FOR SOMEBODY ELSE, Dir. James Cooper
New Shorts

NEW SHORTS: Obsessions

20:30 Wed 16 Jan 2019

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Examining obsessive tendencies, whether for something or someone, for good or ill. These shorts delve into a carousel of fixations, from Delia Derbyshire’s love affair with synths pioneering British electronic music, to die-hard fans meeting their ‘80s icons at the prison gates. We’ve Caroline Catz’s (Doc Martin) directorial debut, as well as performances from Lily Newmark (Pin Cushion) and Troy’s Joseph Mawle. 97’

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The Mall, St James's
SW1Y 5AH
  • JO

    Ben Hector 14 mins (UK, 2017)

    Jo has difficulties managing the line between parent and coach.
  • FOR SOMEBODY ELSE

    James Cooper 4 mins (UK, 2018)

    A young male dancer is approached by an older man to perform for him in private.
  • MY MOTHER

    Charlie Manton 18 mins (UK, 2018)

    A deeply religious teenager struggles to move forward after witnessing a sin.
  • NOSEBLEED

    Luna Carmoon 9 mins (UK, 2018)

    Nosebleed follows a pivotal week for long-time best friends Lilah and Coby, whose friendship is morphing into something far more venomous and toxic.
  • DELIA DERBYSHIRE: THE MYTHS AND THE LEGENDARY TAPES

    Caroline Catz 12 mins (UK, 2017)

    An unconventional portrait of an unconventional British electronic music pioneer.
  • POMMEL

    Paris Zarcilla 20 mins (UK, 2017)

    A coming-of-age drama about the tumultuous relationship between two young east Asian brothers.
  • LAND'S END

    Ben Strebel 20 mins (UK, 2018)

    Adam, a naïve but hopeful young man, places his faith in a charismatic ex-con and drag artist, Michael, with whom he has developed a fixation.

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