It's Not That Easy

Life isn’t always a well-choreographed montage and the stumbles are often why we reflect on it. It’s how personalities are made and that makes for the richest of dramas.

Short films programmed by Nellie Alston, Philip Ilson, Aduke King and Elaine Wong.

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Drama202112 mins

A schoolgirl in the DRC is resembling the woman she wants to become, in a tale that explores the solace we find in the clothes we wear and the shoes we walk in.

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Wild FlowerWild Flower

Animation & Artists Moving Image20215 mins

A young child’s retelling of growing up in foster care, through the colourful animation of paper cut-out memories.

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Drama202113 mins

Before embarking on his first tour of duty, a young soldier and his father must face up to the painful realities that have long gone unspoken between them.

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The Right Words [Haut les Coeurs]The Right Words [Haut les Coeurs]

Drama202115 mins

If you’re looking for some sweet romance you’ve come to the right place, as we follow 13-year-old Mahdi and his undeclared love for Jada while on the school bus run.

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Sunshine CitySunshine City

Drama202116 mins

Three best friends are racing across town to get to a rap gig where they’re meant to perform, but numerous obstacles delay their journey.

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Love, DadLove, Dad

Animation & Artists Moving Image202113 mins

Filmmaker Diana Cam van Nguyen’s heartfelt personal essay exploring her fractured relationship with her father and navigating Vietnamese-Czech culture.

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Techno, MamaTechno, Mama

Drama202118 mins

Superbly shot and featuring and unforgettable dance sequence, we witness the mounting tensions between mother and son as his techno dreams of the Berghain permeate their reality.

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