april, 2024

27apr3:45 pmFabrication, Fantasy & FateImagination and reality. Truth and consequences. Short drama.


Event Details

Imagination and reality. Truth and consequences. Short drama.

Fabrication, Fantasy & Fate

4pm screening

Dirs: Paul Daniel Birkett & Andrea Jovanvska
UK 13mins

An old man, alone in his flat, experiences the daily struggles of living with dementia. Despite attempting to occupy himself with familiar routine, very soon reality starts to fall away and he finds himself in a state of confusion and panic. He is forced to confront painful memories, whilst fighting to hold on to good ones. Can he come to terms with his condition, and find inner peace? A tale of humanity and the courage of showing resilience in the face of adversity.
Narrative shorts. Drama.

Dir: Jagoda Puczko
UK 11mins

A young girl is building a time machine to reverse a life-altering event, when she meets her neighbour who offers her technical advice. As their relationship grows, they find out they’re both trying to come to terms with grief, and in the end – help each other deal with their pain.
Narrative shorts. Drama.

Dir: Christina Stroeh
USA 39mins

Beatrice and her mother travel to an artist retreat in Scotland. Maren is a writer and her 8-year-old daughter is a budding journalist. As her irritable mother digs deep for inspiration to write her book, Bea is left to her own devices and wanders into the forest to find the most magical of things. This short film illustrates how we mother, no matter our age, gender or role in this lifetime.
Narrative shorts. Drama. English Premiere.

Dir: Amirhossein Hatami
Iran 15mins

Concealing a devastating secret about his daughter, a father has told everyone that she is missing, while pretending to search for her alongside his son. They venture into an abandoned forest to ensure the secrecy remains hidden. The son, unable to bear the burden of this concealed truth any longer and weary of his father’s behavior and beliefs, takes a step that profoundly impacts their family’s life.
Narrative shorts. Drama.


(Saturday) 3:45 pm BST


Bucks New University - Studio 1

Bucks New University, High Wycombe, HP11 2JZ



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