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Free Of Fear : An Evening Of Shorts

September 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+1

Our first international collaboration as part of SCALARAMA 2016 ! Think Cinema teams up with #directedByWomenSpain for special screening of internationally awarded winning shorts by Spanish female directors. The directors have agreed for her work to be screened for the very first time in Liverpool which makes this a unique event not to be missed.

De Noche Y De Pronto ( Suddenly One Night ) Dir : Arantxa Echevarria, 2013, running time : 21 mins

Set in a deserted apartment building during the Christmas season, Maria is startled to receive a visit from a desperate man claiming to be her upstairs neighbour whose apartment has been broken into by thieves. Maria will be soon descending into an anguish nightmare.

Ahora No! ( Not now) Dir: Elia Ballesteros & Kate Campbell, 2011, running time : 17 mins

Spain,1977. Franco has just died but the ghosts of the old regime still linger. Colonel Asensio has gathered his family and friends to celebrate his birthday. The party is going perfectly. But one of the guests holds a secret that has been buried for many years and that refuses to stay hidden.

Prohibido Arrojar Cadaveres A La Basura (No Corpse Dumping ) Dir: Clara Bilbao, 2014,running time :18 mins

Spain 2029, the Spaniards don’t know what to do with their death relatives. Burying them is very expensive. Incineration has been forbidden due to environmental reasons. A new law forbids transporting them from cities to rural cemeteries. Nati and Tomás ́s daugther is dying..

Scars You Can’t See Dir: Honey Crespo, 2011, running time: 10 mins

It is a cinematic portrait of the moving life story of Berta Pizarro, a truly unique and inspirational woman, who was born with a unilateral complete cleft palate and lip, fifty-eight years ago in Chile, South America.The film explores how having a cleft palate has affected Berta’s life, from countless operations, to her troubled childhood. The audience is invited to join Berta as she reflects on her own experiences as a mother with a child with the same condition. This short will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Honey Crespo.


Donations admitted to cover the costs of running the event.


Part of the 58% initiative – raising awareness and screenings of film by female, trans and non-binary filmmakers.


September 10, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Liverpool Small Cinema
57-59 Victoria Street
Liverpool, L1 6ED United Kingdom