From visceral animation to poignant performances, observations on addiction to the rules of attraction, these BIFA nominated bitesize gems showcase exceptional homegrown talent.
Join us for the short film programme screening at Glasgow Film Theatre, 6pm on Thursday 29th June, and hear from the filmmaking team behind the Sharp Shorts funded film Too Rough, attending in person for a short Q&A.
In order to make our events more accessible to those on a low income, tickets are available on a sliding scale. We have tickets available at free, £3 & £5. Please choose how much you can pay based on your circumstances – there is no proof required.
Please note that the short films have been certified as a 15 age rating by the BBFC.
After the screening, you are encouraged to join us for a drink and a networking chat, where you can also meet members of the BIFA and Short Circuit teams. More details of this networking reception will be sent by email to booked attendees closer to the time.
All films will screen with English descriptive subtitles and the Q&A will be live captioned. If you have any other accessibility needs then please email email@example.com so we can make any arrangements for you.
A young woman goes to the police to report her husband for domestic abuse, but rather than finding the relief she longs for, she faces a gruelling interrogation.
Dir/Wri. Roxy Rezvany || Wri/Prod. Emily Renée || Prod. Elly Camisa (9 min)
BIFA Winner 2022
After a night of intoxication, a hungover and hysterical Nick wakes up next to his boyfriend Charlie and must conceal him from his own homophobic and dysfunctional family.
Dir/Wri. Sean Lìonadh || Prods. Ross McKenzie, Alfredo Covelli (9 min)
Zara, a schoolgirl in Karachi, shares a sensual dance video with her virtual boyfriend, who then blackmails her. Caught between his manipulative behaviour and the desire to experience love on her own terms, Zara searches for the strength to reject the confines of a patriarchal society.
Dir/Wri/Prod. Seemab Gul || Prod. Abid Aziz Merchant (20 min)
Driving along the motorway, Will loses his sense of scale. As his crippling drug addiction deepens, he struggles to unpick the sequence of events that led to his predicament, before he’s lost forever.
Dir/Wri. Joseph Pierce || Prod. Hélène Mitjavile (15 min).
A FOX IN THE NIGHT
A South London story in which opposites attract, appearances deceive, and bravery reaps rewards.
Dir/Wri/Prod. Keeran Anwar Blessie || Prod. Benjamin Jacob Smith (11 min).
Total programme running time: 71 min.