"Block 2"

Screening at Bolton Museum on Wednesday October 2nd at 1.00pm

Check out our Full Festival Pass for entry to 24 blocks of film, 23 talks and 5 masterclasses

THE 1ST

Mark Waites (UK)

A first-time director has one day in which to capture thirty seconds of film. What can possibly go wrong? Everything if you believe your First Assistant Director to be cursed.

WHERE DREAMS REST

Elaine Wong (USA)

Ah Wei, a young woman from rural China, decides to cross the US-Mexico border through the underground tunnel to reunite with her husband in the United States. She soon realizes the journey is not about the crossing, but about mending the discrepancies between expectations and reality once she gets there.

https://chinclusive.com/

TEDDY

Christopher Sweeney (UK)

One night Paul's best friends are suddenly killed in a car crash and he must decide if he can raise their child, with or without his boyfriend, before the child wakes up.

HORSE PLAY

Hansel Rodrigues (UK)

An elderly couple finds an unconventional solution to their problem in the bedroom.

www.hanselrodrigues.com/

FIFTEEN

Sameh Alaa (Belgium)

On a hot summer day, a taciturn teen boy makes his way through the hustle of Cairo — with a baby in tow. His arrival at a hospital reveals the turmoil beneath his muted expression, in this stark and compassionate examination of trauma.

www.radiatorsales.eu/film/fifteen/

ROGER

Reuben Hamlyn (UK) 

Lena embarks on her new job as a “Roger,” a service application that provides its clients with a domestic assistant with which they never directly communicate. Unsettled by her new role, Lena strives to build a relationship with her employer through unexpected means.

Bellmouth

Joe Roberts (UK)

Amy is taken on a camping holiday for her 15th Birthday by her Dad. The carefree days with her little brother soon give way to uncertain weeks. The shifting sands of the parent-child relationship reveals an uncertain foundation leaving Amy with a decision to make that’s best for her and her little brother.

www.bellmouthfilm.com/

Lunar Orbit Rendezvous

Mélanie Charbonneau (Canada)

A woman-tampon joins a man-astronaut on a road trip to the moon. Daniel is on a mission to scatter his mother’s ashes and Claude is hoping for her period to make a miraculous return. A modern tale that captures the fever dream of a first voyage to the moon. 

"Block 2"

Screening at Bolton Museum on Wednesday October 2nd at 1.00pm

Check out our Full Festival Pass for entry to 24 blocks of film, 23 talks and 5 masterclasses