Youth in Flames

  • UK /
  • 82 mins

Five explosive representations of youth burning a bright trail through the adolescent
wasteland.


Through a diverse cast of spirited individuals weaving amid the challenges and tribulations of adolescence, we witness potent explorations of issues relating to identity and belonging, attraction and the loss of innocence. Amid emotions acutely felt and identities in rampant flux we are plunged into the visceral state of youthful perception; inhabited by a vibrant cast of teenage cross dressers, outsiders, not-so-innocent youngsters and unwitting criminals. [15]

Catawampus
Ryan Hooper/UK/2013/10 min
Across the stretch of one languid summer day, a young boy’s experiences pervasively erode his innocent outlook as he comes to realise the close interplay between vitality and decay.

Seagulls
Martin Smith/UK/2014/14 min
A reckless act results in shifting allegiances within a group of teenagers seeking thrills in a remote seaside town.

Slap
Nick Rowland/UK/2014/25 min
Entangled within the ultra masculine world of boxing, Connor seeks to find a means to exercise his impulse to wear make-up and women’s clothes.

Wyld
Rory Alexander Stewart/UK/2013/14 min
Tempers run high and long-obscured tensions within a friendship bubble to the fore amid the course of a barmaid’s trying day.

Liam + Lenka
Michael Keillor/UK/2013/18 min
United in their outlaw status, and both hiding perilous secrets, Liam and Lenka meet in a remote Highland hotel and find themselves irrevocably drawn together.

2014 Archive

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  • 19 June, 18:15 at Cameo 3

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  • 21 June, 16:40 at Cameo 3

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