Filmed Up March 2019 (15)

From grassroots guerrilla filmmakers to 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 from open submissions.

Programme Details (in alphabetical order)

  • Bee / Emily Hagan / GB / 20:00
    A chance encounter between Nadia, a young Muslim woman, and Bradley, a white working class boy. Nadia and Bradley face prejudices from both sides but does love ultimately triumph?
  • Da Hillsook Wedeen / Hope Strickland / GB / 16:26
    Shetland is a place of wild, unforgiving landscapes, supernatural beliefs and a soundscape barely altered over time. This documentary explores storytelling and social imagination in Shetland.
  • Gemma and Helen / Jenny Longworth / GB / 06:24
    Gemma And Helen; two girls, one passion for travelling….
  • In Bloom / Jess Mone / GB / 09:12
    A personal insight into the recovery of a young girl who sustained life-altering injuries in the Manchester Arena Attack in May 2017.
  • Mara, Maravillas / José Prats & Álvaro Robles / GB / 04:59
    Maravillas is a cleaner in her former high school. Will her life change when she discovers something under a chewing gum?
  • Sweetcorn / Michael Westwood & James Dann / GB / 04:41
    Two drifters down on their luck stumble upon a golden opportunity to make it big in the city of dreams; Manchester.
  • The Smoke / Christopher Deakin / GB / 06:05
    Dad comes home and reads his daughter a bedtime story. Do you believe what you see or what you hear?
  • Uncanny Valley / Gary Dumbill / GB / 01:54
    A surrealist dip in the emotional response that happens when we encounter an entity that is almost, but not quite, human.
  • Watch and Let Them Bleed / Nathanael Wheatcroft-Brown / GB / 05:00
    An experimental exploration of violence against the queer community.

Want to submit your film for the next screening (in June) ? Deadline is mid April, head up to our Filmed Up Submission Page


Missed the screening? Check out the Filmed Up Mar 2019 playlist (trailers or films available online)