This Severed Isle – A Paracinema Shorts Programme (18 adv)
Sunday 26th September / 12:00pm
Paracinema rounds up this unruly bunch of UK Shorts and unleashes them upon unsuspecting cinemagoers! We will be joined by some of the filmmakers for a post screening Q&A. Line Up:
Peter The Penguin – DIr: Andrew Rutter
Nigel is meeting his partner’s daughter for the first time and with he’s hoping to make a great impression.
Fearfully Made – Dir: Jamie Foreman
When Arthur’s wife, Maggie, is taken into a nursing home, his daughter buys him a care robot. Arthur is no fan of his new ‘carer’, but things take a darker turn when she begins to block his attempts to call Maggie. Desperate and feeling trapped, Arthur plans his escape.
Let Me Go – Dir: Dan Harden
Megan, a heavy metal drummer, must overcome her fears and self-doubts to save Mike, her boyfriend and frontman, from a monstrous creature formed from Mike’s inner psychological turmoil.
Lepidopterist – Dir: Sophie Black
A young scientist drives away from a lab with a large box in the back of her van. But what does it contain?
Hold – Dir: Jonathan Blagrove
Tommy, an out-of-work building contractor, faces up to the consequences when a series of phone calls exposes a dangerous lie. WIth his family in danger, he must make the toughest decision of his life.
Out At Night – Dir: Christopher Hewitt
When a drifter is offered a lift by a stranger it soon becomes apparent that this is not a random act of kindness but a desperate proposition. In the dark woods something goes bump in the night… before they can.
Full - £9.80, Concession - £7.20
|Country Of Orgins||UK|
|Running Time||90 mins|
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