Bradford International Film Festival 2014

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Cadet Cadet
Cadet and Aningaaq
Aningaaq (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Jonás Cuarón; Writer: Jonás Cuarón; Stars: Sandra Bullock, Orto Ignatiussen, Lajla Lange, Maligiaq Fredeik)
A Greenlander out on the ice picks up a distress call from a stranded astronaut.
Blacksmith (Smed) (Country: Norway; Year: 2013; Director: Emilie Blichfeldt)
Documenting the work of a smithy.
Bradford-Halifax-London (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Francis Lee; Writer: Francis Lee; Stars: Kirsty Armstrong, Paul Barnhill, Katy Cavanagh, Josh Hall Brown, Martin Preston)
Shot in real time with one camera position and one continual take, a family take the 10:22 train from Bradford to London.
In competition.
Cadet (Country: Belgium; Year: 2013; Director: Kevin Meul; Writer: Kevin Meul; Stars: Robbie Cleiren, Aaron Roggeman)
A youngster is trained for a big race by his ultra-competitive dad.
In competition.
Charlie Says (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Lewis Arnold; Writer: Frances Poletti; Stars: Conner Chapman, Gary Cargill, Elliott Tittensor, Christine Bottomley, Sanchia McCormack, David Doyle, Stacha Hicks, Gordon Peaston, Lucy Jackson, Sam Gittins, Jake Davies), Official Site
A young boys lie cuts through the calm of a family holiday and leaves a trail in its wake that threatens to grow into something more dangerous as dusk approaches.
Just Say Hi Just Say Hi
Just Say Hi and Hello Sunshine
The Emigrant (Country: Costa Rica; Year: 2013; Director: Mario Cardona )
Omar first arrives in the capital city, running away from something that was about to happen.
Flo (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Riley Hooper; Stars: Flo Fox)
New York photographer Flo Fox now wheelchair dependent with lung cancer and quickly losing her sight, still continues to document the everyday with a little help from the people around her.
Greenland Unrealised (Country: France, Taiwan; Year: 2012; Director: Dania Reymond)
An unlikely collision of animation, the Arctic, and Antonioni.
Hello Sunshine (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Dan Nathan; Writer: Paul McNally; Stars: David Alwyn, Lysette Anthony, Simon Paisley Day, Sara Stewart, Jordan Stone, Hannah Wilder)
After her husband leaves her, Kate’s friend Vanessa has the perfect solution to her despair – vodka, grass and a road trip.
In My Corner (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Vincent Ma; Writer: Vincent Ma; Stars: Gordy Higgins, Duran Caferro Jr., Ariel Beck)
A simple and original film which looks at the father-daughter relationship.
In competition.
Blacksmith Blacksmith
Blacksmith and Terra
Just Say Hi (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: John McPhail; Writer: John McPhail; Stars: Tyler Collins, Natalie Wallace), Official Site
Bus stop meet-cute.
The Kiss (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Charlie Swinbourne; Writer: Charlie Swinbourne)
A blind date hinges on a comically awkward conversation with a deaf couple sitting two tables down. How far can the latter couple take the prank they decide to play?
Lasting Winter (Country: Canada; Year: 2005; Director: Frédérick Pelletier)
Domestic portrait of a retired seaman and his wife, chronicling their daily routines and the cosy claustrophobia of their house in Levis, Québec.
Lineaus Lorette (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: David Fenster)
Documenting a Texan maverick.
Mountain In Shadow (Country: Spain; Year: 2012; Director: Lois Patiño; Writer: Lois Patiño)
Skiers ascend and descend slopes in Iceland.
Niche In The Market (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Rod Main)
A short film about small shops.
Small Little Things (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Jared Hogan; Writer: Jared Hogan; Stars: Rachel Middleton, Christopher J. Hardee)
This diaristic self-portrait presents a shot for every day of the year, showing shifts both elemental and emotional.
In competition.
Terra (Year: 2013; Director: Pedro Lino; Writer: Pedro Lino)
Documentary about the ancient ox fighting tradition of Chegas de Bois.
Tokyo Dreams (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Nicholas Barker)
A journey behind closed eyelids, Tokyo Dreams is a short film about sleeping commuters on the Tokyo subway.
Touch (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Nimer Rashed )
The life of a couple told through the touching of hands.
Tree Trap (Arapuca) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2013; Director: Helio Villela ; Writer: Helio Villela )
The ‘arapuca’ is a handmade trap used to capture birds, monkeys and other animals without hurting them. A battle between a young boy and an old man. And a tree.
In competition.
The Visitor (Country: Bulgaria, Netherlands; Year: 2013; Director: George Dechev ; Writer: George Dechev, based on the short story by Yuri Vladimirov)
Stop motion about a mysterious man who can walk through walls.
Whale Valley (Hvalfjörður) (Country: Iceland, Denmark; Year: 2013; Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson; Writer: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson; Stars: Ágúst Örn B. Wigum, Einar Jóhann Valsson, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Unnur Ösp Stefánsdóttir, Júlíus Sigmar Konráðsson)
A strong brotherly bond against a backdrop of the harsh Icelandic landscape.
Wonder (Country: Japan, France; Year: 2014; Director: Mirai Mizue; Writer: Mirai Mizue)
This 365-second animation is a sequence of 8,760 pictures hand-drawn by the director over the course of 365 days.
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