Shorts 1: Sign Language

  • US, UK, Australia /
  • 93 mins

Seven short films that vividly express and ingeniously explore some of the themes at the very core of human experience.

Offering emotionally resonant, and original perspectives on issues that touch us all, directly or indirectly. Employing a multiplicity of inventive approaches, this diverse, thrilling and thought-provoking selection traces the challenging dynamics of interpersonal relationships, considers the connection between place and tradition, casts an eye over scenarios teeming with superstition and mistrust and traverses complex ethical and political quandaries. [18]

Bernie and Rebecca Melissa Kent/USA/2015/15 min
A blind date offers remarkable insight into the shape Bernie and Rebecca's life together will take, encompassing love, family, betrayal and ultimately growing old together.

Carousel Kal Weber/UK/2015/5 min
Following a candid imparting of hardearned life lessons, two individuals share an unexpected moment of profound connection.

Faithful Rory Alexander Stewart/UK/2016/16 min
An enigmatic spiritualist medium satisfies a steady demand for comforting messages from beyond the grave. However, after observing her closely, a young drifter challenges her authenticity.

Murderous Injustice Gavin Scott Whitfield/UK/2016/12 min
Drawing upon true-to-life events, Murderous Injustice recounts the episodes contributing to a devastating hate crime motivated by racial prejudice and inherent misunderstandings.

The Northleach Horror David Cairns/UK/2016/15 min
In the explosive midst of WWII, linguist Enzo Mcwheatie is called to the aid of his eccentric friend Whitsuntide, a maverick scientist. Can his latest escapade further the war effort?

Strawberry or Vanilla Tracey Fearnehough, Holger Mohaupt/ UK/2016/21 min
A permanent feature of North Berwick's seafront the vintage ice-cream van and its congenial driver, observe as the seasons change across the span of the year.

What We Know Marion Pilowsky/Australia/2015/9 min
Long festering suspicions erupt when Vincent introduces his friends to his new partner, exactly a year after his wife died, in rather dubious circumstances.

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