Oththa Seruppu Size 7 (Single Slipper Size 7) – (India) – Experimental Feature Film directed by Radhakrishnan Parthiban:
Language: Tamil (with English Subtitles)
Oththa Seruppu Size 7 (Single Slipper Size 7) is the first ever solo act film performed by its maker, Radhakrishnan Parthiban. A gripping crime thriller, it follows the questioning of Masilamani, a poor man with a terminally ill child, who has been suspected of murder. Contained within a single room, with a single character on screen, the film is raw and real.
Anywhere But Here – (United Kingdom) – Short Film directed by Julie D. Dunn:
With lockdown in full effect, a couple forced apart attempt to finish their bucket list virtually.
Robin – (United Kingdom) – Short Film directed by Tristan Shepherd:
When recovering addict Joseph starts his new job as a Porter in the local Care Home, an unlikely yet instinctive friendship develops with Robin, a selectively mute, autistic resident. But after witnessing the vulnerability of Robin at the hands of some of the 'care' workers in the home, Joseph sets out to encourage him back into a world beyond the dark confines of his solitary existence. Based on true events, Robin is a story that explores the power of friendship and communication.
Leopard – (United Kingdom) – Short Film directed by James Arden:
Rocky, a born-and-bred London teenager, begins to question the strict routine set by her father - as well as deeper feelings about her own identity - after meeting a free-spirited girl in a local launderette.
Santi – (United Kingdom) – Short Film directed by Harry Richards:
A young Colombian man receives a voice message from home while grappling with cultural differences at a London dinner party with his new English girlfriend. This is the proof of concept and opening scene of a 90-minute feature film, which the team intends to shoot across Colombia and the UK in 2023. One of 50 films selected from over 1,000 submissions for the BFI Future Film Festival Official Programme 2022.