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Granola Time (Monday Night Shorts)
September 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm£15
Monday 2 September
Met Film School, Ealing Green.
6.00 – 10.00pm: Granola Time
runtime: 4 hours (10 shorts + Q&A & audience vote)
BUFF Chairman Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe hosts the Monday night slot with the audience voting for their favourite film on the night, to be put forward as 1 of the 4 official nominations for the BUFF Awards ceremony on Saturday 7 September.
Films in competition: Breathe, Not a Soul, Stuck, Living, Oathbound, Down, Naresh, A Man Down, Smack Edd, The Great British Race Off
Breathe (Dir: Louise Marie Cooke)
Following a tragic accident, two damaged souls find each other in a dark, messed up situation.
Not a Soul (Dir: Fidaa Al-Madi)
In his debut drama, young filmmaker, Scott Dance exposes the emotional brutality of knife crime in London. Through this harrowing short, consisting of a dramatised situation, Dance, shows what could happen to one of the perpetrators of such horrific stabbings.
Stuck (Dir: Praheme Praphet)
‘Stuck’ follows two strangers (Ebony and Dre) who become physically wedged in the act of a “one-night stand”. Their only path to separation is to be vulnerable and share a secret with one another.
Living (Dir: Marcellus Cox)
Drama about an angel’s descent from Heaven to Brooklyn looking to clear the air, bridge gaps, find common ground and address an important key of life between law enforcement and minorities.
Oathbound (Dir: Ola Laniyan)
Four years after being tricked, sold and mentally entrapped into the Nigerian sex slave industry, Nneka decides she has had enough. Today, she breaks the Oath with the African Gods.
Down (Dir: Garry Crystal)
Two strangers are trapped in an elevator. One is dying; the other is dying to escape.
Naresh (Dir: Tuhin Basu)
Naresh, a homophobe, sets out with his friend Sarvar to harass and morally police Hari, who is a closeted homosexual.
A Man Down (Dir: Rob Woods)
A football manager with seemingly everyone and everything against him has 90 minutes to save his job.
Smack Edd (Dir: Greg Hall)
Heroin addict Edd unexpectedly turns up to his son Patrick’s eighth birthday celebration, Mum Fran and her new partner Mark must do everything to make sure he doesn’t ruin the party. A social realist slice-of-life that looks at the consequences of addiction through the relationships of a dysfunctional family.
The Great British Race Off (Dir: Natasha Jatania)
A group of select people take part in a race to decide who gets a job in the film industry. A tongue-in-cheek exploration of the struggles that those who are not privileged have to overcome.
Ticket Price: £15. This event is subject to change. Rated 15.
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