International Dramatic Shorts - Session 2

CART - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

11 mins
Drama
Saudi Arabia

Director: Mohammed Salman 
A simple cart is the star of this film about a family and community that relies upon a wheelbarrow to survive. A cute portrait of dependency and the importance of life’s essentials.

DEL CIEGO DESERT - UK PREMIERE

12 mins
Comedy/Tragedy
Canada
Director: François Leduc

At Del ciego desert, two gunfighters who are both plagued with a squint duel in order to avenge the massacre of their own families in this darkly comic farce.

UNBELIEF - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

US
13 mins
Director: Fabien Martorell

Tobin Bell, alias the in-famous ‘Jigsaw’ from the Saw series, gives a mesmerising turn alongside Andrew Howard (Limitless, Taken 3) in this based on a short story by international best-selling author Michael Marshall Smith. Adapted to the screen by the original author ‘Unbelief’ tells the story of two men meeting in a park on cold Christmas the night in New York City. One man has come to kill and one man has come to die…the inevitable must happen but not before a fascinating personal exchange that explores the soul of the two men’s existence in this Christmas film with a difference.

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8 ARANAS- UK PREMIERE

12 mins
Comedy/Horror
Mexico
Director: Daniel Lecanda 

An obsessive-compulsive man is obligated to go through an experiential therapy on a woman in order to cure his arachnophobia. An unflinching and belly laughing delight that takes farce to another level.

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SAMMA SOM DU - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

26 mins
Drama/Coming of Age/Mystery
Sweden
Director: Philip da Silva

The day has arrived for Tanja (Happy Jankell - Portkod1321/1525, Jordskott) and her mum (Annika Hallin - The Girl with The Dragon Tatoo trilogy, Morden, Wallander) as they prepare for the big operation. What will life be like with only one arm? Can you continue your life as usual and still be accepted for who you are? Tanja runs away from the hospital in a panic, tying her arm to her body with a belt and hiding it under her shirt. She needs to be convinced that nothing will change…

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