Join us for a programme of six films shortlisted for the brand-new Film Hub North Filmmaker Award at Aesthetica Short Film Festival in 2018. Made by teams living and working in the North of England, the programme showcases the very best of emerging northern filmmaking talent in ASFF official selection and will be touring the region after premiering at Push 2019.
The Film Hub North Filmmaker Award 2018 is sponsored by BFI Network and Film Hub North.
The following films screen as part of this showcase:
Dir. Ronan Mackenzie / GB / 07:00
A short, personal exploration into our existence in the cosmos, journeying through the beauty of life on earth, all the way back to the creation of the universe.
Dir. Benjamin Bee / GB / 12:50
When Ben’s mum passes away, he figures it’s not too late for them to take one last trip to Metroland. After all, she did always want to ride on that one rollercoaster…
Dir. Anna Ziebinska / GB / 2018 / 07:47
A Polish father and child move to England. But on the way, their relationship gets torn apart by the contrasting ideas of home in the 21st century.
The Sycamore Gap
Dir. Lucy Rose Wilson-Green / GB /08:55
Mina works in Blackwood House and finds herself entering an affair with Lady Clara. Clara’s husband becomes aware of the affair forcing both women to face some harsh truths.
Dir. Faye Carr Wilson / GB / 05:44
A short documentary dealing with issues of disability and empowerment through drag performer, Venus Dimilo. An intimate human story of survival and acceptance.
With All The Will In The World
Dir. Daniel Appleby / GB /11:55
A view into Sunderland’s shipbuilding legacy through the eyes of its workers, this film considers whether the same passion still exists on the River Wear in today’s society.
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with directors Ronan Mackenzie, Lucy Rose Wilson-Green and Daniel Appleby.