Derby Film Festival Presents
Paracinema Mid-Length Films The Music Of John Low / Hackney Studio + Short
Saturday 16th November / 4:00pm
Paracinema presents two films which fall in the middle ground between a short and a feature, alongside two fantastic shorts.Book tickets
£9.50 standard. £7.00 concessions. Free for Paracinema Passholders.
The Music Of John Low (adv 15)
Sweden 2018 33 mins
Dir: Marko Kattilakoski
The traumatized private investigator, John Low, is on a mission to find an ancient occult book. On his way he has to deal with childhood memories, a broken marriage, a mad professor and a monster. Set in the 1930s, the film channels the work of H. P. Lovecraft to create a twisted noir horror drama.
For fans of Possession (1981), Angel Heart (1987),
Hackney Studio…(adv 18)
UK 2018 39 mins
Dir: Jonny Stearn
Wes is a body piercer from London trying to get away with murder. Murder which would be much easier if his quirky ghetto friends and shop customers stopped getting in his way. Immersed in alt-lifestyles and subcutures, the film is stylish and funny and marks the filmmakers as ones to watch.
For Fans of Clerks (1994), Sweeney Todd (2007).
+ Short Films
UK 2018 8 mins
Dir: Jack Norris
A lone scrapyard worker wraps up for the night, but he’s lost his key. Hearing footsteps that shouldn’t be there, he turns to see a bloodied body fall to the floor – and a killer right behind. Thrust into a chase for his life, The Scrapman must find a way out of the surreal compound – if there is one.
Puerto Rico 2019 23 mins
Dir: H. J. Leonard
After a harsh break up, Pranay takes to the bottle. But his life is about to change when he encounters a young Undead bride looking for revenge. An understated and funny exploration of being dead in the modern age.