Shorts #3: The Balance of Power

Two Short Nights

Thu 03 Feb 2022


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Running time: 75 minutes | 16+


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



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Shorts #3: The Balance of Power

Who holds power, who has control, and what happens when the balance of power starts to shift? A collection of films that explore people reimagining their place in the world.


Salt Water Town

Dir. Dan Thorburn | 15 mins | UK

As rising sea levels loom across the coast of Wales, a father and son clash over the future of their failing caravan park.



Dir. Amber Danger Johnson | 4 mins | USA

A revolutionary message for women everywhere to break the binds of their patriarchal overlords, dispel the myth of greed and take what is rightfully theirs. Men take heed, a reckoning is coming.


Two Options

Dir. Gon Caride | 10 mins | France

In the country of Freedom, Equality and Fraternity, in this new Europe without borders, besieged by fear and intolerance, a polish immigrant will have to face the reality of racism.


Meat Market

Dir. Will Kenning | 1 mins | UK

A mysterious burger bar attracts men with an insatiable hunger for women.


The Pie Shop

Dir. Tyler Pierreson | 10 mins | UK

When Mickie asks to join Kim one quiet Saturday morning, they find reflecting on the past can be both a comfort and a torment.


One Acre

Dir. Jo Barker, Holly Black, Dee Butterly | 5 mins | UK

We follow a young new entrant farmer as she reflects on her experience of farming; from climate change, to community and the art of letting go of control.



Dir. Suzannah Mirghani | 20 mins | Sudan

An arranged marriage in a cotton-farming village in Sudan. Does 15-year-old Nafisa have a choice?


Main image: Greed, Dir. Amber Danger Johnson

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