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Tuesday, 14 December 2021
6-8 pm / 18.00-20.00
BFI STEPHEN STREET
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
This screening session features 11 short films.
All films are english spoken and/or english subtitled.
BY BRUNO MIOTTO
Set in 1998 against an expansive southern Utah landscape, TY reveals the very moment a 12 year old boy decides to plunge into manhood by defying the only society he has ever known, experiencing a glimpse of the "real world" for the first time.
Running time: 00:07:27
IT'S BEEN DECIDED (LATVIA)
BY BINGI BONGI A.K.A. MĀRCIS LĀCIS
Running time: 00:04:16
MARRIED PEOPLE (UK)
BY TYRO HEATH
Made during the Covid-19 lockdown, the director paints a portrait of her parents and their long marriage.
Running time: 00:01:29
SHANGHAI WINDOWS (CHINA)
BY CARLO LIN
This short film mainly shows a quarrel between young lovers who live in front of a window in Shanghai Nongtang. The pressure of life and the relationship between the two families create a gap between them. The local middle-aged couples on the other side of the window also seems to have their own problems...
Running time: 00:08:05
BY EMILY DOWNE
'Better' is short animated film which questions the ideal worlds of a perfectionistic culture. Exploring research through storytelling, the film is based in a fantasy jungle that acts as a portal for idealised worlds to become external.
Running time: 00:05:00 // Trailer
DAYS OF RAGE (CANADA)
BY ELI JEAN TAHCHI
In December 2017, as Trump officially recognizes Jerusalem the capital of Israel, WALID, a 27 year old Palestinian finds out that his uncle who raised him, is suffering from terminal phase cancer. These disturbing news upset him and jeopardizes the relationship with his girlfriend especially after a provocative encounter with a man.
Running time: 00:20:00
YOUNG MOTHER (UK)
BY JOHN ROBERT BROWN
A lone teenage girl roams the streets of Dublin urgently trying to buy alcohol in this intense, family drama.
Running time: 00:12:24
BY ANNIKA BIRGEL
A young actress' audition quickly spirals out of control, turning into an intimate and manipulative interrogation. As she fights to stand her ground, one pressing question will remain: how far will she go to get the role? 023_GRETA_S is a disquieting drama about the abuse of power in the film industry.
Running time: 00:11:59
ARTEMIO'S LONELINESS VOL. 1 (MEXICO)
BY JUAN CARLOS R. LARRONDO
Sex, city lights and daydreaming. Artemio embarks on regular nocturnal escapades to a porn theater and clandestine gay spots downtown. Along the way, he describes his voyeuristic experiences. This is his life. Until he meets Octavio.
Running time: 00:20:00 // Trailer