Ellen and Alistair Reading attend a welcome home dinner hosted by their wealthy friends, Gwen and Crawford. But when the couple learns of Crawford’s sudden death by freak accident, what starts as an average dinner party quickly descends into bizarre territory.
A dark comedy that explores greed, death, and the lengths we go to get what we want.
STUFFED was part of the Beacons Short Film Fund Award, supported by BFI NETWORK through Ffilm Cymru Wales
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Don't Touch The Art (2018)
In collaboration and with the support of revolutionary filmmaker ERIKA LUST and XConfessions comes a new short film that breaks the barriers of conventional cinema.
Museums are places of refined beauty and quiet reflection. They’re also full of lustful paintings, stolen glances, and hidden corners. DON’T TOUCH THE ART is a playful homage to the feminist groups like the Guerilla Girls who devoted themselves to fighting sexism within the art world. The film reclaims typically male-dominated environments, such as museums, and explores female sexuality from a female point of view.
A young lesbian couple wait on a platform for the arrival of a train as they reflect on mortality and face death head on.
A cow, a bed, and a strange Station Master surround a woman waiting on a railway platform for a train to take her far away. Her wife pleads for her to remain for these last days of her life. The train is coming - but is it hers and will she step on board or stay a while longer?
The IRIS Prize have launched a new LGBT short film scheme called Straeon IRIS, supported by S4C and Ffilm Cymru Wales via BFI NET.WORK. AFIACH, the first film made under this new initiative, premiered on the Opening Night of 2016 IRIS Prize Film Festival.
Director: Carys Lewis / Writer: Bethan Marlow / Director of Photography: Scott Coulter
ERNEST is a documentary short that follows a day in the life of Ernest Lewis, the owner of Lone Farm in Aberarth, Wales. Small family farms across the globe are nearing extinction as a result of the emergence of large commercial farms. ERNEST, puts a human face on the changing ecological landscape of our time.
Mae ERNEST yn ffilm ddogfen sydd yn dilyn diwrnod ym mywyd Ernest Lewis, perchennog Lone Farm yn Aberarth. Mae ffermydd bach teuluol ar draws y byd yn marw allan oherwydd cynnydd mewn ffermydd mawr masnachol. Mae ERNEST yn dangos effaith newidiadau ecolegol ein hoes ar un fferm fach Gymraeg.
Director: Carys Lewis / Director of Photography: Aled Jenkins
Off Trac (2015)
Catrin receives a phone call from a lawyer stating that her great uncle has suddenly passed away, leaving her his sheep farm in Wales. Left to determine the fate of Bryn Porffor Farm, Catrin packs up her life in Toronto and takes off for Wales with the goal of selling the farm to the highest bidder.
Writer-Director: Carys Lewis
Producer: Lisa Davies
Off Trac was filmed as part of the BFI.Network's Female Filmmakers Launchpad Program. The feature length film is now in development with Ffilm Cymru Wales.
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When Black Mother's Don't Say I Love You - Documentary Short (2015)
Beginning in the 1970's, post-industrialised countries like Canada and the US were in high need of semi-skilled labor. This caused a movement of working-class African Caribbean women from the anglophone Caribbean to migrate in search for a better life. As a result, these brave women not only faced the difficulties of migrating, working and re-settling, but had to cope with the emotional and psychological impact of being separated from their children for long periods of time. WHEN BLACK MOTHER'S DON’T SAY I LOVE YOU is a film about their stories.