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THE SHORTEST NIGHTS: WITHOUT BORDERS

Films that explore identity across cultural differences and political boundaries.

DETAILS

Prices: £5 earlybird (pre-programme release), £6 standard, £8 door (+ yplan booking fees)
Time: 12.30PM
Aprox. Runtime: 70min
Date: June 19
Venue: The Yard Theatre, Hackney Wick

Unreserved seating. 

PROGRAMME

Shoshana’s skateboard

Shoshannah’s Skateboard

A determined teen girl sneaks out of her strict orthodox Jewish community with one goal: to become a YouTube skateboard star.

Wri/DirKate Ascott-Evans
CastNili Rain Segal, Riley Miner

London Premiere

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MAYA

Narrowly escaping the clutches of the slave traders, Maya, Bikram and Kancha suddenly find themselves trapped in the heart of Kathmandu. Vulnerable, penniless and alone, they are forced to live their life on the streets with only hopes and dreams of happiness.

Dir: Veemsen Lama

Wri: Tayo Odesanya

NAJMIA – SHORTEST NIGHTS 16

NAJMIA

As labor nears, a pregnant 12-year old Yemeni child bride must endure the challenges of her everyday life. Inspired by the true story of Fawziya Abdullah Youssef.

Dir: Cristhian Andrews
Writer: Ranjeet S. Marwa, Katie Thomas, Cristhian Andrews
Cast: Nadya Alabsi, Suhail Dabbach

MARIANNE – SHORTEST NIGHTS SCREENING

Marianne

A young Nigerian man travels to a remote Pentecostal church with his ailing wife.

Dir: Tomisin Adepeju
Writer: Tomisin Adepeju
Cast: Tobi Bakare, Vivienne Bell, Femi Ogunjobi

Little Elephant – Kate Jessop – Shortest Nights

Little Elephant

The estranged relationship between a father and his gay daughter, now a young mother. What can tomorrow bring…

Dir: Kate Jessop
Wri: Carl Miller

INCOGNITO Jeremiah Quinn – SHORTEST NIGHTS 2

Incognito

Two mysterious men meet for one last coffee in Buenos Aires in 1960. Their secrets and identities are slowly revealed. Based on a true story.

Wri/Dir: Jeremiah Quinn
Cast: Kerry Shale, Jonathan Hansler

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