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Best Of International 2 – 2019

The 2nd of five programmes featuring the Best of International short films in competition.

Be uplifted, inspired and moved by the next generation of the world’s most talented filmmakers in competition for two Academy accredited awards; Best Short Drama & Best Short Animation.

Screening: Sun 13 Jan, 6.30pm | Duration: 117 min | Classification: under 15 yrs to be w/adult

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  • Take Rabbit

    Take Rabbit is a humorous take on an age-old conundrum – a man attempts to transport some unlikely passengers across a river in his tiny boat but soon realizes he’s taken on more than he bargained for. The film features the vocal talents of top British actors Stephen Graham, Amelia Bullmore, Steve Pemberton and Matt Berry.

  • Marguerite

    For several years now Marguerite, a diabetic woman in her seventies, has been getting daily visits from Rachel, her home health nurse. In spite of her declining condition, Marguerite has been gradually emerging from her loneliness as she experiences moments of tenderness and sensuality, under Rachel’s care.

  • How To Swim

    Abigail is heavily pregnant, but something is missing. Terrified about the imminent birth, she kidnaps an unsuspecting stranger to comfort her for one afternoon.

  • Jeter L’ancre Un Seul Jour (Find Harbour For A Day)

    Adèle, an english teacher is about to board in Saint-Malo with her class on a ferry to England. But this time she needs to put up with the arrival of a new pupil who is about to disrupt the crossing and push the professor to reevaluate herself…

  • Cured

    Marcos and his wife Alma are infected, though that much isn’t obvious at first glance. They have become afflicted by a bizarre dancing pandemic, which has compelled them (and the other people in town) to dance nonstop for days on end. The good news? Marcos has found a cure…

  • A Siege

    1994, Sarajevo. No water, no electricity nor food in the town under siege. Tea Mikic, despite the horrible war conditions, manages to keep her positivity. She lost her husband during the war and is completely self-sufficient. She is getting ready for something in the morning, so she decides to wash her hair even though all her backup supplies are gone. She starts her desperate journey to look for water, and neither her neighbors nor sniper fire can stop her.

  • Freaks Of Nurture

    A stop-motion film about a mother-daughter relationship bursting at the seams with babies, poodles and flying spaghetti.