live screening

Season
2024

synopsis of screening projects

Pub Quiz

Directed by Paddy Wilson

A homeless man competes for a pub quiz’s cash prize against the competitive young woman who earlier refused him money.

From Afar

Directed by Stephanie Yasemin Renique

A Turkish woman in London struggles with feelings of guilt, sorrow and anger after a natural disaster plunges her homeland into a state of national crisis.

sticker

Directed by Georgi M. Unkovski

37 year old Dejan finds himself at odds with the law after a local DMV is out of registration stickers and is unable to renew his car registration. Determined to continue on the journey to see his daughter, Dejan faces a series of events which test his commitment to being a responsible father.

patriot

Directed by Eva Riley

Against the backdrop of simmering racial tensions within her rural English town, the life of eleven year old Hannah changes forever when she meets a boy from a mysterious and forbidden world.

cut

Directed by Youness Benali

CUT follows an enormously talented young tennis player, ALI, who gets home from a training session with the best tennis academy in the country — Team Fireflies.

When Ali’s dad starts prodding Ali about his tennis, we start to understand that Ali’s hiding something.

The pivotal point of the film comes when Ali’s dad finally confronts Ali about being cut from Team Fireflies. Ali denies it but is forced to face the truth as his dad shows him that his contract with Team Fireflies has been terminated. Amid Ali’s fear-induced anxiety, his dad takes control of Ali’s tennis as his new coach, and they embark on a harsh father-and-son journey, that will break Ali down — emotionally, mentally, and physically.

11:11

Directed by Gavin Pettifor, Jonathan Finlay

Man struggling with ongoing mental illness finds himself battling to find a solution to his unrelenting condition.

Reservoir

Directed by Nicholas Cole

Jade is getting some strange results out in the field as she tests the soil for pollution. She is shocked to find that somehow the vegetation is still growing. When Jade comes across a rock in the ground surrounded by strange flowers things get stranger still.

The Consequence

Directed by Kammy Darweish

When a right-wing opinion radio host chooses to discriminately accuse a Muslim man of a murder he didn’t commit, her words come back to haunt her. But will she pay for the consequence of her actions.

Speaker

Directed by Alan Hamwan

A disabled grocer goes to work as usual. On the way, he sees several men taking a girl to kill her. The grocer tries to save her life.

The Sea

Directed by Ian Bartholomew

In a small English village, circa 1952, a young farm girl sees a painting of the sea in a shop window, and falls in love with it.
Her efforts to buy it lead to an unforeseen and heart-warming encounter with a famous artist.
This is a story about the inspirational power of art, and an act of selfless generosity.

Vacant

Directed by Martin Law

A wandering homeless man seizes an opportunity.

Something Nowhere

Directed by Scott Holmes

A couple’s romantic date takes a dramatic turn when the man receives a distressing phone call, testing their newfound connection.

The Ruby Tuesdays - Feel It

Directed by William Tucker, Aaron Dunleavy

“Feel It” is the Music Video for The Ruby Tuesdays newest single and was shot at a burger restaurant in the band’s Local East-Lancashire town Clitheroe with a budget of £0. It was shot using local talent and friends of the band in two hours on a rainy Tuesday evening in December, it’s funny tone gives the video a slapstick lighthearted edge whilst still having a visual feel that pays homage to some great references like “Boiling Point” and “The Bear”. The video was directed and edited by the band’s frontman William Tucker which gave the project a complete understanding of how to marry the song and the video together that would fully represent both methods of communicating a narrative for the band.

Not My Boy : A Ukrainian Story

Directed by Scott Barrington

A Vulnerable Ukrainian mother and son arrive in the UK sponsored by a British couple who seem to have a nefarious agenda to profit from their ‘charity’ in more ways than one.

Mersey Boys: A Letter from Al Moran

Directed by Paddy Murphy

Al Moran meets the young Beatles in a Liverpool pub. Years later a letter is found by Gerard Moran, Al’s nephew, detailing the encounter. Is the story true? Or was Al Moran lying?

Artificial intelligence

Directed by Gyongyi Pearl Retei

This is a story about how AI might will change our world, how different people with different perspective will react to those changes.