The Best of the Sunderland Shorts Film Festival
• 5 minutes
Johnny, a space delivery courier, is traveling through space to deliver a package. His ship soon arrives on a very small planet where he needs to deliver the package. The package is so small that he has to look through a magnifying glass to see it. Johnny walks around the planet, looking for the recipient. However, he can’t see anyone or anything.
• 20 minutes
A man returning from a business trip saves a teenage girl from drowning. She disappears a few moments later, leaving the man quite shaken. His girlfriend tries to cheer him up, but she disappears too, when the teenage girl suddenly comes back.
• 5 minutes
A songwriter shares his new song with his girlfriend and things get a little weird.
• 2 minutes
After encountering a frog at a swimming pool, a young boy reflects on his life growing up on opposite coasts of Australia and his fear of the creatures that lurk in the deep end.
• 13 minutes
Camrex House is a notorious homeless hostel that for 40 years has upheld a fearsome reputation. Its skewed, in-house morality perpetuated by men with complex histories. Based on interviews with hostel residents, CAMREX constructs a series of unflinchingly visceral sequences that reveal a hidden world of untold stories.
• 3 minutes
The shapes we make – an advertisement for planet Earth.
• 7 minutes
Based on true events. Sebastian has to leave his childhood friends behind. The only problem is they don’t want to leave him.
• 19 minutes
Anna is always back-packing and doesn’t return to France often. Discovering a lump in her breast, she goes to a gynecologist who tells her that it is worrying. For Anna, it’s the moment to return in Corsica, to face her history, her inheritance, her father.
• 12 minutes
A short film about two boys from different sides of the tracks who meet when one goes in search of his real father.