October 28 - 31
United Kingdom / Drama / 18 mins
Director/Writer: Ajitpal Babbra
Producer: Ajitpal Babbra, Chirag Gadhvi
Cast: Sam Lockwood, Lauren Saliu, Jo Krayer
On his way home, a young man exchanges glances with an attractive woman he sees jogging on his street. He plans to 'run into her' again on the following day with hopes of sparking up something romantic, but will his attempts be successful?
Meeting Mr Samuel
United Kingdom / Comedy / 17 mins
Director/Writer: Rob Leggatt
Producer: Rob Leggatt, Tim Katz
Cast: Samuel Anderson, Charlie Creed-Miles, T'Nia Miller
After a life-changing incident in a pub toilet, loveable rogue and absent father, Christian Stoner wakes to find himself in what appears to be a waiting for the afterlife staffed by his former school Geography teacher, Mr Samuels.
Rose of Armagh
United Kingdom / Short / 12 mins
Director/Writer: Ryan Kevin Doyle
Producer: Theo Hue Williams, Levi Mattey
Cast: Will O'Connell, Anna Wilson-Jones, Enya Doran
After finding a scarf buried in a peat bog in County Armagh, we follow this fabric back 10 years, to a night in Northern Ireland in 1983. During the depths of mid-winter, we uncover a mystery involving a father associated with the Irish Republican Army, & a daughter who mistakingly seals her fathers fate with a rose.
October 29 - 31
Israel / Short / 14 mins
Director/Writer: Noa Maiman
Producer: Hilla Medalia
Cast: Liat Harlev, Shlomi Tapiaro, Ohad Knoller
An Israeli-Jewish couple is expecting their first child.
But after a perfect-all-natural-full-moon-emotional labor, they discover the baby is a far cry from what they (and everyone else) come to expect.
United States / Short / 15 mins
Director/Writer: Razzaaq Boykin
Producer: Duran Jones, Rachel Weise
Cast: Joshua T. Crockett, Palmer Ashe III, Esau Pritchett
An introverted teenager, navigating his repressed anger about his parent’s divorce, spends the day with his father until an impromptu visit to his estranged grandfather gives him life-changing insight.
October 30 - 31
Philippines / Drama / 21 mins
Director/Writer: Ian Alessandro Litonjua Abaya
Producer: Antonio Ocampo Soler, Brigitte McBride Bonus
Cast: Brigitte McBride Bonus, Raphael Robes
"Rosy" is a short film that delves into the turbulent relationship of a young couple, Bea and Bryan, as they confront the damaging effects of social media on their lives. The story unfolds on Valentine's Day when a seemingly innocent Instagram post triggers an explosive argument between Bea and Bryan.
Puerto Rico / Drama / 9 mins
Director/Writer: Harry Xavier
Producer: Ángel Negrón, Gerald Lewis, Harry Xavier
Cast: Carlos Miranda, Jearnest Corchado, Ángel Negrón
Mia narrates the struggle and the endurance of an elder man faced with the passing of his beloved lover “Mia”. Lost in a sea of depression, the elder man cannot confront the truth about his new reality. He seeks refugee in his past, day in and day out he continues to fall deeper and deeper into remorse.