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Shorts #3: South West Talent + Q&A

Two Short Nights

Thu 16 Feb 2023


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16+ | Running time: 63 minutes + Q&A


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



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Shorts #3: South West Talent + Q&A

This screening platforms the wealth of talent and skill emerging from the region. Expect good humour, authentic voices and exceptional storytelling. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. 



Dir. Amber Clarke-McGrath | 1 min | UK 

A young woman decides whether she wants to shave her armpit hair or dye it, and she has some help from her inner feminist persona. 


The Man in Soiled Linen 

Dir. James Soldan | 6 mins | UK 

The Man in Soiled Linen is an experimental short based upon a Poem by working Nurse Miriam Barber. It is a deeply personal story that reflects the daily struggles of healthcare workers everywhere. 

The Film was made in association with the Empathy Museum. 



Dir. Ben Kernow | 14 mins | UK 

The Howard’s find themselves on the outskirts of London Society, however the unexpected arrival of a young eligible bachelor, and a Duke at that, offers the promises of a lifetime. 


Mab Hudel 

Dir. Edward Rowe | 12 mins | UK 

Enys is a young man who lives and works on a farm with his widowed mother and his grandmother. Like his dead father, not only does Enys have the pressure of filling his dad’s boots both on the farm and the rugby field, he is wrestling with a new relationship he is desperate to keep a secret. 


Big Brother 

Dir. Phil Spencer | 11 mins | UK 

How do the bereaved pick up the pieces when a loved one doesn’t return home from war? Big Brother follows the journey of sibling Jess in the aftermath of losing her Royal Marine brother. It explores how grief can present itself in the most unexpected of ways. 


The Piss Witch 

Dir. Jason Barker | 7 mins | UK 

Fed up with the judgment of her peers and cruel comments about her body Clare finds power in rebellion. 


Middle Watch 

Dir. John Stevenson, Aiesha Penwarden | 12 mins | UK 

Haunted and scarred by conflict and loss, a sailor must come to terms with the trauma of war and the mysteries of the deep, as he endures another shift in the small hours of the night on the Middle Watch. 



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