International Panorama One

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

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EYE TEST                         

UK Premiere

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.

 

ROSARIO                         

Greater Manchester Premiere

Dir / Wri: Marlen Ríos-Farjat, Prod: Mayra Chávez.

Mexico, 2016, 10 min 08 sec, Cert 15

Rosario sees her days go by as caregiver for her invalid husband. But a struggle has begun between her duty and her own desires.

CHYANTI                          

UK Premiere

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]

UK Premiere

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.

 

 

KING KONG                              

UK Premiere

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.

AMERICAN DREAM                 

Europe Premiere

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.

SINK HOLE                            

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

 

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