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©High Peak Independent Film Festival Ltd, 2019.


Opening Gala

Join us for a red carpet opening gala, celebrating a selection of short films and a preview of the weeks programme. Glass of fizz on arrival.

18+ This is a ticketed event.

Eleven years after their break up, a woman tracks down her first love through Facebook but what begins as a friendly meeting turns into something much more sinister.

People You May Know

Director: Louisa Fielden | Country: United Kingdom

A teenage girl finds herself stuck in a state of limbo as she tries to deal with her mother's deglect of the demolision of her home.

Portsdown Park

Director: Eren Kaplan | Country: United Kingdom

When a woman at her wit’s end sits down to dinner with her husband, she realises that time is running out to resolve her mistakes and regain control of her life.


Director: Jamie Luke Milligan | Country: United Kingdom

During a sleepover, four space obsessed 9-year-old girls embark on a secret mission in their cardboard rocket.

Space Girls

Director: Carys Watford | Country: United Kingdom

A group of asylum seekers arrive at an English-speaking border, conflicting with the border soldiers every day until a deaf-mute baby becomes a catalyst for better communication between the two groups.

Are You Volleyball?

Director: Mohammad Bakhsh | Country: Iran

A crew of young filmmakers follow an unappreciated groups of council workers, getting a glimpse of the daily grind of ghost hunting as they deal with a host of restless spirits, rude poltergeists, unflattering overalls, and worst of all... budget cuts.

Revenant Relocation Officers

Director: Robert Duncan | Country: United Kingdom

When Harvey Weinstein's convicted, two men realise that all their favourite movies are now deemed sexist, leading them down a dark path of discovery.

White Guys Solve Sexism

Director: Christopher Guerrero | Country: United States

Dave's comrades take the challenge to follow Dave as he runs 10 marathons in 10 days along the West Coast of Ireland.

Dave Goes West

Director: Joe O'Connor | Country: United Kingdom

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