"Opening Night"

Screening at the Light Cinema Bolton on Tuesday October 1st at 8.00pm

Check out our Full Festival Pass for entry to 23 blocks of film, 22 talks and 5 masterclasses

EDEN

Felix Umarov (Russia)

A boy and a girl get into the nightclub, where they try a forbidden experimental substance which transforms their consciousness. Its effect changes their lives forever.

www.papaya-films.com

CHICHI

David Nessl (USA)

My dog had a dream and told me about it. I made a movie about that dream. This is that movie.

https://www.chichifilm.com/

IF <GIRLFRIEND DELUXE>

Steve Moss (UK)

Frank tries to replicate the lost intimacy of his marriage with Cindy, a synthetic pleasure unit. But she has other ideas. Tasked with fleecing clients for as much as she can, he struggles to find the connection he desperately craves.

HOME GIRL

Poonam Brah (UK)

Roya is a British Muslim woman whose mother has just died. After the funeral she returns to a home much altered - one without her mother. 
 

www.facebook.com/HomeGirlFilm/

TEETH

Thomas Hogben (Scotland)

Every crooked lateral incisor or overzealous premolar tells a story, and TEETH is short film exploring the relationship we have with these dental companions and how they impact our lives. 

www.thomashogben.com/teeth

TOM

Duncan Christie (UK)

Sophie and Henry are trying to locate their grown up son Tom, having lost contact with him for the umpteenth time during his struggles with drug addiction. Sophie will do anything to find her son but Henry knows it’s time to take a step back.

 

 

 

 

www.finiteproductions.co.uk

THE CUNNING MAN

Zoë Dobson (UK)

The Cunning Man is inspired by a real Cunning Man, John Harries (c.1785 - 1839). It's an enchanted tale of compassion in the face of callous greed.

WHAT CONSTITUTES HOME

Alex Williams (UK)

The discovery of 8mm home movies shot in the 1960s instigates a conversation between three family members about what, and where 'home' is.

www.alexwilliams.rocks

THE LURE OF THE DEEP

Larissa Corriveau (Canada)

Arnaud, an introverted actor, earns a living as a publicist. In order to fulfill his artistic dreams, he records tales from around the world. His endeavor raises little enthusiasm until an anonymous young girl listens over and over the last tale published on Arnaud’s website. 

www.lademeure.art/

"Opening Night

Screening at the Light Cinema Bolton on Tuesday October 1st at 8.00 pm

Check out our Full Festival Pass for entry to 23 blocks of film, 22 talks and 5 masterclasses