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London Calling

A selection of new shorts from some of the capital’s most exciting upcoming filmmakers, supported by Film London.

Total running time 96min

Films in this programme
  • Image from To Wendy Who Kicked Me When I Said I Love You

    To Wendy Who Kicked Me When I Said I Love You

  • Image from His Wake

    His Wake

  • Image from Maybe It’s Me

    Maybe It’s Me

  • Image from Samira’s Party

    Samira’s Party

  • Image from Baby Gravy

    Baby Gravy

  • Image from V

    V

  • Image from Kara

    Kara

  • Image from Fighter

    Fighter

  • Image from Wren Boys

    Wren Boys

Film 1

To Wendy Who Kicked Me When I Said I Love You

A strange romance about two lost souls. Wendy (one good eye) and Sid are trying to connect in a mid-range hotel near an airport.

Dir Dan Castella. UK 2017. 10min

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  • Dan Castella, Director

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Film 2

His Wake

A young man attempts to discover more about his deceased father by interviewing friends and family during the man’s wake.

Dir Jamie Noel. UK 2017. 11min

Festival guests

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  • Jamie Noel, Director; Aaron Thomas Ward, Cast

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Film 3

Maybe It’s Me

I remember everything. The summers, the house, the sea, the sound of the cicadas. My fears.

Dir Dimitris Simou. UK 2017. 6min

Festival guests

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  • Dimitris Simou, Director

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Film 4

Samira’s Party

The bonds between 14-year-old Samad and his mum are put to the test on a trip to the supermarket.

Dir Bijan Sheibani. UK 2017. 15min

Festival guests

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  • Bijan Sheibani, Director

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Film 5

Baby Gravy

In a rural pub restaurant on a busy motorway, same sex couple Brona and Alex await the arrival of a man called Karl.

Dir Marley Morrison. UK 2017. 11min

Trailer
Festival guests

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  • Marley Morrison, Director; Jade Anouka, Cast; Sophia Di Martino, Cast

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Film 6

V

A 16-year-old vampire reconsiders her past relationships.

Dir Jimmy Dean. UK 2017. 10min

Festival guests

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  • Jimmy Dean, Director

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Film 7

Kara

An art school student goes on a journey to make a film about her estranged alcoholic father.

Dir Deepa Keshvala. UK 2017. 14min

Festival guests

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  • Deepa Keshvala, Director

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Film 8

Fighter

In the tense minutes before a boxing match, a boxer with Down’s syndrome fights for his right to get in the ring.

Dir Bugsy Riverbank Steel. UK 2017. 8min

Festival guests

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  • Bugsy Steel, Director

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Film 9

Wren Boys

On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison.

Dir Harry Lighton. UK 2017. 11min

Festival guests

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  • Harry Lighton, Director

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