NFT1 Thu 5 Mar 8.10pm
Featuring the hottest new filmmaking talent with a selection of mindblowing shorts from around the globe, including Chinese thriller August 15th and artist Sam Taylor Wood's brilliant Love You More, plus a taste of the Vampish delights to come accompanied by the Elysian Quartet.
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Love You More
Dir Sam Taylor-Wood, UK 2008, 15min
Bafta & Cannes-nominated A tender, sumptuous tale of teenagers falling in love over punk music from Turner Prize nominated artist Sam Taylor Wood, a talented young cast and all star UK production team including Anthony Minghella and Oscar-nominated Patrick Marber. www.loveyoumorefilm.com/
Dir Lovejit Dhaliwal, UK 2008, 3min 30
Hard-hitting animated documentary about a woman who undergoes unspeakable tortures in her home country, only to find the official structures in her adoptive UK home less than sympathetic to her plight.
Dir Harry Wootliff, UK 2008, 15min
A heart-breaking tale of separation in which an estranged father is desperate to play happy families with his two young daughters – whatever the cost.
Good Morning, My Sun!
Dir Uljana Konovalova, Kyrgyzstan 2008, 15min
A touching portrait from the Kyrgyz countryside of an elderly, blind woman brimming with radiant energy, joie de vivre and inspirational insights on life.
Dir Jiang Xuan, USA / China, 2008, 22min
A devastating, award-winning modern morality tale about the fate of a hijacked bus on China’s dangerous mountain passes and the terrifying responsibility of choice.
The Elysian Quartet
Musical Accompaniment to clip of vamp film Asphalt
The Elysian Quartet is one of the UK’s most innovative young ensembles. Notable for the breadth of their musical interests, the Elysians have worked with artists as diverse as virtuoso beat-boxer Killa Kela, jazz pianist Keith Tippett, and experimental electronic composer Simon Fisher-Turner.