In a brand new partnership, Short Sighted Cinema team up with Metro.co.uk to present an online ‘Film Club’. Each week, we will be inviting a filmmaker to join us in conversation via Facebook Live – watched by thousands of people.  

We launched Metro Film Club in Autumn/Winter 2015, with views averaging at 25,000 with each screening.

6th March 2017

Shoshannah’s Skateboard

Q&A with director/writer Kate Ascott-Evans

Shoshannah’s Skateboard follows a determined teen girl who sneaks out of her devout orthodox Jewish community with one goal: to become a YouTube skateboard sensation. Inspired by the vast world of Internet stardom, Shoshanna’s dreams are challenged by her family and Rabbi’s expectations. She’s faced with an impossible choice: to accept her cultural heritage or embrace her new found freedom.

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just desserts - Michael Yanny

11th January 2017

Just Desserts

Q&A with director/co-writer Michael Yanny

Just Desserts is an award-winning dark comedy about compulsive lottery player, Dennis, on a meal out with his wife and friends. The night turns when a practical joke they play on him backfires horribly. Featuring an ensemble cast of British TV talent including Alex Macqueen, (The Thick of it), David Schaal (The Inbetweeners), Tracey Brabin MP (Coronation Street), Rebecca Lacey (Holby City), Julian Sims (Smack the Pony), Sally Plumb, Michael Luxton.

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