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Introducing the SHOWREEL Audience Award
This month we’ll be screening a selection of low-budget shorts by local filmmakers ….the audience will get a chance to vote on their favourites and hear from some of the directors too.
My Mom Smokes Weed Comedy 15 Mins Dir.Clay Liford
We’ll be showing a brilliant short by Carol Morley, director of the recent smash hit documentary “Dreams of a Life”. More programme details to follow….
The Queen Drama 7 Mins Dir. Christina Chloe
Bobby works at his parents’ dry cleaners on prom weekend. When the prom queen and her boyfriend, stop by with their dress and tuxedo, Bobby has his own prom to remember
Know a good short? Please tell us…
Let us know of any great shorts we should screen.
The next edition of SHOWREEL is on Weds 23 January (8.30pm at the Balham Bowls Club).
Confirmed films include the following:
Usual 8.30 start on the top floor of the Balham Bowls Club, SW12 8QX. The programme line-up is still being finalised but should include the following:
Oil and Water Documentary 10 Mins Dir. Gemma Atkinson & Fred Grace
In a derelict garage in the East End, Darren is a man full of love and rage is caught between the two sides of his personality.
Soupremacy Animation 3 Mins Dir. Joshua Westbury
Animated music video that ventures into a strange new world.
Still Life Drama 14 mins Dir. Nelson Sivalingam
A look at one of London’s Sri Lankan communities, who are on the brink of imploding as a result of ever-growing gang culture.
The Backwater Gospel Animation 9 Mins Dir. Bo Mathorne
As long as anyone can remember, the coming of The Undertaker has meant the coming of death. Until one day the grim promise fails and tension builds as the God fearing townsfolk of Backwater wait for someone to die.
Walkaway Drama 8 Mins Dir. Roger Francis Cook
The enigmatic Will unwillingly has to leave his partner Jules in order to pursue a greater good. But as the events of the morning play out the reason for their separation will become more fantastical than anyone could ever imagine.
Magnifique! Comedy 10 Mins Dir. James Pilkington
A man with an amazing appendage, which he wants to keep quiet about.
Ollie Comedy 4 Mins Dir. Stuart Elliott
A long-lost son? Or a new-found nemesis?
Conversation Piece Drama/Musical 7 Mins Dir. Joe Tunmer
A unique musical-of-sorts in which a domestic argument is lip-synched to the sounds of a jazz cornet. Starring Celia Imrie.
See you there!
We have a suitably dark line-up for SHOWREEL on Hallowe’en, with some delicious moments of horror.
Programme still to be finalised, but will include the following:
A secret order of priests guards the thin border between our world and the realm of darkness in this inventive horror film from Argentina.
A recommendation for anyone interesting in scriptwriting for stage or screen: the writers’ group Chalk the Sun (chalkthesun.co.uk) is starting a series of monthly workshops at the Balham Bowls Club from Saturday 13 October. Some great tutors lined up.
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