THE SHORTEST NIGHTS: THOU SHALT NOT KILL
A thrill-ride into the realm of human darkness, temptation and mischief.
These relationship-driven films take you into stunning sci-fis, edge-of-your seat thrillers and creative, psychological storytelling. Expect entertaining twists, heart-wrenching action and stunning, cinematic filmmaking!
Prices: £6 standard, £8 door (+ yplan booking fees)
Aprox. Runtime: 69min
Date: June 18
Venue: The Yard Theatre, Hackney Wick
Day pass to all 6 screenings available [here]
A newlywed Christian couple go on their honeymoon to what they believe to be a quaint B&B in the Welsh countryside. But the cottage turns out to be a sex den, and events go horribly wrong.
Wri/Dir: Ruth Pickett
Cast: Sophie Pelham , Richard Kiess, Abi Roberts
Set in the Scottish Highlands, small town priest, Lawrence, uses his position of power in the community to perpetrate acts of great evil. His life is disrupted when his secrets start to unfold and he is forced to take drastic action to keep his life of confidentiality.
Dir: Ross Donald
Cast: Gregory Bonnar, Julie Martis, Adam Donaldson
Donald is engaged and wants Patrick to be his best man. However, when Patrick is asked to go beyond the call of duty he starts to question Donald’s sanity.
Dir: Freddie Hall
Writer: Freddie Hall, Oliver Kember
Cast: Josh O’Conner, Ben Hall, Lizzy Watts, Rose D’Aulbey
Neck and Neck
In the marital bed the surreal sensuality enveloping Othello and Desdemona is disturbed by a dangling telephone. As the phone pours poison into Othello’s mind he transforms into a different entity with detrimental consequences for Desdemona.
Dir: Shaun Clark
Elias is a fallen angel given a second, pathetic chance at life, following his irresponsible death from an accidental drug overdose as a young man. Forced to work as a ‘cupid’ on Earth, he’s forbidden by the higher powers from pursuing love himself – and Mary, the woman he’s always loved. Seeing no other way to escape the pain, he makes the decision to finally end his cruel existence and, ultimately, his heartbreak.
Wri./Dir: Mark J. Blackman
Prod: Roxanne Holman
Cast: Joe Absolom, Kerry Bennett
A Girl Goes For Dinner
A young woman travels to the home of an older man for her evening meal. As the two sit down to eat, conversation flows and the darker motives behind this unusual meeting begin to reveal themselves.
Wri/Dir: Jack Ethan Perry
Cast: Marama Corlett, Adrian Schiller