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From grassroots guerrilla filmmakers to start-up production companies, the film community is thriving in the North West. Join us for an evening screening where you’ll discover a selection of short films that are being produced right here on your doorstep.
The entire programme is selected by a panel of Cornerhouse audience members.
Dir Ged Hunter/GB/19 mins
Adam is an angry young man that dreams of seeing the world, but family commitments hold him back.
Box of Things
Dir Daniel Williams/GB/8 mins
Yusef is a Libyan national seeking asylum in Britain.
Dir Alex Mannion-Jones,George Haydock and Matthew Rowlands/GB/11 mins
Cities/Dreams: These are the themes poetically and visually explored through the insights of strangers.
Dir Will Herbert/GB/6 mins
Doormen is a comedy short following the misadventures of two Manchester bouncers.
Dir Geof Wolfenden/GB/3 mins
We follow hapless Stag Matt when he’s rudely woken by his phone and must figure where he is and what he did last night.
Et In Arcadia Ego
Dir Katherine Canty/GB/14 mins
Ann is a film director who is struggling for creative control over a project she cannot reconcile herself to.
Dir Nas Butt/GB/10 mins
In Memoriam is about Bernard, a lonely old man trapped in the past since the death of his wife.
Dir Chris Cronin/GB/6 mins
‘Moments’ is the story of a young man who always seems to just miss out on those special moments in life
Dir Dr. Me Collective/GB/3 mins
Music video commissioned by Dutch Uncles. Stop motion film containing 1800 individually created stills.
Dir Thomas Wightman/GB/12 mins
Three lives are connected in a world whose inhabitants predominantly prefer the secure realities of an implicit inside world to that of the physical world.
Dir James Starkie/GB/7 mins
For those suffering from the Dread, when they awake from sleep, they feel like they’ve been pulled back from a place more horrible than anything they can imagine only they can’t remember anything about it.
The Fat Cat
Dir Molehill Collective/GB/1 min
What the fat cat wants, the fat cat gets.
Dir Adele Myers/GB/8 mins
Shot in North Uist, Outer Hebrides, this film is inspired by the music of Anton Hunter.