STREAMING FROM 8TH – 14TH OCTOBER (UK & IRELAND)
A collection of new live-action shorts that celebrates the inventiveness, creativity and ingenuity of youth.
1. COQUE Dir: Miguel Angel Faura Vela & Juanma Falcón; Spain; 2021; 20 mins
11-year-old Coque falls in love with Vanessa during one long, hot summer spent at his grandparents.
2. FOUR THIRTY Dir: Andrés Brandariz; Argentina; 2020; 10 mins
Lucio challenges Manuel to show his bravery by throwing balls of wet paper at the passing cars.
3. LIZARD Dir: Emily Gularte Oliva; Guatemala; 2019; 10 mins
A protective older sister spends a trying day with her younger brother.
4. THE WAKE Dir: Annika Cassidy; Ireland; 2021; 14 mins
Greg sets out to prove himself to be the most grief-stricken mourner at his grandmother’s wake.
5. THE INFECTIOUS IMAGINATION OF HENRY BRAMBLE Dir: Derek Boyes; UK; 2021; 15 mins
When you’ve lost your imagination there’s only one boy who can get it back.
6. NÃO ME ABRE Dir: Michael McCudden; Ireland; 2021; 9 mins
6-year-old Jojo and his dog Braços receive a mysterious gift from the sky and find that it is important to always judge on what is on the inside.
7. A WISH UPON A SATELLITE Dir: Leeni Linna; Estonia; 2021; 17 mins
When Otto sees a falling star the night before his birthday, he makes a wish!
Age Recommendation: 12+
Contains moderate language throughout and scenes that may upset younger audiences.
Available to watch between 8th - 14th 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.