Whether it’s stories of supernatural forces, farcical adventure or coming-of-age love, this entertaining mixture of films provides some of the purest examples of ‘genre’.
Written & Directed by Sally Cancello
Produced by Sally Cancello and Georgia Ball
Duration: 18 mins
Fiction // Comedy
Fargate is a story about two women on a mission. Kelsey, a single mother who needs to deal with her overdraft payments at the bank and Kelsey’s mother, Maureen, who believes her daughter is about to carry out a bank robbery.
Written & Directed by Jamie Foreman
Produced by Nicholas Teslich & Sam Taylor
Duration: 20 mins
Fiction // Yorkshire // Student // Sci-Fi
When Arthur’s wife, Maggie, is taken into a nursing home, his daughter buys him a care robot, but feeling like a prisoner in his own home, Arthur plans an escape to be with Maggie again.
Written & Directed by Harry Baker
Produced by Fuoco Balduzzi & Devorah Corona
Duration: 19 mins
Fiction // Supernaturel
Libby makes her living selling spells, fortunes and hexes to small-time criminals and drug runners. But when a figure from her past turns up on her doorstep, she finds her magical power becoming dangerously unstable.
Written & Directed by Lauren Vevers
Produced by Jen Corcoran
Duration: 10 mins
Fiction // Queer // Coming of Age
Female friendship and queer desire bring us to Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1999 where a teenage girl casts a spell in the hope that her best friend will fall in love with her.
Written & Directed by Celine Buckens
Produced by Lily Donnelly, Izzy Endacott & Celine Buckens
Duration: 6 mins
Fiction // Comedy
A rueful Girl thinks she’s found her match when she locks eyes with a coy Boy one night. But this promising boy-meets-girl tale lacks one thing: a condom. Forced to wait 21 days for a reliable pregnancy test, Girl’s imagination runs riot potentially changing her perspective of the unwitting Boy forever.