Women Rock The World - Show Me Shorts Film Festival
Who runs the world? Step into stories of queens, dreamers and vengeful angels. Wherever these women are stifled they will find a way to realise their goals; be it in the sphere of career, the perfect holiday, manifesting romance from the sky or just finding a place to pee. Underestimate them at your peril.
Total length: 93 min
Rating: M Violence, drug use, offensive language, sex scenes, nudity, sexual content & content that may disturb
The films are:
Kingmaker - Tami Neilson
Music video, 3 mins, New Zealand
This music video for Tami Neilson's Kingmaker features a group of women, alive and powerful, rising from the ashes of the old colonial institutions that once oppressed them.
Dir: Alyx Duncan
Prod: Emma Mortimer
Animation, 15 mins, Belgium
40-year-old Irma goes on a vacation to an all-inclusive resort. Soon after her arrival she realizes the place is meant for young families.
Dir/Writ: Nienke Deutz
Prod: Annemie Degryse
House of Whoreship
Drama, 16 mins, Australia
Brothel worker Violet returns to work post break-up only to find her recent ex-girlfriend hustling the same shift.
Dir/Writ/Prod: Holly Laura Bates
Prod: Kristen Augeard
My Eyes Are Up Here
Romance, 14 mins, United Kingdom
A disabled woman sets off on a mission to get the morning after pill. The only thing in her way is... everything.
Dir: Nathan Morris
Writ: Aminder Virdee, Arthur Meek
Prod: Katie Dolan, Vanessa Muir, Naomi Wallwork
Comedy, 16 mins, France
Océane has finally found a job for the summer and with it, the martingale (probability theory) to make the ideal man fall from the sky.
Dir/Writ: Marthe Verdet
Prod: Nolita Yoann Scherb
F**k Me, Richard
Drama, 15 mins, Australia
A romance-obsessed loner finds herself swept up in a passionate long-distance love affair. Richard is perfect in every way, except that he may be a scammer.
Dir/Prod: Charles Polinger
Dir/Writ/Prod: Lucy McKendrick
Prod: Jenna Grossano
Pissen aufs Patriarchat (Piss on Patriarchy)
Revenge fantasy, 10 mins, Germany
Marie is driving on the highway and needs to pee urgently, but the toilet at the rest stop is broken. An increasingly absurd odyssey through a toxic male biotope begins.
Dir/Writ/Prod: Lena Fakler