Various | 2020 | 66’ | adv18 | various
Our new Twisted Tales category showcases some of the most weird and wonderful short films submitted to the festival, spanning horror, thriller, drama and anything downright odd. Not for the faint hearted.
All Jerk, No Work
UK | 2020 | 4’ | Chris Lambourne
The story of a young man who ‘got in touch’ with himself over lockdown.
United States | 2020 | 5’ | Yuma Slowbinder
A doctor informs his patient that when he thinks he’s eating asparagus he is actually smoking an entire pack of unfiltered Cuban cigarettes.
UK | 2020 | 5’ | Riyadh Haque
Audrey has to choose. But she doesn’t want to.
UK | 2020 | 12’ | Susie Jones
A young woman wanders confused and barefoot until she reaches a strange old house and its mysterious owner who takes her in.
Canada | 2020 | 12’ | Paolo Mancini, Daniel Watchorn
Ridden with guilt after the untimely death of his wife from a rare blood disease, grief-stricken Getty turns his hobby shed into a bloody altar of worship and brutal sacrifice in his search for redemption.
UK | 2020 | 4’ | Lee Charlish
An out-of-hours engineer is called to repair a faulty elevator, after the original repair man mysteriously left without fixing the problem. However, the issue is more desperate than could ever be imagined.
Norway | 2020 | 8’ | Tomas Sem Løkke-Sørensen
When a lonely man buys himself some company, his life is turned upside down.
United States | 2020 | 1’ | Christine Veras
An experimental and unsettling animation exploring the possibilities of perpetual motion.
King & Queen
Japan | 2020 | 6’ | Yoh Komaya
When a pregnant wife plots to murder her husband, terrifying news of a zombie apocalypse arrives.
Posted No Hunting
United States | 2020 | 3’ | Alisa Stern
An unsettling encounter in the woods is captured on a trail cam.
Se7en Green Bottles
UK | 2020 | 6’ | Mick Dow, François Zaidi
Seven political activists meet in secret online, then the doorbell rings…
Cardiff Mini Festival Programme
Saturday 2 October
5pm - Big Spender
7pm - Film Networking Social (First Space)
Sunday 3 October
10.30am - Animation
12.10pm - Student Award
1.40pm - Music Videos and One Minute Wonder
3.15pm - Documentary
4.50pm - Low Budget
6.40pm - Welsh Film Award
8.05pm - Twisted Tales
9.00pm - Awards & Closing Party (First Space)
£6 / £4