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New Shorts #21: DONâ€™T MAKE ME LAUGH
Sat 12 Jan 13:00 NFT2, BFI Southbank
A second comedy selection specifically tailored to the British Film Instituteâ€™s Future Film for younger audiences. Ralf Little is a man down on his luck in Get Lucky, and Steve Furst has an encounter with a nightmare waitress in Shoes.
Following the screening, we will be joined by a panel of filmmakers, writers and a representative from LoCo comedy film festival to discuss comedy in short film.
(in association with BFI Future Film)
Total: 57 mins
Sami Abusamra 11 mins
Because you don't get a second chance to make a first impression.
FISTFUL OF SANDWICH, A
Philippe Leone 14 mins
An unassuming car park security guard is faced with the dilemma of whether to confront two martial arts enthusiasts whose samurai sword-fight has interrupted his enjoyment of the break-time sandwich he has just lovingly crafted.
Norma Burke 12 mins
A day in the life of the world's unluckiest man.
Dermot Canterbury 6 mins
The world's worst waitress, Denise, treats her only customer with contempt, but her reign of terror is threatened by the arrival of Jana, her Ex-BFF. Who will survive the resulting destruction? 'Shoes' is a surreal comedy about turkey ciabattas, cheap shoes, and the joys of bad customer service.
SPIDER & FLY: PRIVATE EYE
Oliver Smith 3 mins
Another day in the office for Detective Constable I.B Pillock...
Richard Standen 3 mins
Alan finds out via a social networking site that he's been dumped by his girlfriend. It's now his sole ambition to go find her and win her back. But unfortunately for Alan things don't go exactly to plan!
My Pockets 1 mins
Students die of embarrassment in a sex education class.
THIS IS INTERCOURSE
Tom Levinge 7 mins
A short comedy about youth, sex and what goes where Susan and Henry are about to have sex. Henry is in love with Susan; Susan is in love with Another Level. Told in the style of an educational sex video, with animation, live action and montage, This is Intercourse stars Lizzie Stables (The Inbetweeners) Will Wheeler (Downton Abbey) and David Schneider (I’m Alan Partridge).