A hilarious selection of comedy shortsCurrently in its 10th year, The Smalls Film Festival has now become an intrinsic part of the London film scene. From discovering young talent and creating networking opportunities to showcasing a great selection of short films, this is the place to be this September. For this one enjoy a movie shorts compilation that puts the fun in funny.
Dir: Marine O'Shea and Tessa Gaukroger / UK / 1:31
Sometimes checking in isn't always that easy...The fifth in a comedy short film series from comedy duo O&O.
Love and Budapest
Dir: Matthew Docherty / UK / 14:02
A bad day at work is about to get worse when Max runs into an old flame. Love and Budapest is a dark-comedy about what happens when the past comes back to haunt you.
Satan Has a Bushy Tail
Dir: Louis Paxton / UK / 15:00
A charming buddy comedy about grandparents, bereavement and a vengeful possessed squirrel Called Clive.
Dir: Tom Marshall / UK / 12:30
Alan (Johnny Vegas) searches for answers in all the wrong places and this time he thinks he's found them...on the internet in the form of a highly trained deadly assassin. But he's about to learn the true price of entering the 'dark_net'.
Dir: Dave Tozer and Steve Whiteley / UK / 2:30
Stench are here to spread the gluten free message in an entirely new format. Formerly addicted to baps, croissants and jaffa cakes, the guys have now seen the light and want to share their message with the world. Go gluten free, girl if you want to be with me, eat respectfully.
Dir: Alicia Macdonald / UK / 4:00
How do I love thee? Let me count the likes... A romantic social media satire for the online age. Megs and Dave have been together forevs and it's atop a sunny London landmark that Dave seizes his chance. In just a few filtered moments they find themselves looking towards the future (and waiting for 765 of their closest friends and colleagues to get the message).
Tea: Dark Side of the Teacup
Dir: John DeWinne / UK / 12:01
Harry, a twenty something victim of tea addiction, recounts his struggles. From his first sip to his most monumental tea binge yet. Will he break free? Or will he forever be sipping from the dark side of the cup?
Dir: Barry Wilkinson / UK / 10:13
Jeff is feeling down – he is stuck in a dull job and lives an unremarkable life. He dreams of the day in which he will move to paradise, the day he will leave England and start his real life somewhere more tropical. But is paradise a place?
The Last Cup
Dir: Ed Eales-White & Jon Pointing / UK / 6:37
A short film about two lads having a chat at work and unrequited love.
Wheelchair accessible. Tickets include a free drink.