We’ve bereavement and bad timing, depression and self-delusion, bucket lists and bloody-mindedness in our third British Programme.
(Dir: Christian Cooke, Wri: Ray Robinson, Prod: April Kelley, Sara Huxley, Fiona Neilson, Star: Peter Mullan, Michelle Fairley, Elliott Tittensor, UK, 2016, 15 min)
Since his wife Edith’s death four months ago, Jake has fallen into a life of drinking and isolation. When he meets another woman in his local pub, he is forced to confront some of his past demons and regrets…
(Dir: David Hewitt, Wri: Alice Rosso, Prod: Nora Vogt, UK, 2016, 14 min)
A married couple’s love has faded since their daughter left home and moved abroad; will the news that she may have been caught in a terrorist attack strengthen or destroy their fragile relationship?
(Wri / Dir: Nick Rowntree, Co-Prod: Suzy Mottram, Prod / Star: Denise Welch, UK, 2017, 15 min 32 sec)
A woman is terrified by the return of a sinister teenage boy into her life.
(Wri / Dir: Grant Alexander King, Prod: Tanja el Sanadidy, Kristian Von Hornsleth, UK, 2016, 10 min 19 sec)
Meet eccentric community police officer Ray Mills, who isn’t quite as affable and well-adjusted as first appears…
(Dir: Connor O’Hara, Prod: Jamie Gamache, Cast: George Mackay, Elliot James Langridge, UK, 2017, 16 min 22 sec)
In his last months alive, a young man calls upon his four closest friends to make his existence infinite, through the assembly of five key elements from his life.
(Wri / Dir / Prod: Jess O’Brien, UK, 2017, 6 min 39 sec)
A teenage girl is reprimanded by the head teacher of her school following a violent incident with another student. As we follow her life over three days, the reasons for her behaviour are slowly revealed.
(Dir: Daniel Tempel-Merzougui, Wri / Prod: Simon James, Wri: Bryan Fitzsimons, Prod: Mairi Maxwell Wood, UK, 2017, 18 min 6 sec)
Washed-up comedian Dave Usher grows weary of the struggle to cling onto his career, and determines to go out in style.
Showing Saturday at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation at 6.30pm. Buy tickets here or pay at venue.
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