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Without Borders


ShortSightedProgrammeLittle Elephant to screen in WITHOUT BORDERS: a selection of films exploring identity across cultural differences on SUNDAY 19 JUNE 2016, 12.30pm, The Yard, Hackney Wick, London. Without Borders is one of six new cutting-edge programmes by Short Sighted Cinema. Short Sighted Cinema is a celebration of short form film.

The other films showing alongside LE are: Shoshanas-skateboard-UK-shortest-Nights-screening

Shoshannah’s Skateboard: a determined teen girl sneaks out of her orthodox Jewish community with one goal to become a YouTube skateboard star. Dir. Kate Ascott-Evans.

Maya: Narrowly escaping the clutches of the slave traders, Maya, Bikram and Kancha suddenly find themselves trapped in the heart of Kathmandu. Vulnerable, penniless and alone, they are forced to live their life on the streets with only hopes and dreams of happiness. Dir. Veemsen Lama.

Najima: as labour nears, a pregnant 12-year old Yemeni child bride must endure the challenges of her everyday life. Dir. Cristhian Andrews.

Marianne: a young Nigerian man travels to a remote Pentecostal church with his ailing wife. Dir. Tomisin Adepeju. INCOGNITO-Jeremiah-Quinn-SHORTEST-NIGHTS-2

Incognito: two mysterious men meet for one last coffee in Buenos Aires in 1960. Their secrets and identities are slowly revealed. Dir. Jeremiah Quinn.

Kate Jessop, director of Little Elephant will be attending. Say ‘hello’.

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