Shorts #5: Finding Your Place
Two Short Nights 2024
Fri 09 Feb 2024
£5* | £25* Festival Pass (£20* U25)
83 mins | Recommended 18+
Formative experiences, reinvention and a sense of belonging sit at the heart of this collection of films which look at questions of personal identity and finding your place in the world.
Moving the Market
Dir. Harry Knight | 15 mins | UK
After 8 years of serving the community by selling oddities and providing stands for independent artists, The Vintage Market loses its lease and must find a new building.
Good For Nothing
Dir. Katherine Press | 6 mins | UK
Sick of hearing she’s an entitled good-for-nothing, a millennial finds a vocation “doing nothing” for others in surprisingly meaningful ways.
Glimpse of Childhood
Dir. Nizami Murtuzayev | 8 mins | Azerbaijan
On her birthday, a young girl finds herself in the company of a guilt-ridden and emotionally detached family, where each member grapples with personal challenges in an attempt to rise above their troubles.
Dir. Carmen Córdoba González | 10 mins | Spain
Mother and Daughter are roped for life by an eternal bond that heals and hurts, and that is perpetuated when Daughter becomes a Mother.
The Red Ball
Dir. George Morgan | 7 mins | UK
Clinging onto his red ball, Bamike leaves the big city of London for a small town where his family can get a fresh start after a family tragedy.
Dir. Reneque Samuels | 11 mins | UK
When a headstrong daughter confronts the new owner of her family’s former shop, she’s faced with an uncomfortable revelation.
My First Pet
Dir. Harry Green | 12 mins | UK
Charlie has been very distressed lately, you be would too if you started seeing and hearing things that weren’t there. After hiding in the bathtub he discovers his childhood pet rabbit. And it begins talking to him.
THE LAST COWBOY IN SALFORD
Dir. | 15 mins | UK
Jonny Richman is a seventeen year old Jew. He is also a cowboy, much to his parent’s frustration. A surreal, moving and darkly funny tale. A modern British twist on one of the oldest genres.
About Two Short Nights
Two Short Nights Film Festival is returning once again to celebrate short films and the people who make them. The 22nd edition of Two Short Nights will take place on 08 & 09 February 2024, highlighting the best international, national and regional short films.
Two Short Nights has always focused on great stories, and that’s what our 22nd edition will continue to do. We invite our audience to celebrate creativity, diversity and variety. The festival is proud to nurture new and emerging talent through selected screenings, commissions, and our famous 48 Hour Film Challenge!