RELIC 1, Dir. Larry Achiampong
CompetitionNew Shorts

COMPETITION: It Takes a Muscle (at Curzon Soho)

18:30 Wed 16 Jan 2019

Curzon Soho

A psychosomatic workout for all the senses mixing animation, moving image, prose and performance. 2018 Jarman Award nominee Larry Achiampong pieces through fragments of neglected colonial histories, whilst Cait Lyn Adamson’s fever dream female gaze reveals one young girl’s burgeoning sexuality. These shorts are doing something at the cusp of the cerebral and the visceral. 91’


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Curzon Soho

99 Shaftesbury Avenue
W1D 5DY
  • RELIC 1

    Larry Achiampong 14 mins (UK, 2017)

    Relic 1 forms part of Achiampong’s ongoing, multi-disciplinary, multi-site project manifesting in performance, audio, moving image and prose.
  • INANIMATE

    Lucia Bulgheroni 9 mins (UK, 2018)

    A classic stop motion short film in which puppet Katrine makes the decision to leave the set and step into the unknown.
  • IN THE FALL

    Tom Gentle 16 mins (UK, 2018)

    In a remote Scottish coastal area a boy watches his parents as they decide whether to send their loyal working horse to the knacker's yard.
  • LANDLINE

    Matt Houghton 12 mins (UK, 2017)

    Landline journeys into the world of the people who called a helpline for gay farmers set up by a Cheshire chaplain in 2010.
  • HELL HATH NO FURIE

    Kitty Faingold 7 mins (UK, 2018)

    Ancient myth meets modern angst in this short thriller about some very angry women.
  • TO BE A TORERO

    Inma de Reyes 14 mins (UK, 2018)

    A grandfather pins his hopes for wealth in his 12-year-old grandson, dreaming that one day he will become a famous bullfighter.
  • SOME GIRLS

    Cait Lyn Adamson 19 mins (UK, 2017)

    A shy teenage girls comes to terms with her sexuality as she recalls the beginnings of ner friendships and the desires and affections she develops for another girl from her school.

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