Of Thread and Almonds

Light In Motion Awards International Programme Two

Saturday 16 Nov 2019 - 3:00pm
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The finalists for this year’s Foyle Film Festival Light in Motion Awards have been announced with 42 films in contention for the Light in Motion Awards for Best International Short Film.

Programme Duration: 1hr 21 mins
Please note all films in competition have yet to receive certification. Some films may contain strong language, content and scenes that may be upsetting. For viewers under the age of 18, parental discretion is advised, as programmes may not be suitable.

Comrade Anna
Anna is a nine-year-old girl of Swiss and South Korean origin, who is torn between her cultures. One night, she hears a noise coming from her wardrobe and a mysterious man from North Korea appears.
Switzerland. 2019. Dir. Hae-Sup Sin. Dur. 19 mins.

Short Calf Muscle
An absurdist black comedy about Anders. And Anders is different. But he doesn’t know that.
Netherlands. 2019.Dir. Victoria Warmerdam. Dur. 13 mins.

Of Thread and Almonds
In 90s London, Sullivan is a thoughtful cloakroom attendant, skilled with a needle and thread, whose immaculate routine is turned upside down by the appearance of charismatic PhD scholar Mandel.
U.K. 2019. Dir. Rebecca Manley. Dur. 12 mins.

Startling dark comedy about the worst meeting of your girlfriends parents ever.
France. 2019. Dir. Pierre Mazingarbe. Dur. 19 mins.

My Brother Juan
Ana is a 6 year old girl who is undergoing child therapy with a psychologist. She tells the psychologist about her family, in particular about her older brother, Juan. But soon, it will be revealed that things are not exactly what they seem.
Spain. 2019. Directors. Cristina Martin Barcelona, Maria José Martin Barcelona. Dur. 10 mins.

Dad's Divorce
When Oscar and his sister receive the news of their parents'; divorce, they have to do everything in their power to stop it from happening.
Denmark. 2019. Dir. Jesper Sichlau. Dur. 8 mins.

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