Hook Ups and Downs
Some connections take years to establish, others can be built in just a matter of hours. This stunning collection of shorts explore those brief encounters which change the way we think, for better or worse.
Programmed by Michael Blyth | Total running time 113min
This screening is strictly over 18s only
A masseur forges an unforeseen bond with one of his clients.
Dir Saleem Haddad. UK 2018. 22min
Two men find their clandestine meeting unexpectedly interrupted, with distressing results.
Dir Ahmad Seyfipour. Iran 2018. 9min
As he moves from one casual engagement to the next, Francisco struggles with his body image.
Dir Fábio Leal. Brazil 2018. 15min
A Friday night hook-up turns into something far more disturbing for an apprehensive young man.
Dir David Velduque. Spain 2018. 15min
Growing tired with emotionless digital encounters, Matt yearns for something more substantial.
Dir Lukas Revzin. UK 2018. 9min
Having booked a female companion for the night, a reserved businessman is surprised when a young man turns up instead.
Dir Nguyen Le Hoang Viet. Vietnam 2018. 25min