Five short films celebrating and examining the beautiful, but often complex, relationships between kids and their parents.
Dir: Simon Laganiere - Canada - 2022 - 13 mins
A clumsy and reckless father, who has custody of his estranged son for the day, decides to dazzle him with a moment tinged with magic.
SALT WATER TOWN
Dir: Dan Thorburn - UK - 2021 - 15 mins
Liam helps run a failing caravan park with his father, Glenn, who clings to the belief that prosperity will soon return.
Dir: Luis Campos - Portugal - 2022 - 18 mins
When Alice’s mother becomes sick she is left with Pedro, her mother’s friend, and the man believed to be her biological father.
Dir: Mark Albiston - New Zealand - 2021 - 15 mins
A fourteen-year-old boy, whose Mum plans on selling his deceased Dad’s Datsun, decides to take his best friend and little brother on one last joyride.
Dir: Suzannah Mirghani - Sudan & Qatar - 2020 - 20 mins
An arranged marriage in a cotton-farming village in Sudan. Does 15 year old Nafisa have a choice?
Age Recommendation: 15+
Showing at The Black Box as part of the 33rd Cinemagic Film Festival. The festival is taking place in venues across Belfast City in October/November ’22.
- Admission £5
- Concessions £4
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