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Heading for that Adult Crash

The journey from childhood to adulthood is a headlong dive into the unknown. Whatever country or culture, it’s fraught and stressful for all involved, negotiating family, love and relationships as you try to find your place in the world.

Programmed by Philip Ilson | Total running time 101min

Films in this programme
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    Work

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    Lunch Time

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    Fry-Up

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    Elene

  • Image from The Rabbit Hunt

    The Rabbit Hunt

  • Image from Cubs

    Cubs

  • Image from You Know Where

    You Know Where

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    Gabber Lover

Film 1

Work

A 17-year-old dancer attempts to contain her growing contempt towards an unjust world.

Dir Aneil Karia. UK 2017. 13min

Festival guests

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  • Aneil Karia, Director

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Film 2

Lunch Time

A 16-year-old girl has come to the hospital to identify the body of her mother, but the people in charge won’t let her into the morgue.

Dir Alireza Ghasemi. Iran 2017. 15min

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  • Alireza Ghasemi, Director

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Film 3

Fry-Up

An intimate portrayal of a family’s last day together.

Dir Charlotte Regan. UK 2017. 8min

Trailer
Festival guests

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  • Charlotte Regan, Director

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Film 4

Elene

16-year-old Elene is a Georgian illegal immigrant who works at a tea plantation. Feeling threatened by various encounters, she tries to be invisible in this foreign land.

Dir Sezen Kayhan. Turkey-Georgia 2016. 12min

Trailer

Film 5

The Rabbit Hunt

Pahokee, Florida. An initiation rite is practised here for boys on the cusp of manhood.

Dir Patrick Bresnan. USA 2017. 12min

Festival guests

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  • Patrick Bresnan, Director

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Film 6

Cubs

Ungar

A single father wants to fulfil his young daughter’s wish to throw a slumber party for her friends, but it turns out to be more of a challenge than he thought.

Dir Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir. Iceland 2016. 19min

Film 7

You Know Where

A young skater looks for a place to skate in a small Mid-Western town and encounters two outsiders in dire need of someone to talk to.

Dir Jackson Kroopf. USA 2017. 9min

Trailer
Festival guests

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  • Jackson Kroopf, Director

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Film 8

Gabber Lover

Laurie and Mila dance to Gabber music, on the shores of a remote lake. Mila is in love with Laurie and she wants to tell her.

Dir Anna Cazenave Cambet. France 2016. 13min

Trailer

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