This collection of documentaries allow you to aunch yourself into a man facing unexpected fame, an exploration into the healing powers of shared trauma, consider cultivating memory to contain one’s identity, watching an industry drift out to sea, being immersed in activism against the US Navy and opening your eyes to everyday racism in Manchester.
Dir/Wri: Jeremiah Quinn, Ed: Aarif Laljee, DOP Steven Wyatt, Score: Pocholo, Sound: Jordan Laughlin,
United Kingdom, 2022, 21:42 mins
The first documentary to tell the story of David Oluwale a Nigerian immigrant drowned in the River Aire by Leeds police in 1969.
Dir/Wri: Paul Scheufler, Prod: Victoria Anders
United Kingdom, 2020, 18 min 50 sec, Cert 15
A man works to alleviate the suffering of others whose lives have been impacted by the same traumas he has experienced.
S P A C E S
Dir/Wri: Nora Štrbová, Prod: Ondřej Šejnoha, FAMU
Czech Republic, 2020, 7 min 59 sec, Cert 15
An exploration of memory as a container of our identity.
TIME AND TIDE
Dir: Caleb Yule, Prod: Harry McCarney
United Kingdom, 2020, 11 min 45 sec, Cert PG
Steve and Keith are the last remaining sea coalers, in an industry scheduled to close within 2 years.
Dir/Wri/Prod: Margaret Mai
Puerto Rico, 2020, 3 min41 sec, Cert 12A
A dynamic sound and visual exploration of the the impacts and continued activism surrounding the United State Navy’s use of Vieques, Puerto Rico, as bombing range for over 60 years.
DAY TO DAY
Dir: Freya Chappell, Prod: Freya Chappell, Ramiro Munoz
United Kingdom, 2020, 9 min 22 sec, Cert PG
A Black Lives Matter short film exploring the day to day racism experienced by five black and mixed-race people living in Manchester.
‘HELP I’VE GONE VIRAL”
Dir: Audun Amundsen, Wri:Fredrik Horn Akselsen, Audun Amundsen, Audun Kvitland Røstad, Prod: Audun Amundsen
Norway, 2020, 19 min 34 sec, Cert 12
An unexpected viral success follows after tourist Audun Kvitland his tribute song written in celebration of his favourite Indonesian dish.
TRT 92 min 44 sec