A compilation of short films that peek behind the curtain and get inside the lives of the people of London. Explore the diversity of this great city through drama, comedy, animation and documentary.
THE IMPORTANCE OF SKIN dir. Thea Gajic (UK): Joy beams down on a South London community until a blissful young couple are suddenly faced with a damaging blow.
THE PHOTOGRAPHER dir. Max Sobol (UK): A reclusive photographer finds himself confronted with a disturbing reality, after he becomes obsessed with following a young woman. Should he act and risk being discovered?
TWO DOSAS dir. Sarmad Masud (UK): Geeky Pavan takes his ‘English Rose’ on a date to the most authentic Indian restaurant in the city. To his horror she goes off-menu, in Hindi.
THE THINGS THEY SAY dir. Jak Payne and Dorothy Allen-Pickard (UK): A young girl finds herself estranged from her mother and goes out collecting conversations with people she meets around South London.
LOST IN WORDS dir. Ivvy Chen (UK): Independent animation visualising the experience of language confusion and misunderstanding while people living in their second language.
ROXANNE dir. Paul Frankl (UK): A cold and isolated transgender sex worker takes in a young girl who has been abandoned by her mother, and her life is thrown into question.
AM dir. Rosie Needham (UK): Three intimate and touching stories from people who love working early in the morning.