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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 in our Annexe 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 and you will get to vote for your favourite on the evening.
Dir Jason Wingard/GB/2 mins
A short film about a man living on borrowed time.
A Work of Art
Dir Joel Parry/GB/12 mins
When English teacher Greg receives an unusual but valuable gift from a grateful student, his crafty plan to offload it begins a chain of deceit that stretches all the way to, well…who knows where?
Dir Guillermo Ibanez/GB/13 mins
Demi, an isolated 13 year old girl surviving High School in urban Salford is at a crossroads. Desperate for love and acceptance, she makes a life-changing decision.
Dir Jack Bottomley/GB/2 mins
A 19 year old boy takes his own life after receiving news that he has been called to fight for queen and country in Germany, only to be found moments later by his distraught mother.
Dir Danny Orwin/GB/11 mins
Over the course of a few days we examine two friends, Darren and Tommy, as they begin to face and struggle with their simultaneous, but disparate responsibilities.
Dir Thomas Payton-Greene/GB/8 mins
Dawn was an unwanted baby, taken in at barely four weeks old. Forty years on, Babs reflects on the turmoil of losing the girl she raised as her own to a life of neglect in the hands of her biological mother.
Dir Nicolas Cortes/GB/13 mins
Trapped on an island in Northern Chile a penguin decides to return to the Antarctic.
Icebergs Music Video
Dir Flora Martyr/GB/5 mins
A music video for the song ‘Icebergs’ by The Hotspur Press. Nice and nostalgic!
Dir Andrew Lugg/GB/6 mins
A music video for the band Dragonfly Tattoo. Lilith was the first wife of Adam, spurned and forced on the run- the elemental and passionate nature of raw, repressed femininity is explored within the context of the Yorkshire Dales.
Dir Mat Johns/GB/7 mins
Sam is an American on the road. He has some money in his pocket and a bag on his back. Sam isn’t just moving toward something in life, he’s also trying to get away from something.
The Big Day
Dir Lucia Cox/GB/7 mins
Suffering a traumatic head injury, a young woman wakes to find she has no memory. Mistakingly thinking it’s her wedding day, she embarks on a journey to find her missing groom and wedding party.
Upon a Crocus Cloth
Dir Adele Myers/GB/7 mins
In this adaptation of a poem by David Constantine, the perception of addiction is called into question.
Dir Chris Forshaw/GB/2 mins
Waiting is the hardest part…
Dir Hilary Easter-Jones/GB/2 mins
Karen Boylan is blind. She explains how without someone describing a painting, she can’t enjoy the picture.
Woe Betide You
Dir Samantha Deas/GB/4 mins
At a children’s birthday party, it seems the adults have more childish conflict than their offspring.