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FOYLE FILM FESTIVAL BASED IN THE HISTORIC CITY OF DERRY~LONDONDERRY, NORTHERN IRELAND 17 – 26 November 2017 PREMIERE SCREENINGS SPECIAL GUEST EVENTS FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMS & DOCUMENTARIES INDUSTRY WORKSHOPS EDUCATION SCREENINGS & EVENTS LIGHT IN MOTION (LIM) COMPETITION AFFILIATED TO OSCAR® BAFTA BIFA WWW.FOYLEFILMFESTIVAL.ORG LAUGH THU 5 SAT 7 20:45 VUE7 21:00 RICH MIX GITS AND SHIGGLES From a relatable smile to big belly laughs. Dark, dry, witty on-screen humour in its short form. Aduke King MORDECHAI Dir Benjamin Bee. UK 2016. 14min Daniel, an ultra-orthodox Jew, hasn’t seen his identical twin brother Mordechai in years. A funny and touching fable about family, faith and the roles we play. WAVE Dir Benjamin Cleary, TJ O’Grady-Peyton. Ireland 2017. 14min Gasper Rubicon awakes from a coma to a world he can’t communicate with. After falling prey to internet trolls, he gets to experience the other side of social media. PIPE DREAMS Dir Christa Jarrold. UK 2017. 9min Self-help turns to self-love when Helen can’t fi nd a decent plumber or a decent man and she discovers all she needs is confi dence to fi x her blockage and her doubts. MASTERPIECE Dir Runyararo Mapfumo. UK 2017. 7min Perfectly comical #BlackBoyJoy as a group of young men try to interpret their friend’s art so they can save face and show support. IN BETWEEN TAKES Dir Alexei Dmitriev. Russia 2017. 7min Home videos are even funnier here as the cameraman – the director’s own father – was unaware he was fi lming. THE NIGHTMARE ON DESKTEETH STREET Dir Dylan Holmes Williams. UK 2016. 3min Harold Miller is having a seriously bad day when he wakes to fi nd his Little Reds gone. He’s on a mission to be reunited. FYSH Dir Billie Pleffer. Australia 2017. 13min The story of an old man and the fi sh that changed his life. COMEBACK KID Dir Ian Robertson. UK 2017. 17min The dark humour of reincarnation portrayed as a man comes back, bug-eyed and bludgeoned, to avenge his masculinity. SMEAR Dir Kate Herron. UK 2017. 4min The awkward reality of a fi rst-time smear test made funny by one woman’s crushing femininity. SCREWBALL! Dir Adam Tyler. UK 2017. 13min A couple of teenagers seem to be set to have sex for the fi rst time, but their exploration of consent may be even funnier than the expected awkward fumbling. Total running time 101min COMEBACK KID FYSH MORDECHAI


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