A man becomes obsessed by the sight of his own double in an Italian film from the early 1960s.
L'Assenza, a short film backed by the BFI, written/directed by Jonathan Romney, produced by Carey Born of First Born Films in association with Lighthouse.
NYFF (New York Film Festival at the Lincoln Center), 10 October 2013 at 21.00, Shorts Program 3
LFF (London Film Festival), 13 October 2013 at 20.45, BFI S Bank NFT3, Shorts Programme Freaks 'n Geeks
LFF, 20 October 2013 at 15.00, Rich Mix cinema, Shorts Programme Freaks 'n Geeks
FICM, Morelia International Film Festival, 24 October 13.15, Cinépolis Centro Screen 3
FICM, Morelia International Film Festival, 25 October 11.00, Cinépolis Centro Screen 4
Leeds International Film Festival, 21 November at 16.00, Best of British Programme
Nominated for Best Short Film at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs)
Selected for the 11th London Short Film Festival, 10th – 19th January 2014
screening in New Shorts #10 Surreal Worlds on Sunday 12 January at 12.30, Curzon Soho
Official Selection of the GSFF at Glasgow Film Festival, 13th - 16th February 2014
screening in International Competition Prog 3: In His Image on Friday 14 February at 13.15
and on Saturday 15 Feb at 18.30, both in GFT 3
Selected for Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, International Shorts 1
screening on Thursday 13 February 2014 at 15.00 at the Light House Cinema
Palm Springs International ShortFest official selection, 17-23 June, 2014 - screenings announced on 8 June at psfilmfest.org
Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) official selection, 9 August & 17 August in Factory of Dreams: Shorts about Cinema miff.com.au/program/film/6337
Telluride Film Festival, Colorado, USA, Great Expectations program, Friday 29 August 2014 at 5pm Chuck Jones Cinema, & Saturday 30 August at 5pm at Le Pierre. www. telluridefilmfestival.org
Raindance Film Festival, London, nominated for Best UK Short in Prog 12 screenings on Wed 1st October & Thurs 2nd October at the Vue Piccadilly
Screening at the UK Film Festival in Short Films Main Competition Part 1, Thursday 20 November at 4:25-6:10pm at the Electric Cinema, Shoreditch (formerly the Aubin Cinema) ukfilmfestival.com/festivalprogramme @lassenzafilm @UKFilmFestival
Berlin British Shorts Film Festival, Friday 16th January 2015. 20:00 / Berlin Sputnik Kino 1 Festival Screening
BeFilm - The Underground Film Festival in New York on Wednesday 22 April at 7PM at The 500 Park Avenue Screening Room, 500 Park Ave & 59th St.