Lost at sea, a dear love lost, fighting for life, a modern ghost story, and ignorance at airport security make up the brilliant selection of award winning shorts in session 1. See the full line up of short films below.

Playing at 4pm on Saturday 8th October at The Savoy Cinema. 

Or to book multi film passes head to www.nottiff.com/tickets

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Directed by Florian Tscharf

(Germany)

Starring- Rainer Sellien, Odine Johne

Runtime- 14 minutes

German Language

A timely and important work from filmmaker Florian Tscharf. Far out at sea a father and daughter receive a mayday call but when it becomes clear they do not have the resources to help they have to make an important decision. This politically charged film will leave audiences questioning themselves and the world we live in.

 

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Directed by Andy Toovey

(United Kingdom)

Starring- Eva Jane Willis, Julian Lewis Jones, Jonny Holden

Runtime- 17 minutes

English Language

In this emotional drama Andy Toovey's fluid camera follows the dramatic times of a travelling couple who suffer a terrible loss. Only Child carries a sense of the epic and the poetic with a standout performance from Eva Jane Willis.

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Directed by Sam Jones

(United Kingdom)

Starring- Rebecca Manley, Matilda Freeman, Vauxhall Jermaine, Luke Pearson

Runtime- 11 Minutes

English Language

This dystopian drama filmed in Manchester’s famous Victoria Baths is a disturbing look at what happens when society breaks down and desperation sets in. Writer/Director Sam Jones blends horror with social commentary to startling effect in this nightmarish and disturbing film.

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Directed by Jo Lewis

(United Kingdom)

Starring- Imogen Doel

Runtime- 11 Minutes

English Language

A young woman attempts to kick her heroin habit in a remote beach side cabin. Whilst there she sets in motion a series of sinister events. A beautifully dark ghost story where nothing is what it seems from Director Jo Lewis.

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Directed by Florian Heinzen-Ziob

(Germany)

Starring-  Steffen Will, Phillippine Pachl, Damon Arsalan Zolfaghari, Eskindir Tesfay

Runtime- 15 Minutes

German Language

Working at hand baggage screening at the airport Jonas takes his job very seriously and is determined to prevent a terrorist attack. Unfortunately his colleagues do not share the same enthusiasm. Florian Heinzen—Ziob’s film is a gripping study of one man’s desire for respect that carries a timely reminder about the world we live in.

Playing at 4pm on Saturday 8th October at The Savoy Cinema.

Or to book multi film passes head to www.nottiff.com/tickets

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