Filmed Up Jun 2018 (15)

From grassroots guerrilla filmmakers to start-up production companies, the film community is thriving in the North West. Join us for an evening screening where you’ll discover a selection of short films that are being produced right here on your doorstep. The entire programme is selected by a panel of audience members.

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Programme (in alphabetical order)

    • Are You Happy There? / Victoria Dahl / GB / 02:22
      A short documentary on memory, loss, and place, following a conversation after a death in the family.
    • Bethlehem Casuals – Oh Baby / Antony Morris / GB / 04:58
      A one-take, zero-budget music video for Manchester-based band Bethlehem Casuals’ song ‘Oh Baby’
    • Caswell The Cat and The Criminy Chimaera / Kizzie Willett, Matthew Whistance / GB / 09:42
      Caswell T. Cat, a young adventurer who sets sail for the mysterious Chimaera Island at the promise of a wish, soon finds out the island is not what it seems.
    • Cheffin It / Elliot Taylor / GB / 05:27
      Comedy about two useless chefs desperately trying to fix their food delivery before the wedding starts.
    • Drifting / Dann Cooper, Raheel Kahn, Christopher Wollaton / GB / 04:22
      A fragmented night develops as we follow a young man accepting the end of his relationship.
    • Dulux Abyss Revised / Sade Mica / GB / 02:36
      A personal artist film, showing the director in various positions typically seen in a life drawing class alongside a poem that references the director’s experiences navigating gender identity and fatness.
    • For You / Brendan Canty / GB / 21
      A young girl struggles with an alcoholic mother, her environment and entering adulthood, until an act of devotion from her boyfriend offers relief and the strength to love.
    • La danse des possessions / Gwendolen Osmond / GB / 06:08
      An exploration of mystical, occult dance and masquerade with a haunting vocal soundscape by English/French artist Gwendolen Osmond.
    • Remora / David Schofield / GB / 19:16
      Behind the faded grandeur of a seaside resort, the vulnerable and poor become prey for local predators: whilst working for a petty loan shark, Leighton is unwittingly chaperoned for by his older brother Cass, a gentle man with learning difficulties. Tasked with minding debtor Cheryl, Leighton leads the trio to a childhood haunt, the aquarium.
    • Take Me To The Water / Kariim Case / GB / 17:22
      Take Me To The Water looks to explore black masculinity and the exploration of self.
    • This is the Northland. / Ted Simpson / GB / 10:33
      A personal documentary project, telling the story of a remarkably atmospheric location on the Northwestern coast of Scotland focusing on Sandwood bay, a remote, wild beach just south of Cape Wrath.