UK Shorts 2

Total: 92 mins 58 secs

The brightest stars of the UK indie short film circuit are revealed in this block where conflict, secrets and hidden agendas collide.  British storytelling at it’s finest with dramas that relate to social acceptance, missed opportunities and stolen moments.

Friday 8th October Available for 48 hrs from 8:00pm
Wednesday 29th September 5:00pm - Light Cinema Screen 2 Saturday 2nd October 6:00pm - Light Cinema Screen 2

Mandem

John Ogunmuyiwa
United Kingdom, 2019
10:02 mins
A job is just a job, but as with anything, time flies when you’re doing it with your best friend. And today’s no different. We follow Ty & Malcolm as they go about their daily routine. Just another day for two really good friends.

Ned & Me

Lorna Nickson Brown
United Kingdom, 2020
18:00 mins
An elderly man meets a young woman in a café, and the deal that follows will alter their lives forever.

Gym Patriot

Slobodan Karajlovic
United Kingdom, 2019
7:23 mins
A white man showers after a session at the gym, and becomes unnerved and then competitive after overhearing an Arabic voice singing in another cubicle. Culture clash and the bubbling subtext of prejudice. How will he retaliate?

Numb

Natasha Jatania
United Kingdom, 2020
10:36 mins
European Premiere
A father and son take the time to spread the ashes of the mother, and after the unemotional execution they begin to talk about spontaneity and the father's missed opportunities. And so begins their journey to purchase some illegal drugs, and then partake in enjoying them.

Judas

Adam Palmer
United Kingdom, 2020
6:20 mins
Two opposing gangs. Two individuals from either side of the dispute. In Judas, watch as they come together and share a moment during a seemingly innocent game of basketball.

Hope

Shaun James Grant
United Kingdom, 2020
14:19 mins
An exhausted couple stop at a diner in the early hours of the morning in the middle of nowhere. Their journey tells a tale of sadness, but what really happened? We begin to understand that the situation they're in is far from ordinary.

MAMILS (Middle Aged Men In Lycra)

Ben Marshall
United Kingdom, 2021
3:00 mins
Two middle aged men in lycra throw down some serious moves to prove who is the true two wheeled king of South London’s streets.

Pub Kid

Liam Young
United Kingdom, 2020
3:18 mins
UK Premiere
What happens when your local playground becomes your local pub? Pie-eyed parents, lairy locals and awkward situations for a child in an adult world.

Shear

Riyadh Haque
United Kingdom, 2020
20:00 mins
Yasmin, an impressionable South Asian teen, finds herself trapped between her strict, traditional family and the man she is in love with. One night, when Yasmin sneaks out to a party, she inadvertently starts a chain of events that changes her life forever.