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Push the Button

A programme of films to push buttons, boundaries and the limits of imagination. From the blackly comic to the downright shocking, this is cinema on the edge.

Seán McGovern

Total running time 100 min

This is a 18+ screening. Content warning: This programme contains explicit content and themes, including sex, violence and drug use.

Films in this programme
  • Image from Humblebrag, Dir Sinéad O’Shea


  • Image from Olla, Dir Ariane Labed


  • Image from Funfair, Dir Kaveh Mazaheri


  • Image from End-O, Dir Alice Seabright


  • Image from Memoirs of a Geeza, Dir Theo James Krekis

    Memoirs of a Geeza

  • Image from Breast Friends, Dir Caitlin Young

    Breast Friends

  • Image from The Lamb, Dir Nina Violić

    The Lamb

  • Image from GUO4, Dir Peter Strickland


  • Image from I n t e r s t i c e, Dir Oskar Willers

    I N T E R S T I C E

Film 1


In a homemade clip show, a couple relive the good times, the bad times and the ones they hoped would remain secret.

Dir Sinéad O’Shea. Ireland 2019. 4min

Film 2


Having been transplanted from Ukraine via an online dating site, Olla can't be contained by French suburbia, nor can it temper her desires.

Dir Ariane Labed. France-UK 2019.

Film 3


In order to make a quick buck, Majid must make his wife fake a car accident injury – but is she already the victim?

Dir Kaveh Mazaheri. Iran-Canada 2019. 15min

Film 4


Jaq is a typical young woman, navigating the foibles of life, love and endometriosis in this stinging black comedy.

Dir Alice Seabright. UK 2019. 15min

Film 5

Memoirs of a Geeza

A top lad recollects fights, friends and painting his toenails with his dad.

Dir Theo James Krekis. UK 2019. 3min

Film 6

Breast Friends

Some people can’t escape the voices in their head, but for Jess it’s the voices of her two larger-than-life talking breasts.

Dir Caitlin Young. UK 2019. 6min

Film 7

The Lamb


Three kids spend the summer days the usual way: hanging out, Snapchatting... and playing with their newly discovered pet.

Dir Nina Violić. Croatia 2019. 15min

Film 8


Two men. One locker room. A lot of D. From the director of In Fabric (LFF 2018).

Dir Peter Strickland. Hungary-UK 2019. 3min

Film 9


When Anders makes an indecent proposal to his younger boyfriend Micke, things take a very sudden dark turn.

Dir Oskar Willers. Sweden 2019. 11min

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