The CIFF Moviemaker Special (18adv)
Monday 1st May
6pm to 8pm, Chapter, Cardiff
Tickets are FREE, but you are advised to book in advance.
Tickets are available from www.chapter.org or at the Chapter box office.
CIFF kicks off in traditional style with a selection of Welsh, UK and world shorts, followed by the equally traditional free wine afterwards. Presented by Chapter Moviemaker’s Tom Betts.
Drawn Together (14 mins. Dir Victoria Howell. UK)
Adam and Jess work for the same company, in the same building, they even sit next to each other at weekly staff meetings, but they have never really met. They have, however, fallen in love (or rather – their doodles have).
No Matter What Happens I Love You (13 mins. Dir Justyna Mytnik. Poland)
Peter returns home to Poland after serving in the Iraq war. Struggling to accept his sister’s sexuality, he attempts to get rid of her partner. Will the family manage to overrule him?
See Justyna Mytnik’s ‘Apocalypse’ at the Student Showcase on Saturday 6th May.
Transmission (17 mins. Dir Tom Hancock, Varun Raman. UK)
In the future nightmare state of Britannia, a political prisoner finds himself violently oscillating between death and delirium, whilst precariously tethered to a noose by his tormentor and only friend, Dr. Sam.
The Good Son (14 mins. Dir Tomasin Adepeju. UK)
A young Nigerian man is forced to address a secret he has harboured from his parents during a traditional, family gathering.
See Tomasin Adepeju’s ‘Marianne’ at the Student Showcase on Saturday 6th May.
King Grandpa (13 mins. Dir Martin Grau. Germany)
Clemens lives and breathes his grandfather’s stories. When his grandfather passes away, it is difficult for him to understand that it is now his turn to continue telling his stories.
The Wonderful Flight (14 mins. Dir Ian Allardyce & Bat-Amgalan Lkhagvajav. UK/Mongolia)
In Mongolia, a mother learns that local doctors are unable to cure her young son’s sudden loss of hearing; and that her son will no longer be able to play his beloved fiddle. This news does not stop the boy’s older brother trying, with the help of his best friends, to find a cure of their own – no matter how ambitious.
Only Child (16 mins. Dir Andy Toovey. Wales)
A gypsy couple struggle to grieve the loss of the child they conceived during an affair.
Chapter Moviemaker presents the best in new filmmaking talent throughout the year on the first Monday of the month.