LIM International Short Film Competition Programme 2
Since 1999, the Foyle Film Festival has been an Oscar® affiliated festival - one of only a handful of festivals to enjoy this honour. In addition, Foyle Film Festival enjoys BAFTA recognition since 2009. Recipients of the Light in Motion (LIM) awards can submit their film for consideration in the Short Film Animation categories of the Academy Award® without the standard theatrical run.
Like A Good Kid
Sara babysits Matin (a 6 year old boy) whilst his mother is at work. In the morning Matin tells Sara a story of a fight with his mother from the night before which puts in motion a series of events that will change Matin and Sara for the rest of their lives.
Iran 2018 Director: Arian Vazirdaftari Duration: 20 mins
Mario is driving in the rain on a dark and lonely road. Suddenly he stops and sees a woman, disorientated and covered in blood. Mario seeks assistance in a nearby bar where people kindly help them out. Then the truth starts to surface.
Spain 2018 Director: Iago De Soto Duration: 15 mins
Man Of The Hour
Gemma receives an invitation to the birthday party of an enigmatic millionaire Jeremy. She must pass herself off as Jeremy’s old friend and mingle with his guests. But who is Jeremy and why has he tasked her with such a peculiar job?
UK 2018 Directors: Linda Ludwig, James Curle Duration: 18 mins
Entre Deux Eaux
Catherine lands in Marrakech to complete the purchase of a luxury villa. But when she accepts her local taxi driver Ali’s proposal to play the estate agent, she embarks on a whole other trip.
France 2017 Director: Patrice Cordonnier Duration: 28 mins
On Valentines Day an anxious young woman is forced to take action when the postman walks past her house.
UK 2018 Director: Robert Hackett Duration: 4 mins
All films in the competition have yet to receive certification. Some films may contain strong language, content and scenes that may be upsetting. For viewers under 18 years of age, parental discretion advised as programme may not be suitable.