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Hello and welcome to the new and improved Short Film Saturdays!
From now on, I’m going to be including interviews alongside my usual reviews, in an effort to provide further insight into the projects I discuss on this column.
This week’s short film review comes from Lebanese filmmaker Nour Wazzi who is known for her work on Oscar-nominated Waste Land.
Telling a good story in 10 minutes takes a lot of work, but Faulty Roots delivers an important message in its short runtime.
Harvey Puttock‘s 12 minute short Yes, Virginia tells the story of a woman with an extraordinary ‘gift’. She can grant one wish to anyone she meets, but the effects are permanent and cannot be undone.
Horror and comedy can be a perfect match, and Deadly Scare is a perfect example of how the two opposing genres can work in harmony to create something brilliant.