Wednesday 5th Borough Yards
It’s here! Join us for a night of brilliant independent shorts, live music, and a welcome back party as we gear up for a week packed with grassroots film and culture.
Tonight we’re taking over Everyman Borough Yards for stories about family, love, heartbreak and hope. The in-cinema screening starts at 7:30, with arrival from 7pm.
Salt Water Town
Dan Thorburn / UK / 15 Min
As rising sea levels loom across the coast of Wales, a father and son clash over the future of their failing caravan park.
Harry Brandrick / UK / 15 min
35-year-old Liam, a recovering heroin addict, looks after his young daughter for the first time since being out of prison and getting clean. These 24 hours see Liam piecing together his life after prison and his complicated journey to recovery.
Will Wightman / UK / 10 Min
When Frank falls for his one night stand, he must do everything he can to stop his heart from breaking completely, in this musical comedy.
The Magentalman and the Gentlemint
James Crang / UK / 5 Min
The Magentalman lives an ordinary life in his empty world, every day is the same. Life is boringly black and white, until there’s green. Mint green. A gay love story about how it feels to find your soulmate.
Yahav Winner / Israel / 11 Min
In the middle of her friends' engagement party, Shay-lee has a panic attack. Yahav arrives to calm her down, and remind her that she just needs to keep breathing.
Kaleb D'Aguilar / UK / 13 Min
Against the backdrop of the Windrush scandal, a Jamaican mother, Valerie Powell, struggles to keep her relationship with her son Eli intact. Keeping the threat of deportation a secret and suffering in silence as she battles the hostile environment, her psychological state deteriorates as she grapples with the fear of losing her son and the country she calls home.
Daniel Christophersen / Norway / 9 Min
After Scandinavians Amanda and Eva accidentally run over a swan on a business trip to Wales, the threat of being trialled for treason exposes the true trust, loyalty and friendship of two best friends about to become business partners.
Phoebe Torrance, Cat White / UK / 17 Min
When tragedy strikes, a spirited young woman turns to wild swimming in search of answers. By swimming each day at dawn and forming an unlikely friendship, she learns to accept her grief and the grief of those around her.