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It’s complicated shorts
September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm£15
Wednesday 4 September
Met Film School, Ealing Green.
2-6pm: ‘It’s Complicated’
runtime: 4 hours (10 shorts + Q&A & audience vote)
Irrational love is the running theme in this selection 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: Beautified, Samurai Blood, Dr Sugar, Fam, The Rockstar, Pretty Ass White Girl, Bxautiful Nightmarx, Mouth to Mouth, Paparazza, Bodymore
Beautified (Dir: Emily Haigh)
Three enslaved girls are immersed in beautiful surroundings, hidden beneath this beauty lies a dystopian society pushing the girls to perfection.
Samurai Blood (Dir: Elias Williams)
Exploring the legacy of famous African samurai warrior, Yasuke, whose story is told through the eyes of a young Japanese woman living in the UK.
Dr Sugar (Dir: Paul Saleba)
A wealthy plastic surgeon – a sugar daddy – suffers from a rare sexual disorder; after paying for sex, he ascertains the dreams of his sex-providers – no matter how unlikely – only to make them come true.
Fam (Dir: Kyle Romanek)
A father’s life is complicated by a trio of women: his daughter, her mother, and his wife, who are all taking him on a ride.
The Rockstar (Dir: Vinay Jaiswal)
‘The Rockstar’ is a story of an unborn child diagnosed with down syndrome in the mothers womb. The question remains whether the mother will give birth to the child or abort; a conflict between moral and so-called practical reasoning, especially when her age makes her ‘high risk’ for pregnancy coupled with a past that is irreversible.
Pretty Ass White Girl (Dir: John Eddins)
A young African-American man reunites with his grieving fiancé 12 days after the universe grants him a new lease on life. But Karma has a catch (or two).
Beautiful Nightmarx (Dir: Brittny Williams)
After being wrongfully admitted to a mental facility for 2 years, a tragic beauty successfully escapes and returns home to prove her sanity. However, when she discovers the man she loves and the life she worked hard for is now placed around the finger of a younger, much less qualified woman, said sanity evades her.
Mouth to Mouth (Dir: Talor John Marshall)
A couple in the dire straits of their relationship are forced to attend a first-aid training session.
Paparazza (Dir: Aurora Fearnley)
A London portrait photographer falls on hard times and turns to life as a Paparraza to support her family.
Bodymore (Dir: Darren Mallett)
An invitation to a party from a childhood friend brings Carrie’s personal life into collision with her politics as an intimate betrayal tests her deepest values and complicates her quest for justice.
Ticket Price: £15. This event is subject to change. Rated 15.
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