Fri 26th Feb, Instituto Cervantes
Euro Cine 4: CROSSING BORDERS (Cert 15) Tickets now available here.
Homelessness, bullying, bad parenting, bridge-jumping, a journey to rediscover the inner child, and the dangers of trying to keep up with the Johansens in this second selection of films from Europe.
Justlikeabitch UK Premiere
Dir / Prod / Wri: Ruaidhri Conroy, Prod: Vanessa Gildea, Starring Bronagh Gallagher, Brendan Conroy
Ireland, 19 min 30 sec, Cert 15
Benjy, a homeless alcoholic, desperately searches the streets of Dublin for his beloved dog Diana after she mysteriously disappears.
Dir / Wri: Stella Kyriakopoulos, Prod: Despina Pavlaki
Greece, 11 min, Cert 15
A mother and daughter start out from downtown Athens and head to the northern suburbs of the city. Nina thinks she’s going on a walk. Her mother has other ideas…
Triangles of Happiness NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir: Jannik Dahl Pedersen, Prod: Annette Averhoff, Wri: Mie Skjoldemose Jakobsen
Denmark 14 min, Cert 15
How do you keep up the illusion of a happy life in times of financial crisis?
Between Black and White NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir / Wri: Socrates Alafouzos, Prod: Alex Takis
Greece, 14 min 59 sec, Cert 15
An inner journey to find the suppressed childhood self
Dir / Wri: Peter J. McCarthy, Prod: Ian De Bri, Richard Bolger, Francois Farrugia, Wri: Ben Conway, Kevin McCarthy
Ireland 14 min, Cert 15
When the bully is confronted how does he react?
OS MENINOS DO RIO / The Children of The River NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir / Prod / Wri: Javier Macipe
Portugal / Spain, 14 min, Cert 15
In the riverside neighbourhood of Oporto all the children prove their courage by jumping from the Luis I Bridge into the Duero river. Leo is getting tired of everyone thinking he is a coward…