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Shorts #6: Natural Instincts

Two Short Nights

Sat 02 Dec 2017


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8pm – 9.30pm

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Shorts #6: Natural Instincts

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Two Short Nights Film Festival

Exeter Phoenix’s 16th annual Two Short Nights Film Festival is back with a jam-packed programme of screenings and events celebrating the world of short film. Enjoy incredible animation, stunning cinematography and exceptional storytelling with screenings of must-see films from around the globe, alongside emerging local talent.

Shorts #6: Natural Instincts

Our primal instincts kick in for this short film screening as the protagonists let out their wild side. Not for the faint-hearted, this programme tells of a demonic visit to a Manchester council estate, menacing presences lurking under 16-wheelers trucks and a cat with an insatiable appetite.


Maned & Macho

Shiva Sadegh Asadi, Iran, 2017, 10mins

A young girl’s repressed emotions and instincts are embodied in some animals that come out of her dreams. However, no one in her family is receptive to these animals.

Real Gods Require Blood

Moin Hussain, UK, 2017, 19mins

Manchester, England 1990. On a troubled estate, Alice is roped into babysitting for her neighbour, whose children claim to feed a nightly visitor from Hell. Between gangland tensions, local superstition and drug withdrawal, Alice must decide whether to abandon her new wards or stay the night. 

There’s something wrong with the cat

Tia Salisbury, UK, 2016, 1min

A change of pet food has fatal consequences.

Oh What a Wonderful Feeling

François Jaros, Canada, 2016, 14mins

Stars, hide your fires; let not light see my black and deep desires. Nor any truck.


Anne Breymann, Germany 2017, 5mins

At night, the forest creatures gather to gamble, putting their innermost valuables at stake.

After the Volcano

Léo Favier, France, 2016, 18mins

The earth quakes, ashes fall from the sky, and there’s this fire that firefighters can’t manage to extinguish. The villagers decide to take refuge in the forest. Surronded by wild beasts, a new life begins.

 Fucking Bunnies

Teemu Niukkanen, Finland, 2016, 17mins

Raimo’s comfy middle-class bubble is burst when a Satan-worshipping sex cult moves in next door.


Kate Herron, UK, 2017, 4mins

Chloe thinks she’s just going in for a routine test. Things do not go as planned.


Venue: Studio 74, Exeter Phoenix



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