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FISH 'N' SHORTS

Prague

Wednesday 6. 6. 2012 | 20 : 30 | BIO OKO, Františka Křížka 460/15, Prague (map)

At the beginning of June, we are taking you back to the rainy island where fish ‚n‘ chips is the national meal. This is not only because of the upcoming Olympic games but also because of the exceptional short films that are made in Great Britain. At iShorts – Fish'n'Shorts screening, you will see live action and animation films that were presented at such important festivals as Sundance.

THE TRIGGER (UK)

Director: Marcus Shepherd | producers: Rachel Robey a Alastair Clark
Star: Ralph Brown

Year: 2011 | Length: 14 min | Live action

Two young boys venture into woodlands where they meet the gamekeeper, keen to protect his territory.

WHAT YOU LOOKING AT?! (UK)

Director: Faryal | producers: Faryal and Aleem Khan
Star: Michael Twaits, Hussina Raja and Rez Kabir

Year: 2011 | Length: 10 min | Live action

A drag queen and a woman in a burkha get stuck in a lift – and realise they have more in common than they thought.

MAN IN FEAR (UK)

Screen Writer and Director: Will Jewell | producer: Daniel Nixon
Star: James Lance, Luke Treadaway, Tim Healy

Year: 2011 | Length: 10 min | Live action

Anthony Fox is a very paranoid man. Fleeing a coach crash, he wanders the streets. Anthony finally enters a suburban Police Station and in a cracked voice tells the world weary sergeant that people are trying to kill him… by accident. When asked their motive, he cryptically replies „Art“…

ROBOTS OF BRIXTON (UK)

Screen Writer and Director: Kibwe Tavares | producer: Kibwe Tavares

Year: 2011 | Length: 6 min | Animation

The film follows the trials and tribulations of young robots surviving at the sharp end of inner city life, living the predictable existence of a populous hemmed in by poverty, disillusionment and mass unemployment. When the Police invade the one space which the robots can call their own, the fierce and strained relationship between the two sides explodes into an outbreak of violence echoing that of 1981.

DIP (UK)

Director: Lisa Gornick | producer: Elinor Day
Star: Robert Sheehan and Said Mohamed

Year: 2010 | Length: 22 min | Live action

Jason traps Asad into being his pickpocket accomplice on a night of revenge. The tables turn when Asad finds his strength and becomes a friend to Jason.

THE DIVISION OF GRAVITY (UK)

Director: Rob Chiu | producer: Dan Turner
Star: Rebecca Calder, Rebecca Calder a Max Wrottesley

Year: 2011 | Length: 9 min | Live action

How many things we held yesterday as articles of faith which today we tell as fables.

BABY (UK)

Screen Writer and Director: Daniel Mulloy | producers: Rebecca Mark-Lawson, Jo McClellan a Matthieu De Braconier
Star: Arta Dobroshi, Daniel Kaluuya

Year: 2010 | Length: 25 min | Live action

A young woman intervenes when she witnesses men mugging a girl. Now one of them won't leave her alone.

I´LL TELL YOU (UK)

Screen Writer and Director: Rachel Tillotson | producers: Christopher Molls and Jude Goldrei
Star: Ella Peel, Julia Ford, Alex Childs, Angus Fox

Year: 2010 | Length: 10 min | Live action

Lola, 14, romanticises the memories of two teenagers who she once hung out with. At war with a mother who'll never understand her, Lola feels propelled to tell an intimate tale about what love is.

Screening in English or with English subtitles. 106 min

 

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