From grassroots guerrilla filmmakers to 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. To mark HOME’s year long season Celebrating Women in Global Cinema, the September screening will be a women in local cinema special, celebrating the great female filmmaking talent in the region.
The entire programme is selected by a panel of audience members from open submissions.
You can submit it for the December screening (deadline will be October 19); just use the december screening online form.
Programme (in alphabetical order of title)
- A Dunder Plunder / Dir. Grace Alwyn Ashworth / GB / 07:56
A cat burglar’s plans to steal from a country mansion are derailed when he encounters the owner’s sobbing ex-wife in one of the bedrooms.
- Again Again Again (we eat the world and the world eats us) / Laura O’Neill / GB / 08:32
Experimental animated video exploring post-millennia-anxiety
- Bungee / Dir. Abigail Henry / GB / 04:26
A transgender girl takes her first trip to Canal Street in her new identity. Part of Spectrum, an anthology of LGBTQ-themed shorts set over one night in Manchester’s gay village.
- Bunny’s Blues / Dir. Ebony Hoorn / GB / 04:01
A music video that pays tribute to the Technicolor thrillers of the 1970s
- Down and Out / Dir. Natalie Kennedy / GB / 19:28
Billy, A young man with Down Syndrom, unexpectedly visits his brother Danny in Blackpool. But Danny has plan with his girlfriend Michelle.
- Hannah / Dir. Guille Ibañez; Prod: Joanna Howard / GB / 09:55
Documentary. Hannah is a passionate, adventurous young woman with severe cerebral palsy. Bored with her routine, she longs for a sense of achievement.
- How Not To Meditate / Dir. Jo Lane / GB / 02:58
A woman’s journey into different environments brought about by a guided meditation
- Pink Pool / Dir. Milda Baginskaitė / GB / 11:00
When no one shows up at her birthday party, young Agnès makes all the wrong choices.
- Spinosaurus / Dir. Tessa Hoffe / GB / 13:56
A young girl cares for her brother as she waits for her mother to return.
- The Dog Whisperer /Dir. Lucy Lincoln / GB / 09:58
Josie is a dog whisperer. She has her own methods, she’s a non conformist.
- Without /Dir. Enni Red / GB / 12:26
A young ballerina faces problems both in her personal and professional life. When she loses herself in depression and plunges into imaginary worlds, real life forces her to find a way out.