The pressures of childhood and the perils of peer groups, the search for the self and conformity conquered, self-mythologising machismo and one last great romantic gesture in the first of our programmes celebrating female creativity around the world.
Advisory Cert 15
Friday 30th November 4.00pm
NIAMOS Sc.2 (Nia Cultural Centre), Chichester Road, Warwick St, Manchester M15 5EU
Dir: Maria Eriksson-Hecht, Prod: Farima Karimi, Wri: Pelle Rådström.
Sweden, 2017, 16 min 36 sec
It’s John’s first day at school. Unexpectedly his eleven-year-old big brother Mika shows up to follow him to assembly. But Mika has plans other than just taking John to school.
DON’T CALL ME BRO
Dir / Wri: Gina Wenzel
Germany, 2018, 18 min 44 sec, (Cert 15)
Cheyenne is the only girl in a boys’ football gang known as “The Kick-About Crew”. One day a mysterious new boy appears at the pitch.
LOVE ME FEAR ME
North West Premiere
Dir / Prod / Wri: Veronica Solomon
Germany, 2018, 6 min 6 sec, Cert PG
“What would you be willing to do for them to love you?”
JE N’AI PAS TUÉ JESSE JAMES
Dir / Wri: Sophie Beaulieu, Prod: Martin Berléand.
France, 2017, 18 min
What if the story of Jesse James and killer Bob Ford was just a glorified expression of an unlikely vision of masculinity?
Dir / Prod / Wri: Malwina Wodzicka
Australia, 2018, 6 min 33 sec
A little girl is inspired by indigenous Australian boxer Lionel Rose to become a boxing champion herself. But first she has to conquer an unlikely opponent.
SOMEONE GOOD WILL FIND YOU
Dir / Wri: Leelila Strogov, Prod / Wri: Jessica Kingdon.
USA, 2016, 8 min 40 sec
A well-intentioned Chinese immigrant father tries to teach his son, David, how to “make it” in America.
North West Premiere
Dir: Linda Dombrovszky, Prod: Cinemart KFT, Ferenc Szohár, Wri: György Somogyi.
Hungary, 2017, 18 min 30 sec
An elderly man is unable to accept that he has to retire and so will not be able to complete his life’s work.
TRT: 93 min 09 sec