Comedy & Drama:
Saturday 7th August 2010 Screening 22:30 – 00:30
A selection of the very latest and best comedy & drama from all over the world.
Daniel has been watching Betty in her gloomy days. But today…something just makes her smile.
(9:25, Drama, AU, 2009)
Most of us walk to get from A to B. But there are those who are obsessed with getting to B quicker than everybody else. Jonathon Collins is such a walker.
(6:35, Comedy, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: Joachim De Smedt,
Mister Kindle landed a new job with a Japanese company but on the morning of his first day, crowds of commuters stop him from crossing the bridge over the river that separates his home from the office.
(15:00, Comedy, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: Stephen Hanks, Christina Lauridsen
Gary needs to pay five pounds and sixty-two pence into the bank, to avoid financial ruin.
His son has other plans for the day.
What should be a five minute chore spirals into a very rough day.
(15:04, Drama, UK, 2010)
Kids TV show, Happy Cloud, is losing viewers.
In an attempt to boost ratings, the director brings in Jiggy Bigwig to give his cast a makeover.
As the show’s star, ‘Happy Cloud’ is not happy with the changes until he realizes change could mean the opportunity of winning some prestigious awards!
(5:24, Comedy, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Nikolaus von Uthmann
The famous Ben Hur chariot race – but this time it’s two elderly ladies at their zimmerframes!
A darkly funny comedy that proves you’re never too old to be an action hero.
(3:52, Comedy, DE, 2009)
A short film exploring our faith in the age of the mobile phone.
(3:06, Comedy/Experimental, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: James Hyland
A man in a black suit stands waiting.
As his target approaches, the dance of the blackbird begins.
(5:18, Crime, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Mike Ritchie, Lexi Riddiford-Bell
A brief journey into the imagination of Ryan, a young blind boy, which begins when he asks his Dad, “What can you see?”.
(2:00, Drama, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Athena Mandis, Mile End Films
Fly Away is the story of Suhani(Sim Deu), an east-end British-Bengali school-girl coming to terms with the sudden death of her Father.
Constricted by Islamic-Bengali tradition, Suhani can never again look at photographs of her Father so instead she uses her imagination to say one final goodbye to him.
(8:50, Drama, UK, 2009)
Paula is an eleven-year-old tomboy playing out with her gang of lads in the woods in the last Summer before starting at big school.
Her loyalties are tested as her nascent interest in the much-bullied Rob is spotted by the gang leader, Phil.
(11:31, Drama, UK, 2009)
A teenager wanders his neighborhood, drifting in and out of the lives of friends and strangers.
(11:10, Drama, UK US, 2005)