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BT BUFF 2017: Monday Night Shorts

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Joanna Eluka hosts 11 shorts + Q&A's featuring:

HUM (UK) - directed by Stefano Nurra
SYNOPSIS: A grieving plumber seeks out a disgraced quantum physicist to rid himself of a tormenting “Hum”.

Running time: 15 minutes

PADLOCK MEN (USA) - directed by Lewis T Powell
SYNOPSIS: 86 year old Walter “Posey” Fodrell shares a memoir of a historically unknown secret pact between Martin Luther King, Malcolm X & John F. Kennedy. “Blood for Blood Knuckles Dirty” the Civil Rights movement will never be viewed the same. A History Never Spoke, A Bond Never Broken.

Running time: 16 minutes

DEIRDRE (UK) - directed by Jo Southwell
SYNOPSIS: Shot in Tipperary, Ireland, ‘Deirdre’ is a coming of age Irish Romeo and Juliet – based on a feature film concept (DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS) and stars India Mullen as the tormented daughter of a fanatical mother.

Running time: 14 minutes

WE LOVE MOSES (UK) - directed by Dionne Edwards
SYNOPSIS: When Ella was 12, she had her first fight. And when she was 12, she discovered sex. Now 18, Ella reflects on how her obsession with her brother’s best friend Moses left her with a secret she still carries.

Running time: 11 minutes

NEW NEIGHBORS (USA) - directed by E.G Bailey
SYNOPSIS: A 2017 Sundance Official Selection, ‘New Neighbors’ is a story about a mother and her two sons who move to a new neighborhood, and because of all the killings and assaults on Black lives she is determined to keep her family safe. She takes to the neighborhood with kids in tow. A unique approach to the Black Lives Matter dialogue.

Running time: 9 minutes

MORNING GLORY (UK) - directed by Robert Bertrand
SYNOPSIS: 'Morning Glory' is a coming of age short film about two best friends, Tanya and Candice, who are about to go their separate ways in order to embark on their careers for better or for worse. Tanya is at a crossroads at her life and has just received the call she has waited months for to determine whether she has been accepted into the army. Tanya feels she has lost her purpose in life and wants to get away from the pressures and expectations of society, her family and her peers and this seems the only viable option for her to escape from it all. However, she faces risking her friendship with her best friend Candice for good.

Running time: 17 minutes

5 X 5 (UK) - directed by Kate Herron
SYNOPSIS: In a bustling metropolis of millions, young Ash is lost. He wants to be the big man but reality hasn’t quite delivered. Then a chance encounter leads him to make a dangerous decision which begins a chain reaction of events.

Running time: 22 minutes

Key cast: Idris Elba, Cleo Sylvestre, Michael Ajao, Jasmine Jobson, Sydney Craven, Georgina Campbell, Ben Tavassoli, Alison Thea-Skot, Anthony Foster, Nina Yndis, Ruth Madeley, Andrei Zayats, Taurean Steele, Sope Dirisu, Mawaan Rizwan

THIS IS MY STORY (UK) - directed by Vicki Kisner
SYNOPSIS: This film has been made for The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and is about a teenage girl who is in the process of being diagnosed with ADHD.

Running time: 5 minutes

BLOOM (UK) - directed by Jesse Gassongo-Alexander
SYNOPSIS: 'Bloom' is a new coming of age short film about four teenage girls – Sabrina, Rhianne, Tracey and Ruby. We enter the world of these girls at a point in their lives when they are just beginning to grapple with the greater issues of adulthood. Their world is a mélange of school subjects, dance routines, music and the looming issue of sex. In this film we get to see how they manage themselves internally and together as friends. As their summer comes to an end we realize that the sun may also be setting on a part of their youth that they will never be able to get back.

Running time: 13 minutes

ARCADE GIRL (UK) - directed by Tze Hao Wong
SYNOPSIS: ‘Arcade Girl’ is a surreal short film about a girl named Darcey who is obsessed with winning and is known to be the best arcade player. Alex, a young man who works at the arcade amusements, falls in love with Darcey and comes up with an ingenious plan of getting her attention – beating her high score.

Running time: 13 minutes

THE DATE (UK) - directed by John Dunn
SYNOPSIS: Preparation is everything when getting ready for a date.

Running time: 4 minutes


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