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THE SHORTEST NIGHTS: ADAPTATION

A journey of self reflection; to rediscover our selves, our dreams and reconnect to the world around us. Films that lead us by the hand to beautiful landscapes, kind strangers and thought provoking narratives.

DETAILS

Prices: £8 standard, £10 door (+ booking fees)
Time: 12PM
Aprox. Runtime: 65min
Date: June 17
Venue: The Yard Theatre, Hackney Wick

Day pass to all 6 screenings available [here]

Unreserved seating. 

PROGRAMME

desolation follows
Desolation Follows | 9min
Designated as areas of outstanding natural beauty, the English moorlands elicit in us a sense of the wild and untamed. A pristine wilderness, untouched by the advances of civilisation. Yet all is not as it seems.
Dir. Burnham Arlidge
Souls
Souls | 8min
When Barrie goes to scatter his husband’s ashes at their favourite mountain peak, he is confronted with the sight of a man about to jump to his death from the cliff edge. SOULS is a melancholy, but hopeful non-dialogue short about loss; extending the hand of friendship and the life-affirming power of human connection.
Dir. Daniel Gage
Taking Stock – Duncan Cowles
 Taking Stock | 4.18min
Using his failed attempts at creating profitable stock footage, a filmmaker reflects on the absurd, mundane and funny side of being trapped inside your own head as an out of work, self-employed freelancer.
Dir. Duncan Cowles
people – charlie watts
People | 3.45min
People is a short documentary film which follows a group of strangers as they have their say on the issues that surround and affect their lives. Manchester, England.
Dir.Charlie Watts
tonic of the sea
Tonic of the Sea | 8.16min
A mini-documentary showing the link between mental health and sea swimming. Katie swims off the rocks of Penzance, UK nearly everyday of the year. Swimming has helped her overcome some of the struggles that life all too often throws our way. The hope is that her story may help others who are faced with similar challenges.
Dir. Jonathan J Scott
Happyness-min
Happy’ness | 10min
Happyness is a feel good film about living life a little bit outside the box. Why do some characters choose to step out of the rat race and find more peaceful ways of living? Life on a boat in Norwich has it’s ups and downs. It can be messy and challenging at times, but no price is high enough for the ultimate freedom.
Dir. Anna Urik, Jaroslav Kostelnik
The Boy Who Wanted To Be A Lighthouse Keeper
 The Boy Who Wanted to be a Lighthouse Keeper | 22min
George doesn’t want to grow up so decides the only thing for it is to follow his childhood dream of becoming a lighthouse keeper.
Dir. Sam South

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