a selection of five short documentary films

Sunday 26th April - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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a selection of five short documentary films

DOCUMENTARY FILMS

A selection of documentary films from submissions to this year’s festival

 

THE TIME MACHINE

[Poland]  

Director Jan Bujinowski 

Duration 26.00 minutes

From Poland, a film about a lonely 55 year old performing artist who lives in London. After years of no contact, his parents decide to visit him and go for a ride in his Time Machine.

 

AMINAH 

[UAE]                          

Director Becky Beamer      

Duration 13.08 minutes

From the United Arab Emirates, an experimental biography about a poet, Ahmad al Assam, who has lived his whole life in Ras Al Khaiman, UAE. This is a place that has inspired his writings on family, loss, love, and country.

 

A NEW LIGHT

[UK]

Director Jacopo di Girolamo    

Duration 13.11 minutes

A team of researchers from UWE, Bristol, explain the Pee Power technology – a revolutionary way of creating electricity and its application in Kisoro, Uganda and Mathare North, Nairobi, Kenya – and how it is improving lives in these communities.

 

ON THE MARGINS OF HISTORY  

[Canada]

Director Mary McDonald

Duration 09.46 minutes

Poets Natasha Boskic and Mohamad Kebbewar came from countries Serbia and Syria that suffered similar fates. This film from Canada is witness to the destruction of ancient history, the displacement of people in Aleppo. It is witness to the breakdown of former Yugoslavia, culminating in the NATO bombing of Serbia.

 

MAN LOOKING AT A PUDDLE 

[UK]  

Director Lucia Sellars  

Duration 05.00 minutes

From the UK, a film about a self-taught, outsider artist.

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