Comedy and Lighthearted Drama

  • Pandemic Zoom

STREAMING 10-13 SEPTEMBER

1. PANDEMIC ZOOM (7m, USA) – A FILM BY JULIANNA PITT

Mid-Pandemic in a quarantined World, bureaucracy must continue, and a Gen-Z teen daughter aids her Judge mother in settling a lovers dispute in Small Claims Court.

2. THE LOST SCOT (15m, UK) – A FILM BY JULIEN CORNWALL. TRAILER

After a clay shoot goes wrong, a miserable cynic, an alcoholic and an accountant find themselves lost in the Scottish Moorlands with the body of a gamekeeper.

3. THE DEAL (5m, UK) – A FILM BY SYD HEATHER. TRAILER

Tired of living sheltered 9-5 lives, Fran, Lou and Derek are looking to get high. However, when their plan comes together without a hitch, in their adrenaline-starved state they hatch a plan to swindle the dealer of his drugs and money.

4. MY CAT AS SOCRATES (21m, Hungary) – A FILM BY VILLO KRISZTICS. TRAILER

The Greek philosopher returns as a stray cat. and is taken in by a girl named Viola, who is in a desperate fight for independence in the stifling milieu her mother has built around her.

5. ZWART (7m, The Netherlands) – A FILM BY TOMMIE GERAEDTS. TRAILER

When naïve Ronnie gives up too much personal information during verification questions on his computer, he receives a fully customised invitation, forcing Ronnie to do everything in his power to keep his dark fantasies a secret from his girlfriend.

6. SLOW DANCE (6m, Sweden) – A FILM BY CHRISTIAN ZETTERBERG. TRAILER

During a middle school dance a boy is struggling with his courage when experiencing his first love.

7. VALENTINE JACOBS (23m, UK) – A FILM BY JASON JULIEN-CONNAGE. TRAILER

In the summer of ’75 two lovers plan an adventure to the English countryside. It turns out they’re actually on the run from the law. A chance encounter with a stranger in the woods threatens to bring an abrupt end to the couple’s bizarre adventure as they prepare for one last heist.

8. THE ZERO-SUM PERSPECTIVE (4m, Germany) – A FILM BY JAKOB THOMSEN. TRAILER

As an entire district goes missing on the eve of election, the president and his campaign-manager discuss the situation.

9. MAGICLAND (3m, UK) – A FILM BY CELIA WILLIS AND EMILY STEIN.

Magicland stars the fabulous Jenny Mayers, the first black woman to be invited into the Magic Circle, the world’s premier magic society. Playful, charming and bursting with colour, this short film recreates Jenny’s enchanted home.

10. HOME WRECKERS (11m, UK) – A FILM BY JOE FERRERA.

A couple’s romantic dinner at home is wrecked when a fly joins them.

11. UNLUCKY (3m, Russian Federation) – A FILM BY MARCOS MERELES. TRAILER

On the busy streets of Moscow, most events seem insignificant. But among the city’s many stories, a man comes in contact with a car accident and the person involved…

12. SAME TIME NEXT WEEK (6m, UK) – A FILM BY GIGI BURGDORF. TRAILER

During a series of high-stakes virtual meetings, Tom discovers an option in the software settings that may help his team win the pitch.

Total streaming time: 01:51m. Foreign language films will have English subtitles. Content may be unsuitable for children under 15. If you experience a technical problem with VIMEO, please contact them directly and us at nrfflondon@gmail.com.