Our regular short film night drops by Leeds University Union in partnership with Hyde Park Picture House on Monday, 16 May. As always, there'll be great films and plenty of post-screening discussion - all for a mere £3.
Curated by BFI NETWORK Talent Executive Ben Taylor, this selection will showcase the best of live action, animation and documentary filmmaking from filmmakers across the North. Picks include:
the bizarre Divination Davefrom Georgia Madden, Jen Bradfield, Ian Fenton and Allan Campbell
the award-winning Hanging On from Alfie Barker & Hollie Bryan
Lost Connections a unique collaboration between 12 of the UK’s Regional and National Film Archives
Louisa Rose Mackleston's Ruth & Safiyawhich explores friendships in unlikely places, challenging stereotypes, and the power of community
Marcus a short sweet rom-com with a black history twist from Joshua Reeves and Angie Daniell
Please Introduce Yourself an exploration of the difficulties facing a young person on the cusp of adulthood as she wrestles with her own identity from Else Hunter-Weston and Caoilfhionn MacEoin-Manus
Liam White and Larry Ketang's Punch-Drunkwhere a man’s life begins to unravel in a café in Marseille, when his lunch is disturbed by a chatty stranger.
Filmmakers in attendance will have the opportunity to chat with our BFI NETWORK team about the support available through our talent development schemes. It's a great opportunity to meet the growing community of local filmmakers, share stories and meet future collaborators.
Come down, watch some brilliant shorts and support exciting work from emerging UK talent.