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FESTIVAL PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS

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WELCOME FESTIVAL TEAM

ASFF opens on Thursday 6th November and continues until Sunday 9th November Now in our fourth year of bringing the world’s best short films together in one showcase, BAFTA Qualifying ASFF has once again attracted thousands of entries. This year’s Official Selection demonstrates the universal appeal of film and shows that although technology may have made the tools of filmmaking more accessible and social networking has connected artists and audiences in unprecedented ways, captivating narratives and memorable images retain all of their power and impact. This year's guest countries include Japan, Lebanon and Iraq with panel discussions and introduced screenings. ASFF also teams up with the Yorkshire Film Archive to commemorate World War I with a special screening of archive footage. Some of the film world’s most acclaimed talents will be in York to offer masterclasses, including Mark Herman, writer of Brassed Off and The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, as well as editor Lisa Gunning (Nowwhere Boy) and Ridley Scott Associates. From music video and fashion film, to crowdfunding and editing, we have a masterclass for every filmmaker, together with the chance to network with festivals and programmers. All films are in competition and we will present awards in the categories of drama, comedy, thriller, animation, experimental, artists’ film, music video, fashion and advertising. All films are also up for the Best of Fest and People’s Choice Awards.

Cherie Federico Dale Donley Lorna Clayton-Rawle Rob Cheung Hannah Clugston Alexandra Beresford Andrew Lambeth Anna Lewis Alex Tobin Selina Oaks Abbe Robinson Sophie Brown Bryony Byrne David Martin Chris Brooke Dave Smith Lumen Arts and all of the ASFF 2014 Official Selection Filmmakers

FESTIVAL HUB Visit York 1 Museum Street York, YO1 7DT (+44) (0) 1904 629 137 Open daily: 09.00 - 17.00

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I hope you have a wonderful ASFF 2014 and leave the festival inspired. Cherie Federico, Director

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Practical information BUYING AND COLLECTING TICKETS, PASSES AND INDUSTRY SESSIONS Advance purchase tickets are available from www.asff.co.uk/tickets. Collect Passes and Single Screening Tickets from Wednesday 5 November at the Festival Hub. If you have booked Industry Sessions or Special Ticketed Events your name will be on a registration list at the venue. Thursday 6 November is Early Doors Preview Screenings – please note there are limited capacities in these venues and you should arrive early to secure your place. Seating is non allocated. Due to the historic and unique nature of the venues, seating capacities for some screenings are limited. Please see page 12 for venue information to ensure access to the screenings of your choice. Please visit the Festival Hub to collect your Festival Pass or Single Screening Ticket before accessing the screening venues. Visit York, 1 Museum Street, York, YO1 7DT, 01904 629 137. Daily from 9.00 - 17.00.

RATINGS Most films are C12A, but some may be C15. Please see the programme and venue for details. Some films may contain flashing images. Family Friendly programmes are clearly indicated. Family Friendly 1 is specifically designed with younger children 5+ in mind, while 8+ can view programmes 2 and 3. All films are screened in their original language; if this is other than English, subtitles will be provided. This programme is subject to change at any time. Please visit the venue, Festival Hub, website and social media sites for the latest up-to-date information.

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TICKETS: FESTIVAL PASSES

4 day Screening Pass

day Screening Pass

Single SCREENING Ticket

4 Day Screening Pass 6 - 9 November 2014 Your access-all-areas pass opens the doors to all festival screenings at our many venues across the historic city of York over the four full days of ASFF from 6-9 November. For even better value, the family ticket admits two adults and two children to all events on all days. Includes special programmes, Thursday 6 November is Early Doors - preview this year's films.

Day Screening Pass 6 - 9 November 2014 If you can’t spend the whole weekend exploring all that ASFF has to offer, this is your ticket to all the events on your chosen day of the festival programme. You can choose your day whether it's Early Doors screening on Thursday or Friday, Saturday or Sunday, the day pass is valid from 10.00 until 23.00 on your selected day. Includes guest programmes.

Single SCREENING Ticket Valid from 6 - 9 November. This single ticket is valid for one screening at any venue from 6 - 9 November 2014. The ticketholder may attend any screening at any across the city, allowing you to see the film you want to, at your preferred venue, and enjoy free time in York in between. Please note that seating is allocated on a first come, first served basis, so please arrive early.

The Yorkshire Film Archive Sunday 9 November, 2pm, NCEM Yorkshire Film Archive presents Filmed and Not Forgotten an exploration of films made just before, during and after WWI from communities across the region. They capture a moment in time, and now, 100 years later, they connect us to the people who were there. 50% of individual ticket sales will go to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

PRICES Adult Senior Student Child Family

£30.00 £27.00 £27.00 £18.00 £72.00

PRICES Adult Senior Student Child Family

£15.00 £13.50 £13.50 £9.60 £36.00

PRICES Adult Senior Student Child

£5.00 £4.00 £4.00 £3.50

Purchase at the Festival Hub or 1331 only.

PRICES Adult Senior Student Child

£5.00 £4.00 £4.00 £3.50

Free with a valid Weekend Pass or Sunday Day Pass

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TICKETS: SPECIAL TICKETED EVENTS

Tickets and Passes can be purchased at www.asff.co.uk in advance or you can buy tickets at our Festival Hub, which is located at Visit York, or at our Official Bar 1331 during the festival. Collect Passes from 5 November at our Hub.

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OPENING NIGHT

VENUE

6 November

City Screen

York’s own riverside art house cinema and live performance venue, City Screen, is the ideal setting to raise the curtain on this year’s festival. The ASFF 2014 Opening Night will feature screenings to whet the appetite for the programme ahead, as well as an after-party. Guests will receive a complimentary drink as well as a goody bag. Tickets are limited. Book early.

TIME 18.30 - 23.00

PRICE £12.00

Friday Night Party

VENUE

7 November

1331

ASFF’s Official restaurant and bar 1331 is situated in York’s lively Latin Quarter. A hive of activity throughout the festival screening films in Brandy Brown’s Little Cinema with reclining seats, it is the place to be on Friday night, where you can connect with friends old and new in a relaxed atmosphere. Over drinks, discuss festival plans and chat to the filmmakers.

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Creative England: iShorts

VENUE

8 November

Bootham School

iShorts is Creative England’s entry level shorts initiative for new filmmakers outside London, delivered through the Sheffield and Brighton Talent Centres as part of the BFI. NETWORK. Join us for a screening to celebrate the inaugural year of iShorts with a selection of the iShort films and hear about the support Creative England offers filmmakers

TIME

20.00 - late

PRICE Free with valid Weekend Pass or Friday Pass.

15.00 - 17.00

PRICE Free with valid Weekend Pass or Saturday Pass.


TICKETS: SPECIAL TICKETED EVENTS Meet the Film Festivals

VENUE

7 November

Middletons Hotel

Network, add to your contacts list and find out exactly what programmers are looking for. Representatives from leading UK and international festivals will be there, including: Berwick Film Festival, Bradford Film Festival, British Urban Festival, Edinburgh Film Festival, Encounters, London Film Festival, Oberhausen, Short Shorts & Asia Film Festival.

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Meet the Filmmakers

VENUE

8 November

Yorkshire Museum

Sponsored by Creative England, this is a chance for emerging filmmakers and those who love film to meet some of the artists whose work screens at ASFF 2014. As well as being an exciting opportunity to network, share ideas and make contacts within the film industry, there will be a screening, panel discussion, music and a bar late into the evening.

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Networking Sessions

VENUE

7-9 November

Dean Court Hotel

This year’s range of networking sessions give you a chance to interact with representatives from a range of leading film organisations to keep your fingers on the pulse. Network with organisations including Indiegogo, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Creative England, Creative Scotland, London Film Festival, Shooting People, Met Film School amongst others.

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Awards Ceremony & After Party

VENUE

9 November

De Grey Rooms

The historic De Grey Rooms, are not only home to the headquarters of ASFF but also to a stunning ballroom built in 1841, which will make a suitably glamorous setting for the festival’s closing ceremony. Winners will be announced in all categories as well as the Best of Fest Award and the People’s Choice. Free drink on arrival. Book early.

TIME

17:00 - 18:30

PRICE £7.00

19:00 - 23:00

PRICE £7.00

Various. See timetable.

PRICE £7.00 per session

19:00 - 23:00

PRICE £8.50

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MASTERCLASSES: INDUSTRY SESSIONS (FRIDAY 7 NOVEMBER) Lisa Gunning

VENUE

The Craft of Editing

Reel Cinema

BAFTA-nominated editor Lisa Gunning has worked from commercials to collaborations with Anthony Minghella and Goldfrapp to features including Seven Psychopaths and Nowhere Boy. The tools of filmmaking may be accessible but the craft of shaping a story remains vital. She reveals the editor’s trade secrets and the post-production process.

18:00 - 19:30

PRICE £8.50

Craig MCNeil

VENUE

The A-Z of Producing Music Videos

York St John University

Today’s music audiences are not only media-savvy but mediasaturated, so how do you get your artist noticed? Craig McNeil, Director of Creative Projects at Beggars, one of the largest groups of independent record labels in the world, home to Adele, Daughter, British Sea Power and Queens Of The Stone Age, explains the secrets of a successful music video.

TIME 12:30 - 13:30

PRICE £8.50

Anna Parker

VENUE

Programming Documentaries

York St John University

Now in its 21 t year, Sheffield’s Doc/Fest is one of the world’s leading events and marketplaces for documentary film and competition is tough to get access to such a strong global platform. Market Place Manager, Anna Parker, discusses the selection criteria, the MeetMarket and other initiatives at Doc/ Fest as well as tips on getting your work noticed. s

TIME 14:30 - 15:30

PRICE £8.50

Ian Mackenzie

VENUE

Getting Your Films Noticed

York St John University

Channel 4’s Creative Diversity Team are the first people to see the work of emerging creatives who hope to bring their work to a channel that has a reputation for innovative and diverse programming and a long history of supporting new and upcoming talent. In this masterclass, they will disclose the criteria used to assess pitches from aspiring filmmakers.

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TIME 11:30 - 12:30

PRICE £8.50


Kathryn Ferguson

VENUE

The Rise of Fashion Film

Reel Cinema

Kathryn Ferguson has created films for leading brands and designers, from Chloe to Selfridges, as well as for musicians including Lady Gaga and Sinead O’Connor. She has worked around the world as a curator specialising in the new and emerging genre of fashion film. In this session she will talk about its wider impact on society and on visual culture.

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Ridley Scott Associates

VENUE

The Art of Advertising

York St John University

Before Alien and Blade Runner, Ridley Scott and his company were honing their skills by creating memorable adverts, from Hovis bread to the launch of the Apple Mac. Director Barney Cokeliss will speak about Ridley Scott Associates' work in short film and commercials for the likes of Volkswagen and Lexus and how to collaborate with brands on projects.

Time: 14:45 - 15:45

PRICE £8.50

TIME 14.30- 15.30

PRICE £8.50

Mark Herman

VENUE

Direction and Screen Writing

York St John University

With over 20 years in the industry and best known for writing and directing features including The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Brassed Off and Little Voice, BAFTA nominated Mark Herman will, in conversation, talk about his work both behind the camera and as an established screenwriter, his current projects and how his career has developed over the years.

TIME 16:15 - 17:15

PRICE £8.50

Creating A Visual Narrative

VENUE

Understanding New Technology

York Theatre Royal

The unsung heroes behind the lens step out of the shadows to offer their insights into how they created the award-winning visuals that brought to life the outer-space peril of Gravity, the epic action of Gladiator, the magic of Harry Potter or the period atmosphere of Downton Abbey. Speakers include Philip Sindall, Peter Taylor and Peter Robertson.

TIME 12:00 - 13:30

PRICE £8.50

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MASTERCLASSES: INDUSTRY SESSIONS (FRIDAY 7 NOVEMBER) Indiegogo Techniques for Crowdfunding Success Crowdfunding is a vital part of the creative economy. Recently, it has shown its power by generating the financial backing for features like Iron Sky: The Coming Race and Palo Alto Stories by James Franco. Short Film Producer Miranda Fleming will explain how to effectively create a funding campaign to harness people power in bringing your project to the screen.

Anna Smith The Role of Film Criticism With the rise of social media, is the critic’s role still vital to a thriving film culture? Anna Smith, one of the UK’s leading film journalists, both in print and on TV, who has written for Empire, Time Out and the Guardian and is vice-chair of Critic’s Circle Film, explores the influence of criticism today. Suitable for those interested in film journalism.

BlinkInk Animation Production and Design Winners of the British Animation Award, Blinkink combine animation and live action, and have been catching the public eye from John Lewis’s The Bear and the Hare Christmas campaign to the award-winning video for Bjork’s Mutual Core. Executive producer James Stevenson Bretton speaks about the fast-changing world of animation production today.

PANEL DISCUSSION The Changing Face of Short Film 10

VENUE York St John University

TIME 16:30 - 17:30

PRICE £8.50

VENUE York St John University

TIME 12:30 - 13:30

PRICE £8.50

VENUE York St John University

TIME 16:30 - 17:30

PRICE £8.50

Panel Discussion

VENUE

The Changing Face of Short Film

York St John University

Short film is vital to the development of the UK’s film industry but marginalised in distribution in spite of its daily consumption. Our panel: Philip Ilson (London Short Film Festival), Maggie Ellis (Film London) Dave Smith (Northern Film School), Iain Gardner (EIFF) and Alex Heathcote (Ridley Scott Associates) debate the future of the form.

TIME 15:00 - 16:00

PRICE £8.50


Charles Cecil

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The Meeting Point Between Film & Gaming

York St John University

BAFTA Cymru award winner Cecil Charles MBE is Revolution’s Managing Director focusing on writing and design. He will discuss the narrative and aesthetic aspects of interactive entertainment and the crossover between film and gaming. He is an ambassador for BAFTA (Video Games) and sits on the BFI and Screen Yorkshire Boards.

13:30 - 14:30

PRICE £8.50

Double Negative

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Building the Digital World

York St John University

Double Negative is one of the world’s leading VFX studios creating high end visual effects and ground breaking digital environments and creatures for film and television. Victoria Long will talk about creative drive, how to get into the industry and showcase their recent work including VFX breakdowns revealing the magic behind some of this year's biggest films.

Turner Prize Nominee Isaac Julien In Conversation This Q&A is a rare opportunity to gain insight into the practice of one of Britain’s leading artist filmmakers. Turner Prize nominee Isaac Julien will explore how the genre is developing inside and outside of the gallery as well as audiences’ responses to changing techniques in artist filmmaking. Q&A will be hosted by Art Historian, Dr James Boaden.

The Languages of contemporary World Cinema

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The Languages of Contemporary World Cinema This masterclass will discuss the cultures of contemporary global cinema, with an emphasis on how cinematic language speaks about the world today using examples from films screened at ASFF. This session will especially appeal to those interested in Modern Foreign Language and film goers with an interest in the medium as a form of communication.

TIME 12:00 - 13:00

PRICE £8.50

VENUE 1331

TIME 15:30 - 16:30

PRICE £8.50

VENUE York St John University

TIME 12:30 - 13:30

PRICE £8.50

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VENUES

Taking place across the city of York, ASFF will screen in a number of iconic locations, all within walking distance of one another, combining the historical with the contemporary. VISIT YORK (ASFF FESTIVAL HUB) Visit York is York’s official tourist information centre and ASFF Hub where lanyards and tickets will be available. Our staff will be there throughout to help with any queries you have about the festival. Fully accessible.

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YORK THEATRE ROYAL SEATS: 800

DE GREY ROOMS SEATS: 150

A theatre since 1744, built on the ruins of St. Leonard’s Hospital, it is a perfect blend of architectural styles from the past three centuries. Partial access.

Originally used as an officers' mess, the De Grey Rooms feature a sweeping neo-classical ballroom in a Grade II listed building. Fully accessible.

CITY SCREEN SEATS: 207 / 132 / 70

YORK ST JOHN UNIVERSITY SEATS: 248 / 180 / 140

Overlooking the River Ouse, City Screen is the heart of independent film in York and the venue for our Opening Night. The cinema is fully accessible.

This prestigious civic university with an award winning campus in York city centre has roots going back to the 1840s. Fully accessible.

BOOTHAM SCHOOL SEATS: 100

FRIARGATE THEATRE SEATS: 90

The Bootham School Arts Centre, shortlisted for 2014 design award, is York’s stunning new arts venue with state-of-the art facilities. Fully accessible.

Hidden near the River Ouse and home to Riding Lights Theatre Company, Friargate Theatre features a 100-seat studio theatre and a cafestyle performance space.


KING’S MANOR SEATS: 120 / 90

NEW SCHOOL HOUSE GALLERY SEATS: 50

One of York’s most attractive sites, this group of largely Grade I medieval buildings is a vivid evocation of the past with a sure place in the future.

Award-winning object and art gallery, housed in a Grade II listed former schoolhouse, showing the best in contemporary and decorative art.

YORKSHIRE MUSEUM SEATS: 300

MIDDLETON'S HOTEL SEATS: 50

The museum was founded by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society in 1830 and is situated inside the York Museum Gardens. Fully accessible.

Six beautiful listed buildings set in secluded courtyard gardens, Middletons is an oasis of calm in the heart of York. Limited access.

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR EARLY MUSIC (NCEM) SEATS: 100

ACCORDING TO MCGEE SEATS: 30

An award-winning medieval church and home of the internationally acclaimed York Early Music Festival. Fully accessible.

A white cube space dedicated to showing contemporary art in the centre of York, According to McGee guarantees visitors a warm welcome.

REEL CINEMA SEATS: 800 / 100

DEAN COURT HOTEL SEATS: 50

Reel Cinema is a distinctive Art Deco venue where you can relax and enjoy the latest blockbuster movie in nostalgic cinematic surroundings.

A four star luxury hotel located in the shadow of York Minster, the Best Western Plus Dean Court is the venue for our networking sessions.

TREASURER'S HOUSE SEATS: 80

1331 SEATS: 40

Located a stone's throw from York Minster, this was the first house given to the National Trust, complete with a collection of antiques. Limited access.

Situated in York’s lively Latin Quarter, this gastro-bar is a hive of activity, housing a luxury cinema with reclining seats and table service.

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VENUE LOCATIONS 09 TREASURER'S HOUSE Minster Yard, York YO1 7JL

02 CITY SCREEN 13-17 Coney Street, York YO1 9QL

10 KING’S MANOR Exhibition Square, York, YO1 7EP

02 CITY SCREEN BASEMENT - (POP UP CINEMA) 13-17 Coney Street, York YO1 9QL

11 NATIONAL CENTRE FOR EARLY MUSIC - (NCEM) St Margaret's Church Walmgate, York, YO1 9TL

03 YORK ST JOHN UNIVERSITY Lord Mayor’s Walk, York YO31 7EX

12 NEW SCHOOL HOUSE GALLERY - (NSG) Peasholme Green, York Y01 7PW

04 REEL CINEMA Odeon Buildings, Blossom St, York YO24 1AJ

13 MIDDLETON'S HOTEL Skeldergate, York YO1 6DS

05 BOOTHAM SCHOOL 49-57 Bootham, York YO30 7BU

14 DEAN COURT HOTEL Duncombe Place, York YO1 7EF

06 ACCORDING TO MCGEE - (ATM) 8 Tower Street, York YO1 9SA

15 YORKSHIRE MUSEUM Museum Gardens, York YO1 7FR

07 FRIARGATE THEATRE Lower Friargate York YO1 9SL

16 YORK THEATRE ROYAL St. Leonard’s Place, York, YO1 7HD

08 1331 13 Grape Lane, York YO1 7HU

17 DE GREY ROOMS St. Leonard’s Place, York, YO1 7HB

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Buy one and trade it in ticket deal Bought a Single Ticket? Liked what you saw? Want to see more?

Trade in your single ticket for a festival pass and receive £5 discount – making a Day Pass £7 and a Weekend Pass £25. See unlimited films throughout the Festival. Turn in your ticket at the Festival Hub: Visit York 1 Museum Street YO1 7DT Festival Hub Opening Hours Thursday 6 November - Sunday 9 November 9:00 - 17:00

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FILM SCHEDULE: THURSDAY 6 NOVEMBER (EARLY DOORS PREVIEW SCREENINGS) 10:00

City Screen Main Cinema

City Screen Basement

1331

According To MCgee Experimental 2 10:00 - 11:00

11:00

Comedy 1 11:00 - 12:15

12:00

Experimental 6 12:00 - 13:30

Music 1 12:00 - 13:00

Music 2 14:15 - 15:15 15:00

Experimental 3-6 (looped) 10:00 - 17:00

Drama 3 13:00 - 14:30

Drama 1 14:30 - 16:00 Artists' Film 3 15:15 - 16:30

Documentary 2 15:00 - 16:30

Animation 1 15:45 - 16:45

16:00

Experimental 1 16:30 - 17:30

17:00

Opening Night 18:00 - 23:00

Drama 4 16:45 - 18:15

Comedy 4 17:00 - 18:15

Comedy 2 18:00 - 19:30 Animation 4 18:30 - 19:30

19:00

Drama 5 19:00 - 20:30 Comedy 3 20:00 - 21:15

21:00

22:00

York St John DE Grey

Animation 2 13:30 - 14:30

14:00

20:00

New School House Gallery Artists' Film 1-4 (looped) 10:00 - 17:00

Documentary 6 11:00 - 12:15

Thriller 3 12:45 - 14:00

13:00

18:00

Middleton's Hotel

Comedy 7 20:00 - 21:00 Animation 3 21:00 - 22:00

Drama 13 21:45 - 10:45 Thriller 2 22:15 - 23:45

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FILM SCHEDULE: FRIDAY 7 NOVEMBER 09:00

City Screen Basement

10:00

City Screen Screens 1,2 & 3

King's Manor Screen 1

According To Mcgee

Reel Cinema Screens 3 & 1

National Centre for Early Music

New School House Gallery

Comedy 4 10:00 - 11:15

Fashion 2 10:00 - 10:45

Experimental 5 10:00 - 11:15

Animation 4 10:00 - 11:00

Documentary 5 10:00 - 11:15

Artists' Film 3-6 (looped) 10:00 - 17:00

Drama 9 11:00 10:30 - 12:00 Music 2 11:15 - 12:15 Thriller 1 11:45 - 13:25

12:00 Comedy 6 13:00 12:30 - 13:45

14:00 Experimental 2 14:15 - 15:15

Experimental 1-4 (looped) 10:00 - 17:00

Drama 6 11:30 - 13:00 Artists' Film 6 12:00 - 13:30

Animation 2 12:00 - 13:00

Drama 13 12:45 - 13:45

Drama 10 14:00 - 15:30

Artists' Film 1 13:45 - 14:45 Animation 1 14:15 - 15:15

Fashion 1 13:30 - 14:30

Introduced screening by /whitelodge

Documentary 3 13:30 - 15:00

Masterclass

15:00

Artists' Film 3 15:00 - 16:15

16:00 Comedy 1 15:45 - 17:00

Experimental 1 16:00 - 17:00

Comedy 5 15:45 - 17:00

Kathryn Ferguson Screen 3

14:45 - 15:45

Artists' Film 2 15:30 - 16:45

Drama 11 16:00 - 17:30 Experimental 4 16:30 - 17:45

17:00

Drama 5 17:15 - 18:45

Documentary 2 17:30 - 19:00

18:00

Masterclass BAFTA Screen 1

18:00 - 19:30

19:00 Drama 4 19:30 - 21:00

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Thriller 3 19:15 - 20:30


Treasurer's House

Middleton's Hotel

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Experimental 3 10:00 - 11:00

Drama 7 10:00 - 11:30

Friargate Theatre

York St John Fountains

York St John Arts Workshop

Group Screening 10:00 - 11:00

Group Screening 10:00 - 11:00 York Theatre Royal

Networking Session 11:00 - 12:30

Drama 14 11:30 - 13:00

Dean Court Hotel

Comedy 7 12:00 - 13:00

Drama 8 12:00 - 13:30 Iraq Screening 12:30 - 13:30

Comedy 2 13:00 - 14:30

Advertising 13:00 - 14:00 Drama 2 13:30 - 15:00

Artists' Film 5 13:45 - 15:00

Masterclass

Dance 15:15 - 16:15

Documentary 1 15:00 - 16:15

Music 1 16:45 - 18:00

Documentary 4 17:00 - 18:30

Introduced screening

Japanese Screening 13:30 - 15:00

with Panel discussion

Animation 3 15:30 - 16:30

INDUSTRY SESSIONS

Isaac Julien

Masterclasses 11:30 - 17:30 York St John University & York Theatre Royal

Lebanon Screening 14:00 - 15:30

15:30 - 16:30

Drama 12 17:00 - 18:30 Artists' Film 4 17:30 - 19:00

Meet The Film Festivals 17:00 - 18:30 Middleton's Hotel

Drama 3 18:30 - 20:00 Comedy 3 19:00 - 20:15

Comedy 5 19:00 - 20:15 Drama 1 19:30 - 21:00

Animation 4 20:30 - 21:30

Thriller 2 20:45 - 22:00

Fashion 1 20:45 - 21:30 Animation 1 21:15 - 22:15 Comedy 1 22:00 - 23:15

Friday Night Party 21:00 - late

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FILM SCHEDULE: SATURDAY 8 NOVEMBER 10:00

City Screen Basement

City Screen Screen 3

King's Manor Screen 1

King's Manor Screen 2

According to Mcgee

Reel Cinema Screen 3

New School House Gallery

Comedy 1 10:00 - 11:15

Artists' Film 1 10:00 - 11:00

Fashion 1 10:00 - 10:45

Artists' Film 5 10:00 - 11:15

Documentary 3 10:00 - 11:30

Artists' Film 2-5 (looped) 10:00 - 17:00

Drama 10 11:00 10:30 - 12:00 Drama 9 11:30 - 13:00

12:00

Drama 1 11:30 - 13:00

Experimental 5 11:45 - 13:00

Documentary 5 12:15 - 13:30

Drama 8 12:00 - 13:30

Advertising 13:00 - 13:45

13:00 Comedy 6 13:15 - 14:25 14:00

Experimental 2-5 (looped) 10:00 - 17:00

Artists' Film 2 11:15 - 12:30

Dance 13:30 - 14:30

Experimental 1 14:00 - 15:00

Thriller 2 15:15 - 17:00 16:00

Comedy 4 14:00 - 15:15

Drama 5 14:15 - 15:45 Experimental 2 14:45 - 15:45

15:00

Music 1 13:00 - 14:30

Animation 3 16:00 - 17:00

Fashion 2 15:00 - 15:45

Artists' Film 4 15:00 - 16:30 Thriller 3 15:45 - 17:00

Drama 11 16:15 - 17:45

Music 2 16:15 - 17:15

17:00

Documentary 6 17:45 - 19:15

18:00

Documentary 1 17:30 - 18:45

Experimental 6 18:15 - 19:45 19:00

Animation 4 19:00 - 20:00 Thriller 3 19:45 - 21:00

20:00 Drama 13 20:15 - 21:15 21:00

22:00

23:00

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1331

Treasurer's House

Family 3 10:00 - 11:00

Friargate Theatre

Bootham School

Drama 2 10:00 - 11:30

Middleton's Hotel

York St John Temple Hall

INDUSTRY SESSIONS

Animation 4 10:00 - 11:00

Documentary 4 11:30 - 13:00

Documentary 2 11:30 - 13:00 Artists' Film 3 12:00 - 13:15

Networking Session 12:00 - 13:30

Dean Court Hotel

Lebanon Screening 13:30 - 15:00

French Screening 13:45 - 15:15

with Panel discussion

Family 2 13:30 - 14:30

Drama 14 13:30 - 15:00 Drama 6 14:00 - 15:30

Networking Session 14:30 - 16:00

Dean Court Hotel

Ishorts (Creative England)

Comedy 2 15:30 - 17:00

Drama 12 17:30 - 19:00

Comedy 3 19:30 - 20:45

Drama 7 21:15 - 22:45

Special Screening 15:00 - 17:00

Comedy 3 15:30 - 16:45

Family 1 16:00 - 16:45

German Screening 15:45 - 16:45

Artists' Film 6 17:15 - 18:45

Animation 1 17:15 - 18:15

Experimental 3 17:15 - 18:15

Drama 14 18:45 - 20:15

Drama 3 18:45 - 20:15

Animation 2 16:00 - 17:00

Drama 4 19:15 - 20:45

Animation 2 21:00 - 22:00

Comedy 2 17:30 - 19:00

Meet The Filmmakers

Yorkshire Museum

19:00 - 23:00

Thriller 1 20:45 - 22:15

Comedy 7 20:45 - 21:45

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FILM SCHEDULE: SUNDAY 9 NOVEMBER 10:00

City Screen Basement

King's Manor Screen 1

King's Manor Screen 2

Documentary 3 10:00 - 11:30

Drama 11 10:00 - 11:30

Comedy 2 10:00 - 11:30

ReelCinema Screen 3

Friargate Theatre

According to MCgee

New School House Gallery

Animation 1 10:00 - 11:00

Family 3 10:00 - 11:00

Artists' Film 1, 3, 5, 6 (looped) 10:00 - 17:00

Documentary 4 11:30 - 13:00

Artists' Film 1 11:30 - 12:30

11:00

12:00

Drama 9 12:00 - 13:30

Documentary 6 12:00 - 13:30

Drama 8 12:00 - 13:30

Thriller 1 12:00 - 13:40

13:00

Experimental 2 13:00 - 14:00

14:00 Thriller 2 13:45 - 15:00

Drama 2 13:30 - 15:00 Fashion 2 14:00 - 14:45

Drama 14 14:00 - 15:30

Drama 10 14:00 - 15:30 Experimental 5 14:30 - 15:45

15:00 Comedy 1 16:00 15:30 - 16:45

17:00

Comedy 4 15:15 - 16:30

Thriller 1 15:30 - 17:10 Experimental 4 16:00 - 17:15

Drama 12 17:45 - 19:15

19:00

20:00

21:00

22:00

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Animation 2 16:00 - 17:00 Artists' Film 5 17:30 - 18:45

Drama 1 17:00 - 18:30

18:00

Comedy 6 16:00 - 17:15

Experimental 1, 3, 5, 6 (looped) 10:00 - 17:00


1331

Bootham School

National Centre for Early Music

Treasurer's House

Documentary 5 10:00 - 11:15 Music 2 11:00 - 12:00

IRAQ Screening 14:15 - 15:30

INDUSTRY SESSIONS

Drama 4 10:00 - 11:30

Japanese Screening 11:00 - 12:00 Artists' Film 2 11:45 - 13:00

Comedy 5 12:30 - 13:45

Middleton's Hotel

Documentary 1 12:00 - 13:15

Family 1 12:30 - 13:15

Drama 7 14:00 - 15:30

Networking Session 12:00 - 13:30 Dean Court Hotel

Experimental 3 13:45 - 14:45

Filmed and Not Forgotten Yorkshire Film archive Remembrance Sunday

Introduced Screening

14:00 - 15:30

Animation 3 15:15 - 16:15 Drama 13 16:00 - 17:00

Animation 1 16:00 - 17:00

Drama 6 16:00 - 17:30

Family 2 16:00 - 17:00 Comedy 3 16:45 - 18:00 Artists' FIlm 6 17:30 - 19:00

Thriller 3 18:00 - 19:15 Awards Ceremony 19:00 -23:00 De Grey Rooms

Comedy 7 20:00 - 21:00

Drinks reception: 19:00 - 20:00 Awards Ceremony: 20:00 - 21:00 After Party: 21:00 - 23:00

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FAMILY FRIENDLY SCREENING 1

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Treasurer's 16:00 - 16:45

Bootham 12:30 - 13:15

SUITABLE FOR AGE 4+

01

02

AIN'T NO FISH

THE GALLANT CAPTAIN

Miki Cash / Tom Gasek (Independent) UK / USA, 2013, 3m 32s This is a short stop-motion animated film with an environmental message, featuring singing seals in the Arctic. The music is performed by Hoagy Carmichael.

Katrina Mathers / Graeme Base (The Lampshade Collective) Australia, 2013, 8m 8s A boy and his cat journey into unknown waters with a little bottle, a boat and a vivid imagination. Faced with peril, young Will must learn to become the Gallant Captain.

03

04

THE ISLAND DWELLERS

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING BEAR

Christina F. Moliterno (Independent) USA, 2014, 9m 4s A musical tribe lives on an island peacefully without the Sun for centuries. But one day the Sun comes to hear their beautiful music, and changes their lives forever.

Jessica Austin (Arts University Bournemouth) UK, 2013, 3m 5s A grumpy Grizzly Bear stumbles upon an excitable young girl who is busy catching fireflies in the forest, where their unlikely friendship begins.

05

06

SAPLING

WHEN THE TREE GROWS

Kat Seale (Arts University Bournemouth) UK, 2013, 3m 48s A young little griffin attempts to grow a tree in order to prove himself, but his inexperience causes one mishap after another. Will things finally go right for him?

Birute Sodeikaite (Arts University Bournemouth) UK, 2013, 7m 14s A little boy with a weak heart befriends a tree. In return, the tree wants to heal the boy’s heart but the only way is by blowing the seeds of a dandelion growing far in the distance.

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07

08

GLOBAL VILLAGE

LITTLE TAIL

Berin Tuzlić (PIXEL Sarajevo) Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2012, 1m 55s This is a story about the time of the bombing, a time of possibility and impossibility. The main character is Fazonator, who acts as a metaphor for modern man in modern times.

Eren Kocabasi (Independent) USA, 2013, 2m 42s An animation about a depressed pencil suffering from mild amnesia, which gradually reveals his story about his past and how he came to become what he is today.

Family Friendly Screenings Inspire your children with new cinema.

At ASFF we want everyone to enjoy film. The Family Friendly screenings are specially curated programmes suitable for children aged 4-12 years. Weekend Pass: 2 Adult Tickets + 2 Children £72 Day Pass: 2 Adults + 2 children £36 Single screening ticket Adult £5 / Child £3.50

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FAMILY FRIENDLY SCREENING 2

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Bootham 13:30 - 14:30

Treasurer's 16:00 - 17:00

01

02

LE GOUFFRE

ROBOT LUV

Carl Beauchemin / David Forest / Thomas Chrétien (Lightning Boy Studio). Canada, 2014, 10m 36s Two travellers undertake the construction of a gigantic bridge in order to cross a gulf blocking their way, inspiring with their courage and determination a rural community living nearby.

David Nguyen (Independent) UK, 2013, 3m A lonely inventor tests the functions of his robot woman, while he is searching for his own happiness, she comes alive in different ways.

03

04

MT.WOLF: MIDNIGHT SHALLOWS

SHADOW DANCER

Thom Humphreys / Jean-Philippe Blunt / Rina Yang (in/out) UK, 2013, 4m 10s The birth of the photograph was a revolution in our perception of time and motion. Inspired by the work of Etienne-Jules Marey, we continue this dialogue between motion and capture.

James Copeman (RSA Films) Israel, 2014, 6m 49s Noya, navigating her way through her teenage years gets inevitably lost in the wrong crowd. One day, by accident, she meets Nadiv who represents everything her friends aren’t…

05

06

RIVER ISLAND X JOSEPH TURVEY (FEAT. JUSTANORM)

HOW TO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY

Alex Turvey (White Lodge) UK, 2013, 2m 28s Inspired by Joseph Turvey’s streetwear aesthetic and documentary photographer Jamel Shabazz, Alex Turvey’s short film centres around the model collective Justanorm.

Phil Drinkwater and Tim Woodall (Creative England) UK, 2014, 11m 49s A thirteen year old misfit magician attempts to escape a cruel adolescence by perfecting the ultimate on stage disappearing trick.

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FAMILY FRIENDLY SCREENING 3

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

1331 10:00 - 11:00

ATM 10:00 - 11:00

01

02

DENTURES

THE LIBRARY OF BURNED BOOKS

Anderson West (Sour Films) UK, 2013, 4m 3s Two guys having a rap battle are about to face an unexpected challenger in a film that shows how we need to speak the right 'language' to communicate between generations.

Alasdair Beckett-King (The London Film School) UK, 2013, 8m 57s A firelit ritual in the school. Children stand in line before a great furnace. They are burning books. The old headmaster is too weary to resist.

03

04

THE CORRESPONDENTS: FEAR & DELIGHT

A FILM IS A FILM IS A FILM

Naren Wilks (Independent) UK, 2013, 3m 20s Using a composited camera (multiple cameras acting as one) this video describes a space in which synchronised multiples exist in a rotationally-symmetric, kaleidoscopic dimension.

Eva von Schweinitz (Brainhurricano) USA, 2013, 16m 2s As celluloid film slowly disappears from her workplace, the director, a movie projectionist herself, embarks on an investigation into what makes the material special.

05

06

BON VOYAGE

VANISHING POINTS

Fabio Friedli Switzerland, 2011, 6m Dozens of emigrants climb on to an overcrowded truck. Their goal is Europe. When they arrive after an exhausting journey, confrontation with another brutal reality awaits them.

Marites Carino (Video Signatures) Canada, 2014, 8m 41s Sucked into a choreographic time warp, conceptual hip-hop dancers share fleeting moments of intimate synchronicity as viewers slowly realize things are not always as they seem‌

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MUSIC VIDEO SCREENING 1

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

ATM 12:00 - 13:00

Treasurer's 16:45 - 18:00

ATM 13:00 - 14:30

01

02

PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING: NIGHT MAIL

GODBLESSCOMPUTERS: NOTHING TO ME

Robert Hackett (Antagonist Films) UK, 2013, 3m 22s Shot at night, this promo is characterised by images from the original Night Mail GPO Film Unit film featuring WH Auden's poem, projected onto a disused train station.

Ruggero Pini (Piier) Italy, 2014, 3m 14s The filmmakers took a trip with Lorenzo “Godblesscomputers” Nada through Bologna and to Romagna's seaside and along the way found beauty in seemingly abandoned places.

03

04

LONDON GRAMMAR: HEY NOW

THE CORRESPONDENTS: FEAR & DELIGHT

Chris Ullens (Independent) UK, 2014, 3m 32s A forest comes alive at night courtesy of enigmatic stop-frame animation, with mysterious characters meeting and a stunning display of animated strings, in a hand-crafted, playful ballet.

Naren Wilks (Independent) UK, 2013, 3m 20s Using a composited camera (multiple cameras acting as one) this video describes a space in which synchronised multiples exist in a rotationally-symmetric, kaleidoscopic dimension.

05

06

WINTERFALLE: DEADBEAT

DRUNK WITH JOY: NO TRAGEDY

Todd MacDonald (Independent) UK, 2014, 3m 9s Winterfalle’s new single video Deadbeat is a darkly witty postcard collage of his home in Jersey, capturing six months in the island that serves as inspiration for his stories.

Kris Jager / Mila Oshin (Drunk With Joy) UK / Germany, 2014, 3m 27s The fine line between love and control. Written, performed, produced and directed by artist duo Drunk With Joy, from their forthcoming body of work Sex Is Overrated. DOP Roger Lewis.

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07

08

DAS MOON: COLOURS

THE GRAINE: SLOW ME DOWN

Roman Przylipiak (One Production) Poland, 2014, 3m 24s Berlin. The Future. Olaf doesn't realise a gang of girls is hunting for him because he has stolen something they want. With Lena Frankiewicz, Agnieszka Warchulska, Marcin Bosak.

Jos Meijers / Auke Hamers (Shooting Carrots) Netherlands, 2013, 4m This music video / short film is testing you: are you just listening to the pretty folk soundtrack or are you actually paying close attention to events unfolding on-screen?

09

10

A BAND CALLED QUINN: FORGET ABOUT IT

TOCOTRONIC: WARTE AUF MICH AUF DEM GRUND DES SWIMMINGPOOLS

Uisdean Murray (Tromolo Productions) UK, 2014, 3m 1s Video for a track by A Band Called Quinn, from their multimedia show and album Biding Time (remix) a project which explores fame, female roles and fate.

Aron Krause (Academy of Fine Arts Hamburg) Germany, 2013, 4m 25s This video tells the story of a woman who has to struggle with love, her body and her parents. It is a transgender story, which examines memories, wishes and reality.

11

12

THE MAGICIAN: WHEN THE NIGHT IS OVER

ST SOUTH: SLACKS

Romain Segaud (Solab Pictures) France, 2013, 2m 57s In this music video, rhythm becomes visual. Objects from coloured pencils and candles to sugarcubes and road crossings are changed into graphic equalisers/VU readers.

Laura Pennell (Independent) Australia, 2014, 3m 27s Slacks  (written and performed by St South) depicts a girl’s journey as she recovers from heartbreak and learns to take care of herself, thereby discovering her independence.

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MUSIC VIDEO SCREENING 1

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

ATM 12:00 - 13:00

Treasurer's 16:45 - 18:00

ATM 13:00 - 14:30

13

14

THE SECLUDED: NO GUARANTY

KAJA GUNNUFSEN: FAEN TA

Eva Münnich (Independent) Germany, 2014, 3m 51s There is no guarantee that you will make it to the surface; another creature will be always stronger than you. But if you make it, will what you find be good?

Thea Hvistendahl (Frokost) Norway, 2014, 4m 38s The music video Faen Ta is put together from the visual personal ads of six people, who all introduce us to their environment amid lonely everyday scenes.

15

16

SCISS CUT

ABSYNTHE MINDED: AS IT EVER WAS

Demetris Shammas (Independent) Cyprus, 2014, 3m 59s Sciss Cut is a digital algorithmic moving image work. The algorithm interrelates geometries of known objects, creating a possibility space where new abstract objects are found.

Thomas Bogaert (Independent) Belgium / France, 2012, 4m 40s From the Eiffel Tower, the viewer finds themselves taking a leap into the city, on a rollercoaster journey shot on Super 8, that ultimately ends at the Eiffel Tower again.

17

18

APPLE JELLY: //CONTROL//

ST.LÔ: IN THE PINES

Jérémi Durand (Beast) UK, 2013, 3m 30s Don't we all have our own way to say "stop"? In this promo for the French electro band, Petru keeps control over his daily life through his own kind of dancing ritual.

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Olya Tsoraeva (Independent) Belgium, 2014, 4m 12s “My girl my girl, don't lie to me, tell me where did you sleep last night.” This is a story about a girl who has got lost between our reality and another twilight world.


BAFTA masterclass Learn Editor’s trade secrets and top tips for postproduction from BAFTA-nominated editor Lisa Gunning (Goldfrapp, Seven Psychopaths and Nowhere Boy). She will reveal how the craft of editing is vital to telling a story

Venue: Reel Cinema York Date: Friday 7 November 2014 Time: 18:00 – 19:30 Price: £8.50

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MUSIC VIDEO SCREENING 2

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

CS Basement 14:15 - 15:15

King’s Manor 1 11:15 - 12:15

King’s Manor 2 16:15 - 17:15

1331 11:00 - 12:00

01

02

TEMPLES: MESMERIZE

PUNKS JUMP UP: FAIRLIGHT

Benjael Halfmaderholz (Hylas Film) Germany, 2014, 3m 40s A bizarrely iridescent floating pyramid leads our journey through a mystical environment – which ends in the resurrection of the four sleeping effigies.

Neal Coghlan (Studio ASZYK) Australia, 2013, 4m 8s A bright and colourful trip into a retro-spacey world which is populated by hyperactive and evolving geometric BirdMasks that react to the 80s-influenced house music.

03

04

JIM JAMES: STATE OF THE ART (A.E.I.O.U.)

THE LAST SKEPTIK: PICK YOUR BATTLES

Staci DeGagne / Alexander Fletcher (Clean White Lines Productions). USA, 2013, 5m 16s Wandering through an urban landscape of lonely people, a man who is part technology streams the inner desires of those who touch him, but when it’s all too much he craves release.

Jeff Metal (Jeff Metal Films) UK, 2013, 6m 58s Taken from his album Thanks For Trying, Skeptik stars in this epic, beautifully shot, Peak District-based tale of a “bear”, friendship, and a frightening twist.

05

06

MT.WOLF: MIDNIGHT SHALLOWS

VINCENT BLACK LIGHTNING

Thom Humphreys / Jean-Philippe Blunt / Rina Yang (in/out) UK, 2013, 4m 10s The birth of the photograph was a revolution in our perception of time and motion. Inspired by the work of Etienne-Jules Marey, we continue this dialogue between motion and capture.

Cat Bruce (Independent) UK, 2013, 4m 57s We follow the heartwarming yet tragic love story of Red Molly and James, in this short animated film. A film about love, motorbikes and a redheaded girl.

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07

08

VIVIEN GLASS: PART MACHINE

LAMENT

Josh Brandao (BlitzHaus Creative Productions) UK, 2013, 3m 46s In a world inspired by old sci-fi movies, a female scientist attempts to bring an inanimate creature to life in this video from the 'indietronic' London band.

Archie Short (The Northern Film School) UK, 2013, 5m 48s A late-night cab driver sees the beauty and the darkness in life, but he suffers the consequences when he succumbs to that darkness himself.

09

10

MARBERT ROCEL: THE TEMPLE

MESSAGE TO BEARS: MOONLIGHT

Dirk Rauscher (Independent) Germany, 2013, 4m 56s The Temple is a story about a metaphorical temple, built by "her", in which she is waiting for "him", brought to life in an artificial construct of symbolic memories and fragments.

Benjamin Dowie (Beanpole Productions) Australia, 2014, 4m 22s Moments of wonder and ambient dreams abound in the music video for Moonlight  from the album Maps  by Message to Bears – composer and multi-instrumentalist Jerome Alexander.

11

12

GHOST CULTURE: GIUDECCA

OH LAND: CHERRY ON TOP

Lewis Lloyd (Independent) Germany, 2014, 4m 34s A longing vision of past summer romance, seen through a kaleidoscope of faded celluloid memories. An inner journey into the intangible nature of love.

Duncan Winecoff (All:Expanded) USA, 2014, 6m 20s A dreamlike fantasia, which was shot at the Alvin Ailey Dance School and features a bevy of child dancers as well as the model Helena Christensen.

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THRILLER SCREENING 1

C15

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

SUNDAY

City Screen 11:45 - 13:25

Friargate 20:45 - 22:15

Reel 12:00 - 13:40

Friargate 15:30 - 17:10

01

02

WOODWOO

THE STOMACH

Jonny Phillips (On Th’Huh Studios) UK, 2013, 12m 46s Sometimes you can’t see the woods for the trees… An ancient oak tree awakens a jaded tree surgeon to the intensity of life, when a routine job suddenly turns out to be anything but.

Ben Steiner (Fume Films) UK, 2014, 15m Frank's had enough. A spirit medium whose grotesque method of channelling the dead is putting his life at risk, he wants out. But others, in this world and the next, have plans of their own.

03

04

GENTLY GENTLY

NEWBORN

Amaka Ugwunkwo (Independent) UK, 2014, 14m 46s In the middle of the night, Anna is terrified someone is prowling around her house. And unlike her other friends, James still believes that it’s not her imagination playing games.

Paris El-Said (Problem Child Pictures) UK, 2013, 13m 21s One hot summer night, a hideous infant monster begins attacking the residents of an apartment building. The night shift security guards are left to deal with it. Will they survive?

05

06

FIBS

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES

James Sharpe (Creative England / 2AM Films / Mornray Films) UK, 2014, 15m 14s Fibs is the subtle and nuanced tale of Naomi, a teenage girl who is lost in a fantasy, and who will say anything as she attempts to win back her older ex-boyfriend.

Michael Pearce (Incendiary Pictures & Agile Films) UK, 2013, 28m MP's wife Celia discovers her husband's true colours when she is taken hostage by his criminal business associates. Maxine Peake stars and BAFTA-nominated Michael Pearce directs.

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THRILLER SCREENING 2

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

YSJ: De Grey 22:15 - 23:45

Middleton's 20:45 - 22:00

CS Basement 15:15 - 17:00

CS Basement 13:45 - 15:00

01

02

NAÏVE

INFRINGE

Marie Enthoven (Taste It) Belgium, 2013, 11m 1s Emma discovers her life is a lie and her mother holds the strings. Her lover, her friends, all seem to be paid to surround her, as she struggles to distinguish truth from paranoia.

Martin Åhlin (Blåfilm) Sweden, 2014, 19m 24s Naomi accidentally collides with the blind Laura on the street. But she finds an impulse has been awakened inside of her – an impulse to do something bad.

03

04

THE BIRTHDAY GIFT

DAWN

Max Myers (Agile Films) UK, 2013, 12m 12s In this psychological thriller, a couple go out for dinner to celebrate the husband's 40th birthday, leaving their young son with a babysitter, who is not who she appears to be...

Caleb Wissun-Bhide (Independent) UK, 2014, 9m 11s An urban relationship drama with a supernatural subtext. Leroy returns home late one night to find his wife Becca has locked him out. Can he make amends before the sun comes up?

05

06

STATUS

THE NORTH SIDE

Richard Williamson (Aphelion) Australia, 2011, 19m 57s In the near future, social networking has moved out of the virtual world and into the physical. A confronting portrait of a world we may soon know too well.

Andrew Ryland (Independent) UK, 2014, 8m 2s The only occupant of a deserted city realises he must find the way out, before he is captured by the ruthless hunter who has been sent to find him.

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THRILLER SCREENING 3

C15

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

1331 12:45 - 14:00

NCEM 19:15 - 20:30

Reel 15:45 - 17:00

King's Manor 2 19:45 - 21:00

1331 18:00 - 19:15

01

02

PURIFICATION

BLACK AND WHITE

Oli Carr (Suburban Warrior Productions) UK, 2014, 12m 41s Vienna, a waitress working a late night shift, is inadvertently dragged down over the course of the night into the dark world of a mysterious figure's dangerous religious cult.

Richard Williamson (Richard Williamson Films) Australia, 2014, 15m 34s Surviving a surprise sex party with your soul intact is tough in this wickedly dark psychological short. Welcome to the Black and White midnight party.

03

04

TRAJECTORIES

RESPONSIBLY SOURCED

Philippe Massoni / Sébastien Jovellar (Kromov) France, 2014, 12m 53s David, Lucas and Nina have been on the road for days, months. One day, looking for something to eat and some cigarettes, their route happens to bring them to a deserted village.

Paul Philpott (Independent) UK, 2012, 4m 50s The near future. Global population has soared and food is in short supply. What will we do? Responsibly Sourced was written, directed, shot and edited by Paul Philpott.

05

06

FORMER THINGS

KILLER

Adam R. Brown (Bullmoose Pictures) USA, 2014, 14m 41s Alex, a travel-worn survivor in a desolate world, returns to his childhood home to find not only artefacts of his youth, but also the plague-ridden body of his recently deceased father.

Adrian Mead (Mead Kerr Ltd) UK, 2012, 18m 35s On a quiet afternoon suddenly Detective John Hay’s job and personal life become horribly entwined – he has 15 minutes to find his kidnapped son. Nothing will ever be the same again.

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Meet the Filmmakers Here is your chance to Meet the Filmmakers who feature in the Official Selection 2014. With films spanning genres and countries, this is your opportunity to network and make new relationships with industry. Venue: Yorkshire Museum Date: Saturday 8 November 2014 Time: 19:00 – 23:00 Price: £7

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ANIMATION SCREENING 1

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

CS Basement 15:45 - 16:45

King's Manor 1 YSJ: Fountain 14:15 - 15:15 21:15 - 22:15

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

SUNDAY

Friargate 17:15 - 18:15

Friargate 10:00 - 11:00

Bootham 16:00 - 17:00

01

02

CODA

LE GOUFFRE

Alan Holly (and maps and plans) Ireland, 2013, 9m A lost soul stumbles drunkenly through the city, where Death finds him and shows him many things. A handdrawn film voiced by Brian Gleeson and Orla Fitzgerald.

Carl Beauchemin / David Forest / Thomas Chrétien (Lightning Boy Studio). Canada, 2014, 10m 36s Two travellers undertake the construction of a gigantic bridge in order to cross a gulf blocking their way, inspiring with their courage and determination a rural community living nearby.

03

04

OVER DINNER

JOHN AND IRIS

Marcus Armitage (Royal College of Art) UK, 2013, 2m 37s As a family meet for their last dinner before their son leaves to join the Army, the reality of the situation begins to break in through the four surrounding walls.

Oscar Lewis (Independent) UK, 2013, 4m 14s A short animation inspired by an interview conducted with an elderly couple – married for 61 years – which briefly reminisces on the moments of their lives together.

05

06

STICKY

ZOMBIE & DOGGY

Jilli Rose (Bespoke Animation) Australia, 2013, 19m 52s Exiled from the tropical paradise where they evolved, a handful of stick insects dodged extinction by hiding on a windswept bush on the world's tallest sea stack for 80 years.

Jing-Jia Fang (National Yunlin University of Science and Technology). Taiwan, 2012, 4m 10s When zombies fill the streets and attack the public, a dog's master finally gets away from them and hides himself at home, but soon finds that he was himself infected by the undead.

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ANIMATION SCREENING 2

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

ATM 13:30 - 14:30

NCEM 12:00 - 13:00

Treasurer's 21:00 - 22:00

YSJ: Temple 16:00 - 17:00

ATM 16:00 - 17:00

01

02

LOST PROPERTY

OWNED

Åsa Lucander (12foot6) UK, 2014, 6m 30s When you lose something dear to your heart, there is only one place it can be found. The Lost Property office. The film looks into the idea of memory loss and the aging process.

Daniel Clark / Wesley Tippetts (Center for Animation, Brigham Young University). USA, 2014, 5m 8s Jeff, who is the undisputed Ultra Mega Video Game Champion of All Time, is going about his daily routine of online domination when he finds, at last, a worthy foe.

03

04

SEA FRONT

THE WASTELAND

Claire Lamond (Independent) UK, 2014, 8m When you put a shell to your ear what do you hear? Connected by the sea between them, soldiers, friends, musicians in the trenches in World War One reach out to those back home.

Lucy Lee (Instinct Media Ltd) UK, 2014, 6m Based on the Celtic Fisher King myth, which follows a pattern where an injury is suffered, a world dies, escape, journey, the underworld, test, a new dawn, the world comes back to life.

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06

THE PATSY

GNOSIS

Sam Morrison (Independent) UK, 2014, 21m A hacker, a whistle-blower on the run, an FBI agent and a careerist cop all collide at the speed of 25 drawings a second in this action-comedy-romance-thriller.

Tamara Hahn (Tamarama Studios) USA, 2013, 4m 46s A baby is stuck in an infinite loop of danger due to a babyrobbing monster. They may continuously fail in their attempts, but they are still within close reach – with no way to escape.

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ANIMATION SCREENING 3

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

YSJ: De Grey 21:00 - 22:00

Middleton's 15:30 - 16:30

City Screen 16:00 - 17:00

Middleton's 15:15 - 16:15

01

02

THE BIGGER PICTURE

GOODNIGHT SUN

Daisy Jacobs (National Film and Television School) UK, 2013, 7m 5s Using seven-foot-tall characters performing on lifesize sets, The Bigger Picture tells a stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an elderly parent.

Edward Yoon (Emily Carr University of Art + Design) Canada, 2014, 2m 42s Goodnight Sun is a bedtime story about how the Sun will eventually become a red giant star, then incinerate and vaporize the Earth and all life as we know it.

03

04

LEVIATHAN AGES

DJI. DEATH FAILS

Jon Yeo (Studio Mine) UK, 2013, 3m 33s Bound in an ancient celestial ballet by an aeons-old ritual, the spirits of nine dead Kings arise from their prisons carved from ancient rock – to claim a fallen Emperor.

Dmitri Voloshin (Simpals) Moldova, 2012, 3m 56s Dji is a terribly unlucky grim reaper. All he has to do is collect the soul of a dying man, but many obstacles prevent him from completing this simple process.

05

06

MY MILK CUP COW

BISTRO CAPRICE

Yantong Zhu (Tokyo University of the Arts) Japan, 2014, 11m 3s A father tells his four-year-old daughter there's a cow at the bottom of her milk cup. The daughter believes him and drinks all of her milk, but there is no cow.

Guy Lubin (Met Film School) UK, 2014, 2m 46s Melanie, a young and quirky girl, is reading a book and gets carried away with the content. She is so intrigued that her imaginative mind creates a vivid illusion of chaos.

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07

08

TEARS OF INGE

LADY AND THE TOOTH

Alisi Telengut (Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University). Canada, 2013, 4m 10s A profound human-animal and human-nature relationship is represented by a painted world filled with a camel’s emotions, based on a real Mongolian nomadic story.

Shaun Clark (Mew Lab) UK, 2014, 7m 50s In a village where the most precious commodity is teeth, a toothless man lives in fear of being sacrificed. Lonely and in search of acceptance, he resorts to kidnapping.

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10

COLLECTORS

NEST OF STONE

Marcel Hobi (Looping Animations) Switzerland, 2013, 5m 4s Whether it's antiques, insects, adventures or friendships – collecting is a passion. Collectors  shows in an entertaining and amusing way where the urge to collect can lead.

Kim Noce (Mew Lab) UK, 2014, 6m 35s A collection of memories set in stone. A contemplative journey from birth to death happening across a single day, revealed through stop-motion and time-lapse images.

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12

MALHEUR

TIGER IS GUN

Jeremy Richard (Studio A Moi) France, 2010, 5m 32s Evil can be scattered but cannot be avoided. Fear can hide memories but cannot remove them. Then when evil returns, a forgotten fear also reappears – with sorrow in its wake.

Richard Gosling (Arts University Bournemouth) UK, 2013, 3m 8s When the cruel King is killed by his own pet Tiger, the Tiger escapes, wreaking its violent revenge on humanity and also gaining unearthly powers.

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ANIMATION SCREENING 4

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SATURDAY

Middleton's 18:30 - 19:30

Reel 10:00 - 11:00

Treasurer's 20:30 - 21:30

Middleton's 10:00 - 11:00

Reel 19:00 - 20:00

01

02

THE MISSING SCARF

RED MAN

Eoin Duffy (Belly Creative Inc.) Ireland, 2013, 6m 35s A black comedy exploring some of life’s common fears: fear of the unknown, of failure, rejection and finally the fear of death. Narrated by George Takei.

Dulani Wilson (Independent) UK, 2014, 13m 8s King Macbeth stands against the usurper Macduff and the invading English in a desperate battle to preserve Scotland’s sovereignty, in this retelling of the Shakespearian play.

03

04

NGAYURNANGALKU (CANNIBAL STORY)

CAUTIONARY TALES FOR CHILDREN

Yunkurra Billy Atkins / Sohan Ariel Hayes (Martumili Artists / Shire of East Pilbara / Fremantle Arts Centre). Australia, 2012, 6m 52s

Seth Tomlinson (Tell-Tale Entertainment) Canada, 2014, 7m 45s An animated film based on the book by Hilaire Belloc. The film parodies popular cautionary tales and takes them to new extremes. Three stories from the book feature in this film.

Cannibal Story brings to life the dangerous, carnivorous beings that live beneath a salt lake in the heart of the Western Desert. This is Martu artist Yunkurra Billy Atkins’s country.

05

06

THE PALACE

DIPENDENZA

John Eyre, Robin Heap (Independent) UK, 2014, 7m 49s The world is crumbling…Trapped and alone, high up in a dilapidated office building, a small boy must escape by any means if he is to survive.

Panna Horvath-Molnar / Virag Zomboracz (AZT-Media, MoholyNagy University of Art and Design). Hungary, 2013, 12m 54s

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Bubu is a huge, simple-minded fellow who works at the fish market. He is in love with the fragile but strong-minded Angela, a woman of ever-changing artistic ambitions.


Remembrance Sunday Filmed and Not Forgotten – an exploration of films made just before, during, and after WWI as we commemorate 100 years since the start of the First World War.

Venue: National Centre for Early Music Date: Sunday 9 November 2014 Time: 14:00 - 15:30 Price: ÂŁ5 or free with valid Sunday or Weekend Pass

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 1

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Treasurer's 15:00 - 16:15

Reel 17:30 - 19:45

Middleton's 12:00 - 13:15

01

02

HERD IN ICELAND

THE WOLF, THE SHIP AND THE LITTLE GREEN BAG

Lindsay Blatt (Herd in Iceland, Inc) USA / Iceland, 2013, 28m 41s During the summer, Icelandic horses live a remote existence grazing in the highlands. Every September, they are rounded up and directed home across the rugged terrain.

Kathryn MacCorgarry Gray (Chaos) UK, 2014, 14m 4s The Wolf, the Ship and the Little Green Bag is a documentary following the life events of three elderly women who recount their coming of age stories.

03

04

ZIMA

NEXT STOP: RESET

Cristina Picchi (MiruMir Studio) Russia, 2013, 11m 27s A portrait of a season – a journey through North Russia and Siberia, through the thoughts of the people who have to cope with one of the world's harshest climates.

Alexandra Wedenig (Alexandra Wedenig Filmproduktion) Austria, 2014, 5m 5s In 1954 Franz Wedenig travels by train through Switzerland, France and Spain. In 2013 his granddaughters Alexandra and Elisabeth retrace and follow his route.

05

06

HERE WE’M BE TOGETHER

A FILM IS A FILM IS A FILM

Rob Curry / Tim Plester (Fifth Column Films) UK, 2014, 13m A field-recorded encounter with some of the more eccentric folk rituals of the Norfolk Broads – as witnessed through the eyes of one homegrown fabulist.

Eva von Schweinitz (Brainhurricano) USA, 2013, 16m 2s As celluloid film slowly disappears from her workplace, the director, a movie projectionist herself, embarks on an investigation into what makes the material special.

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 2

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

Middleton's 15:00 - 16:30

King's Manor 1 17:30 - 19:00

Middleton's 11:30 - 13:00

01

02

CAILLEACH

EMILIE

Rosie Reed Hillman (Scrumptious Productions Ltd) UK, 2014, 13m 41s Morag, 86, shares her unique love of life out on the edge, in Scotland's Western Isles, where she lives in the remote croft where she was born, following five generations of her family.

Cliff Caines (Headframe Films) Canada, 2013, 5m Emilie is a short documentary about experimental tattoo artist Emilie Roby. It is a rare glimpse of Emilie’s creative process and the living canvases who collaborate with her.

03

04

GLI IMMACOLATI (THE IMMACULATES)

PORT NOLLOTH: BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE

Ronny Trocker (Le Frensoy – Studio national des arts contemporains). France, 2013, 13m 27s In a town in Northern Italy in 2011, following an allegation of rape, a day of demonstrations against Romani people rapidly degenerates into a pogrom.

Felix Seuffert (Butterfly Films) South Africa, 2012, 21m 51s Once a mining hub on the remote South African West Coast, Port Nolloth has been left forsaken. This documentary explores what's left of the diamond fever.

05

06

AUTISM IN LOVE

AN UNDERTAKING

Michelle Friedline (Independent) USA, 2012, 8m 34s RV Kuser, a clever and dapper man of 50 with Autism Spectrum Disorder, beats the odds to find self-acceptance, a unique ability to fit into the neurotypical world and unconditional love.

Ed Emsley (Falmouth University) UK, 2013, 10m 53s James Showers and married couple the Callenders are independent undertakers. This documentary looks at their thoughts on dealing with death on a daily basis.

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 3

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

NCEM 13:30 - 15:00

Reel 10:00 - 11:30

CS Basement 10:00 - 11:30

01

02

SCOUSERVARI

POWDER ROOMS OF THE FEMALE KIND

Chris Berry (Independent) UK, 2014, 6m 12s Explores the passion and motivation of Liverpudlian violin maker and restorer, Michael Phoenix, who stays true to the style and techniques of Antonio Stradivari.

Tash Horton (Independent) Wales, 2014, 11m 30s A colourful exploration into the landscape of the female face and into the minds of 12 young women living in a society that obsesses over physical appearance.

03

04

RADIO SILENCE

BUBBLE BOYS

Duncan Cowles (Edinburgh College of Art) UK, 2013, 21m 19s Filmmaker Duncan Cowles undertakes a personal journey to discover why he finds it difficult to speak to his father, and looks back on his father's relationship with his grandfather

Ryan Haines (Man Productions) Canada, 2013, 8m 28s Formed in 1987 by Marvin Haines, Cherry Cup is the longest bubble tournament in the world. The league has eleven dedicated members called the Bubble Boys.

05

06

SEXY SHOPPING

ROR

Antonio Benedetto / Adam Selo (EleNfanT FilM) Italy, 2014, 20m 46s Miah, a Bengali immigrant, decides to tell her wife about his hard life in Italy. Through a hidden camera, he starts filming his little shop… The “Sexy Shopping”.

Natalie Cunningham (Victorian College of the Arts) Australia, 2013, 13m 48s Ror is a sixteen-year-old South Sudanese rapper making his mark on the Australian hip-hop scene. This documentary explores his love of music and his determination to succeed.

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 4

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Middleton's 17:00 - 18:30

1331 11:30 - 13:00

Friargate 11:30 - 13:00

01

02

DISSONANCE

THE ART OF THE SEA

Theis Mølstrøm Christensen (The National Film School of Denmark). Denmark, 2013, 28m 51s Søren and Malene fell in love playing music together. They had a child, but then were both diagnosed with cancer. This film allows them to once again find their common tune.

Jules Roy (Aquaviolet) UK, 2014, 6m 3s A short film about a man who has given up the rat race to live an idyllic life by the sea and make use of what the sea discards to create beautiful pieces of art.

03

04

LE TAXIDERMISTE

SOMEWHERE ELSE

Prisca Bouchet / Nick Mayow (LOOM Films) France / New Zealand, 2013, 18m 30s Le Taxidermiste is an intimate portrait of professional French taxidermist Jacques Gilbert, offering an evocative and deeply personal insight into his life story and eerie craft.

Tom German (Plymouth College of Art) UK, 2014, 6m 15s Somewhere Else is an observational film portrait of the life of John Eldridge. Exploring the crossover of surfing with motorbike customisation, it is a celebration of subcultures.

05

06

ORIGINS: MATTHEW DEAR

THE HARMS OF HATE

Patrick Nation (Resident Advisor) USA, 2014, 11m 38s Electronic music artist Matthew Dear goes an emotional journey, travelling back to his hometown of Kingsville, Texas for the first time in 10 years.

Hayley Evans / Hannah Tucker (University of Leicester / In House Video Producer Hayley Evans). UK, 2014, 14m 42s The Harms of Hate showcases the stories of seven people who come from a range of backgrounds but who have all been victims of hate crimes, for different reasons.

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 5

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

NCEM 10:00 - 11:15

CS Basement 12:15 - 13:30

NCEM 10:00 - 11:15

01

02

5 IS ALIVE

BIRDMAN

Barbara Myers / Paul Loman (Homegrown Films) UK, 2013, 23m 11s When 19 year-old Connor is killed by a single punch, an ordinary family is faced with an agonising decision. What follows takes us to the heart of grief and loss – and beyond.

Sam Clarke / Matt Farrant (Independent) UK, 2013, 10m 59s Birdman is about two brothers and their unique relationship. The film follows aircraft enthusiast Alan, who is building a sixth-tenth scale Spitfire in his garage.

03

04

VIVA

GYRE: CREATING ART FROM A PLASTIC OCEAN

Amanda Bluglass (Bluglass Pictures) UK, 2013, 7m 40s A heart-warming portrait of rebellion, spirit and joiede-vivre. Britain’s oldest punk, great-grandmother Viva Hamnell reflects on her life in Cornwall’s first punk band.

JJ Kelly / Josh Thomas (Dudes on Media / National Geographic) USA, 2013, 22m 50s Gyre: Creating Art from a Plastic Ocean surveys the work of a group of artists and scientists who travelled the Alaskan coastline to raise awareness of plastic pollution.

05

06

STYLE BROKERS

STILL LIFE

Stroma Cairns (School of Film & Television, Falmouth University) UK, 2014, 10m Style Brokers focuses on the fashion label Duffer of St George. The film shows the success of the label alongside the street culture of the 1980s, and the falling-out between its founders.

Johannes Krell, Florian Fischer Germany, 2014, 11m 41s The filmmakers leave the classical nature film behind in order to explore new ways of conceptualising our understanding of nature and ourselves.

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DOCUMENTARY SCREENING 6

THURSDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Middleton's 11:00 - 12:15

King's Manor 2 17:45 - 19:15

King's Manor 1 12:00 - 13:30

01

02

DIABLO ROJO

QUEEN OF THE DESERT

Eoin McLaughlin (Megapocalypse) Panama / UK / Netherlands, 2013, 6m 10s Jesus Christ, Ren and Stimpy, Hare Krishna, Pablo Escobar, Gandhi and Jessica Simpson, all on the same bus. This is a film about the work of Andres Salazar.

Alex Kelly (360 Films) Australia, 2012, 27m Starlady is not your ordinary youth worker – with her fabulous hair and outrageous outfits, she is training young indigenous people in the art of hairdressing.

03

04

MATTI SIRVIO: THE PAINTING PASTOR

AN ALL-ENCOMPASSING LIGHT

Nikolai Boyce (Independent) UK, 2014, 8m 19s The film explores the themes of faith and art through Matti Sirvio, a Finnish pastor based in Istanbul who returned to his artistic roots after a twenty-seven year break.

Chloe White (Whalebone Films) UK, 2014, 20m A 20-minute documentary which details the experience of Lee, who is now in his 80s, when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945.

05

06

HALF EMIRATI

RUNNING FREE

Amal Al-Agroobi (ALAGROOBI Films) United Arab Emirates, 2012, 10m Half Emirati explores the social implications of being a mixed-race child in the United Arab Emirates, a country where the local population constitutes the minority.

Magnus Borka Kloster-Jensen (Westerdals School of Communication). Norway, 2013, 14m 1s 17 year-old Abderrahim dropped out of school to pursue his lifelong dream of doing Parkour, an acrobatic sport that does not usually take you anywhere in a country like Morocco.

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EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING 1

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

EXHIBITION

1331 16:30 - 17:30

City Screen 16:00 - 17:00

CS Basement 14:00 - 15:00

NSG - Fri & Sun 10:00 - 17:00

01

02

HUMOR

STAY THE SAME

Tal Zagreba (ZagrebaZ) Israel, 2014, 5m A street artist tries to make people smile without success, but when his frustration explodes, it becomes a hit. The tragedy is that the artist isn't aware of the impact he's made.

Sam Firth (Tiny Spark Productions) UK, 2013, 14m Recorded every day for a year at exactly the same time, in the same place, Stay the Same is about our relationship with time and the desire to capture experience.

03

04

MEMORYBOX

FIRST LIGHT ON SOUTH ST

Toby Andris (Toby Films) Canada, 2014, 9m 9s A "blank" is sent to a deserted planet to retrieve a memory box. The blank ignores its instructions and plugs in, uploading a lifetime of memories, and ultimately, an identity.

Paul Turano (Independent) USA, 2013, 11m 5s The first weeks with newborn twins. Prompted by Bartók’s études – Mikrokosmos, book 1. Part of a series of films that take the structures of short musical forms as inspirations.

05

06

SIMULACRE

HERMENEUTICS

Vincent Vicario (Independent) France, 2013, 14m On a country road, a woman and a child gradually sink into the heart of nature… A journey through the memories and sounds of childhood, dreams and the mysteries of the natural world.

Alexei Dmitriev (Independent) Russia, 2012, 3m 15s This piece is a visual illustration of what hermeneutics is. Using archive footage it makes you believe that you are watching a war film. But then everything changes.

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EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING 2

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

EXHIBITION

ATM 10:00 - 11:00

CS Basement 14:15 - 15:15

City Screen 14:45 - 15:45

ATM 13:00 - 14:00

NSG - Fri & Sat 10:00 - 17:00

01

02

A SUMMER FLU

ON LOOP

Priyanka Chhabra (Independent) India, 2013, 17m Wrapped in long afternoon siestas, or stuck in an abandoned house, lie endless pockets of time. They say, the hotter the summer, the sweeter the mangoes.

Christine Hooper (Royal College of Art) UK, 2013, 5m Four in the morning, crapped out, yawning. Experience a comic portrayal of the tedious insanity of insomnia. With an aesthetic inspired by David Hockney's photomontages.

03

04

RED

TIGERITERA

Julia Powney (Independent) UK, 2014, 8m 57s Lost and alone, a young woman regains consciousness after an accident. Guided into extraordinary spaces, she must recover her distorted memories before it is too late.

Nina Caspari (Independent) Belgium / Germany, 2014, 6m 49s Tigeritera is an experimental short featuring an exotic creature which starts to react to the watching audience as the "fourth wall" disappears...

05

06

DIE BERGFRAU

WE WANDER

Kerstin Neuwirth (Academy Of Media Arts Cologne) Germany / Austria, 2014, 17m 56s An associative, almost dreamy flow of images. Hallways. Doors. A donkey. The mother. Water is flooding the room. A girl in a river – between vision and memory.

Dvein (Agosto & Dvein) Spain, 2014, 4m A group of animals hide in the darkness of the night. But a light disturbs their peaceful rest, their land is invaded and everything becomes unexpected as the sun rises.

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EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING 3

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

EXHIBITION

Middleton's 10:00 - 11:00

Middleton's 17:15 - 18:15

Middleton's 13:45 - 14:45

NSG - Thurs - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

01

02

LÉTHÉ

SEEING BLACK COWS

Harald Hutter (Scotland Screen Academy) France / Scotland, 2014, 12m 4s Léthé is an invitation to go astray; an invitation to forget one’s self, embarking with our vagrant protagonist as he searches to forget his past.

Nuutti Koskinen (Independent) Finland, 2014, 12m The black cows are an indefinable, inseparable otherness on the threshold of our perception. We seek to quantify, classify and measure our existence, but what remains in the shadows?

03

04

HOT CHICKEN

MARIA

Iain Bonner (Independent) Australia, 2013, 13m An isolated, lonely man eats hot chicken to satiate his desires. Until, that is, he is lured into the world of spiritual aerobics. As the famous saying goes: No man is an island, give praise!

Katarzyna Plazinska (Independent) Poland / USA, 2014, 12m Internal and external forces quietly struggle against one another in this intimate portrait of dislocation, where imagination is transformed into precisely composed frames.

05

06

THE RINSING

DANS LE BRUIT

Simone Smith (Looking At You Me Films) UK, 2013, 3m Alone? Unattractive? Unloved? Sign up for The Rinsing today. A program that will bring you face-to-face with the new, improved you.

Gabriel Olavarría (Fina Alma Films) Chilé, 2014, 11m 21s A mature woman wearing an eye patch, finds a gate to an unknown place where her shadow's projection lives and decides to look and find what's not working in her life.

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EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING 4

C15

FRIDAY

SUNDAY

EXHIBITION

ATM 16:30 - 17:45

King's Manor 2 16;00 - 17:15

NSG - Thurs - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

01

02

THE MIRROR

ROUGH TRADE

Gijs Kerbosch / Guy Weizman (100% Halal Productions) Netherlands, 2013, 14m 58s The Mirror is a film about the choice to destroy in order to make room for the new. It is about how sometimes you feel you must destroy your body, in order to find your soul.

Drew Lint (Day Off) Canada, 2013, 16m 48s An impressionist and assaultive portrayal of a character transformation, when a young street hustler becomes a branded member of a leather cult.

03

04

IN GUNS WE TRUST

PERPETUUM IMMOBILE

Nicolas LĂŠvesque (Independent) Canada, 2013, 12m In Kennesaw, a small American town in the state of Georgia, a good citizen is an armed citizen. By law, since 1982, each head of household must own a working firearm with ammunition.

Marc MartĂ­ (Espill Mirall) Spain, 2013, 3m 40s Perpetuum Immobile is a macabre game played at 24fps. In this short exploration of horror, a man and a woman look into the darkness. It looks back.

05

06

OH, SUMMER

I OPEN MY EYES AND I SEE SOMETHING

Benjamin Dowie (Beanpole Productions) Australia, 2014, 2m 42s Invoking memories of the most intimate moments and delicate details. Sun-drenched oceans touch the sky as hearts are washed with glistening dreams. Oh, Summer.

Gareth Warland / Noelle Rodrigues (Independent) UK, 2014, 14m 14s The psychological journey of a girl who must confront her traumatic childhood. Emotions and memories resurface with brutal and challenging consequences.

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EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING 5

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

EXHIBITION

ATM 10:00 - 11:15

ATM 11:45 - 13:00

ATM 14:30 - 15:45

NSG - Thurs & Sat 10:00 - 17:00

01

02

4 GRAD KALTES WASSER (FOUR DEGREE WATER)

BÄR

Gabriel Studerus (Lucerne School of Art and Design) Switzerland, 2013, 8m 3s Who is to blame for the Costa Concordia disaster? Anonymous entries in a blog become the starting point for a heated debate on blame and responsibility.

Pascal Floerks (Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg) Germany, 2014, 7m 54s A graduation project by a student of animation at the Institut für Animation, Visual Effects und digitale Postproduktion at the Filmakademie BadenWuerttemberg, Germany.

03

04

I’LL GET THERE

BRIT.I.AM

Benjamin Lussier (Benjamin Lussier / Alexandre Lampron) Canada, 2013, 6m 45s I'll Get There presents four short narratives in a series of portraits where carelessness and natural urges clash with ambition and purpose.

Adam Recht (Merovingian Productions) UK, 2014, 4m 27s Brit.I.Am is a crowdsourced film about the things in British culture which we love, the things we hate, wish would change and hope always stay the same.

05

06

BALLET NO9

HOW WE TRIED A NEW COMBINATION OF LIGHT

Matthew Barton (Independent) UK, 2014, 1m 8s A classic and lovingly created coming-of-age story which tells the intriguing story of a disembodied voice which is trying to find love in the world.

Alanté Kavaïté (Les Films D'Antoine). Writers: Olivier Mellano, Alanté Kavaïté. Music: Olivier Mellano. France, 2012, 39m In a strange factory, a young woman is stunned by the shape that her hands have created, in this metaphorical poem diving into the heart of the mystery of creation.

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EXPERIMENTAL SCREENING 6

C15

THURSDAY

SATURDAY

EXHIBITION

CS Basement 12:00 - 13:30

King's Manor 1 18:15 - 19:45

NSG - Thur & Sun 10:00 - 17:00

01

02

ALMA

BLINK

André Braz (Captain Jack) Portugal, 2013, 5m 56s A young man has lost himself. Life has led him through paths making him become someone he doesn't identify with – until his father's death leads him to unbury a box.

Diego Latorre (Just Films SL) Spain, 2013, 18m Lucio is an introverted teenager who spends his nights dreaming of Greta. Little by little, the people who inhabit his world start to prefer dreaming more than living.

03

04

NIGHT BEFORE THE MORNING SUN

I PLAY DEAD

Marc Grey (Kozak Films) Israel / Poland / US, 2014, 11m Suzanne is waking up. In those fleeting moments before she forgets her dreams, she searches her subconscious for answers – but can she learn to break free?

Kaveh Akaber & Lova Eriksson (Makaber Arts) Sweden, 2013, 14m This surreal dance/thriller is set in an unspecified place and time and evokes an untold tragedy, beginning when a woman encounters two children in an old industrial building.

05

06

SPINARIO

TANTALUS

Alex Reynolds (La Chula Productions) Spain / Belgium, 2012, 24m Clara is subjected to a strict discipline where she changes her identity on a daily basis, yet it is never the character already defined that we see, but rather the transition itself.

Malik Thomas (Selene Film) Denmark, 2014, 20m 37s Henrik is unaware of being in a dream. Slowly his environment grows worse and he tries to escape, only to be caught in a situation even worse than the one before.

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DANCE SCREENING

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

Friargate 15:15 - 16:15

King's Manor 1 13:30 - 14:30

01

02

REQUIEM

Y2O

Marino Thorlacius / Sigga Soffia (Ratel-production) Iceland, 2013, 16m 3s The film is a glimpse into the mind of a woman who has lost touch with reality. She battles to hide her weakness from others while not knowing what’s real.

Dominique T Skoltz (Skoltz Inc) Canada, 2013, 29m 22s y2o navigates troubled waters; between suffocation and exaltation, consummation and relinquishment, yes and no, from both under the skin and from on its surface.

03

04

VANISHING POINTS

VIVIENTE

Marites Carino (Video Signatures) Canada, 2014, 8m 41s Sucked into a choreographic time warp, conceptual hip-hop dancers share fleeting moments of intimate synchronicity as viewers slowly realize things are not always as they seem…

Ivalo Frank (Independent) Germany, 2013, 5m 48s Viviente is a music video that explores the issue of identity through modern dance, lyrics and music. It highlights how body language and music can overcome all cultural barriers.

05 KEEPING TIME Steve Woods (Cel' Division) Ireland, 2014, 10m 40s Keeping Time is a statement that the past is part of the present. Our primal need to dance in this “sophisticated” age is as vital to us as it was to our “unsophisticated” ancestors.

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Advertising The traditional notion of advertising has changed and brands are working harder to tell the stories behind their products. Watch films from Vice for Hub Footwear, Louis Vuitton, Triwa, Trager Delaney and Jigsaw amongst others. Discover how film is changing the way we are engaging with brands.

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ADVERTISING SCREENING 1

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

YSJ: Fountains (Introduced Screening) 13:00 - 14:00

King's Manor 2 13:00 - 13:45

01

02

ESTELLE’S STORY

THIS IS MY MAGIC HOUR

Johan Alenius (House of Radon) Sweden, 2013, 3m 24s The animated short story of Estelle, a refugee separated from her family and home – and also of how she finally found help in Refugees United, a non-profit organisation.

Jane Muir (Vice for HUB) UK, 2013, 7m 2s Depicting the city during the most beautiful part of the day, This Is My Magic Hour documents a special time in the day and in our lives, through the eyes of photographer Jasper James.

03

04

LOUIS VUITTON CITY GUIDES

LE SIRENUSE

Romain Chassaing (Solab) France, 2014, 1m 49s From the canals of Venice to the Great Wall of China, this series of films created for Louis Vuitton offers a fantastic tour around the world.

Poppy De Villenueve (Partizan) Italy, 2014, 4m 18s A film documenting a couple’s stay at the sea-perched Le Sirenuse hotel in Positano, Italy, which was shot on the proviso that the place itself should inspire the narrative.

05

06

HINE

TRAGER DELANEY AW 14

Damien elroy Vignaux (Doity) Germany, 2014, 1m 34s Tane creates the world by giving the impulse of movement, and inhabits this world with a beautiful woman, Hine, the living link between the gods and the people. Movement is life.

Jesse John Jenkins (Partizan) UK, 2014, 1m 13s Trager Delaney’s Autumn/Winter collection is exquisitely shot on 60mm film by London-based photographer and filmmaker Jesse John Jenkins.

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07

08

ON DUTY

THE DIRECTORS PROJECT

Eddie Wrey (Gieves & Hawkes) UK, 2014, 1m 42s The Gieves & Hawkes tradition whose aesthetic is captured in this film has been passed from father to son for generations and continues to resonate in the 21st century.

Ben Marshall (Jigsaw) UK, 2014, 1m 58s Jigsaw look to the film industry for their AW14 fashion shoot, working with acclaimed feature film director; Francesca Gregorini and inspirational cinematographer, Polly Morgan.

09

10

A MYTHICAL JOURNEY

MAN ON THE MOVE

Romain Chassaing (Solab) France, 2014, 1m 9s From the exciting roads of Chang'an this film will take you to the shimmering Indies. Come on board for a mythical journey at the heart of Piaget's inspiration.

Romain Laurent (Solab) France, 2014, 1m 2s Man On The Move   shows the perfect match between Paris Opera leading dancer Jérémie Bélingard, the city and the Hermès SS male collection designed by Véronique Nichanian.

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12

TOGETHER APART

SHADOW DANCER

Mark Nunneley (RSA Films) Poland, 2014, 7m 45s Teen sweethearts Alena and Grigory are separated by college but remain united in love. Two people, two cities, two time zones, one love story...

James Copeman (RSA Films) Israel, 2014, 6m 49s Noya, navigating her way through her teenage years gets inevitably lost in the wrong crowd. One day, by accident, she meets Nadiv, who represents everything her friends aren’t.

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FASHION SCREENING 1

FRIDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

Reel (Introduced Screening) 13:30 - 14:30

1331 20:45 - 21:30

King's Manor 2 10:00 - 10:45

01

02

RED SHOES

MATIN LUNAIRE

Lorna Tucker (Finished Films) UK, 2013, 5m 6s Inspired by Vivienne Westwood’s Climate Revolution, Red Shoes is a journey through a dark, enchanted space where decay and opulence sit side by side.

Clément Oberto (Oversteps Production) France, 2014, 2m 58s Matin Lunaire (moony morning) is a suspended moment, the seeming paradox of a moon that is still visible in the sky during the day time.

03

04

CHAMADE

NETS

Kinga Burza (Partizan) France, 2014, 1m 55s In the style of a Nouvelle Vague trailer, Kinga Burza directs a fun and flirty film previewing the SS14 Morgan collection ‘Chamade’. Shot in Marseille and Casis.

Jacob Harmer (Knock Knock) UK, 2014, 2m 3s Jacob follows three fishermen off the coast of Hastings. It’s about overcoming the elements, owning your work and the pride of independence. A collaboration with Armor-Lux.

05

06

CRYSTALS AND THE POSTMAN ARE A GIRL’S BEST FRIEND

DAVID GANDY’S GOODNIGHT

Ellen Von Unwerth (Executive Producer Swarovski / Produced by Alyn Horton, Alyn UK Ltd). UK, 2013, 2m 38s Sister by Sibling, Ellen von Unwerth and Swarovski showcase crystal embellished looks from Spring/Summer14. Shot in a 1950s house, the film is colourful, cheeky, and gorgeous.

Benjamin Cox (Red Square Productions / Dark Harbor Stories / Elk Studios). USA, 2013, 2m 24s The film demonstrates the emotional relationship that women have with their shoes and shows, in a tongue-in-cheek way, just how much men do pay attention to women’s shoes.

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07

08

ARCADE

ROSIE TAPNER IS HARDER, BETTER, FASTER, STRONGER

Clive Will (Chrysalis Pictures) South Africa, 2013, 3m A commercialised depiction of Kirsten Goss’ jewellery collection Arcade, the film mixes high speed videography, with colourful props for an onslaught of arresting images.

AB/CD/CD (Partizan) UK, 2014, 2m 16s For the latest episode of More Than A Model we visit the idyllic Berkshire countryside for a healthy day out with Topshop campaign star and sporty schoolgirl Rosie Tapner.

09

10

WE COVET

HANDPRINT

Mary Rozzi (Believe Media) USA, 2013, 2m Mary Rozzi partners with Jerome Rousseau to create a short film that showcases the designer’s Autumn/Winter 2013 collection.

Mary Nighy (White Lodge) UK, 2013, 2m 44s Handprint aims to raise awareness of the challenges faced by garment workers and jewellery producers around the world and compels viewers to confront the origin of their clothes.

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12

YOU CAN’T ARGUE WITH YOUR SCRAPBOOK

RIVER ISLAND X JOSEPH TURVEY (FEAT. JUSTANORM)

Mani Vertigo (Independent) UK, 2014, 3m 4s You Can't Argue With Your Scrapbook is a short ‘knitted’ film made from the jacquards (knitted pictures) of Electronic Sheep’s AW14 collection.

Alex Turvey (White Lodge) UK, 2013, 2m 28s Inspired by Joseph Turvey’s streetwear aesthetic and documentary photographer Jamel Shabazz, Alex Turvey’s short film centres around the model collective Justanorm.

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FASHION SCREENING 2

C15

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

King's Manor 1 10:00 - 10:45

King's Manor 1 15:00 - 15:45

King's Manor 1 14:00 - 14:45

01

02

PRADA WEARS THE DEVIL

NO MORE TIARAS

Alex Tacchi (Full/Frame/Figure) Italy, 2013, 2m 37s Many films revolve around the figure of God and many monologues have been written with him in mind. In this case, however we get to hear the Devil’s point of view on God.

Mary Nighy (White Lodge) UK, 2014, 3m 23s Karen Millen collaborated with Mary Nighy to create No More Tiaras for the launch of their two global flagships. It celebrates individual style and looks at the brand's recent evolution.

03

04

CONCRETE LOVE

VÄRYA

Joseph Ghaleb (Independent) Canada, 2013, 1m 57s Concrete Love observes a woman dreaming under the pillars and shapes of a romance that she misses, but perhaps never had.

Xabier Martínez-Jauregi (Yox Lab) Spain, 2014, 2m 47s Overwhelmed by her circumstances, Värya decides to visit a stylish museum in order to change her state of mind. A mysterious host is going to help her.

05

06

MRS BATEMAN

SPLIT

Boldizsar CR (ASWESAW) UK, 2013, 3m 2s A collaboration between a filmmaker, a photographer and a musician. Niko Mitrunen invited Boldizsar CR to film and musician Richard Fearless of Death In Vegas to get involved.

Zinka Bejtic (Independent) Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2014, 2m 7s The film questions the relationship between elements that are associated with positive and negative, light and dark, good and evil, ugly and beautiful.

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07

08

TRIBE

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: SHADOWS

Jan Macierewicz (Studio DT Film) Poland, 2014, 1m 49s Dream Nation is a young, organic street fashion brand. The movie Tribe focuses on four major brand and collection concepts: dreams, multiculturalism, tribe and gesture.

Nadav Kander (Partizan) UK, 2014, 1m 50s For Under The Influence’s issue on ‘Power’ Nadav Kander’s photo shoot turned into an ethereal short film in which Kristen McMenamy is elevated by anonymous dancers.

09

10

ONEIROI

SHARP REALITY?

Xiao-Wei Lu (Independent) UK, 2014, 3m 33s ONEIROI – the spirit of nightmares. This film represents, allegorically, the soul’s journey in the limbo between consciousness, dreams, and desire.

Amanda Wong (Independent) Australia, 2013, 3m 53s The reality of a creature and a landscape is both distorted and revealed through the filmmaker's use of reflection, refraction and perspective.

11

12

FOR A FISTFUL OF BUTTONS

SEE ME NOW

Andrea Barone (Blueblooded) UK, 2014, 5m 19s Two characters merge into a surreal spaghettiwestern atmosphere, in a film which goes to show that there is no country for non-stylish men.

Glen Mackay (Glen TV Ltd) UK, 2014, 12m 54s See Me Now is a fashion film showcasing the beauty of dark skin and encouraging women to feel comfortable in their skin. Feeling beautiful is the key to looking beautiful.

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Meet the Film Festivals Increase your contacts list and find out exactly what festival programmers are looking for by speaking with representatives from up to 20 festivals – both UK and international.

Venue: Middletons Hotel Date: Friday 7 November 2014 Time: 17:00 – 18:30 Price: £7

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Fashion Watch Fashion Films and Explore how this new genre is developing and crossing genre divides.

Films concentrate on industry topics from garment workers to textiles, alongside screenings from brands such as Vivienne Westwood, ArmorLux, Karen Millen, River Island and Topshop.

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COMEDY SCREENING 1

C15

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

1331 11:00 - 12:15

CS Basement 15:45 - 17:00

1331 22:00 - 23:15

City Screen 10:00 - 11:15

CS Basement 15:30 - 16:45

01

02

THE MISBEHAVIOUR OF POLLY PAPER CUT

FAMILY FOR SALE

Bryan M. Ferguson (Independent) UK / USA, 2013, 6m 19s A bored Hispanic comic-book obsessive turns masked sociopath with a thirst for mischief when she submerges herself into a warped world of candy coloured nihilism.

Sebastien Petretti (Stenola Productions) Belgium, 2014, 15m A small hole in a condom back in 1980, and Xav is conceived… This hilarious comedy takes the point of view of one boy who grows up in a unique family dynamic.

03

04

GIRL POWER

MÉMORABLE MOI (REMEMBER ME)

Benjamin Bee (Attercop Productions) UK, 2014, 20m 1997. Into a dizzy world of glamour and false promises comes Cass, a recent graduate. Innocent Publishing appears perfect – but behind cool Britannia there lurks a much darker place.

Jean-François Asselin (Independent) Canada, 2013, 15m Mathieu seeks all ways to attract attention to himself. It is a matter of extreme endurance: you think of me so I exist. A dark and sinister look into one man's quest for survival.

05

06

BAD DAY AT THE OFFICE

DOGGING

Nick Scott (Studio Hansa) UK, 2013, 10m 10s Wallace D. Popple's working day delivers a series of painful mishaps. Yet, within this off-kilter tale about happiness, there lies a twist for the twisted.

Matthew Reed and Sam Turk (Peshwari Productions) UK, 2014, 7m 8s Keith and Val are going dogging. Years of constant sniping have taken their toll on their marriage, so they’re trying something new.

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COMEDY SCREENING 2

C15

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

1331 18:00 - 19:30

Treasurer's 13:00 - 14:30

1331 15:30 - 17:00

YSJ: Temple 17:30 - 19:00

King's Manor 2 10:00 - 11:30

01

02

BRADFORD HALIFAX LONDON

FORGET ME NOT

Francis Lee (Straw House Films) UK, 2013, 9m On the 10:22 train from Bradford to London, Dad loses his rag, pregnant Mam concocts a surprise while their daughter aches from embarrassment on another 'typical family' outing.

Michael Beddoes (Organised Chaos TV & Film) UK, 2013, 9m 31s Maintaining a relationship is always difficult whatever the circumstances… but that's even more the case when one of you doesn’t actually remember having one.

03

04

GLI ZII (THE UNCLES)

OPEN MIC

Gerard Monaco (Xeo Pictures Ltd) UK / Italy, 2013, 21m 25s Two Italian brothers go to extremes to protect the innocence of their beautiful niece, who was abandoned on their doorstep as a baby 17 years earlier.

Simon O'Neill (Bumdealoneill Productions) UK / Ireland, 2014, 12m 56s Open Mic is a short film set amongst the small clubs and seedy bars of the always-competitive London comedy circuit where ambitious stand-ups battle for a lucky break.

05

06

MIDNIGHT SNACK

LONG WALK HOME

Rhys Brisenden (Met Film School) UK, 2013/2014, 11m 53s Two bumbling burglars attempt to steal from a grand country house. Unbeknownst to them, the occupant is home, and far from normal…

Sameer Patel (The London Film School) UK, 2013, 15m Thomas is haunted by a secret that he harbours and spends a walk home trying divulge it to his girlfriend, not knowing that she is hiding her own that night.

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COMEDY SCREENING 3

C15

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

1331 20:00 - 21:15

Middleton's 19:00 - 20:15

Middleton's 15:30 - 16:45

1331 19:30 - 20:45

Middleton's 16:45 - 18:00

01

02

DO YOU KNOW THIS GIRL?

THE FINGER

James Webber (Sleepless Films Ltd) UK, 2014, 22m We all have a mate like Kevin – heart of gold, self-awareness of a goldfish. His love life in tatters, Kevin uses his web skills and enlists the public to help Find & Replace the love of his life.

Malika Pellicioli (ECAL / Close Up Films) Switzerland, 2013, 13m 5s Theodore, Jeanne and Gabriel are gathered for their father's funeral. What can they invent to help remove his valuable ring, stuck on his middle finger? They rival in imagination, until...

03

04

SILENCE IS GOLDEN

ANXIOUS OSWALD GREENE

Katharine Rogers (Purple Door Productions) Australia, 2013, 2m 48s After enduring a series of increasingly bad dates, Louise realises she’s happier on her own. A comedy on the complexities and intricacies of modern day dating.

Marshall Axani (Allude Entertainment) Canada, 2013, 14m 45s In an attempt to cure his anxiety, Oswald Greene visits a clinic and his fate is thrown into the hands of a blind nurse, a talking fly, and an eccentric doctor with a knack for rhyming.

05

06

COUNTRYPHILE

JAMES WILL HOWL

Ruth Sewell (Dauntless Pictures Ltd) UK, 2014, 3m 26s A Country and Western-singing gynaecologist gets more than he bargained for when a beautiful young woman visits his surgery for a consultation.

Harry Jenkinson (Candle and Bell Limited) UK, 2014, 11m 18s James and Will are reunited for their grandmother’s funeral. An effort to drown their sorrows results in the pair waking up miles from home, and in possession of the wrong urn.

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COMEDY SCREENING 4

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

YSJ: De Grey 17:00 - 18:15

City Screen 10:00 - 11:15

Reel 14:00 - 15:15

King's Manor 1 15:15 - 16:30

01

02

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BATHROOM MIRROR

SCRABBLE

Phil Hawkins (Little Bear Pictures), Dominic Rose, Jessica Turner UK, 2014, 8m 32s The reflective life of a bathroom mirror – his love, lust, loathings and longings – all in one day! With the voice of Tim McInnerny.

Cristian Sulser (bmp production services / INK pictures) Switzerland, 2013, 11m 25s Scrabble addresses the secret desire to break out of the routine of a loveless relationship and illuminates the depths of humanity – by using a simple board game.

03

04

THE BOY WITH A CAMERA FOR A FACE

THE MAN WHO KNEW A LOT

Spencer Brown (Camera Boy Film Ltd) UK, 2013, 14m 6s A boy is born with a camera instead of a head, finding his every action affected by the fact he is documenting life as well as living it. A comedy.

Alice Vial (Easy Tiger Film) France, 2013, 20m Mister Beranger works at Paradesign, a big furniture store. His life seems perfectly settled, until he gets promoted to the mysterious thirteenth floor...

05

06

THE FUNERAL

ROBOT LUV

Nick Green (Loose Moose Productions Ltd) UK, 2013, 14m 29s Mikey Cowan wants a proper Bar Mitzvah, but Arnold his dad disagrees. When Mikey’s Grandma dies, it changes all their lives in unexpected ways.

David Nguyen (Independent) UK, 2013, 3m A lonely inventor tests the functions of his robot woman, while he is searching for his own happiness, she comes alive in different ways.

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COMEDY SCREENING 5

FRIDAY

FRIDAY

SUNDAY

1331 19:00 - 20:15

King's Manor 1 15:45 - 17:00

1331 12:30 - 13:45

01

02

ENTRETIEN D’EMBAUCHE (JOB INTERVIEW)

MY IMAGINARY LIFE

Nicolas Novak (Gengiskhan Production) France, 2014, 14m A recent graduate lands a job interview, which all seems relatively straightforward and conventional. However, things don't go exactly as planned...

Stella Macdonald (Independent) UK, 2014, 9m 33s He's an intergalactic traveller in the near future yet his existence is the most mundane you could imagine. If he exists at all, that is.

03

04

SHOPPING FOR ONE

GREAT

Lee Jane (Altiplano Productions) New Zealand / UK, 2011, 11m 24s Shopping for One is a romantic comedy exploring the world of supermarket dating as lonely Scott Loman hurtles through the aisles in search of passion, love, and a firm avocado.

Andreas Henn (Dog Ear Films) Germany, 2013, 23m Did the Nazis ever see Chaplin���s The Great Dictator ? Yugoslavia, 1942: A true and astonishing World War Two resistance story where humour is used as a weapon.

05

06

TEA TIME IN HAWORTH

DENTURES

Mark Davenport (COFILMIC) UK, 2013, 7m 59s In a tale of bread rolls, boiled sweets and missed opportunities in Rotherham, Jean and Graham wait for their friends to turn up for tea after a grand day out in Yorkshire.

Anderson West (Sour Films) UK, 2013, 4m 3s Two guys having a rap battle are about to face an unexpected challenger in a film that shows how we need to speak the right "language" to communicate between generations.

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COMEDY SCREENING 6

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

CS Basement 12:30 - 13:45

City Screen 13:15 - 14:25

Reel 16:00 - 17:15

01

02

VALENTINE

EPPURE IO L'AMAVO! (TO THINK I LOVED HIM!)

Kate Herron (Independent) UK, 2013, 3m 39s On Valentine’s Day, a hopeless romantic and a cynic realise that love is right in front of them. Co-written by filmmaker Kate Herron with the comedy troupe Birthday Girls, who also star.

Cristina Puccinelli (Experia) Italy, 2013, 17m 14s A girl betrayed and abandoned by her boyfriend seeks revenge without success. Everything she does is silly and brings her to a whirl of tragicomedy. Can we forgive?

03

04

COMMAND-OPTION-DUMP

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CINDY WEI

Jonathan Flint (Independent) UK, 2013, 5m 30s An elaborate plot to break up with his girlfriend has dire consequences for Mark in this dark comedy which highlights everyone’s reluctance to be the bearer of bad news.

Tsveta Lozanova (Arts University Bournemouth) UK, 2013, 10m Happy Birthday Cindy Wei follows school underdog Cindy Wei as she builds up confidence through discovering the flamboyant world of her cross-dressing cousin.

05

06

BUTCHER & SONS

5 WAYS 2 DIE

Simon Wade (University of Westminster) UK, 2013, 17m 4s April is stuffing sausages, Liam is counting dead chickens and Gillian is up to her usual mischief in the caravan. Can Martin break free from his family's ancient traditions?

Daina Papadaki (Independent) Cyprus, 2014, 15m 3s How many ways are there for someone to kill himself? ...Probably many. In this short film, Makis explores different ways of death, struggling to achieve the most ideal result.

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COMEDY SCREENING 7

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Middleton's 20:00 - 21:00

1331 12:00 - 13:00

Middleton's 20:45 - 21:45

1331 20:00 - 21:00

01

02

BIN MEN

A GERMAN WORD

Hamza Jeetooa (Untethered Films) UK, 2014, 8m 52s Comedy. Adapted from the popular short play. Mick and Pete set out to unload some rubbish but end up unloading a whole load of emotional baggage instead.

William Webb (Independent) UK, 2013, 8m 34s James loves Lucy, a fiercely intelligent artist. But Lucy already has the perfect man – Dean, her boyfriend, whose muscles are rivalled only by his knowledge of Italian art cinema.

03

04

MAKING ENDS MEAT

CULLING

Alex Horsfall (Spitting Feathers Films) UK, 2013, 4m 30s During a time of austerity an ordinary British housewife struggles to make ends meet financially, forcing her to become more inventive (featuring Richard Wilson).

Barry Wilkinson (Mad Elephant) UK, 2014, 10m 31s The year is 2027, Earth has become over-populated. CullCorp, in the business of “population reduction” comes up against a dilemma concerning one of its “applicants.”

05

06

CAVALIER

MARK & ALAN

Sean Clancy (Sean Clancy Film) Ireland, 2014, 12m 14s A directionless young man questions his life after a chance encounter with his ex-girlfriend. Filled with bitter-sweet, comedic moments shot around Galway.

Rob Reed (Independent) UK, 2013, 2m 11s Mark likes Karen, a lot. He met in her in a cafe on a random afternoon. So while out in the car with Alan he tries to give her a call... but things don't always go as planned.

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Friday night party at 1331 Network. Meet Filmmakers. Connect with Industry. Party.

Venue: 1331 Date: Friday 7 November 2014 Time: From 20.00 until late Price: Free Entry

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ARTISTS' FILM SCREENING 1

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

EXHIBITION

ATM 13:45 - 14:45

King's Manor 1 10:00 - 11:00

ATM 11:30 - 12:30

NSG - Thurs & Sun 10:00 - 17:00

01

02

CHLOË AND THE HELICOPTER

CONGRATULATIONS! YOU ARE STILL IN THE RUNNING FOR BECOMING!

Matt Mead (Independent) UK, 2013, 5m 31s A queer love story: a guy turns into a helicopter and falls in love with a girl, phototaxic while lustful, his misadventures lead him into inextricable danger.

Ann Oren (Anchulin Productions) Israel / USA, 2013, 10m The logic of a reality show is taken into nature. Trees are cast as characters and real quotes from various reality shows are woven into their script.

03

04

QUEENS

THE COLUMN

Gudrun Kemsa (Independent) Germany, 2012, 6m 50s A dynamic camera ride in two temporally displaced projections shows the route of the N-Train in Queens between Astoria Boulevard and Broadway.

Adrian Paci (Kube Studios, Tirana Albania) Italy, 2013, 25m 44s The Column was born from the frustrations at an economic strategy whereby time must be condensed to the point at which delivery coincides with production.

05

06

MALVINAS

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

Jacob Tish (Plymouth College of Art) UK, 2014, 5m 8s Malvinas is a short documentary, filmed on a Bolex H16 R. It depicts a man reminiscing about his experiences in the Falklands War, whilst walking his dog.

Heloise Godfrey-Talbot (Independent) UK, 2014, 10m 23s Getting To Know You is part of a larger research project entitled The Joy Orchestra – an evolving body of work investigating alternative ways of communicating with the world.

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ARTISTS' FILM SCREENING 2 C15

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

EXHIBITION

NCEM 15:30 - 16:45

King's Manor 2 11:15 - 12:30

NCEM 11:45 - 13:00

NSG - Thurs & Sat 10:00 - 17:00

01

02

DUST

MERGE

Dir. Thanasis Tsimpinis / Prod. George Chorevas (Independent) Greece, 2013, 8m A girl, locked in a room, creates a magical portal to escape reality. Meanwhile, her domineering mother makes a birthday cake for her. Their worlds are about to be crushed.

Erin Coates (Independent) Australia, 2013, 10m In Merge the confined space of a mindlessly generic sedan interior is slowly consumed and eventually merged – through violent rupture – to the outside.

03

04

LE BRUIT DES RAILS

THE OLD BLOOD

Lucien Burckel de Tell (ECAM) Spain, 2014, 7m A profoundly moving and highly engaging story of a man who has not forgotten his first love. Without fail, she is always present in his dreams.

Jordan Baseman (Independent) UK, 2013, 23m The Old Blood features Geoff Taylor, who has embalmed over 30,000 people in his 40-year career. We hear Geoff describe the processes and procedures of his practice.

05

06

WELCOME

CALL IT BLUE

Karolina Nieduza (Independent) UK, 2014, 6m "There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered." – Nelson Mandela.

Julia Hendrickson (Poorsisters Productions) Canada, 2014, 12m 41s In between door-to-door sales and spontaneous expeditions to scenic landscapes, Ana teaches Benito that if you’re always looking at the road ahead, you’ll miss what you’re passing.

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ARTISTS' FILM SCREENING 3

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

EXHIBITION

ATM 15:15 - 16:30

ATM 15:00 - 16:15

Friargate 12:00 - 13:15

NSG - Thurs - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

01

02

FLASH

TRANSITUS ANGELI

Lucy Kendra (Independent) UK, 2014, 5m When the last door begins to close, the first one opens again. Part audio documentary, part silent film, Flash explores our relationship with time through one man's story.

Stewart Collinson & Andrea Szigetvári (Independent) UK / Hungary, 2014, 11m 17s Through systematic distortion and deconstruction, a synthesised bell-sound becomes a rough-music, charivari, scampanate, katzenmusik, rendered and reinforced visually.

03

04

SEA CHILD

VAMPIRE TIMES

Marina Shron (Zulutime Media) Colombia, 2014, 11m 15s A girl is drawn to the lake where her father disappeared before she was born. It’s heavy like lead and cold to the touch… and it wraps around her body like new skin.

Irene Reiserer (Living Film Production) Italy, 2014, 13m 27s Who is the villain and who the prey? Human skin, glasses of blood and beasts in the forest. A hypnotic piece, shot on 8mm and archaic as humans.

05

06

THE MONOPOLY OF LEGITIMATE USE

FAINT

Tobias Revell (Independent) UK, 2014, 20m 18s Three shot vignettes based in a near-future UK tell the stories of three individuals utilising the network to challenge the invisible power structures around us.

Natalie Plaskura (Independent) Germany, 2014, 5m 58s Time stands still, moments are everlasting. The nameless characters turn into numb figures, surfacing and disappearing like mental tatters.

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ARTISTS' FILM SCREENING 4

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

EXHIBITION

YSJ: Fountains 17:30 - 19:00

ATM 15:00 - 16:30

NSG - Thurs - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

01

02

WASHINGTONIA

DRAW BREATH

Konstantina Kotzamani (Squared Square) Greece, 2014, 24m Washingtonia is the only palm tree that the red beetle does not devour its heart. Because it’s heart is small and dry and no one likes small and dry hearts.

Filippo Chiesa (Independent) Italy, 2014, 3m 47s A group of 20-year-olds enter the Teatro Sociale di Gualtieri (a beautiful, abandoned historic Italian theatre) for the first time in nearly three decades since its doors closed.

03

04

EXCAVATION

MY INARTICULATE TONGUE

Jason Covert (Jason Covert LLC) USA, 2014, 21m 29s A man delves into the darkest corners of his subconscious and unearths capsules of regret, hope, and profound loss, all cathartic in their own peculiar way.

Gabriella Beckhurst (Independent) UK, 2014, 11m Drawing on a twofold reading of inarticulacy, the film explores alternative modes of sound, the voice, and embodiment to trace the "familial seam" between the artist and her mother.

05

06

HATCHED

ADELINE FOR LEAVES

Disa Krosness (MinMamma Produktion) Sweden, 2014, 6m 6s To be a woman; eggs inside and outside. To be locked in a shell with beauty, innocence and vulnerability painted on the surface. Let’s smash it open and let the insides out.

Jessica Sarah Rinland (Independent) UK, 2014, 14m Adeline For Leaves explores nature, science and mythology through the eyes of an eleven-year-old botanical prodigy and her recently deceased, elderly mentor.

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ARTISTS' FILM SCREENING 5

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

EXHIBITION

Friargate 13:45 - 15:00

ATM 10:00 - 11:15

Friargate 17:30 - 18:45

NSG - Fri & Sat 10:00 - 17:00

01

02

GLACE CREVASSE ET DÉRIVE

EVERY MAN AND WOMAN IS A STAR

Albert Girard / Chantal Caron (Fleuve Espace Danse) Canada, 2013, 9m 42s This choreographic work presents a metaphor, where ice takes on the allure of death by its coldness and resemblance to giant sea monsters floating on a mass of moving liquid.

The Mitcham Submarine (Rough Trade Records) UK, 2014, 9m 13s A deserted Essex beach is the unlikely location that brings together three wayward souls. With beautiful imagery throughout, it’s a day trip they’ll never forget.

03

04

SYSTEM

RÊVALITÉS (DREAMALITIES)

Cecilia Stenbom (Pins & Needles Media) UK, 2014, 10m 47s Set inside a shopping centre, SYSTEM follows the interactions between two sisters. The screenplay is based on interviews with the public about everyday habits.

Damien Steck (Ouka Studio) France, 2014, 19m 33s Back in her childhood home, a young woman is overwhelmed by memories. Little by little, the dreamy world of a lonely, though poetic childhood crumbles.

05

06

MONSTERS

RETURN

Toby Tatum (The Institute for the Investigation of Other Worlds, be they Real or Imaginary). UK, 2013, 3m 2s A monstrous garden, where stone dinosaurs are enlivened by rampant foliage and gargantuan flowers invites you into a new and uncharted world.

Gabrielle Le Bayon (Independent) France, 2014, 23m Inspired by Homer’s Odysseus, Return is a story centred around Laertes and Ulysses. It evokes the waiting time and the memory of the return journey.

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ARTISTS' FILM SCREENING 6

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

EXHIBITION

ATM 12:00 - 13:30

Treasurer's 17:15 - 18:45

Treasurer's 17:30 - 19:00

NSG - Fri & Sun 10:00 - 17:00

01

02

FORGOTTEN MEMORIES FROM THE END OF THE WORLD

SIGN FULL CIRCLE / CAGE FULL CIRCLE

Danilo Godoy (Independent) Brazil, 2014, 20m A VHS labelled "Barcelona 1989" carries a tragic piece of Maria’s past. While she's watching the tape, a mysterious motorcycle courier appears in her window.

Amy Lunn (Independent) UK, 2013, 7m 55s A disorientating journey through the vertiginous heights and subterranean depths of a construction site, which embodies the constant process of destruction and construction.

03

04

CAVERN

5-9

Zara Zerny (Independent) Denmark, 2013, 9m 26s A young woman has isolated herself from the outer world. Her apartment shields her from reality and the confinement contributes to her illusion of control.

Ulf Lundin (Independent) Sweden, 2013, 8m 33s In 5-9 everyday activities in an office building are shot in secret from a distance. The material has been manipulated, so the result is an unbroken dolly shot and a condensed reality.

05

06

ALLUVION

ANATOMY OF A POEM

Sasha Litvintseva (Independent) UK, 2013, 30m Part ethnographic portrait and part science fiction postcard, Alluvion is a story of a family holiday, and a study of touristic colonialism and cultural apocalypse.

Rebecca Ruige Xu (Independent) USA, 2012, 3m 33s Utilising computer graphics and sound synthesising, this work depicts a the poem Drinking Alone by Moonlight from the ancient East by translating its rhyme and tonal prosody.

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DRAMA SCREENING 1

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

1331 14:30 - 16:00

YSJ: Fountains 19:30 - 21:00

King's Manor 1 11:30 - 13:00

King's Manor 1 17:00 - 18:30

01

02

HELP POINT

EINE GUTE GESCHICHTE (A GOOD STORY)

Andrew Margetson (Moth Productions) UK, 2013, 12m 32s Jack meets Maya in an airport carpark where they’ve both lost their cars. Seeking the assistance of a "Help Point" call box, they reach someone who turns out to be less than helpful.

Martin-Christopher Bode (Media Boutique Munich / Panda Pictures GmbH). Germany, 2013, 20m When Helga Landowsky discovers a broken jug near the German/Polish border, she wants it. But she finds that the antiquarian doesn’t want to trade.

03

04

MANNY GETS CENSORED

AUSSI LOIN

Graeme Robertson (Ticktock) Australia, 2014, 8m Manny wakes up to find his life has literally been censored. Angry, bemused and now rated G, he tries to adjust to this confusing new life while to trying to fix his broken heart.

Franziska M. Hoenisch (La Fémis / Filmakademie BadenWürttemberg). France / Germany, 2013, 13m 45s On the run, Damien and Yvonne wake up at their hiding place in Paris. When they find out that Damien was filmed and is now wanted by the police, they have to make a choice.

05

06

ROMAN FEVER

ELDORADO

Derek Coutts (Loophole Films) UK, 2013, 23m 1934, two affluent, middle-aged American women meet at a villa outside Rome. A reunion of childhood friends. But there is a darker more powerful agenda at play.

Wendy Pillonel (Zürcher Hochschule der Künste) Switzerland, 2013, 11m 50s On Novgor, everybody works in the Cendrars-Mines. One day, the company organises a raffle. Five lucky ones will be able to leave the dark dust of Novgor for a golden planet: Eldorado.

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DRAMA SCREENING 2

C15

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Middleton's 13:30 - 15:00

Friargate 10:00 - 11:30

Friargate 13:30 - 15:00

01

02

I DON'T CARE

THE TELEGRAM MAN

Carolina Giammetta (Spool Films) UK, 2013, 14m A young mum-to-be faces her worst nightmare. She takes on a gardening job and develops a friendship with a young girl which challenges her ability to deal with difference.

James Francis Khehtie (Khehtie) Australia, 2011, 14m Starring Australian and international screen legends Jack Thompson, Gary Sweet and Sigrid Thornton, The Telegram Man explores the impact of World War II.

03

04

LAST DAYS

LET ME DOWN EASY

Jo Smyth (Two Larks Films) Guadeloupe / UK, 2013, 15m 10s Last Days explores the pathos of a dying relationship as told through the memories of a woman as she recounts their last holiday together in the paradisiacal Guadeloupe.

Matthew De Filippis / Elisia Mirabelli (Sempre Films) Canada, 2014, 15m 53s In a small town where tradition has reigned, adolescents are rounded up and tested in an ultimate deviation. In their 20th year, the youths are brought to forbidden territory.

05

06

KING FOR A DAY

SNOWBLIND

Gorana Jovanovic (University of Westminster) UK, 2013, 16m 44s After leaving prison, Will tries to make a home in the woods for him and his brother Daniel, but do their years apart weigh heavier than their brotherly bond?

Sean Kruck (Colour In Pictures) Australia, 2013, 15m Over the course of a weekend, Jack negotiates love, his family and the slippery slope of adolescence in a deeply moving film that connects with audiences.

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DRAMA SCREENING 3

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

Middleton's 13:00 - 14:30

Treasurer's 18:30 - 20:00

Middleton's 18:45 - 20:15

01

02

A PERFORMANCE

CALL HER LOTTE

Guy Paterson (Tag Productions) UK, 2013, 10m A performer stands on stage, in a run-down theatre that has seen better times. There is a tense atmosphere and despite their cynicism, the audience wonders if what they've heard is true...

Annekathrin Wetzel (MiriquidiFilm Germany) Germany, 2013, 18m Maria and Lea are young, best friends in 1930s in Munich, but Maria's husband divides them because Lea is Jewish. When she is about to be deported, Maria can’t rescue her.

03

04

FOR HIS SAKE

216 MONTHS

Louis Lagayette (Tesa Productions) UK, 2014, 16m Jennifer is a teenage mother living in Liverpool with her son Tommy. They struggle to survive, but receive the help a social worker, who realises that Jennifer is hiding something.

Valentin Potier and Frédéric Potier (Solab) France, 2013, 24m 53s Nothing is comparable to the success of Maureen, the ventriloquist singer, except her belly: it is outrageous. But a shadow is hanging over her and her manager husband's career.

05

06

KOUMIKO

LIVING WITH SOMEONE

Nic Wassell (Strange Day Films) UK, 2014, 16m A metaphysical time-travel mystery: a Japanese woman comes home to a discovery that turns her world upside-down and catapults her into her own past.

Mark Kuczewski (Independent) UK, 2013, 6m 32s Alice grew up with her grandparents and dreams of being a singer, working as a projectionist in a cinema, she has an imaginary boyfriend; how far can her imagination stretch?

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DRAMA SCREENING 4

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Middleton's 16:45 - 18:15

King's Manor 1 19:30 - 21:00

Treasurer's 19:15 - 20:45

Middleton's 10:00 - 11:30

01

02

RECEPTION

THE LIBRARY OF BURNED BOOKS

Kristian Håskjold (Flying Films) Denmark, 2013, 21m 34s Evening hotel receptionist Victor has learned to nod, smile and keep opinions to himself. But with the arrival of the lovely Sofia and an unpredictable foreign guest, confrontation is inevitable.

Alasdair Beckett-King (The London Film School) UK, 2013, 8m 57s A firelit ritual in the school. Children stand in line before a great furnace. They are burning books. The old headmaster is too weary to resist.

03

04

BEVOR DIE STARE ZIEHEN (BEFORE THE STARLINGS LEAVE)

LANCASTER

Ingmar Schuster (filmflut e.V.) Germany / Denmark, 2013, 24m 50s Anne hopes to reunite with David after his long trip abroad. But after she learns about his secret, she is not thinking clearly when everything depends on her decision.

Philip Stevens (Red Dog Film / Polymath Productions) UK, 2014, 12m 40s From the English coast to the skies of war-torn Europe, Lancaster tells the story of a young bomber crew as they fly over occupied France in the face of insurmountable odds.

05 17 ANNI (AGE 17) Filippo Demarchi (Cinédokké) Switzerland, 2013, 22m Matteo realises that he is in love with Don Massimo, a young village priest who leads the marching band. For the first time in his life, Matteo feels ready to open up to someone.

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DRAMA SCREENING 5

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

YSJ: De Grey 19:00 - 20:30

NCEM 17:15 - 18:45

King's Manor 2 14:15 - 15:45

01

02

MOONLIGHTING

PERSISTENCE

Jonas Zimmermann (University of Westminster) UK, 2013, 21m 35s Doyle’s nocturnal life of routine is exposed to the cold light of day by a series of revelations that force him to confront his responsibilities towards his family

Sebastian Synowiec (York St John University) UK / Poland, 2012, 21m Facing a horrific incident changing their world, Mietek and Adam find themselves risking their lives, for the most precious thing another human being can offer – deep and true respect.

03

04

IN MOT NATTEN (INTO THE NIGHT)

THE RINGER

Tommi Seitajoki (Impressio Films Oy) Finland, 2013, 14m 18s A young, timid man bears witness to a crime of violence in his backyard. He tries to forget what he has seen, but his conscience forces him to act.

Chris Shepherd (Autour De Minuit / Polkadot / The Bureau) UK / France, 2013, 17m After a life time apart a son finally meets his father. The son wants to know about his history, where he came from and how he came to be, but his dad gives him a surprise.

05 TOBACCO BURN Justin Liberman (Independent) USA, 2014, 17m 31s Decades before the Civil War, the actions of a brutal overseer spark revolution on a tobacco farm. The film creates a portrait of man's different understandings towards violence.

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DRAMA SCREENING 6

C15

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Reel 11:30 - 13:00

YSJ: Temple 14:00 - 15:30

NCEM 16:00 - 17:30

01

02

HANNAH

PATIENT 39

Michael Crumley (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) UK, 2013, 17m Mark Bode, a 48 year old obsessive collector with a dark past, begins his greatest collection when 13 year old intrusive Hannah moves in across from him.

Dan Clifton (Atomium Films) UK, 2013, 14m 27s When an injured soldier awakes from a coma with no memory, the search begins for his identity and past. Based on a William Boyd short story.

03

04

VOYEUSE

ACID BURN

Florence Sobieski (ESAV - FSDIE) France, 2013, 20m 5s Esther, a solitary woman, starts spying on Antoine, her new next-door neighbour. As another woman moves in with him, Esther is led to confront her jealousy.

Matt Greenhalgh (Creative Force Films) UK, 2014, 8m 34s School-girl Martha takes innocent-looking new-boy Richard on a journey of mushrooms and warehouse parties – playful mind-games take on a twist both weren’t expecting.

05

06

BIANCA

LITTLE HURRICANE

Karina Mello (SAID) Brazil, 2013, 16m Bianca is a middle-class prostitute in menopause. Ana lives an unhappy marriage. The delicate encounter creates, for the first time in their lives, courage, hope and a desire for a new destiny.

Paloma Lommel (Met Film School) UK, 2013/2014, 14m 18s Miranda, a rebellious teenage girl has to take care of her mother, who is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Miranda struggles as she witnesses her mother’s loss of identity.

85


DRAMA SCREENING 7

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

1331 10:00 - 11:30

1331 21:15 - 22:45

Bootham 14:00 - 15:30

01

02

GEEZER

CIGANO (GYPSY)

Jack King (Independent) UK, 2013, 21m 4s After the death of his beloved dog, an ageing recluse is forced to confront his worst fears when an old neighbour returns home.

David Bonneville (David & Golias) Portugal, 2013, 18m 24s Sebastian finds out he has a flat tyre and ends up accepting help from a Gypsy. In return Sebastian will have to give him a ride home... but they won’t reach their expected destination.

03

04

DRONE STRIKE

CRAZY LIKE ME

Chris Richmond (Scout Films) UK, 2013, 20m 49s A day in the life of a devoted father and RAF drone pilot, juggling his domestic life with the reality of firing Hellfire missiles 4000 miles away in Afghanistan.

Leah McKissock (La Di Da Films) USA, 2013, 18m 52s After college, a depressed young woman has a quarter-life crisis. Between her degrading job at a restaurant and her failed relationships with family and men, she starts seeing a therapist.

05 THE BARBER Nicola Morris (Hungry Zebra Films) UK, 2014, 11m 57s Love hides in dark places; to find it you have to move closer‌ Miles shaves his elderly, unloving father and discovers a bond he never knew was there.

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DRAMA SCREENING 8

C15

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Friargate 12:00 - 13:30

Reel 12:00 - 13:30

King's Manor 2 12:00 - 13:30

01

02

CALLOW & SONS

GRAÇA (GRACE)

Georgia Oakley (Irresistible Films) UK, 2014, 15m 8s It’s April 1959 and Oxford bookseller, Henry Callow, is plagued by reminders of his past. As he prepares for suicide, a young man prepares to introduce himself to his father…

Anna Clara Peltier (Eterna Filmes) Brazil, 2013, 15m Grace tries to overcome her physical limitations and at the same time deal with the changes and discovery of her own body. Under the water she dives into her private universe.

03

04

THE LIGHT HARVESTER

THE LIGHT

Jason Lei Howden (Retinae Productions) New Zealand, 2013, 17m 30s In a post-apocalyptic world shrouded in darkness, Troy and Anna must find a way to harvest light and survive the consequences.

Simon James Cookson (Reel Issues) UK, 2013, 18m 1954. A police officer in an anti-Communist “Red Squad” begins to question his life when a suspect is killed during a routine arrest.

05

06

TIE GAMES

SERENA

Mireia Graell (The London Film School) UK, 2013, 9m 40s The big day has arrived, Marc is getting married. As the family prepares, his younger brother Victor guides us around his family home focussed only on his new tie.

Eric Lamhène (Samsa Film) Luxembourg, 2014, 16m Jules, Felix and Matthieu are affluent teenagers who only care about one thing – having fun. This is why Jules decides to take Joé, two years younger than them, on a night out with them.

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DRAMA SCREENING 9

C15

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

CS Basement 10:30 - 12:00

City Screen 11:30 - 13:00

CS Basement 12:00 - 13:30

01

02

THE FREE MAN

THE HOUDINI GIRL

Quah Boon Lip (Taipei National University of the Arts; Public Television Service Foundation). Taiwan, 2014, 29m 30s Just being released on parole, A-Jie helps out in a laundry store. All he hopes for is to wash away his wrongdoings in the past. One day he sees something that he shouldn’t see.

Kfir Yefet (Tomori Films) UK, 2013, 11m Starring Jack Whitehall and Laura Donnelly as a quirky magician and the young woman he wakes up with one morning, watched over by his beloved vintage Harry Houdini poster.

03

04

THE FLAVORS COLLECTION

LAST CALL

Igor Cobileanski (Brio Film Production/ Alien Film) Moldavia/ Romania, 2013, 14m To get the necessary medication for his mother, Victor and his father resort to the most dangerous solution. Survival in the context of poverty is cruel and can destroy human values.

Camille Delamarre (Fulldawa Films) France, 2013, 12m 27s He hears the 'click'. Lowers his head. Damn. He is standing on a mine. If he moves, it will explode. How will he get through this? He doesn't have much time left… It's time for the last call.

05

06

THE HEART FAILS WITHOUT WARNING

IL CONFESSIONALE (THE CONFESSIONAL)

Ruth Platt (UrbanFox Films) UK, 2013, 16m Lola treats her anorexic sister with scorn until something happens that pulls them closer. A dark and savage story about family secrets, adapted from Hilary Mantel’s story.

Davide Pompeo (Pompeofilms / Over The Cover) Italy, 2013, 10m In last months of 1943, in a small Italian village, a partisan, a priest and a German officer are involved in a tragic and ambiguous psychological comparison.

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DRAMA SCREENING 10

C15

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

City Screen 14:00 - 15:30

CS Basement 10:30 - 12:00

Reel 14:00 - 15:30

01

02

AUSATMEN (BREATHING OUT)

ON THE BRIDGE

Philipp Padelek (Independent) Austria, 2014, 30m The story of an old married couple. As she dies his imagination calls her back to life and they have a wonderful time together like they didn’t have for many years…

Sameer Patel (Film London) UK, 2013, 11m 55s Based on a true story. A chance encounter on a London bridge one night changes the course of two lives in this tale of modern manhood.

03

04

SØMAND (SAILOR’S SONG)

O JOGO (THE GAME)

Gabriel Tzafka (Manna Film) Denmark, 2014, 17m A sailor returns home to Denmark for one night and tracks down his lost love who he left years ago. He makes startling discoveries about himself and the woman he used to love.

Pedro Coutinho (ParanoidBR) Brazil, 2013, 18m 45s After an argument during a road trip to the countryside, Julia and Fred begin a sexual game with definitive consequences for their relationship and their lives.

05 SUBMERGED Darren Mapletoft (Trundle Films) UK, 2014, 15m 9s When a teleportation experiment goes wrong, submariner Billy Bourne finds his crewmates have all disappeared. He faces a race against time to make his escape.

89


DRAMA SCREENING 11

C15

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Reel 16:00 - 17:30

King's Manor 1 16:15 - 17:45

King's Manor 1 10:00 - 11:30

01

02

AS HE LAY FALLING

DETOUR

Ian Waugh (Digicult & Hopsctoch Films / Solus Productions / Middlefish Films / Only Son). UK, 2014, 19m 19s Digging peat for food and board on a rundown Scottish Highland croft, Georgios discovers the stark difference between his disappearance and disintegration.

Michael Kam (Mabelyn OW) Singapore, 2013, 7m 41s On a hot, humid, uneventful day, a taxi driver has trouble controlling his young sons—embroiled in petty rivalry, a sudden encounter shatters their innocence forever.

03

04

OUR LAD

ESA MĂšSICA

Rachna Suri (Peek Films Ltd) UK, 2013, 15m Ali is one of the few British Muslims in the Army. Returning home from Afghanistan unexpectedly, he faces renewed tensions from his family and community.

Dario Vejarano (Independent) Colombia, 2013, 27m 9s A construction worker is determined to find out a song that reminds him of his family. Full of tension and emotion, this film dives into individual wants and desires.

05 AIR Emma E. Maclennan (Air the Film Ltd.) UK, 2013, 23m 3s Humanity has survived in the underground facility Securos, where Alex and Nick are working. Alex dreams of a better life as Securos is running out of air to breathe.

90


DRAMA SCREENING 12

C15

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

1331 17:00 - 18:30

1331 17:30 - 19:00

King's Manor 2 17:45 - 19:15

01

02

THE HUNGER

SOME THINGS MEAN SOMETHING

Benoit De Clerck (Cine Cri de Coeur) Belgium, 2013, 15m 36s Wednesday afternoon, the 29th of May, 1963. Three boys go out and play in the dunes. Their game is disrupted when they make a discovery between the dunes that will alter their lives.

Dee Meaden (Magic Word / Film London) UK, 2013, 25m 40s Tony, a man with learning difficulties, lives at home with his exhausted single mother. He has never known his father, but on his 30th birthday receives a greeting card from him.

03

04

ELISABETH

HOLD

Katharina Woll (German Film and Television Academy Berlin) Germany, 2013, 19m Elisabeth is a writer and since her mother was sent to a nursing home, she is isolated. One day she takes a stroll through the park, which leads to a rediscovery of herself.

Eric Kolelas (Independent) UK, 2014, 6m 45s A man wanders alone in a post-apocalyptic world, gathering what he can to survive until he meets another person. Perplexed, he tries to figure out what to do next.

05 BIRTHDAY PRESENT Guy Lichtenstein (Vienna Film Academy) Israel / Austria, 2014, 25m 59s It's Tomer's birthday and Clara's last night in Jerusalem when their affair takes an unexpected turn. In multicultural Jerusalem, they are confronted with the reality of two worlds.

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DRAMA SCREENING 13

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

1331 21:45 - 22:45

King's Manor 1 12:45 - 13:45

King's Manor 1 20:15 - 21:15

1331 16:00 - 17:00

01

02

RED STAINS

PRAGOVI (THRESHOLDS)

Magdalena Lauritsch (Vienna Film Academy) Austria, 2013, 11m Tommi wants to shoot. While he walks into the woods to practise with his father’s gun-he can’t get rid of his little brother Simon who is also deeply fascinated by the weapon.

Dijana Mladenovic (Kinematograf) Croatia, 2013, 12m 55s It's 1992. War is raging in Croatia. The government carries out forceful evictions of the “unfit” occupants from their homes. This is a film about civil courage and the passive majority.

03

04

THE DINNER PARTY

SAFAR

Emilia Reid / Dominique Haïdar (ER Films) UK, 2013, 5m 36s One dark evening, a man sits alone is his house waiting for his guests to arrive for his dinner party. As snow and time drift on, the host starts to realise that they may not be coming after all...

Pratyusha Gupta (The London Film School) UK / India, 2013, 25m 48s 16-year old Gouri was sold into prostitution at a young age. Determined to change her life she begins work as a maid. But just as she seems to find her feet, her past rears its ugly head.

05

06

LOS DINOSAURIOS YA NO VIVEN AQUÍ

A DAY IN EDEN

Miguel Ángel Pérez Blanco (Zapruder Films S.L) Spain, 2013, 24m Juan is driving while Elisa sleeps by his side. On the backseat there is Blues, their dog. They pull off the road to stretch their legs and to let Blues run a little bit…

Assal Ghawami (B Sting Films) USA / Germany, 2013, 11m Se against the bleak environment of a nursing home, a Muslim volunteer is forced to overstep the boundaries of her religion in order to help a man regain his last bit of dignity.

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DRAMA SCREENING 14

C15

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Middleton's 11:30 - 13:00

Middleton's 13:30 - 15:00

Friargate 18:45 - 20:15

King's Manor 2 14:00 - 15:30

01

02

THE WEATHER REPORT

IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT

Paul Murphy (TwoForJoy Productions) Ireland, 2014, 5m A mysterious phone call which questions a routine weather report by lighthouse keeper Ted Sweeney leads his wife Maureen to question more than just the weather report.

Erich Steiner (Sorger Film) Austria, 2014, 13m 18s A rainy autumn night. Three children wait for their father. Once again he is late. When he finally comes home and has gifts for the kids, their eyes shine, but the eldest daughter is suspicious.

03

04

STILL GOT LIVES

DEMOB

Jan-Gerrit Seyler (Hamburg Media-School) Germany, 2013, 22m 45s Marco and Lisa are in love. Online, they fight together against dreadful monsters, but Lisa refuses to meet him in real life. One day she stops showing up, Marco decides to look for her.

Joe Morris (Picture Palace North) UK, 2014, 12m Seth is demobbed and returns to civilian life, but as he tries to reconnect with those he loves, it soon becomes clear his time in Afghanistan has changed him irreparably.

05

06

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING ELSE

ZEPHRA

Alessio Rupalti (Independent) Italy, 2014, 11m 02s What if an inanimate object told secrets that were able to change the life of the recipient? A man will turn pride into humility, a loving woman will be rewarded for her patience.

Bob Gallagher (House of Cards) Ireland, 2014, 30m Set after an apocalyptic event has claimed the lives of his wife and son, John leaves his isolated mountain shelter and discovers that he is not alone.

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Special Screenings Expand your horizons with the Guest Programmes at ASFF 2014 See Cinema from our featured countries Iraq, Lebanon and Japan along with some introduced screenings and panel discussions. Also guest foreign language programmes from ClermontFerrand Film Festival and Kurzfilmtage Winterthur in French and German with English subtitles.

94


SPECIAL SCREENING LEBANON

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

YSJ: Arts Workshop 14:00 - 15:30

1331 (Introduced Screening) 13:30 - 15:00

01

02

THE MAN WITH THE RED AND YELLOW GUNS

ABU RAMI

Omar Rahbani (Independent) Lebanon, 2013, 11m When a drug deal is about to take place, the question remains whether or not everything was staged and filmed to appear to be something more than just a heist.

Sabah Haider (Independent) Lebanon, 2013, 17m 65-year-old Mona is frustrated by her miserable husband Abu Rami and is plagued with doubts about his fidelity. On a trip Mona confronts Abu Rami with her suspicions.

03

04

WHEN THE WAR SANK IN

TROUBLED WATERS

Roger Naser / Fady Yeny Turk (Independent) Lebanon, 2012, 22m Two men who fought on opposite sides of the Lebanese Civil War tell us a tale of absurdity and delusion-breaking reality, which provides an insight into this time in history.

Toufic Khreich (Independent) Lebanon, 2014, 21m After being away from Beirut for 27 years, Eskandar returns home to meet his father. Upon his arrival, Eskandar is haunted by the past and his childhood memories.

05 EARTHWORM SEASON Nadim Hejeili (Independent) Lebanon, 2014, 16m Untold memories and secret truths hide within my mother's story. A deeply moving portrait of wars, fear, hiding, happiness and family relationships – answers only raise more questions.

Screened in orginal language with English subtitles. Courtesy of Cabriolet Film Festival, Lebanon.

95


SPECIAL SCREENING FRENCH

SATURDAY Friargate 13:45 - 15:15

01

02

M'ÉCHAPPER DE SON REGARD

AVANT QUE DE TOUT PERDRE

Chen Chen France, 2010, 3m 40s One day, Mr Wang notices that a rooster at the market is looking at him. Screened at six festivals worldwide, this short animation will entertain you.

Xavier Legrand France, 2012, 30m Julien is 10-years-old. He pretends to go to school but then hides under a bridge. A few kilometres away, 15-yearold Joséphine does the same and waits for the bus.

03

04

VIE ET MORT DE L'ILLUSTRE GRIGORI EFIMOVITCH RASPOUTINE

L'ACCORDEUR

Céline Devaux France, 2012, 10m 25s At the beginning of the 20th century, the monk Rasputin arrives at the Czar's court. He gains entrance to the inner sanctum of the imperial family, which displeases certain aristocrats.

Olivier Treiner France, 2010, 13m Adrien is a young piano prodigy. He now works as a piano tuner. He pretends to be blind in order to infiltrate his clients' intimacy. He ends up witnessing a murder.

05 PARIS SHANGHAI Thomas Cailley France, 2010, 25m At the start of his 20,000 kilometre bike ride, Manu meets Victor, a teenager with a stolen car. Manu likes travelling, wide open spaces and meeting new people. Victor does not.

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Screened in French with English subtitles. Courtesy of Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, France.


SPECIAL SCREENING JAPANESE

FRIDAY

SUNDAY

1331 (with Panel Discussion) 13:30 - 15:00

Bootham 11:00 - 12:00

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A BUTTERFLY ON HER BREAST

HASHI NO MUKOU

Yuki Saito Japan, 2012, 14m 59s After her parents’ divorce, the change in lifestyle from Tokyo to the countryside, parting with her grandmother, her only source of comfort, she has a butterfly tattooed on her chest.

Shigeyoshi Tsukahara Japan, 2012, 10m 30s A voice from a long gone past guides us, as a young girl enters another world when she crosses to the other side of a bridge.

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EMPTY HOUSE

KOYUKI'S WANDERING FOOTBALL

Kei Chikaura Japan, 2012, 10m 42s Tatsuya Fuji, a famous Japanese actor, stars alongside Koko Isuzu. Depicting the awkward pains of a father-daughter separation, this drama is set in Matsumoto, Nagano prefecture.

Satsuki Okawa Japan, 2013, 17m When it gets washed away by the tsunami, Koyuki decides to re-create her father's signed soccer ball. She unexpectedly reconnects with her uncle who is a fanatical football fan.

05 TING DONG Minoru Takeuchi & Hiroshi Kuboyama Japan, 2012, 11m 8s A film that aims to show the younger generations in Japan, as well as people abroad, that this kind of kitschy, loud, garish parade-style promotion from the past is still relevant today.

Screened in Japanese with English subtitles. Courtesy of Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, Japan, The Sasakawa Foundation and the Japan Foundation.

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SPECIAL SCREENING IRAQ

FRIDAY

SUNDAY

YSJ: Arts Workshop 12:30 - 13:30

1331 (Introduced Screening) 14:15 - 15:30

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LIPSTICK

CHILDREN OF WAR

Luay Fadhil Abbas (IIFC Baghdad / Iraq Al Rafidain / Human Film). Iraq, 2013, 8m 34s Puberty runs rife in a Baghdad boys' high-school sex education class where teenage boys fantasise over a sultry teacher. Ali only dreams of owning a pair of Nike trainers.

Medoo Ali (IIFC Baghdad / Iraq Al Rafidain / Human Film) Iraq, 2013, 9m 49s In an Iraqi orphanage, a young victim reveals his anguish and his experiences through a series of drawings. His mind contorts the events, but we see the war unravelling around him.

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WAR CANISTER

NESMA'S BIRDS

Yahya Al Allaq (IIFC Baghdad / Iraq Al Rafidain / Human Film) Iraq, 2013, 10m 55s A young deaf boy from Baghdad only dreams of a childhood. He is forced to steal oil canisters to support his family, but an eventful bus ride sees him forget his responsibilities.

Najwan Ali & Medoo Ali (IIFC Baghdad / Iraq Al Rafidain / Human Film). Iraq, 2013, 7m 31s 11-year-old Nesma is at odds with the world around her since she began caring for her father’s pigeons. Today Nesma will face an even bigger challenge as she enters womanhood.

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CHILDREN OF GOD

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Ahmed Yassin (IIFC Baghdad / Iraq Al Rafidain / Human Film) Iraq, 2013, 9m 48s An amputee bets his prized possession, a series of football posters, on the girls' team winning the football match in an attempt to gain the affections of his crush, their goalkeeper.

Mohanad Hayal (IIFC Baghdad / Iraq Al Rafidain / Human Film). Iraq, 2013, 8m On the anniversary of Black Wednesday, and his 5th birthday a young boy is taken to visit his father’s grave. Distracted by his toy car the little boy gets lost in the labyrinth of graves.

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SPECIAL SCREENING GERMAN

SATURDAY Friargate 15:45 - 16:45

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ALFONSO

BAGGERN – TONS OF PASSION

Jan-Eric Mack (Zurich University of the Arts) Switzerland, 2013, 19m Alfonso is a hypnotist at a local talent show. The winner will receive generous prize money, but when the routine gets out of control, the only way out is a stylish retreat.

Corina Schwingruber Ilić (Minerva Film) Switzerland, 2011, 12m For this job you need diesel fuel or hydraulic oil in your blood, otherwise you can’t do it. Dust in their eyes, noise in their ears – that’s the job of a driver working in the demolition business.

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TENERIFFA – (SCREENING ON FRIDAY ONLY)

PRORA – (SCREENING ON SATURDAY ONLY)

Hannes Baumgartner Switzerland, 2012, 21m 24-year-old Manuel tries to build up an existence on the ramshackle family farm, 27-year-old René wants to convince his younger brother to join his criminal activities.

Stéphane Riethauser Switzerland, 2012, 23m Prora, on the Baltic Sea, is mysterious. A deserted former Nazi holiday camp, German and French teenagers Jan and Matthieu embark on an adventure that puts their friendship at risk.

Iraq screened in original language with English subtitles. Courtesy of Human Film, Iraq and UK.

04 BON VOYAGE Fabio Friedli Switzerland, 2011, 6m Dozens of emigrants climb on to an overcrowded truck. Their goal is Europe. When they arrive after an exhausting journey, confrontation with another brutal reality awaits them.

Swiss films screened in German with English subtitles. Courtesy of Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland, and the Embassy of Switzerland.

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SPECIAL SCREENING ISHORTS

SATURDAY Bootham (with Panel Discussion) 15:00 - 17:00

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CRISPS

CHANCE

Jim and Joe Dethick (Independent) UK, 2014, 15m In an uncannily nostalgic world, Al Crisps finds his life turned upside down when his usual routine is broken. A quirky and distinctly British comedy.

Joe Carter (On The Ball Films with Transmission Productions) UK, 2014, 14m 24s Two men do what we have all dreamt about: getting in a car and seeing where it takes us. But before long they realise that freedom is more elusive than they could have ever imagined.

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A COMPLICATED WAY TO LIVE

IN WAITING

Ged Hunter (HartHunter Productions) UK, 2014, 14m 8s After being cared for all his life. Mr Eliss finds himself alone. Lost and sick, he struggles with a system that pushes him to the only option he thinks he has.

Cecilia Stenbom (Pins & Needles Media) UK, 2014, 10m 40s John is anxiously expecting medical test results. He encounters Steve and Fay at a hospital waiting room and when waiting gets unbearable their individual coping mechanisms collide.

ishorts iShorts is Creative England’s entry level shorts initiative for new filmmakers outside London. Screening and panel discussion. Learn about the support Creative England can offer to new and emerging filmmakers. 100


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HITS LIKE A GIRL

THE DEVIL'S IN THE DETAIL

Harry Sherriff UK, 2014 Hits Like A Girl is a raw coming of age story that follows Kay McKenna, a fighter from Toxteth who has an anger problem and a fractured relationship with her agoraphobic mother.

Tomasz Aleksander (Studio of the North) UK, 2014, 10m 40s When two unsuspecting burglars realise they aren’t as prepared as they thought, they have to deal with their problem efficiently. The last thing they need is a disturbance.

07 HOW TO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY Phil Drinkwater and Tim Woodall (Creative England) UK, 2014, 11m 49s A 13-year-old misfit magician attempts to escape a cruel adolescence by perfecting the ultimate on stage disappearing trick.

Venue: Bootham School Date: Saturday 8 November Time: 15.00 - 17.00 Price: Free Entry with valid Weekend Pass or Saturday Pass 101


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