Stop Making Sense
Laughter at its most bizarre, taking both surreal and all-too-real forms. A programme of laugh-out-loud shorts for these nonsensical times.
Programmed by Seán McGovern | Total running time 104min
Films in this programme
There are certain facts of life that Ed just can’t grapple with today.
Dir Alice Seabright. UK 2018. 12min
The completely true, 100% factual, animated story of how serial womaniser and lifelong grouch Ingmar Bergman got that lump on his face.
Dir Jane Magnusson, Liv Strömquist. Sweden 2018. 11min
A riotous family documentary on the joy and torment that comes with all pet chickens.
Dir Rishi Chandna. India 2018. 13min
Sammy the Salmon
When Spencer needs to find the courage to come out to his girlfriend, along comes a wisecracking (and delicious) salmon.
Dir Jake Shannon. Australia 2018. 6min
In this Brooklyn beauty shop, there are definitely some things more terrifying than a white girl who thinks it’s okay to have dreads.
Dir Mariama Diallo. USA 2018. 12min
How many underarm hairs does it take to be a man?
Dir Theo James Krekis. UK 2018. 9min
Are You Still Singing?
Precarious party singer Joy navigates life and an unfilled prescription.
Dir Gillian Barnes. USA 2018. 12min
Ritual humiliation is part of any stag do. But this one takes a devilishly dark turn.
Dir Dan Sully. UK 2018. 8min
Hard, soft or runny? Sometimes there’s nothing more grotesque than democracy.
Dir Chris Shepherd. UK-France 2018. 6min
Thoughts of the mundane and sometimes unfulfilling life of a freelance filmmaker.
Dir Duncan Cowles. UK 2017. 4min
What drives a new mother to commit the heinous crime of shoplifting?
Dir Pola Beck. Germany 2017. 10min