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Eight short films in one magnificent block. Bad behaviour and criminal acts

5697 POUNDS – Ricky, a loving husband, and father, is met with an impossible choice as he faces off with a mysterious armed intruder hellbent on the ultimate revenge.

FOUR WALLS – Grace Molotsi, a married nurse from the township, feels trapped and at her wits end due to an abusive husband who has made her life a living nightmare.
When she finally takes the decision to end his life, her house is
invaded by two thugs on the run from a cash-in-transit robbery gone wrong who take her hostage. Will the thugs be able to trust Grace when they discover her tied up unconscious husband in the bedroom?
How will Grace be able to explain the various revelations that arise once her husband regains consciousness? Four Walls provides insight on the systematic societal issue of Gender Based Violence (GBV) posing the question, just how far do victims have to go to be heard and protected.

RAJA’S HAD ENOUGH – Raja is a creature in human form working at The Afterlife Bureau, where souls are processed after their death. Fed up after years of processing femicide victims, Raja sneaks to Earth to save a stranger Zoey from her upcoming murder.

WOOL – Bound by his rules, she begins to unravel.
In a house stood still in time, a woman knits, unaware her husband keeps her where he wants her.
Stuck at home, she has no say, all must go his way. But when he sets her one knitting project too many she is gripped by an urge to take matters into her own hands.

BURNT TOAST AND CIGARETTES – Kicked out of school, Abi has two paths ahead. One leads nowhere but trouble. The other, a glimmer of hope but can she accept her past?

TO RAISE HER SPIRITS – In this haunting stop motion animated black comedy a man attends a séance but is sceptical about such nonsense. Will they really contact spirits from the other side? Or will they find other skeletons in the closet in this harrowing tale of terror and mystery?

BLOOD RITES – Three teenage girls with a monstrous hunger begin to unravel in the English Fens.

THE LADY EDISON – In 1870, Margaret Knight launched a patent dispute that would be the first of its kind. She is forced to prove in court that she the designer, is the rightful owner of the patent of the machine that puts bottoms on paper bags; not Charles Annan, the man who has already built it.