SHORTS 7:

DARE

Will you DARE to sit with us in the dark and spend the evening watching a deliciously curated collection of disquieting animated short films? 

 

If you're looking for cheery musical numbers, talking animals going on adventures, and innocent princesses trying to find true love, these films aren't for you. The gritty and absurd films in this intoxicating program will leave you feeling unsettled, questioning your very existence, and have you begging for more by the time it’s all over.

78mins, adv15+

(S) - Student film

(W) - Welsh premiere

(UK) - UK premiere

Dare 
Available from 24th October - 1st November | on Eventive 
Pay what you can £5/£3 
Watch Party
Saturday 31 October 2020
8:00pm | Live on Eventive 
Pay what you can £5/£3 
YOU'RE FIT

Dir. Lydia Reid | UK | 0:02:27 (S) (W)

Blue hot-pants, pink skin, and a lot of love. You’re Fit explores what actually happens in the gym in a humorous and sexy way.

R.A.S.

Dir. Lucas Durkheim | France | 0:05:17 

For months now, a group of five young soldiers have been stuck, bored, on a mission in the middle of the Afghan mountains. One day, during a support mission, the routine is finally broken.

THAT MAKES TWO OF US

Dir. Tim Hawkins | UK | 0:05:13 (S)

 

An ageing aristocrat finds himself with unexpected, and unwanted, company when he vomits up his doppelganger.

DOGS OF THE PLANET

Dir. Antonio Villamandos | Chile | 0:03:29 (UK) 

It's the XXII century. humans have left the planet without trace. Meanwhile, the world's dogs have started to work on their own revolution.

IMBUED LIFE

Dir. Ivana Bosnjak, Thomas Johnson  | Croatia | 0:12:15 (W)

 

A film about a young woman's connection with the life force of nature. She uses her talent for taxidermy to “restore” the animals to their natural habitat.

SH_T HAPPENS

Dir. Michaela Mihalyi, David Štumpf | Czech Republic | 0:13:07 (W)

The caretaker exhausted by everything, his frustrated wife and one totally depressed deer. Their mutual despair leads them to absurd events, because... shit happens all the time.

POLICE

Dir. Ed Smith | UK | 0:08:39 (S) (World)

An ageing policeman is haunted by his past trauma.

DOGS

Dir. Benjamin Berrebi, Jakub Bednarz, Diego Cristofano Théo Lenoble, Mohammad Babakoohi, Karlo Pavicic-Ravlic, Marthinus Van Rooyen | France | 0:07:20 (S)

A young Polish partisan flees from the Warsaw Uprising. Whilst hiding in the yard of a countryside manor, he is chased up a tree by a large wolfhound. With his rifle out of reach, there seems to be no way to escape his predicament.

4:3

Dir. Ross Hogg | UK | 0:04:48 (W)

Separate projections combine, unifying, becoming whole.

DREAM CREAM

Dir. Noam Sussman | Canada | 0:04:46 (S) (W)

An elderly couple is addicted to a psychedelic face cream.

YOU DIED

Dir. Sam Shaw | UK | 0:01:28 

 

You've kicked the bucket. This handy video will help with that.

COYOTE

Dir. Lorenz Wunderle | Switzerland | 0:09:55 (W)

 

A coyote loses his wife and children from an attack of wolfs. Anguished from human emotions he‘s trying to process the experience. Besides grief and delusion, evil takes up more and more space.

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