SHORTS 1:

ONE WAY TICKET

Have you ever wanted to just get away?

Do you have a yearning and a wanderlust that sits just below the surface of your everyday?

This programme is your one-way ticket around the world - and beyond. These animated short films in competition will transport you to faraway countries and immerse you in their cultures, take you to outer space and give you a window into another universe. Cross the border of Yorkshire into India to get the next train to Texas. Run for your connecting shuttle flight to outer space and travel to magical worlds that couldn’t be closer to home.

We can’t promise you’ll arrive in one piece!

72mins, adv12+

(S) - Student film

(W) - Welsh premiere

(UK) - UK premiere

EXPLORE

Dir. Andres Rossi | Argentina | 0:55 (W)

Exploration seems to be a human compulsion. This visual essay explores exploration.

DEATH OF A FATHER

Dir. Somnath Pal | India | 10:13 (UK)

Caught in a web of age old rituals post his father's demise, Babu realises the banality that surrounds death.

ROSE ON THE MOON

Dir. Panna Horvath-Molnar | Hungary | 2:25 (W)

Hidden by the depth of night small creatures roam the forest.

THE NORTHEAST KINGDOM

Dir. Alan Jennings | USA | 7:49 (S) (UK)

A tight-knit community is shaken by the arrival of a newcomer. Meanwhile, a mystical creature quietly affects the locals' lives.

THAT YORKSHIRE SOUND

Dir. Marcus Armitage | UK | 2:20

Traditions, cultures, sound and colour clash on screen. An exploration of the rhythms of Yorkshire.

MARFA

Dir. The Brothers McLeod | UK | 8:33 (W)

A town on the borderlands of Texas. A place out of time. A desert where strange lights dance in the night sky.

CABIN PRESSURE

Dir. Matthew Lee | UK | 3:15 (S)

A safety and regulations obsessive is forced to reevaluate things when a routine flight runs into difficulties.

LAYMUN

Dir. Catherine Prowse, Hannah Quinn | UK | 4:42 (S) (W)

In a war-torn city a woman brings life and meaning to her home by filling it with beautiful plants.

DAYS

Dir. Sofia el Khyari | UK | 3:38 (S) (W)

Three generations of Moroccan women exchange feelings and stories while preparing the traditional ceremony of Eid Al Adha.

TRAVELOGUE TEL AVIV

Dir. Samuel Patthey | Switzerland | 6:00 (S) (W)

A young art student from Switzerland arrives for six months in Tel Aviv and explores through drawing.

NIGGUN

Dir. Yoni Salmon | Israel | 10:13

After a long journey through space the last two believers are about to reach their destination.

PROJECTION ON SOFA

Dir. Violette Delvoye | Belgium | 6:36 (S) (W)

Movie night at home. At the end of the film, Lucie and Manu start a conversation about the idea of travelling.

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