Keep it in the Family
Family life is never easy. A multitude of evils and secrets can lurk behind closed doors. These shorts draw some of those secrets out into the open in order to explore what is acceptable behaviour within the domestic space.
Programmed by Philip Ilson | Total running time 106min
Films in this programme
How to Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of your Mom
Weird goings on in a family front room. ‘Shimmy! Hello, shoulder! Hello, shoulder!’
Dir Shakti Bhagchandani. USA-United Arab Emirates 2018. 10min
Still Water Runs Deep
A son goes missing. A father must preserve his pride.
Dir Abbesi Akhamie. Nigeria-USA 2017. 15min
A portrait of a rape survivor and the horrors of emotional abuse at the hands of her grandmother.
Dir Jayisha Patel. UK 2018. 14min
A couple have a break at the seaside, only haunted by memories they are trying to escape.
Dir Maxine Peake. UK 2017. 13min
Yejide is a single mother preparing for her daughter’s first cutting ceremony.
Dir Myriam Raja. UK 2018. 9min
A cocaine dealer takes his son to work for the day. Featuring Neil Maskell (Kill List, Utopia).
Dir Charlotte Regan. UK 2017. 8min
Being the only girl of African-American descent at the slumber party can lead to both prejudices and jealousy.
Dir Raven Johnson. USA 2016. 8min
Unfolding within the fitting room of a lingerie store, a proud mother is confronted with a problem she cannot solve alone.
Dir Emily Avila. Australia 2018. 14min