Short Dramas I 2014

6 DECEMBER 2014 4.30pm

Still here. Louis Neethling. 27m. 2012. Friends and fellow Deaf Club performers: Les, Reg, Cyril and Ruby have been together for over 30 years. When Ruby falls ill their lives are thrown into turmoil; she has been the one keeping them together. Relationships are put to the test and a sudden realisation that they’re not young any more adds to the situation. Les’s son, Paul, replaces Ruby in the group but will that be enough to save their performing group? Still Here is a black comedy that looks at friendship, ageing and change. A film that celebrates the senior members of the Deaf Club community. Click here to watch online.

Don’t Marry Him, Have Me! Gary Thomas. 4m46s. 2014. Dan isn’t sure if he is going to the wedding, until he thinks he can change the groom’s mind. This charming film retells the positive and negatives aspects of a relationship and the choices we make for love.

All I can do. Ellen Clark. 10m48s. 2014. The film explores the idea that when suffering from a degenerative disability, both attentive care and companionship can provide the foundations for a comfortable existence. The film addresses the importance of both company and physical contact during the end of life.

Some things mean something. Dee Meaden. 24m40s. 2013/2014. A man with learning difficulties believes a poem in a greeting card holds a secret, coded message that he must decipher.