Best UK Short Award
Running Time: 121′
The boldest new voices in cinema in competition for East End Film Festival’s coveted Best UK Short Film Award.
UK | Barnaby Blackburn | 20 min
An 18 year old youth offender is trying to start his own business as a mobile mechanic. But enterprise isn’t so easy when you’re a young, black male with a criminal past.
Some Sweet Oblivious Antidote
UK | Christiana Ebohon Green | 15 min
When 13 year old Ivie starts speaking in Shakespearean verse her friends find it weird and her mother is outraged.
UK | Paris Zarcilla | 20 min
When their Coach begins to recognise potential in Noah, Isaac, his older brother and a gifted gymnast, begins to develop deep feelings of jealousy and resentment.
UK, Swaziland | Toa Stappard | 14 min
A woman finds herself, lost in the deserted Swazi outback when she tries to locate an elusive community leader.
UK | Natasja Fourie | 15 min
A London-based worker becomes increasingly isolated and falls into a psychological tailspin as he struggles to make a connection with the world at large.
Master of Ceremonies
UK | Toby Wharton | 10 min
The internal workings of a young man’s mind reveals how his false sense of identity rapidly disintegrates until he is forced to confront his own isolation.
Angels Of Our Past
UK | Max Law | 17 min
Skip and his 11 years-old son Adam’s solitary life in hiding is threatened by a visitor from their past. What follows forces Adam to make a choice, one that will shape his life forever.
UK | Jonny Ruff | 10 min
Sam and Alex are a couple on their holidays in Italy. En route to the airport to return home, they suffer a flat tyre and are forced to pull over.