Screening: 13:00 on Sunday 8th July
Location: The Big Screen Cinema
No three hour Hollywood blockbusters here, but sometimes a five minute, no budget short can stay with you far longer than the latest 3D extravaganza.
Small, polished gems, made with love rather than millions, and again, with the hope that they may inspire, many in this programme locally made. Enjoy!
Filmmaker: Tessa Morgan
Both competitors and fans of facial hair flocked from all over the globe to take part in the prestigious World Beard and Moustache Championships 2007, held in Brighton, UK.
We follow Keith from Seattle as he sizes up his competition in the freestyle moustache category.
(4:04, Documentary, UK, 2008)
Filmmakers: John Davis
Meet Tiddles, an extraordinary cat who likes to milk it.
(3:25, Comedy, UK, 2011)
Filmmaker: Abbie Brandon
A short biopic of a women reminiscing over her longing to be a hippie in her youth, and revealing how the breakdown of her marriage led her back uncannily close to where she left off nearly four decades earlier.
(2:06, Documentary, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: James Lark
How do films get their unique sense of melancholy nostalgia?
One film composer tells his story and reveals the secrets of his trade…
(Local Film, 5:04, Comedy, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: Rachel Tracy
Seventy-seven-year-old Sid takes us on a tour of his clock collection and talks about a moment in his life when time stood still.
(7:30, Documentary, UK, 2009)
Young Stephan is thinking about kissing a girl he desperately fancies but will he get up the courage?
(2:19, Comedy, UK, 2011)
Filmmaker: Adrian Killens
A ten step guide to putting on a gig in cambridge, featuring Steve Bradshaw and Adrian Killens.
(Local Film, 3:46, Music/Comedy, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Tinch Minter
Addresses issues of loneliness and isolation for special needs adults.
(Local Film, 4:52, Drama, UK, 2010)
Filmmakers: Ryd Cook
An arrogant cyclist dings her bell . . .
(Local Film, 1:42, Comedy Horror, UK, 2009)
An uneasy situation, difficult decision, maternal (self)sacrifice set in real, raw but metaphorical environment.
(4:59, Drama, CZ, 2009)
Filmmaker: David Valentine, James Hall, Joe Livermore
Computer Love is a modern interpretation of the balcony scene from “Romeo and Juliet” played out in an online chatroom – shot entirely on webcam.
Exaggerated teenage feelings are expressed in urban movements as the two would be lovers perform to the words of Shakespeare – in direct contrast to the limitations of the clipped and abbreviated language of instant messaging.
(7:07, Dance, UK, 2010)