NO BALL GAMES (trailer)

Short Film

In this cyclical fever dream, a woman struggles to win over the crowd.

The film is currently on the festival circuit.

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Selected in the Top 8 for Straight 8 2023, by the jury: Asif Kapadia (director of Senna, Amy), Robbie Ryan (director of photography Poor Things, The Favourite, Marriage Story), John Maclean (director of Slow West), Jo Duncombe (British Council Film), Marley Hansen (RSA Films) and Rachel Clark (Dune, Men).


21 January 2024: London Short Film Festival, London, UK
2 December 2023: 3 to 1 Films, London, UK
22-24 November 2023: Regard Indépendant, Nice, France
9,11,13 November 2023: PÖFF Shorts, Tallinn, Estonia
22 October 2023: Sunderland Shorts Film Festival, UK
20 October 2023: Lowestoft Film Festival, UK (Nominated: 'Best Micro Short Movie')
7 October 2023: Bolton International Film Festival, UK
6 October 2023: Canal180 screening at Cinema Trindade, Porto, Portugal
4 October 2023: Canal180 screening at Cinemateca, Lisbon, Portugal
30 September 2023: EFN Festival, London, UK
29 September 2023: Encounters, Bristol, UK
15 August 2023: SHORT to the Point, Romania (Won: 'Best Mini Short')
29 June 2023: Prince Charles Cinema, London, UK
27 May 2023: BFI Southbank, London, UK
22 May 2023: Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France



Runtime: 2min 35sec
Sound Mix: Stereo
Format: Super 8mm
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Country of production: United Kingdom
Production status: Completed

Cast: Beth Moroney, Jill Stanford, Faye Butler & Flo, J. Maitland Lyons, Rita Főfai, Kristina Grant, Stavros Fotiadis, Sam D'Leon, Derek Jeck

Crew: Written, Directed & Produced by Sam Brewster, Produced by Lily Bowerkail & Faye Butler, Director of Photography Alfred Thirolle, Production Assistants Amel Moyerson & Jasper Marshall, Supervising Sound Editor Roberto De Spirito, Sound Mix by Alex Batchelor, Location base TACO, Catering by Frankie Edwards
© Sam Brewster