Short films programme

New Kind of Kick

Films whose protagonists walk the line between right and wrong. Some just do it for the buzz, others out of sheer desperation.

Simon Young

Total running time 104min


A liquor-soaked glimpse into the life of two hard-living trappers as they navigate the dark, frozen wilderness of the Canadian north.

Image from Conibear

Dir Jay Bulckaert, Pablo Saravanja
Canada 2015

The Best Last Best Plane Ride Ever

October, 1986. The NY Mets beat the Houston Astros. This animation recreates their post-game airplane celebration: three hours of unbridled chaos.

Image from The Best Last Best Plane Ride Ever

Dir James Blagden
USA 2016



A Swedish prisoner, counting down the days until his parole, has his world fractured by the arrival of a Balkan warlord.

Image from Snuffbox

Dir Bengt Persson, Melker Sundén
Sweden 2016


Pixie’s party-filled, promiscuous existence is turned on its head when a mysterious young boy turns up in her seaside town.

Image from Dreamlands

Dir Sara Dunlop
UK 2016


A woman is out in the woods walking her dog and has a disturbing encounter with a young girl.

Image from Dreamlands

Dir Mirrah Foulkes
Australia 2016


Luna and Diego are car park security guards. Diego does the night shift, while Luna works by day. Winner of the Palme d’Or for Best Short Film at Cannes.

Image from Timecode

Dir Juanjo Giménez
Spain 2016

Keep Going

The journey of Yeonhee and a robot called Margo, whose heart she is connected to.

Image from Keep Going

Dir Geon Kim
South Korea 2015