Filmed Up Sep 2019 / Women in Local Cinema Special (18)

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. To mark HOME’s year long season Celebrating Women in Global Cinema, the September screening will be a women in local cinema special, celebrating the great female filmmaking talent in the region.

The entire programme is selected by a panel of audience members from open submissions.

You can submit it for the December screening (deadline will be October 19); just use the december screening online form.

Programme (in alphabetical order of title)

  • A Dunder Plunder / Dir. Grace Alwyn Ashworth / GB / 07:56
    A cat burglar’s plans to steal from a country mansion are derailed when he encounters the owner’s sobbing ex-wife in one of the bedrooms.
  • Again Again Again (we eat the world and the world eats us) / Laura O’Neill / GB / 08:32
    Experimental animated video exploring post-millennia-anxiety
  • Bungee / Dir. Abigail Henry / GB / 04:26
    A transgender girl takes her first trip to Canal Street in her new identity. Part of Spectrum, an anthology of LGBTQ-themed shorts set over one night in Manchester’s gay village.
  • Bunny’s Blues / Dir. Ebony Hoorn / GB / 04:01
    A music video  that pays tribute to the Technicolor thrillers of the 1970s
  • Down and Out / Dir. Natalie Kennedy / GB / 19:28
    Billy, A young man with Down Syndrom, unexpectedly visits his brother Danny in Blackpool. But Danny has plan with his girlfriend Michelle.
  • Hannah / Dir. Guille Ibañez; Prod: Joanna Howard  / GB / 09:55
    Documentary. Hannah is a passionate, adventurous young woman with severe cerebral palsy. Bored with her routine, she longs for a sense of achievement.
  • How Not To Meditate / Dir. Jo Lane / GB / 02:58
    A woman’s journey into different environments brought about by a guided meditation
  • Pink Pool / Dir. Milda Baginskaitė / GB / 11:00
    When no one shows up at her birthday party, young Agnès makes all the wrong choices.
  • Spinosaurus / Dir. Tessa Hoffe / GB / 13:56
    A young girl cares for her brother as she waits for her mother to return.
  • The Dog Whisperer /Dir. Lucy Lincoln / GB / 09:58
    Josie is a dog whisperer. She has her own methods, she’s a non conformist.
  • Without /Dir. Enni Red / GB / 12:26
    A young ballerina faces problems both in her personal and professional life. When she loses herself in depression and plunges into imaginary worlds, real life forces her to find a way out.