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Garbage Man (2017)

Sam, a refuse collector, decides in an apparent existential crisis that his job is beneath him.  After being cursed by a raccoon, he finds himself rendered, quite literally, a garbage man. A brilliantly scripted and acted comic short, perhaps also a cautionary tale about complaining. In the words of the director himself “I’d rather let […]

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Time Bleeds (2013)

Written and directed by Samuel Supple The outbreak of the First World War in 1914 saw millions of young British men (over 8 million in total) fight what proved to be a very bloody war. The troops left the UK via the coastal town of Folkestone in Kent. This documentary, made a century later, explores […]

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Madame Tutli-Putli (2007)

Created by Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski (Clyde Henry Productions). Madame Tutli-Putli is a 17-minute stop-motion animated short film about a woman taking a train journey. We don’t know where she’s going or why, but she has a fantastical and often terrifying ride, encountering all types of outlandish and menacing characters along the way. The film has a truly […]

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Brown Paper Bag (2003)

Written by Geoff Thompson Directed by Michael Baig Clifford Produced by Natasha Carlish Brown Paper Bag follows Reggie, an alcoholic man who, despite attending an alcoholics’ support group, is in denial. While the other members of the group bare their souls, he refuses to admit he has a problem. “I’ve earned a drink”, is his justification […]

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ColourBleed (2011)

Written and directed by Peter Szewczyk In association with BBC Film Network and BBC HD Produced by Light + Mathematics ColourBleed is set in Krakow, Poland, but the dialogue is in English. A young girl, a graffiti artist, tries to bring colour into the ineffably monochrome world around her. Even the way she dresses reflects […]

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Sebastian’s Voodoo (2008)

Created by animator Joaquin Baldwin Music by Nick Fevola Sebastien’s Voodoo is the brief tale of one courageous voodoo doll in a collection, who decides to save his other imprisoned friends from the gruesome fate which awaits them at the hands of their (human?) tormentor. A dark, dark story with a bright ending, this superbly executed […]

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8 (2010)

Written and directed by Aćim Vasić Produced by Turbulence Films Starring Nicky Naudé, Guillaume Tavi Music by Stribor Kusturica 8 is an award-winning short film by Serbian director Aćim Vasić, centered around two soliders in a setting resembling something like a Siberian forest. One is a downed pilot, the other a soldier from the opposing side […]

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Aningaaq (2013)

Directed by Jonas Cuaron Aningaaq is a short film directed by Jonas Cuaron, son of Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron (father and son co-wrote the Gravity screenplay). Filmed on a budget of $100,000, Aningaaq is set in a Greenland fjord. Aningaaq was originally intended as a spinoff and extra for the Blu-ray DVD of Gravity. It shows us […]

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Doodlebug (1997)

A very short film about a man chasing an unidentified pest through his apartment, the plotline of Doodlebug strongly recalls Kafka. Doodlebug is a fine example of an early, experimental piece of work by now-famous London-born director Christopher Nolan, writer and director of hit Hollywood films Memento (2000) Batman Begins (2005)  The Prestige (2006) and most […]

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The Six Dollar Fifty Man (2012)

Directed by Mark Albiston & Louis Sutherland Written by Louis Sutherland Produced by Wendy Cuthbert

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