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Film still: Hard Hat

Tue 22.01. 20:00 / Kino Zukunft

British Social Realism at British Shorts 2007–2018

Drama / Comedy / Thriller / Music Video

Referring to this year's retrospective: Eight short films from the 2007-2018 festival editions that were influenced by British Social Realism.

The Nest (Drama), R.: Jamie Jones, 21:16 Min.
A single-mum's (Vicky McClure, "This Is England") family is driven to extreme behaviour when they are evicted from the house they live in illegally and replaced with second-generation immigrants.

Patriot (Drama), R.: Eva Riley, 15:00 Min.
The life of eleven year old Hannah changes forever when she meets a boy from a forbidden part of town.

Hard Hat (Drama), R.: Karan Kandhari, 10:47 Min.
A cash-in-hand construction job gone wrong.

Knock Down Ginger (Drama), R.: Cleo Samoles-Little, 10:00 Min.
15-year-old Sarah-Lee finds herself hanging out with a gang of rowdy street girls. Tensions are running high as her and her new friends find themselves in a dangerous situation.

Enough (Drama), R.: Tor Kristoffersen, 2:05 Min.
A man’s will to take a stand is ending badly. Short, fast and very relevant.

Edith (Drama), R.: Christian Cooke, 15:00 Min.
Starring Peter Mullan and Michelle Fairley, Edith explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age.

Curtains (Comedy), R.: Julian Barratt, Dan Jemmett, 15:00 Min.
After 50 years of working the wooden dolls, things begin to fall apart for puppeteer Barry Shepherd.

Half Light (Music Video), R.: Aoife McArdle, 6:00 Min.
A night out in Belfast.