Fri 26th Feb, Gullivers 2.00pm Tickets now available here.
DOCUMENTARY SHORTS (12) FREE SCREENING
Family secrets and traumas, dying traditions, factories, fish, environmental concerns and a little bit of parody in a selection that proves once again that most of the best stories tend to be true.
Seven Days A Week NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir / Prod: Tal Amiran
UK (2015), 9 min 53 sec, Cert PG
Paul, 65, opens his newspaper stall in North London at 4:40 in the morning and works seven days a week, all year long. He has been working at the stall on and off since he was 10…
The Bicknell NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir / Prod / Wri: Genevieve Bicknell
USA (2015), 17 min 2 sec, Cert PG
“I belong to a family that I’m not sure I want to belong to. We have a crest that we emblazon on t-shirts, we write genealogical books about ourselves, and every year we compete in a fancy-dress golf tournament…THE BICKNELL…”
Ob sich die Sehnsucht vererbt / Is Longing Hereditary?
Dir / Wri: Gitte Hellwig, Prod: Urs Kind
Germany (2015), 13 min 30 sec, Cert PG)
“My grandfather was a radio operator on a fishing boat. When he left my grandmother, my father was twelve years old. He left his photo album to my father. After my father was gone, his love became our longing. Can longing become a sickness?”
Eat My Dream
Dir / Wri: Jessica Duerwald
Germany (2015), 8 min, Cert 12
Impressions of a Norwegian fish factory
The Red Dust NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir / Prod: Ilona Kacieja
UK (2015), 16 min 23 sec, Cert PG
An exploration of the former site of the Ravenscraig Steelworks in North Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Norma’s Colours NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir / Prod: Florence Kennard
UK (2015), 12 min 4 sec, Cert PG
Following the death of her mother, Norma, Tina inherited her astonishing belongings; a collection built up during the course of Norma’s eighty-nine years.
Is it Dead Yet?
Prod / Dir: Kelly Wenham
UK, 7 min 23 sec, Cert PG
Norm is always super-positive despite suffering from a serious illness . He receives a controversial method of treatment from his less than sympathetic wife, Pat. Their miracle child Micky is just that… a miracle.