UVFF: Shorts 1

29th April 1.45pm £8

Shorts 1  1.45pm  81 mins

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Silent Country (Directed by Fergus March, UK)

Inspired by the present migrant crisis and how governments are responding, SILENT COUNTRY is set in one possible future and follows two escapees from a state controlled migrant camp.
If we don’t speak up now…we are responsible for what happens.

 

 

 

Mia (Maria Martinez Bayona, UK)

On a journey back to her roots, Mia must face her fears.

 

 

 

Exposure (Evy Barry, UK)

On a rare visit home, a war reporting photojournalist risks her relationship with her older sister when she tries to capture their ailing mother on camera for what could be the last time.

 

 

 

 
Sheila (Vicki Kisner, UK)

Sheila is a maid working in Johannesburg. Her relationship with her controlling boss Angela is put to the test when she is pushed to lie about having to take time off.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Nocebo (Faraz Alam, India/Czech Republic/Italy)

How far can the hunger for revenge go for a woman who feels she was the victim of a violence that took away her dignity and her sense of dedication in taking care of the others?

 

 

 

 

 
The Boxer (Nicholas Jessup, UK)

A talented and determined, amateur level boxer, throws a fight in order to confront parts of his life he had left behind.

 

 

 

 

 
A Peculiar Thud (Ross Morin, USA)

Billy wakes up in the middle of the night to find a man at his door who wants to come in – and he won’t take no for an answer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bereavement (Yolanda Román, Spain)

A child loses his pet because it is traveling to a place where it can be cured.
A man watches his wife is battling the bull she cannot tame.
A couple throw in the towel because their fight will never end. And the three stories share the same end… A time of bereavement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tempo (Arjan Brentjes, Netherlands)

A man tries to relax on a bench in the park, but he’s constantly bothered by the latest innovations. As his life slows down, technology speeds up. And that whole story wrapped in exactly one minute.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tickets booked online must be collected 15mins before showtime. Cash tickets are available for 30 mins at the box office.
Over 18’s only, limited access for people with disabilities, no admittance for latecomers.

Hen & Chickens Theatre

109 St Paul’s Road

London N1 2NA