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Paracinema Presents

Derby Film Festival – Genre Shorts Programme

A selection of the best genre shorts submitted to Derby Film Festival incorporating deals with the Devil, digital utopias, passionate musicians, Scottish babysitters, desperate criminals, gay corpses, crazy bird ladies and imaginary best friends. Click 'Tell Me More' for full film info. AVAILABLE TO RENT 19 - 25 NOVEMBER.

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Hold
UK 2020 9 mins Dir: Jonathan Blagrove
Tommy, is an out of work building contractor, faces up to the consequences when a series of phone calls expose a lie that spirals out of control. With his family in danger and everything he know rapidly unravelling around him, he must make the toughest decision of his life.

Mr Sam
USA 2019 28 mins Dir: Zeus Kontoyannis
Sam is finally ready to tell his mother he’s gay but is he ready to reveal that the love of his life…is a corpse?

uTransfer
USA 2019 10 mins Dir: Giorgio Miraflor
uTransfer is a new device that allows for certain U.S citizens to transfer their consciousness into a utopia called the New World.

Malakout
Iran 2020 11 mins Dir: Farnoosh Abedi
Music was his passion…Love was his masterpiece. Animation.

The Babysitter
UK 2020 15 mins Dir: David Hume
Doing homework, texting boys, fighting for your life. For a babysitter, it’s all in a day’s work.

Fluffy
UK 2020 10 mins Dir: Tahkeishon Smith
For Ben, Fluffy is his imaginary monster best friend. A source of companionship when times are hard, and when times do get hard…maybe Fluffy isn’t so imaginary as Ben thought.

Faust
Poland 2019 7 mins Dir: Marianna Atlas
This stop-motion animation is an interpretation of Goethe’s Faust, where an alchemist trying to find the meaning of life signs a deal with the devil.

Bird Lady
UK 2020 12 mins Dir: Susie Jones
A young woman wanders confused and barefoot until she reaches a strange old house and its mysterious owner who takes her in.

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18 Certificate

DirectorVarious
Country of OriginVarious
Year 2019 - 2020
Running Time96 mins
LanguageVarious

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