Overwhelming, Uncontrollable, Frenzied – International Shorts 2
Thu 12 Dec 2013
Showcasing the second set in a trilogy of selected short films from this year’s Open Screening submissions. A mash-up of confusion, obsession and haste controls this disturbed selection of international short films.
Some films may not be suitable for a younger audience. Prebooking is strongly advised for this screening. Order of occurrence may change.
For some it is just an ordinary party snack but for Patrick, who tells his story in the short film by Boris Seewald, a tortilla chip started his moment of self discovery. With exuberant dancing and magical passion he shares his inspiration and invites everyone to participate. Even his mother.
The manager of a company proposes a daring plan for keeping the workers morale high.
Charlie Higson stars as himself* delivering a promotional talk and book signing for his latest publication. However, two children start asking awkward questions *sort of
Forty years after that band took that photo, the realities of living on Abbey Road are uncovered.
Chris and Darren are two best friends from a small town outside London who’s ordinary life has become a boring routine. They are motivated to reignite their life by an old high school friend who contacts them for a glamorous night out in London. Just minutes into their night out in the city Chris and Darren discover that their friend is in deep trouble and they attempt a quick get away. Thrown into a car chase one stupid act ends them where they began.
A Rocker stumbles upon a bag of KILLER weed in his practice space thatll spirit his mind away into the gaping maw of widening madness.
Sneaking out of her bedroom window at night, a young girl encounters an unearthly happening.
I cant move on, I wish I could. But Im caught in the thought of what could have been, losing my grip on reality.
Every action has a reaction.
Lost in a nightmare world, a man must unravel the mystery of his plight in order to find the key to his escape.
A bored businessman alone in a hotel makes a phone call home only to make a shocking discovery when he talks to the maid.
A journalist hears the tale of a professor’s discovery of a supernatural box that shows him the secrets of the universe.
A boy experiences new desires while watching a man at an indoor swimming pool. Forced up the diving platform by a rowdy gang, he receives help from an unexpected source.
Cold Star is an appeal for acceptance of your own and others sexual identity.