THE SHORTEST NIGHTS: WITHOUT BORDERS
Films that explore identity across cultural differences and political boundaries.
Prices: £5 earlybird (pre-programme release), £6 standard, £8 door (+ yplan booking fees)
Aprox. Runtime: 70min
Date: June 19
Venue: The Yard Theatre, Hackney Wick
A determined teen girl sneaks out of her strict orthodox Jewish community with one goal: to become a YouTube skateboard star.
Wri/Dir: Kate Ascott-Evans
Cast: Nili Rain Segal, Riley Miner
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
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
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
The estranged relationship between a father and his gay daughter, now a young mother. What can tomorrow bring…
Dir: Kate Jessop
Wri: Carl Miller
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