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CAF 2024 SHORTS 5:

LOVE AT FIRST BITE

Love at First Bite explores a range of different relationships through 12 delicately curated films. This program isn’t all about romance either; there are films about finding the zest for life, drowning in nostalgia, and the importance of community. Be careful though, as these shorts are bound to become your new obsession.

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Mae Cariad ar y Brathiad Cyntaf yn archwilio ystod o berthnasoedd gwahanol trwy 12 ffilm wedi'u curadu'n ofalus. Nid yw'r rhaglen hon yn ymwneud â rhamant yn unig ychwaith; mae yna ffilmiau am ddod o hyd i'r awch am fywyd, boddi mewn hiraeth, a phwysigrwydd cymuned. Byddwch yn ofalus serch hynny, gan fod y ffilmiau byr hyn yn siŵr o ddod yn obsesiwn newydd i chi.

78mins, adv15+

(S) - Student film

(W) - Welsh Premiere

(UK) - UK Premiere

Content Warnings:

Nudity, violence, homophobia, grief.

AUBE

Dir. Vincent Gibaud | France | 04:00 (UK)

When Alice and Liam meet and the evening becomes a journey, by the light of dawn everything seems possible.

LOVESTAR

Dir. Tzu Ting Lee | Japan | 07:12 (S)

The star fell in love with the ocean, but this love was never reciprocated. So the star tried to discuss with friends. But no one can understand what is the star thinking about.

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WILD AND WOOLLY

Dir. Alan Jennings | US | 05:40 (W)

 

Sparks fly when a young girl encounters a mythological beast in the woods. Tension rises when the creature navigates the perilous world of family dynamics.

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WAIT

Dir. Jenny Wright | UK | 02:00 (W)

Come over and eat fondu. The world is looking beautiful.

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HOWL IF YOU LOVE ME

Dir. John R. Dilworth | US | 07:47 

Boy has girl. Boy loses girl. Boy wins girl back, but girl is a werewolf

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WISH

Dir. Sunyoung Park | Republic of Korea | 03:25 (S)

An old man walks through the past in a place filled with memories with his wife.

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MAURICE'S BAR

Dir. Tzor Edery, Tom Prezman | France | 15:00 

 

In 1942, on a train to nowhere, a former drag queen remembers a night from her past in one of Paris’ first queer bars. Remnants of customer gossip recall this mythic bar and its mysterious Jewish-Algerian owner.

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APPETITE

Dir. Peiying Wang| UK | 04:00 (S)

 

Appetite explores the link between food and sex and the conflict between instinct and social discipline. A woman and a man are quietly advancing their relationship while eating at a restaurant.

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FRESHWATER BEES

Dir. Emma Kanouté | Belgium | 08:35 (S)

In the middle of summer, Louise pays a visit to her parents’ house in the French countryside. As she wanders around the places of her teenage years, a soft nostalgia rises with the memories of the time she spent with Nora. A melancholic journey in her past that weaves the story of a first lesbian love.

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MINUS PLUS MULTIPLY

Dir. Chu-Chieh Lee | UK | 04:10 (S)

With containers as a motif and a metaphor for a safe place, the story surrounds the protagonist's self-searching and healing journey, exploring the relationship between emotion and space. The film attempts to construct a poetic narrative and psychological self-portraits through experimentation in 2D animation, stop motion and sound. It reflects sensibility, fragility, and fragmentation of identity by applying pottery and clay.

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DANCE WITH SEASHELLS!

Dir. Théo Carme, Julie Fournier, Anaëlle Saba, Alessandra Rosmarino, Jérémy Ben Ammar | France | 07:53 (S) (UK)

When the Concert-Hall of a small town vanishes, the young singer Erika teams up with Mehdi the mascot to go find it! What will they find on their journey?

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THE QUEEN OF THE FOXES

Dir. Marina Rosset | Switzerland | 08:50 (W)

In the hopes of seeing their queen smile again, a group of foxes rummage through the city's trash, searching for all the love letters that were never sent.

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