What's Life Without Whimsy? (2021)

  • Shorts, Youth, Comedy
  • 56min

WHAT’S LIFE WITHOUT WHIMSY?

STREAMING FROM 22ND – 28TH OCTOBER (UK & IRELAND)

Four new tragicomic short films that view life through a ‘quirky’ lens!

1. THE ATOMICI FOTONICI Dir: Davide Morando; Italy; 2020; 14 mins

The evening when he should open his heart with Laura, the woman he is secretly in love with, Riccardo will be driven by his father to a mysterious place, a talent show.

2. TALK TO ME Dir: Jules de Niverville; Canada; 2020; 14 mins

A narrative film about not fitting in, in an over-the-top kind of way!

3. PAIN Dir: Anna Duckworth; New Zealand; 2019; 9 mins

A young girl has an earth-shattering realisation that her father is not invincible, after a cricket accident exposes his vulnerability.

4. NULLIPARA Dir: Gabrielle Stemmer; France; 2020; 17 mins

Leila struggles to find a private location to take a pregnancy test.

Age Recommendation: 15+

Contains moderate/strong language throughout and scenes that may upset younger audiences.

Available to watch between 22nd - 28th 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.

Language

Multiple

Subtitles

English