Sunday

September 2 2018

THE STATE OF US

September 2 // 17:00 – 18:15 // £6

Exploring what the future looks like for those left to clean it up. From gun violence and racism to environmental sustainability, let’s talk about The State of Us. 

WEAPON
K. Howard, G. McNicoll,

J. Skillas, A. Graham / USA / 11 min

An immensely moving doc on US gun

violence and school shootings as told

by students filming primarily during

Atlanta's March For Our Lives. 

ALTERNATIVE FACTS
Pasha Nieslen / Australia / 4 min

Just an ordinary nature show exploring the wildlife of beautiful Kenya * not subject to fact. 

SAMIRA
Charlotte A. Rolfes / Germany / 17 min

An interpreter is called to help a young African woman during a police deployment mission and discovers more than he bargained for. 

NIGHT
Joosje Duk / USA / 10 min

The dynamic between friends suddenly shifts following a run-in with a nightclub bouncer, exploring race relations and microaggressions. 

THE GOOD CUP
Sabine Schwab / UK / 18 min

2.5 billion paper cups are used in the UK annually but only 1 in 400 is recycled. Why is this and what can be done to make cups more environmentally friendly?

A LOVE LETTER FOR THE END OF THE WORLD
Alexi Scheiber / USA / 4 min

A multimedia personal short film about cherishing what may be lost or destroyed within our lifetimes due to climate change. 

WE'RE STILL HERE

September 2 // 18:15 – 20:00 // £6

To the outcasts, the outsiders, and the invisibles – what does it look like to be left behind? We’re exploring the struggle to be seen, to be loved, and to be remembered. 

GIRL A
Jess O’Brien / UK / 7 min

A teenage girl is reprimanded at school

following a violent incident with another

student. As we follow a section of her life

over three days, the reasons for her

violent behaviour are revealed.

NANA
Ali Kellner / Canada / 5 min

An animated documentary story of how one Hungarian grandmother survived as a Jewish prisoner during the Holocaust.

TOW ZONE
Shahar Cohen / Israel / 10 min

Now living in a car which belonged to her father, Shira struggles adjusting to life after loss. 

HOW A KITE FLIES
Ben Gough / UK / 6 min

Sir Ian McKellen voices an alcoholic kite, found more often these days in a strip join than the sky. When memories of happier times come back to haunt him, he decides to try one last flight. 

THE GURNEY
Glenn Whelan / UK / 16 min

The story of the relationship between a death row warden and a young black woman sentenced to die, convicted for the fatal shooting of an officer who killed her husband.

EAST MEETS EAST
Julie Zhu / New Zealand / 4 min

The honest musings of a Chinese grandmother brings an unseen community into the spotlight. Meet a group rendered invisible not only by their migrant status but also by their age. 

BLUE CHRISTMAS
Charlotte Wells / UK / 16 min

On Christmas Eve, 1968, in a Scottish coastal town, a debt collector goes to work to avoid confronting his wife’s worsening psychosis at home.

AWARDS NIGHT

September 2 // 20:30 – 21:00  

Little Wing Film Festival 2018 comes to a

close and the celebrations begin!


Thanks to our sponsors, we have £5000 of

cash and prizes to award our winning

filmmakers, from filmmaking equipment

to screenwriting software. 


It's our hope that what we can offer our

filmmakers will help facilitate their next

project and future career growth. 

Keep an eye out for the nominees to be announced soon. If you're a filmmaker and would like to attend the awards night, please e-mail contact@littlewingevents.com

Find our filmmakers online, follow their work, and let the festival be a catalyst to discover more independent films and art that you love.

Thank you for being with us.