International Shorts Fiction – Program Three

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WOW Film Festival

International Shorts Fiction – Program Three

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 09 February 2013

International film-makers provide a selection of narratives from India, Sweden, the UK and the USA.


Bawra Mann: The Heart Needs No Reason – 23 minutes 52 seconds (Drama – India)

Mitu Kumar, Director / Producer / Writer
Meghna Ashchitr, Editor

Struggling intellectual writer, Rohit, living in a cramped flat in a middle class part of Mumbai is thrust with the task of writing a pulp fiction erotic novel. The world of his characters opens up in front of him… leading to unexpected twists. Stars Sakshi Tanwar (Indian television & Bollywood actress).

WOW Film Festival 2012 – Highly Commended Best International Film.


Snygga Brost: Cupcakes – 13 minutes 10 seconds (Drama – Sweden)

Elinor Isenberg, Director / Producer / Writer
Margareta Lagerqvist, Editor
Rebecca Moen, Production Designer

A new girl Anna begins work in a popular café. She challenges the tough leader Isabella. How does she dare? One of the girls has a big secret, but is she the only one? A poignant conclusion. Stars Alice Stenstrom, Julia Kvarnberg.


The Maiden & the Princess – 18 minutes 7 seconds (Comedy – USA)

Becca Louisell, Producer
Ali Scher, Director / Co-writer
Tricia Roberts, Vanessa Leon, Production Designer

Little Emmy kisses a girl at the playground. She’s sent a hetero-normative fairytale to set her down the “right” path in life. With the help of her fairy godmother and her rogue fairytale narrator will Emmy be able to find her true self? Stars Tallulah Wayman-Harris.

Palm Springs International Short Fest 2011 (USA), Flicker: Rhode Island International Film Festival 2011 (USA), Outfest Film Festival 2011 (Los Angeles, USA), Hollyshorts 2011 (Los Angeles, USA).


An American Swan in Paris – 32 minutes 46 seconds (Documentary – USA)

Arantxa Aguierre, Director / Producer / Writer
Valeria Gentile, Editor

American dancer has the chance to dance at the Paris Opera House. But first she must overcome the unexpected to gain everyone’s respect. Two dance couples perform alternate evenings to Webern’s Opus V. Starring American, Kathleen Thielhelm and Australian, Paul Knobloch.

Driftless Film Festival 2011 (USA), Loikka Film Festival 2012 (Helsinki Finland).


Sunny Boy – 11 minutes 14 seconds (Drama – UK)

Emma Curtis, Producer
Jane Gull, Director / Writer

Danny and his overprotective father live in a world of darkness due to his rare skin condition. When Danny receives news about his medical condition he decides to take control of his own life. Stars: Jo Wickham (Hitler and Henry VIII, Tearaway).

Super Shorts International Film Festival 2011 (London) Best Script, Cambridge Film Festival 2011 (UK), Woodstock Film Festival 2011 (New York, USA), Magma Film Festival 2011 (Italy).


The Natural Order of Things – 5 minutes 49 seconds (Animation – UK)

Sarah Beeby, Director / Producer / Writer
Anna Elizabeth Eijsbouts, Animator

Hiding in this desert there are strange and dangerous animals. Philip must take the opportunity when it comes. An extra-terrestial encounter.

The San Francisco Independent Film Festival 2012, London Short Film Festival 2012 , Short and Sweet Film Festival 2011 (Toronto, Canada).


Dates & Times:
4:00pm, Saturday 9 February 2013

Festival Pass $30 (All sessions including Opening Night), 3 Sessions (All 3 sessions on Saturday 9) $15, Single Session $10*
* Transaction fees apply



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Ticket Prices

Festival Pass $30
3 Sessions $15
Single Session $10

Transaction fees apply

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Web $3.60
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Screen $1.65
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