Starburst International Film Festival

Starburst International Film Festival

Starburst International Film Festival

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Shorts 2020

Short Film: KINDRED

Two brothers go deep into the woods to investigate strange singing in the middle of the night. Even more disturbing, the voice is a child. The truth they find will change their lives forever.

Director: Andrew Lee Potts / Screenplay: Tamara Al-Bassam, Andrew Lee Potts / Starring: Joseph Millson, Andrew Lee Potts

Andrew Lee Potts will be in attendance and will be introducing the film.

Short Film: BITCH, POPCORN & BLOOD

At Salt’ n Sugar, a popcorn bar in the middle of nowhere, LILY a bored waitress, is goingto turn her life around when two fishy strangers show up in the bar.

A mix of onirism, violence and dark humor, Bitch, Popcorn & Blood is simply the weapon that everyone has dreamt of being one day.

Director & Screenplay: Fabio Soares / Starring: Jane Badler, Cristina Blackwater, Jochen Hägele, Lise Gardo

http://fabio.fr/

Short Film: JI

A modified human from a manmade planet risks his life to travel to where humanity originated. Once he arrives there he meets a beautiful young woman and falls in love. But it’s only a matter of time before his people come looking for him and expose the truth about who he really is.

Director & Screenplay: Ben Griffin / Starring: Lewis Tan, Eva De Dominici, Peter Sudarso

Short Film: THE GHOST OF ME AND YOU

Tara (Kirsty Strain, Anna and the Apocalypse) lives an idyllic but lonely life with her globe-trotting boyfriend. This is unravelled by the discovery of an unfamiliar device which sends her to a parallel world; a rotten world where under dire circumstances her boyfriend, now her husband has become abusive. She must rescue her other self from devastation and inspire (herself) to fight back; whilst also questioning her impending marriage to a man that it would appear she knows very little about.

Director & Screenplay: Ben Thompson / Starring: Kirsty Strain, Jake McGarry

https://www.facebook.com/theghostofmeandyou

Short Film: RYOKO’S QUBIT SUMMER

Quantum butterflies with Qubit wings, The same technology was used to create KANUMA, an experimental world of Artificial Intelligence inside a quantum computer.
Then one day, AIs began using words unknown to man. Scientists saw this as a threat and decided to “delete” KANUMA.
Can love exist between an AI and a human? A new outlook on the evolution of the human world.

Director & Screenplay: Yuichi Kondo / Starring: Ami Yamada, Hinako

Short Film: THE KNOWLEDGE

It’s a dark night in London 1991 and there’s a serial killer on the loose. Two men go about their business oblivious to the dangers at large when fate brings them together in a black taxi.

This seemingly random encounter sparks an escalating feud that leads to a brutal and devastating finale as our loyalties plunge first one way and then the other.

Director & Screenplay: Alexander Osman / Starring: Stephen Beckett, J K Glynn

https://facebook.com/alexanderosman.film/

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