SHORTS PROGRAMME 1

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SHORTS PROGRAMME 1: WED 20 OCT, 4.30PM & SAT 23 OCT, 12.55PM

SHORTS PROGRAMME 1

CONSUME

Dir. Bruno Gradaschi - 14:00 - Argentina - UK Premiere.

A world where everyone lives in their workstations and eats liquid food coming from dispensers.

HEARTLAND

Dir:Jahmil Eady - 10:40 - English - US - London Premiere

A woman attempts to immortalize her dying grandfather using virtual reality technology, but her obsession with documenting drives a wedge between them.

ELECTRIC BODIES

Dir. Antoine Janot - 15:00 - French - France - UK Premiere.

In a future where human memory is recorded on cards and biomechanical bodies are replaced by biological ones, anyone can change appearance.

FOLLOWING THE COMET

Dir. Fin Handel - 4:19 - English - US - World Premiere

Facing the possibility of the end, we follow a young man's coming to terms with his life.

THE FANTASTICAL MILLIPEDE

Dir. - Daniel Christophersen - 12:59 - English - UK - World Premiere

Teenage superhero in the making Hannah Harper finds that despite her superpowers, she feels powerless to save our real world from its real-world problems.

JOYRIDERS

Dir. Raymond Carr - 20:28 - English - US

Three kids from the inner city find an alien spaceship and take it on a joy ride through Atlanta and beyond.

VENUS

Dir. Andrew McGee - 14:12 - English – UK

Iris, torn out of her idyllic digital world and uploaded into a stolen synthetic body by her grieving mother, must face her body's objectification and violent potential in a dark future.

CRUSOE

Dir. Shane Acker - 7:25 - English - United States.

Crusoe is an astronaut stranded on an alien planet teeming with hostile life.