
  • WINSTON & DAISY

    Felix Brady, Ben Fallows 5 mins (UK, 2017)

    Sitting somewhere between the Muppets and Lock Stock, our Bonnie and Clyde are driven to despair by a life on an endless road as they attempt to pull off a revenge heist of magnificent proportion; settling the score once and for all.
  • THE GREAT BRITISH RACE OFF

    Natasha Jatania 8 mins (UK, 2018)

    A group of select people take part in a race to decide who gets a job in the film industry.
  • MUMATAR

    Destiny Ekaragha 10 mins (UK, 2018)

    A middle-aged single mum struggles to cope when her only child leaves home, so reinvents herself as a superhero to take on the local bullies.
  • RIGHT PLACE, WRONG TIM

    Eros Vlahos 7 mins (UK, 2018)

    An Essex-set 90s sitcom is taken over by clones of the lead actor and descends into a bloodbath.
  • THE MATE WHO THINKS HE'S BIGGER THAN HE IS

    Maxim Levy 2 mins (UK, 2018)

    The cost of delusion...
  • FRAMED

    Jonathan Burteaux 2 mins (France, 2018)

    Her name is Lola, she's an actress and today is her 153rd commercial casting.
  • BREXICUTED

    Chris Shepherd 6 mins (UK, 2018)

    A variety of British characters, interviewed the day after the UK voted to leave the EU, speak about what motivated their decision.
  • BAD WORDS

    Mark Jackson 1 mins (UK, 2017)

    Comedy sketch about two old work colleagues who have a chance encounter.

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