UK Shorts 1

Total: 85 mins 50 secs

Comedy, drama and thrillers’ make up this programme of UK shorts from tap dancing through the streets of Milton Keynes, to the frantic search for a missing daughter.  We follow ‘Roy’ who cold calls strangers to deal with his loneliness and watch Amy struggle as she processes the aftermath of an attack.

Thursday 7th October Available for 48 hrs from 6:00pm
Wednesday 29th September 4:20pm - Light Cinema Screen 1 Saturday 2nd October 11:00am - Light Cinema Screen 1

Good thanks, you?

Molly Manning Walker
United Kingdom, 2019
13:15 mins
In the aftermath of an attack, Amy is left voiceless, trapped in a whirlwind of incompetence. She must find a way to confront what has happened, in order to save what matters to her most.

Roy

Tom Berkley Ross White
United Kingdom, 2021
15:55 mins
UK Premiere
Trapped in a lonely existence, reclusive widower Roy passes the days by cold calling strangers from the phone book, looking for brief moments of companionship.

Like I Said

Jolyon White
United Kingdom, 2021
6:39 mins
World Premiere
A man tries to cancel his broadband only to discover that the call centre agent has other plans.

Late

Alexander Mansfield Martinez
United Kingdom, 2021
15:00 mins
When school-girl Maya refuses to sneak out to a local nightclub as planned, her best friend Tina questions why she is acting strangely.

Gentle

Josh Green
United Kingdom, 2020
8:58 mins
When repressed Jewish matriarch Carol invites her son Alex and his girlfriend Amy over for Friday Night Dinner, she has no intention of allowing the relationship to continue.

Tap Boy

Will Kenning
United Kingdom, 2021
15:58 mins
Trapped within a county lines drug gang, a teenager with high functioning autism finds escape by practicing tap dance in and around the concrete jungle of Milton Keynes.