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Suffolk Shorts: Family Festival Films


Saturday 22 June 2019
14:00 – 14:35

Sunday 23 June 2019
10:00 – 10:35


Short journeys into the imagination for all the family. Curated with the help of  7 – 11 year olds, these films were chosen because they charmed everyone with their stories of adventure, heroes and the uncontrollable urge to dance. Films include:


Two travelling lemurs return to a place crossed by stars and clouds where love is the beginning of everything and the full moon watches over their perilous journey.  Directed by Mark Smith. Dur: 9.08



Curing Albrect isn’t easy. He’s afflicted with an urge, and try as they might the experts in the Acute Assessment Unit don’t seem to be able to help him shake it off.   Directed by Jessica Wright and Morgann Runacre-Temple.  Dur: 6.37



Featuring a young inventor who, using her self-made flying mechanical creatures, helps a pint-sized superhero defeat the town bullies who try to steal his power.  Directed by Peter Stanley- Ward.  Written by Peter Stanley-Ward and Natalie Conway.  Dur: 15.00



Commissioned as part of a wider message of hope on World Children’s Day, follow the story of a whale and a fisherman’s daughter both looking for help to clear up the oceans.  Directed by Giovanna Utichi and Robin Celebi.  Dur: 3.00


The Suffolk Short Film Festival is a new festival launching in Ipswich in 2020.  In 2019 the Suffolk Shorts team is curating three specially chosen short film programmes for First Light Festival; Tides and Times, East Anglian Stories and a collection of Family Festival Films.