Kinofilm: Myths & Fairytales
- Tue 21 Nov 2017
- 4:00 pm
Myths & Fairytales
We’ve deposed kings and degenerate dystopias, mysterious powers and sinister patients, a hole in the world, and a conversation with darkness in this selection of fantastic and fanciful fables..
THE HIDDEN PEOPLE
(Dir: Ronan Corrigan, Wri: Callum Dziedzic, Prod: Lauren Bell, UK, 2017, 6 min 23 sec)
When a reserved Yorkshire teenager discovers the potential remains of a fairy, his childlike beliefs clash with his older brother’s bleak realism.
(Dir: Vlad Marsavin, Wri: William Brookfield, Prod: Elena Baranova, Kirsten Wagner, Cast: Gabriel Olds, Boti Bliss, Hannah McCloud, Lyliana Wray, USA, 2016, 15 min)
Sisters Violet and Savannah disobey their parent’s warning by venturing into a brooding forest. There, they discover a large plug wedged into the forest floor. What lurks beneath?
(Wri / Dir: Liam Hendrix Heath, Prod: Joaquim Barreto UK, 2017, 14 min 57 sec)
On a strange world locked in a dystopian nightmare, an oppressive regime is met with riots and rebellion. Desperate to suppress chaos, the king risks his dominance in a warped bid for companionship.
STAY THE BURNING
(Dir: Will Webb, Wri / Prod: Phoebe Shelley-Smith, UK, 2016, 3 min 7 sec)
In a disused building, two women enact a ritual…
THE DARKNESS KEEPER
(Wri / Dir: Rodrigo Atiénzar Jiménez, Prod: Marta Gila Ahijón, Spain, 2016, 18 min 41 sec)
May is afraid of the dark and she has a plan to catch it. But she’s forgetting a small detail: when night falls, darkness is everywhere…
(Wri / Dir: Ivan Viaranchyk, Wri / Prod: Bat-Ami Rivlin, USA, 2016, 7 min 22 sec)
In a dark Victorian city, a young doctor is summoned by a mysterious coachman to attend a patient in need. He finds himself taking a dreadful journey to his own personal nightmare.
THE CONSEQUENCE OF RELIVING
(Wri / Dir / Prod / Star: Christien Bart-Gittens, Co-Dir: Grace Smith, Prod Naomi Braithwaite, UK, 2016, 14 min 24 sec)
On his 18th birthday Noah learns that he possesses a unique ability. But just as he starts to explore the potential of his power, he suddenly has to make the most difficult decision of his life…
(Wri / Dir: Medeni Griffiths, Prod: Benjamin Jenkins, Cast Andrew Howard, UK, 2017, 16 min 37 sec)
Llewelyn, a king mourning the death of his wife, removes himself and his son to a remote cottage, taking with him his trusted hound, Gellert, for company. Blinded by grief, he fails to see the new danger that threatens his family.
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