A selection of international festival picks.
Even if a screening is sold out, tickets are often available 30 minutes before the start at the box office at each venue.
The Day I Killed My Best Friend
- Director Antonio Jesús Busto Algarin
- UK-Spain 2012
- 6 mins
One day, during her hated bath-time, Regla, nine, and her indulgent imaginary friend must confront the sudden arrival of her first period.
- Director Ülo Pikkov
- Estonia 2011
- 9 mins
Our body remembers more than we can expect and imagine: sustaining the stories of our predecessors. But how far back is it possible to go?
- Director Ivan Bogdanov, Asparuh Petrov, Rositsa Raleva, Dmitry Yagodin, Moritz Mayerhofer, Veljko Popović
- Bulgaria-Croatia-Germany 2012
- 17 mins
Animated documentary based on five true stories: five father and child relationships and the dialogues between them that never take place.
Brave New Old
- Director Adam Wells
- UK 2012
- 10 mins
About a someone’s life, all within the totally normal environment of an imaginary rotating cube.
- Director Izabela Plucínska
- Poland-Germany 2012
- 3 mins
More innovation with plasticene from a filmmaker who uses minimal means to maximum effect in her quiet observations of human behaviour and emotion.
The Missing Key
- Director Jonathan Nix
- Australia 2011
- 30 mins
Early 1920s Venice. Young musician Hero Wasabi – and his oboe-playing cat Jacuzzi – are competing against the unscrupulous Count Telefino in a prestigious composing competition.
- Director Sjaak Rood
- Netherlands 2012
- 6 mins
A waiter in a café seems to have strange ideas of customer service.
Here and the Great Elsewhere
Le grand ailleurs et le petit ici
- Director Michèle Lemieux
- Canada 2012
- 14 mins
This philosophical tale uses the Alexeïeff-Parker pinscreen as a metaphor for the particles that make up the universe.
Total running time 95 mins