Shorts: Fleeting Glances, Taking Chances
Sat Nov 18, 15:00
Film, Hackney Showroom, Free
Holding a stranger’s gaze across train carriages, sharing secrets with old friends, and delving to underwater depths... Love happens between the lines in these shorts about encounters of a queer kind.
The Sad Mime Knight / dir. Sylv Winnington / UK 2017 / 3'
This ingenious thriller meets rom-com (or should we say ‘brick’ flick) charts the adventures of a down-on-his-luck Knight, a Snowtrooper and mysterious TIE fighter pilot.
The First Time Ever I Saw His Face / dir. Jack Deslandes / UK 2017 / 1'
A modern story about love, idols, and queer fandom.
The Good Friend (El Amigo) / dir. Erick Salas Kirchhausen / Peru 2017 / 18'
Passions run high over the course of an evening in which two close friends share more than a beer...
Zoodio 54 / dir. Rodrigo Rodriguez / UK 2017 / 5'
A clever and heartwarming animation about a pair of GBFs out on the town for the first time.
s i s a k / dir. Faraz Ansari / India 2017 / 15'
Two strangers take the same train every day, finding themselves ever more deeply connected with each passing journey in this perceptive short.
Ama / dirs. Emilie Almaida, Liang Huang, Mansoureh Kamari, Julie Robert, Juliette Peuportier, Tony Unser / France 2015 / 3'
Evelyn breaks away from the constraints of her American compatriots to join a group of Japanese Ama divers.
Crush / dir. Rosie Westhoff / UK 2016 / 8'
A bespectacled schoolgirl is captivated by a glance from another passenger whilst waiting for her train.
One Night (Jedna noc) / dir. Strahinja Savić / Serbia 2016 / 17'
Two friends share a final, unforgettable night together, wandering the streets of Belgrade.
Runtime: 74 minutes