2022 Selected Films

The following short films have been selected for the 2022 Ealing Film Festival.
We are proud once again to have such a distinctive and incomparable group of short films. All the filmmakers who entered outdid themselves.

Schedule: Click here to see when films are screening in the cinema
The Online Film Festival will be for a limited time on our YouTube channel

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10-35
Narrative Short | Yaser Barzegar | Iran | 12mins
Online
201 DAYS (201 Jours)
Narrative Short | Anne Zinn-Justin | France | 4mins
Online
30 Meetings / 30 Days
Narrative Short | Duane Andersen | United States | 20mins
Online
402 (Road To The Riches)
Animation, Music Video | Ishma Yusaf Vaelnti I | United States | 3mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
86 CHX: The Rite of Restock
Student | Sean McSweyn | UK | 10mins
Thu 24 Horror Night | Online
A Brief Inquiry
Documentary | Efrat Kashai | United States | 7mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
A Change in Time
Sci-Fi/Fantasy | Pat Knight | UK | 17mins
Online
A High Price for Ginger Beer
Homegrown | Olivia Maiden | UK | 15mins
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama | Online
A Killer Outside
Horror/Suspense | Joe Zalias | UK | 8mins
Thu 24 Horror Night | Online
Trailer
A Morsel Of Love
Student | Helia Behrooz, Sana Norouzbaki | Iran | 12mins
Online
A Moveable Feast
Animation, Experimental, Music Video, Student | Yixue Wang | China | 3mins
Fri 25 Pitzhanger Manor | Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
Achilles’ Prayer
Student | Alessandro Magnabosco | UK | 18mins
Online
again and again …
Experimental | Lutz P. Kayser | Germany | 1min
Fri 25 Pitzhanger Manor | Online
Alice Guy’s Dream (Le Rêve d’Alice Guy)
Experimental | Camille Laurentie Pellicer | France | 5mins
Online
All my life (Całe moje życie)
Student | Jędrzej Gorski | Poland | 18mins
Sat 26 Laughter & Tears | Online
Trailer
All Your Words
Music Video | James Xander | Canada | 3mins
Online
Allowed
Green Planet | Zillah Bowes | UK | 4mins
Online
Almost Christmas
Animation, Student | Xinyuan Zhao | United States | 4mins
Wed 23 Student Night | Fri 25 Pitzhanger Manor | Online
Trailer
aLONE
Animation | David Lopez Ramirez | Colombia | 4mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
Trailer
Antiques Roadshow 3000
Sci-Fi/Fantasy | Adam McNicol | UK | 3mins
Online
At Home with… @TheTimTwenty
Comedy | Paul Longley, James Longley | UK | 10mins
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama | Online
Trailer
Backbone of the Urals (Хребет Урала)
Smartphone | Mark Krivoshein | Russian Federation | 5mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
Backseat Driver
Comedy | Jake Balfour-Lynn | UK | 7mins
Online
Backyard Blackbird
Narrative Short | Andrew Huggins | United States | 15mins
Online
Bedroom
Narrative Short | Elham Pagarx | Iran | 7mins
Online
See No Evil (Betur sjá augu)
Sci-Fi/Fantasy | Sesselía Ólafs, Peter Callow | Iceland | 20mins
Online
Between Two Worlds (Nos Univers)
Sci-Fi/Fantasy | Sofia Gutman | France | 15mins
Online
Bluff Cove
Narrative Short | Jack Catterall | UK | 12mins
Wed 23 Student Night | Online (tbc)
Trailer
Born From Fire
Documentary | Marta Di Giovanni, Turlough Ó Cinnéide | Ireland | 12mins
Online
Bradford in The Frame
Documentary | Dave Marshall | UK | 11mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
Bright Like The Sun
Experimental, Documentary | Thida Nathalie | UK | 7mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
Trailer
Burns Night
Student | Dennis Blass | UK | 16mins
Wed 23 Student Night | Online
But I Want to Leave the Party (Mais Je Veux Quitter La Fête)
Narrative Short | Gilles Plouffe | Canada | 15mins
Not Available
Can’t Go Home Again
Sci-Fi/Fantasy | Anthony J. Cook | UK | 11mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
Trailer 1 | Trailer 2
Changing Skin
Experimental | Maxime Coton | Belgium | 6mins
Fri 25 Pitzhanger Manor | Online
Chapel of Rest
Horror/Suspense | Iain Cash | UK | 14mins
Thu 24 Horror Night | Online
Charter (Tamazight)
Narrative Short | El Houssine Hnine | Morocco | 18mins
Online
China in a Box
Music Video | Jane Gull | UK | 4mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
Chocolate Tronchetto
Student | Nicole Favarelli | UK | 11mins
Wed 23 Student Night | Online (tbc)
Dana Gavanski – I kiss the night
Music Video | Gaia Alari | Italy | 3mins
Online
Dante
Narrative Short | Amin Tabaar | Iran | 18mins
Online
Dark Room (Pimeä Huone)
Experimental | Juha Antero Lilja | Finland | 4mins
Thu 24 Horror Night | Online
Trailer
Desk Defender
Animation, Student | Sebastian Soler | United States | 11mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
Dispatched Dream
Student | Aziz Altamimi | UK | 9mins
Wed 23 Student Night | Online
Trailer
Dispensary of Death
Comedy | Simon O’Neill | Ireland | 14mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards | Online
Doubts and Fantasies
Narrative Short | Guy Taylor | UK | 20mins
Online (tbc)
Dream
Animation | Majid Sabri | Iran | 4mins
Online (tbc)
Empty (خالی)
Narrative Short | Jafar Pooyandeh | Iran | 15mins
Online
Last Time We Play Hooky (Escuela de Corte)
Narrative Short | Richard Allen | United States | 12mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
Everything And Nothing
Experimental | Andy Madjitey | Ghana | 2mins
Online
Extraterrestrial Message (made with AI)
Experimental | Jean-Baptiste Martinoli | Canada | 3mins
Online
Fish Out of Water
Narrative Short | Jacob Melling | UK | 7mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards | Online
Trailer
For I Am Dead
Narrative Short | Patricia Delso Lucas | Belgium | 18mins
Online
Forget Me Knot
Narrative Short | Polly Coombes | UK | 13mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards | Online
Trailer
Fresh Hell Is This
Student | Bernard Visser | UK | 11mins
Thu 24 Horror Night | Online
Trailer
Gaslighting
Narrative Short | Tina Matzat | Germany | 15mins
Online
Gloves Up
Student | Baillie Braund | UK | 16mins
Wed 23 Student Night | Online
Good Evening, We’re From Ukraine (Buonasera, siamo dall’Ucraina)
Documentary | Sergei Antonov | Italy | 8mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
Good Lok
Narrative Short | John Dorsett | United States | 16mins
Online
Gravedigger
Narrative Short | Kevin Ó Flatharta | Ireland | 10mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
Trailer
Griefcake
Narrative Short | Roxanne Cavanagh | UK | 10mins
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama | Online
Harper
Student | Poppy Sutch | UK | 13mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards | Online
He Takes The Lead
Narrative Short | Tomas Quezada Manchester | UK | 15mins
Online
HELP
Green Planet | Lesley Manning | UK | 2mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards | Online
Home Wreckers
Comedy | Joe Ferrera | UK | 11mins
Online
I Want to Breathe Sweet Air
Green Planet | Pamela Falkenberg, Jack Cochran | United States | 11mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
It Could Have Been Me
Narrative Short, Student | Romana Carén | Austria | 12mins
Online
It is Quiet Here. (Поки тут тихо.)
Narrative Short | Olena Podolianko, Novruz Hikmet | Ukraine | 13mins
Online
Johnny Spittoon
Animation, Student | Neil Whitman | UK | 1min
Online
Just Like Water (Σαν Το Νερό)
Narrative Short | Manos Triantafillakis | Greece | 13mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards | Online
Trailer
Kingsdown
Narrative Short, Student | Eliza Riley | UK | 8mins
Online
Kurosawa’s Grave
Documentary | Ben Lopez | United States | 14mins
Online
L’amour Rebelle
Animation | Leo Crane | UK | 4mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards | Online
Lamb
Narrative Short | Lynna Yee | United States | 9mins
Online
Let’s
Documentary | Annabelle Gangneux | France | 12mins
Online (tbc)
Life Before Life
Narrative Short | Mark Kozlowski | UK | 8mins
Wed 23 Student Night | Online
Love.
Homegrown | Jane Ashmore | UK | 19mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards | Online
Trailer
Macaque
Narrative Short, Student | Kane Wilson | United States | 7mins
Online
Magnetic
Narrative Short, Horror/Suspense | Mike Waugh | UK | 14mins
Wed 23 Student Night | Online
Trailer
Malpelo: Mountain of Sharks
Documentary | Kevin Mannens | United States | 15mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
Trailer
Man Up in Lockdown
Student, Documentary | Ruicheng Liang | UK | 20mins
Online
Marsh Clouds: The Oysters of Harris Neck
Documentary | Kevin Mannens | United States | 14mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
Trailer
Matcha Latte, law sama7te
Narrative Short | Shamila Lengsfeld | Spain | 9mins
Online
Mirage
Student | Ben Sapir | UK | 8mins
Wed 23 Student Night | Online
Monochromatic
Narrative Short | Alexandria Anfield | UK | 5mins
Online
My Dead Boyfriend’s Girlfriend
Narrative Short | Evie Ayres-Townshend | UK | 15mins
Online (tbc)
Mystic Minnie
Comedy | Barry Smyth | Ireland | 12mins
Online
Naji
Narrative Short | Hosein Torkjoosh | Iran | 18mins
Online
NEOSHIN
Music Video, Student | Sebastian Selg | Germany | 4mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
Trailer
Never Ask Why
Documentary | Saurabh Dubey | India | 19 mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
Nowhere To Escape (无处可逃)
Horror/Suspense, Student | ZiYuan Wang | United States | 11mins
Online
Odds
Horror/Suspense | A. D. Cooper | UK | 3mins
Thu 24 Horror Night | Online
One More Guest?
Narrative Short, Student | Edilberto Restino | UK | 17mins
Online
One Of Us
Narrative Short | Adrian Burt | Sweden | 5mins
Online
On The Beach… (Sur La Plage…)
Narrative Short | Salih Branki | France | 8mins
Online
Outsider
Narrative Short | Darren Loughlin | UK | 11mins
Online
Panah
Narrative Short | Fatemeh Ghadirinezhadian | Iran | 15mins
Online
Pink Reef
Experimental | Chloe de Brito | Australia | 11mins
Online
PlayBack
Experimental | Pouya Aghelizadeh | Iran | 13mins
Online
Press Key 5
Narrative Short | Lipa Hussain | UK | 10mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards | Online
Trailer
Pub Quiz
Narrative Short, Student | Paddy Wilson | UK | 14mins
Online
Quarantine
Narrative Short | Majid Mirhashemi | Iran | 18mins
Online
Queen
Student | Mari Orstavik | Norway | 19mins
Online
Rachel’s Law
Documentary | Cameron Ilan | United States | 14mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
Rainbow
Animation, Student | Hui Tan | United States | 8mins
Fri 25 Pitzhanger Manor | Online
Trailer
RE:FRAME
Narrative Short, Student | Philip Erskine | UK | 4mins
Online
Rutunn’
Narrative Short | Fabio Patrassi | Italy | 14mins
Online
Samuel
Student | Jack Haynes | UK | 18mins
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama | Online
Saved By Jane
Green Planet | Damian Sciberras | Malta | 6mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
Scape Learning
Experimental | Hiroshi Atobe | Japan | 1min
Fri 25 Pitzhanger Manor | Online
Second World Country
Narrative Short | Usha Sharma | UK | 10mins
Online
Secret Santa
Animation | Lynn Kristmanson | Canada | 10mins
Fri 25 Pitzhanger Manor | Online
Trailer
Sedalia
Horror/Suspense | Brandon L. Pennick | United States | 18mins
Thu 24 Horror Night | Online
Trailer
SEE ME: A Walk Through London’s Gay Soho in 1994 and 2020
Experimental | Lee Campbell | UK | 7mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards | Online
Trailer
Self Assessment
Narrative Short | Howard Smith | UK | 10mins
Online
Sem
Student | Joke Duwaerts | Belgium | 6mins
Wed 23 Student Night | Online
Trailer
Sensibility
Comedy | Ben Kernow | UK | 14mins
Online
Shakespeare For All Ages
Animation | Hannes Rall | Germany | 3mins
Fri 25 Pitzhanger Manor
Shaking a Singapore Spear
Documentary | Hannes Rall | Germany | 17mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds
She Is So Perfect
Narrative Short | Olivier Hero Dressen | China | 8mins
Online
Six Feet of Separation
Narrative Short | Toni Nordli | Norway | 18mins
Not Available
Sliced Bread
Comedy | Gulliver Moore | UK | 3min
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama | Online
Behind the scenes
Small Talks
Student | George Sheard | UK | 17mins
Online
Solus
Sci-Fi/Fantasy | Jonathan Brooks | UK | 13mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
Sonar
Sci-Fi/Fantasy | James Hughes | UK | 6mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
Spoon
Animation | Arthur Chays | France | 3mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
Trailer
Strange Waters
Horror/Suspense | Andy McLeod | UK | 16mins
Thu 24 Horror Night | Online
Trailer
Switch
Experimental | Desiree Faust, Stefana D. Brancastle | UK | 5mins
Online
Talia
Narrative Short | Cara Bamford | UK | 10mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards
Tetiomell
Music Video | Jean-Baptiste Martinoli | Canada | 3mins
Online
The Author (O Autor)
Animation, Student | Luiz Máximo | Brazil | 3mins
Wed 23 Student Night | Online
The Crossroads
Comedy, Student | Anna Nosatova | Russian Federation | 15mins
Online
The Debater
Comedy, Student | Maya Miller | United States | 4mins
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama | Online
The Electricity In Me
Narrative Short, Student | Mat Sheldon | UK | 10mins
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama
Trailer
The First Circle
Narrative Short | Maximilian Dobbyn, Anthony Le | UK | 16mins
Online
The First Wave
Smartphone | Jimmy Gannon | Australia | 10mins
Online
The Good Christian (O Bom Cristão)
Student | Eduardo Vietri, Flávia Campos | Brazil | 8mins
Online
The Hole
Narrative Short | Farzad Ranjbar | Iran | 20mins
Online
The Interrogation
Animation | Marisa Cohen, Peter Issac Alexander | United States | 6mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds
Trailer
The Invisible (L’invisibile)
Narrative Short | Michele Antonio Parisi | United States | 9mins
Online
The Last Mechanic
Green Planet | Jonathan Cross | UK | 11mins
Online
The Parable of the Leaf Blower
Experimental | Rachel Ara | Jersey | 11mins
Fri 25 Pitzhanger Manor | Online
<The True Story of the REALIFE Crash>
Narrative Short, Comedy, Student | Srdan Jankovic | Germany | 8mins
Online
The Sands of Time
Sci-Fi/Fantasy | James Hughes | UK | 14mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
The Secret Life of Astrid North
Narrative Short | Ray Jacobs | UK | 10mins
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama | Online
The Soldier’s Post
Narrative Short | Joseph Archer | UK | 10mins
Online
The Star Who Fell To Earth
Sci-Fi/Fantasy | Alessandro Magnabosco | UK | 15mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
The Unseen
Smartphone | Tom Major | UK | 3mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
The Wait
Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Student | Victor Nauwynck | UK | 17mins
Sat 26 Imaginary Worlds | Online
Trailer
The Way Back
Homegrown, Student | Alina Bichieva | UK | 18mins
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama | Online
There Alone
Experimental | Erin Malley | United States | 17mins
Online
There’s a Bison on The Prairie
Animation | Morgan Miller | United States | 7mins
Online
Tina & Peter
Comedy | Dan Hodgson | UK | 6mins
Online
Touch
Experimental, Student | Tom Taylor | UK | 6mins
Online
Tourettes & I
Narrative Short | Jack RH O’Sullivan | UK | 19mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards | Online
Trailer
Two Stars Short
Comedy | Zak Klein | UK | 11mins
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama
Ukraine’s Soul – A Tribute to Heroes
Documentary | Marcelle Abela | Malta | 13mins
Sat 26 Real Worlds | Online
Trailer
Uncut
Narrative Short | Mark Hensley | United States | 19mins
Online
Until the End of Time
Student | Daarya Serji | UK | 17mins
Online
Untold Stories – Sophie
Documentary | Anastasia Tolmacova | 9mins
Online
Vultures
Experimental | Daniel Denegre | United States | 13mins
Online
Walkies
Narrative Short | Cole Paviour | UK | 8mins
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama | Online
Wall of Sound
Narrative Short, Student | Kane Wilson | UK | 18mins
Sun 27 Drama & Awards | Online
West Hill
Narrative Short | Alex Hughes | UK | 12mins
Online
What’a’Bucket
Comedy | Sergiy Pudich | Ukraine | 7mins
Online
When The Clapping Stops
Narrative Short | Cameron Perry | UK | 11mins
Online
When the Rain Sets In
Narrative Short | James Hughes | UK | 17mins
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama | Online
Wolf
Narrative Short, Student | Nicolas Mouren | France | 20mins
Online
Working Blue
Narrative Short | Henry Hopkin | UK | 11mins
Sun 27 Comedy & Drama | Online
Wrought
Narrative Short | Joel Penner, Anna Sigrithur | Canada | 19mins
Fri 25 Pitzhanger Manor | Online
Trailer
Yearmates (Jaarsgenoten)
Narrative Short | Sjoerd van Wijk | Netherlands | 11mins
Online