A selection of new shorts from some of the capital’s most exciting upcoming filmmakers, supported by Film London.
Programmed by Josic Cadoret | Total running time 104min
Please note, Naptha contains scenes of flashing lights that could trigger photosensitive epilepsy.
Faraz lives and works in a petrol station with his ageing father Malik, whose increasingly bizarre behaviour is causing them to drift apart.
Dir Moin Hussain. UK 2018. 15min
Contains scenes of flashing lights that could trigger photosensitive epilepsy.
Little Miss Sumo
A female sumo wrestler fights against tradition and stigma to win her place in the ring.
Dir Matt Kay. UK 2018. 18min
A Jamaican man of the community battles depression and disillusionment.
Dir Raine Allen-Miller. UK 2018. 10min
Due to a bad case of the mumps, Slicker and his crew risk defeat in an escalating college beef. Only divine intervention will help them now.
Dir Dwayne Gumbs, Iain Simpson. UK 2018. 11min
When you are a female rapper from Bermondsey, you only have one chance to fly. Make it count.
Dir Nadira Amrani. UK 2018. 9min
A middle-aged barber has to calm the situation when a desperate teenage drug dealer holds up the barbershop at gunpoint.
Dir Koby Adom. UK 2018. 15min
Being a teenager is hard. Figuring out who you want to be is harder. Sometimes a night out can change everything.
Dir Amelia Hashemi. UK 2018. 10min