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Shorts #2: International Perspectives

Thu 01 Dec 2016


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recommended ages 12+


£4 (£3)*


5.45pm - 7.15pm

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Shorts #2: International Perspectives

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Two Short Nights Film Festival

Now in it’s fifteenth year, Two Short Nights Film Festival returns with a jam-packed programme of screenings and events celebrating the world of short film.

Discover inventive animation, stunning cinematography and storytelling at its finest with screenings featuring must-see films from around the globe alongside emerging local talent.

Shorts #2 – International Perspectives

This curated selection of must-see short films from around the world features chance meetings, turning points and friendships that will last a lifetime. Two cosmonauts make their common dream a reality in the Oscar-nominated We Can’t Live Without Cosmos. Toronto International Film Festival selected Second Skin follows the story of a girl in a cardboard box for whom a chance meeting allows her to unpack.


Coupling, 2015

Cat Hayes, animation, United Kingdom, 2mins

When things go hand in hand, what use is just one.

Holy Thursday, 2015

Moin Hussain, drama, United Kingdom, 14mins

A young paperboy crosses paths with a minister, a widower and a drifter on a fateful morning in the flatlands of Eastern England in this often unnerving, nonlinear glimpse of daily life.

Red Light (Na cerveno), 2016

Toma Waszarow, drama/comedy, Bulgaria, 21mins

In a small provincial town, the only traffic light is stuck on red. An intercity bus driver refuses to continue until the light turns green. This provokes a series of misunderstandings; in a world where following the rules is a misunderstanding in itself.

Second Skin, 2016

Charlie Manton, drama, United Kingdom, 20mins

A girl believes she’s too ugly to be seen wears a cardboard box as her second skin. 

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos (Mi ne Mozhem Zhit Bez Kosmosa), 2014

Konstantin Bronzit, animation, Russia, 15mins

Two cosmonauts, two friends, try to do their best in their everyday training life to make their common dream a reality. But this story is not only about the dream.

Whale Valley (Hvalfjörður), 2014

Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, drama, Iceland/Denmark, 15mins

When the younger brother a little boy witnesses a life or death moment involving his big brother it sets in motion the possibility of either a great tragedy or a turning point to better times in the brothers’ lives.

Venue: Studio 74, Exeter Phoenix

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