Memories of childhood, of lost love and life gone by, the pressures of family duty and obligation, the failings of feckless fathers and overworked mothers, a dream gone sour and a friend indeed that you really don’t need, in the first of our International Programmes.
Advisory Cert 15
Sunday 2nd December at 2.00pm
NIAMOS sc.1 (Nia Cultural Centre), Chichester Road, Warwick St, Manchester M15 5EU
Dir / Prod / Wri: Sudha Padmaja Francis.
India, 2017, 16 min, Cert PG
27 year old Nivedita visits an eye clinic in the city for a checkup, invoking memories of her single mother and her own lonely childhood.
Greater Manchester Premiere
Dir / Wri: Marlen Ríos-Farjat, Prod: Mayra Chávez.
Mexico, 2016, 10 min 08 sec, Cert 15
Dir: Veemsen Lama, Prod: Ashok Yadav, Tom Cullingham, Wri: Sampada Malla.
Nepal, 2017, 18 min, Cert 12
If he is to feed his family, a father must sell Chyanti, the family goat, so beloved by his daughter.
PEGGIE [SUB ITA]
Dir / Wri: Rosario Capozzolo, Prod: Roxy Shih
Italy, 2017, 9 min 42 sec, Cert 15
A quiet Californian afternoon. Peggie, moving from one room to another in her home, crosses different epochs of her life.
Dir / Wri: Lo Xu-Ming Tong, Prod: Géraldine Feraud-Miniconi.
Canada, 2018, 18 min 42 sec, Cert 15
Eliza and her brother Damian live in Toronto with their mother. After she suffers an accident, they must travel to Montreal to join their father.
Dir / Prod / Wri: Majik Jingwei Zhou
USA, 2018, 17 min 31 sec, Cert 15
Chinese illegal immigrant Wenjuan Li tries to get a green card using the political asylum law. When all else fails, she goes to extremes.
North West Premiere
Dir: Alex Serafini, Madeline Kelly, Prod: Julia Corcoran, Madeleine Levins.
Australia, 2018, 6 min 43 sec, Cert 15
Claude is about to take his own life when he is interrupted by an old school friend, Doug…
TRT: 96 min 06 sec