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3 Minute Wonders Programme - Kinofilm Festival 2017

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Brevity is often the soul of wit. The filmmakers showcased in this varied selection all have one thing in common: An understanding that sometimes the greatest challenge of all is to convey what you want to say as concisely as possible; to make every single second count.

DETOUR NORTH WEST PREMIERE

(Dir: Anna Radchenko, Prod: Ellie Rudd, UK, 2017, 3 min 19 sec)

A girl arrives at a strange hairy location with round and quirky inhabitants.

DARK PLACE

(Dir: Stevie Ronnie, Wri: Lucy English, UK, 2017, 2 min 36 sec)

A poetry film.

CALL OF CUTENESS MANCHESTER PREMIERE

(Wri / Dir / Prod: Brenda Lien, 2017, Germany, 4 min)

The real horror of the cute online cat video.


KASHMAKASH

(Dir: Subhankar Mandal, India, 2017 3 min 49 sec)

The sacrifice of a girl due to family problems.

CLICKED?

(Dir: Megha Acharya, India, 2017, 2 min 48 sec)

The older people in a park are unaware of the consequences of their actions. A little girl senses this.

URBAN AUDIO SPECTRUM

(Dir/ Prod: Marina Schnider, Germany, 2016, 3 min 43 sec)

An audio visualization through manipulation and animation of video recordings in the city of Berlin.

BURDEN

(Wri / Dir / Prod: Johnny Cullen, Ireland, 2017, 4 min)

A young Celtic warrior carries her father to safety until she encounters an old enemy.

SECOND HAND LOVERS

(Wri / Dir / Prod: Oren Lavie, Wri: Nadav Lazar, Israel, 2017, 3 min 57 sec)

A young man lives in his bachelor apartment which he shares with the memory of all his past relationships.

THE SILENCE OF THE SKY

(Dir: Jubrail Abubaker, Wri: Pshtewan Abdulla, Prod: Ameena Sultan Mustafa, Iraq, 2017, 1 min 40 sec)

Humankind's dream for freedom.

THE KEY TO LIFE MANCHESTER PREMIERE

(Wri / Dir: Peter Mottram, Wri: Charlotte Mottram, UK, 2015, 2 min 18 sec)

Answering the age old question of "where have my keys gone ?"

XXMO//COMO – ECLIPSE UK PREMIERE

(Wri / Dir / Prod: Micha Elias Pichlkastner, Wri: Jasmin Hagleitner, Austria, 2016, 49 sec)

A vision of a dark dystopian future, potentially resulting from capitalism, mass production and non-sustainable use of resources.

MISSING MY SON

(Dir: James Umpleby, Wri: Thomas Alan Waits, Kathleen Brennan, Richard O'Hare, Prod: Victoria Richards, UK, 2016, 3 min 40 sec)

Trapped in a queue at the supermarket a man is faced with a confusing story leading to an unusual ending.

FIRE WATER EARTH AIR AND TIME

(Wri / Dir / Prod: Maria Reinhardt-Szyba, Germany, 2015, 3 min 50 sec)

Two figures move through time, one forward and the other backward. Nevertheless, they communicate.

Bad Dog UK PREMIERE

(Wri / Dir / Prod: Tom Putnam, Prod: T Arthur Cottam, USA, 2016, 3 min 15 sec)

A young girl is awakened in the middle of the night by a mysterious scratching on the screen door outside her room.

IN ONE DRAG

(Wri / Dir: Alireza Hashempour, Prod: Ghaith Al-Adwan, Germany, 2016, 3 min 5 sec)

It’s late in the evening. A man leaves a building, lights a cigarette and smokes it in one drag. He casually flicks the stub away – but tonight he is about to get his comeuppance.

DERMY

(Dir: Kyle Bell, Prod: Liam Taylor-Rutterford, UK, 2016, 3 min 14 sec)

An exploration of the art of taxidermy that seeks to confront and challenge the viewers' pre-conceptions with assaulting sound and short sharp visuals.

I SHOULD HAVE RUN

(Wri / Dir / Prod / Star: Gabriela Staniszewska, UK, 2016, 3 min 50 sec)

One cold dark night, a woman encounters something strange and terrifying on her walk home. When it asks her a question, her sheer terror causes her to lie... with disastrous consequences.

WALRUS SAUSAGE UK PREMIERE

(Dir: Jocelyne Le Leannec, Rylaan Gimby, Kayla Jeanson, Wri / Narr: Bruce Symaka, Canada, 2016, 2 min 27 sec)

An animated poem about the difficulties of making sausage out of a walrus.

CUP OF TEA UK PREMIERE

(Wri / Dir / Prod: Jitendra Rai, 3.12

A young photographer notices a young village kid smiling at her. She smiles back. Suddenly, she’s jolted back to reality when he picks up her bag and makes a run for it.

THE OTHER SIDE

(Wri / Dir: Ching Cheng, Canada, 2017, 3 min 50 sec)

A soldier walked across the line to search for a monster.


WINDOWS

(Wri / Dir / Prod: Mina Vali Zadeh, Iran / USA, 2016, 1 min 30 sec)

A little girl's life changes as she grows up due to the societal restrictions for women in her home country. Finally, she decides to leave and face the unknown.

BITZ - THE WHIPPET MADE FROM RANDOM STUFF

(Dir: James Pollitt, UK, 2017, 3 min 45 sec)

“Using my pet whippets as inspiration I set myself the challenge to build a functional stop-motion puppet using ONLY the random junk I had in my toolbox.”

LAYERS OF FEAR

(Wri / Dir / Prod: Hsin-Ying Liu, UK, 2017, 3 min 29 sec)

The boundary between reality and dreams in the mind of a child experiencing a typical childhood trauma.

SAVE

(Wri / Dir / Prod: Iván Sáinz-Pardo, Spain, 2016, 3 min 55 sec)

Dawn. A baby breaks the silence...

DARREL

(Dir: Franc Planas, Wri: Marc Briones Piulachs, Alan Carabantes Person, Prod: Daniel Martínez Lara, Spain, 2016 3 min)

Exchange of glances in the metro. How many opportunities have you let slip? Darrel will do everything possible to not let this one escape...

MANIFATTURA UK PREMIERE

(Dir: Tobia Sempi, USA, 2017, 2 min 44 sec)

Nicolas Luciani is a shoe maker in Venice Beach who gives new life to old, broken second hand shoes by creating brand new, one of a kind, wearable works of art.

TOBES MANCHESTER PREMIERE

(Dir Kim Hardy, Wri / Star: John Jesper, UK, 2017, 3 min 45 sec)

High stakes drama in the world of finance as our hapless hero Tobes struggles with the consequences of a terrible mistake.

KACHODI - A SHORT UK PREMIERE

(Dir: Aatish Dabral, India, 2017 3 min 30 sec

A father and son and the inexplicable bond they share.

VISHNEVA, BELARUS SOVIET UNION POLAND

(Dir: Jacob Podber, 2013, 2 min 35 sec)

The oral history testimony of a Holocaust survivor is deconstructed by the interviewee’s son.

ARCTICA: TIME AND THE TWO YEAR OLD'S HANDS

(Dir: Alastair Cook, UK, 2017, 2 min 56 sec)

A series of interlinked artworks, born from writer and artist Stevie Ronnie’s 2013 journey to the High Arctic via the Arctic Circle International Residency programme.

STRAYS

(Dir: Aaron Dunleavy, UK, 2017, 3 min 24 sec)

A dark and unsettling world in which children have taken over a forgotten terraced street, devoid of adults, and with no rules or boundaries.

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