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.
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.
Dir Jay Bulckaert, Pablo Saravanja
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.
Dir James Blagden
A Swedish prisoner, counting down the days until his parole, has his world fractured by the arrival of a Balkan warlord.
Dir Bengt Persson, Melker Sundén
Pixie’s party-filled, promiscuous existence is turned on its head when a mysterious young boy turns up in her seaside town.
Dir Sara Dunlop
A woman is out in the woods walking her dog and has a disturbing encounter with a young girl.
Dir Mirrah Foulkes
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.
Dir Juanjo Giménez
The journey of Yeonhee and a robot called Margo, whose heart she is connected to.
Dir Geon Kim
South Korea 2015