The Shutter Punch Film Festival showcases exciting, new short films made by graduates from Manchester Metropolitan University.
Films screening in this programme are:
The Turbid Mere (Dir Ed Slater) – A poetic documentary exposing the sewage issue in Windermere. Captured on 16mm film, showing the beautiful landscape in contrast to the deteriorating water quality.
Black Lichen (Dir Jules Stockwell) – After George goes missing on a hike, the stranger he met inserts himself into the life George left behind.
The Vent (Dir Luke Hanson) – Samuel, a low-level criminal and office worker arrives at his office to hide stolen goods inside an air vent. But is someone, or something, already crawling around in there?
The First Murder (Dir Aaron Hicks)
The Pilgrimage of Young Women (Dir Liv Campion) – Three best friends discuss how they feel about their next journey in life.
Bogwart (Dir Georgia Docherty) – Audrey is a 20-year-old animation student. When Bogwart invades her life, she struggles to keep up with her interests, friendships, and day-to-day life.
Lonely Spot (Dir Jack Turner) – It’s easy to stand in the crowd, but it takes courage to stand alone.
The ITO Variety Show (Dir Brogan Blair) – Cooper, a teenager who is wasting his youth, finds that his curiosity gets the better of him, forcing him to grapple with the all too immersive effects of ITO Entertainment’s cutting-edge technology.