Documentary Shorts One 28/11/18

Please Note the venue has changed from GOODSTOCK to the University of Manchester and is now taking place at 5.30pm

Meditations on mortality and family: mourning, memorials, and medical ethics; the need for closure, the desire to move on, and the impossibility sometimes of ever doing so. All this, plus the disruptive effects of a chicken in the home, in this collection of strangely true stories.

Advisory Cert 15

Wednesday 28th November at 5.30pm

University of Manchester (Student Screening), John Casken Lecture Theatre, Martin Harris Centre, Bridgeford Street, M13 9PL.

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THE GOOD FIGHT                            

North West Premiere

Dir / Wri: Ben Holman

Brazil, 2017, 16 min, Cert 15

Alan Duarte has lost nine close family members to gun violence in his favela community in Rio de Janeiro. Now, through his boxing project, he’s fighting to build a better future for his son and his community.

THE SANDMAN                                    

Greater Manchester Premiere

Dir: Lauren Knapp

USA, 2016, 18 min 54 sec, Cert 15

Introducing Dr. Carlo Musso, a physician who has overseen Georgia’s lethal injection team since 2003.

I’M FREE                                             

North West Premiere

Dir / Prod / Wri: Edvard Karijord, Bendik Mondal.

Norway, 2017, 20 min, Cert 15

On the 8th of October 2013, Geir Karijord went missing in Romsdal Valley, Norway. Left in an emotional limbo, without closure, his family tries to determine what happened.


North West Premiere

Dir / Prod / Wri: Mohammadreza Vatandoust.

Iran, 2018, 13 min 25 sec, Cert PG

The building of the Lafour dam in Northern Iran resulted in a number of villages having to be evacuated, as they would be submerged under water. But one old woman has a reason to stay behind…


UK Premiere

Dir / Wri / Prod: Jánik von Wilmsdorff

Germany, 2018, 11 min 12 sec, Cert 15

Paul’s home is now like a ghost town, attracting rubberneckers every day, from all over the world. But since his birth, Paul himself has never gone farther than a few kilometres from this place, because his heart belongs here.


North West Premiere

Dir / Prod: Rishi Chandna.

India, 2017, 13 min 56 sec, Cert 15

The lives of a middle-class suburban Mumbai household are turned upside down when the eccentric patriarch brings home a baby chick for his cats to play with…

TRT: 93 min 11 sec


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