STREAMING FROM 15TH – 21ST OCTOBER (UK & IRELAND)
Kids are superheroes! A short film programme celebrating ‘super’ youth culture.
1. FRANKIE JEAN & THE MORNING STAR Dir: Hannah Marshall; New Zealand; 2020; 17 mins
After the All Blacks lose the Rugby Championship, a devasted rugby obsessed 8-year-old girl sneaks out to practice and stumbles across a teenager in need.
2. ADNAN Dir: Steven Chatterton & Mark Arrigo; UK; 2019; 15 mins
An imaginative ten-year-old Syrian refugee boy must use all his creativity to break through his mother’s PTSD or risk losing her forever.
3. SUPER Dir: Victor Cruz; Spain; 2021; 16 mins
Everyday, when leaving school, Violet sees a group of kids harass, bully and mock another kid. Confronted with this injustice, Violet is inspired by what she sees most: a superhero.
4. MONKEY GIRL Dir: Isabelle Caps-Kuhn; Germany; 2020; 25 mins
Alva is a real daredevil – more so than the group of neighbours she hangs around with. So why is it suddenly so important whether you’re a boy or a girl?
Age Recommendation: 15+
Contains moderate/strong language throughout and scenes that may upset younger audiences.
Available to watch between 15th - 21st October.
Screening as part of Cinemagic Belfast.
Cinemagic Festival is funded by Belfast City Council, Tourism NI and funded by the Department for Communities through Northern Ireland Screen. Cinemagic is supported by the BFI FAN Film Exhibition Fund, awarding funds from National Lottery.