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Shorts #2: The Future Is Bright, Isn’t It?

Two Short Nights

Thu 16 Feb 2023


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16+ | Running time: 92 minutes


Individual Screening: £5* | Festival Pass: £25* (£20* Concession)



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Shorts #2: The Future Is Bright, Isn’t It?

Imagine a land of opportunity, where the individuals are blessed with courage, super powers and compassion.  


The Box 

Dir. Amin Hosseinpour | 9 mins | Iran 

In an Unknown Place a Father lives with his Child at a Gas Station. The Father has many Contradictions with his Son. The Father suffers from the Obesity of his Son and his Son Prefers Food to anything. 


I Am Good At Karate 

Dir. Jess Dadds | 11 mins | UK 

I AM GOOD AT KARATE follows a young teenager with mental health issues who is passionate about karate, wandering around a housing estate in East Kent locked in verbal and physical battles with a hallucinatory demon made of football shirts. 


We Went Out 

Dir. Ian Kamau | 12 mins | Canada 

We Went Out is a short film based in Toronto that explores coming of age in the in-between spaces of a city. 


A Firecracker Story 

Dir. Zhizi Hao | 20 mins | China 

An 8-year-old boy searching for fireworks on a Chinese New Year’s Eve, after the firework ban is introduced in this southern Chinese town. 



Dir. Star Bazancir, Jasmina Pusök | 16 mins | Sweden 

We were created out of love, but something has been taken away from us. Meet Jasmina and Miriam, who took the courage to break free from a life of despair in prostitution. 



Dir. Timur Bekir | 11 mins | UK 

Kitch has a stammer. He also raps. Struggling to navigate his life in East London with a condition that can be debilitating, Kitch found fluency and freedom in his extraordinary ability to rap. 




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