SCREENING
WATERSHED CINEMA 1
12:00
£6 / £5.50 CONC / £4.50 UNDER 25s
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1hr 30
Dir: Various

 

This programme lifts the lid on aspects of medical, emotional and other psychological conditions. Memory, ageing and perception are explored in this spectacular array of films.

 

FILMS:

Looploop, Samantha Moore_still3

Dir: Samantha Moore
United Kingdom 2015
6 mins 10 secs
Animation

Loop is an animated documentary about what can be seen and what cannot, how scientists imagine their work and how they describe it.  An Animate projects commission funded by the Wellcome trust. Part of Silent Signal.

 

MOANAmoana, YOLANDA LLACER GINER_still1

Dir: Yolanda Llacer Giner
Spain 2015
3 mins 25 secs
Animation

Moana Ocean. The big blue. In life everything is moving, everything comes and goes… and there are moments when it is necessary to submerge into the blue to lose the fear of changes and regain hope.

 

A Guide To HappyA guide to happy, Mark Lindner_ still2

Dir: Panoply, Mark Lindner, Renaud Futterer
United Kingdom 2015
2 mins 23 secs
Animation

This is our take on that age old question ­- What really makes us happy?

 

Abby’s Story  [Animated Minds: Stories of Postnatal Depression]                              animated minds stories-of-perinatal-depression, George Sander-Jackson_still2

Dir: George  Sander-Jackson
United Kingdom 2015
3 mins 51 secs
Animation

A series of 5 films highlighting the stories of postnatal mental health issues. Animation is combined with personal testimony to give power to the narratives of 5 parents who have endured mental distress before finding a way through.

 

The Nosethe nose, Sean Vicary_ still2

Dir: Sean Vicary
United Kingdom 2016
3 mins 58 secs
Animation

An old women lies in a care home at the end of her life, the fragrance of flowers momentarily unlocks forgotten childhood memories. An autobiographical journey through a landscape evoked by the physiological process of olfaction.

 

Before Lovebefore love, Igor Kovalyov_ still1

Dir: Igor Kovalyov
Russian Federation 2015
19 mins 45 secs
Animation

Human shortcomings tie the dramatic knot of the story. Everything happening to the characters is not a true love yet. Everybody finds his way to be unhappy. Everybody is looking for love.

 

Depart at 22depart-at-22, Wiep Teeuwisse_still1

Dir: Wiep Teeuwisse
Netherlands 2015
3 mins 56 secs
Animation

‘Depart at 22’ is a poetic animated short about growing old and the fear of losing the beauty of youth.

 

Ways Of Seeing                                                                                  

Dir: Jerrold Chong
Singapore/ United States 2015
4 mins 35 secs
Animation

Rumble of train rails   Crashing of ocean waves   Soft caress of distant wind. Two people. Two ways of perceiving the world.

 

Here Therehere there, Alexander Stewart_still1

Dir: Alexander Stewart
Croatia 2015
4 mins 40 secs
Animation

Here There begins as a traveler’s sketchbook but details soon fade away into abstract impressions on the edges of memory.

 

The Seasidethe seaside, Chris Tate_ still1

Dir: Chris Tate
United Kingdom 2015
8 mins 16 secs
Animation

In a simple line animation, share the joy of an old man drinking tea at the beach. Identify with him as he experiences the joy of other people and recalls his memories of his life at the beach.

 

Katie’s Story [ Animated Minds: Stories of Postnatal Depression]GB16-1-F174_animated-minds-stories-of-perinatal-depression_GB16-1-F174_still3

Dir: George  Sander-Jackson
United Kingdom 2015
3 mins 48 secs
Animation

A series of 5 films highlighting the stories of postnatal mental health issues. Animation is combined with personal testimony to give power to the narratives of 5 parents who have endured mental distress before finding a way through.

 

Ticking Away

ticking-away, Michael Sewnarain_still3

Dir: Michael Sewnarain
Belgium / Netherlands 2015
9 mins 25 secs
Animation

TICKING AWAY tells the story of a solitary watchmaker, who seeks comfort and meaning in his daily routine. Then, one evening, a strange man brings him a very special watch to repair…

 

Signssigns, Talia Sabato_still1

Dir: Talia Sabato
Israel 2015
6 mins 27 secs
Animation

Yaffa, a woman in her fifties, feels one day that something is happening inside her stomach. This revelation shocks her peaceful life and confronts her with what is and isn’t, with reality and dream.

 

Beau Lotto – Understanding Perception:
How We Experience the Meaning We CreateBeau Lotto – Understanding Perception How We Experience the Meaning We Create, Stephen 3

Dir: Stephen West
United Kingdom 2015
4 mins 24 secs
Animation

Beau Lotto’s research into perception has shown that we don’t see the real world—just our version of it.

 

A better Situationa better situation, Francisca Villela_ still

Dir: Francisca Villela
Germany 2016
3 mins 58 secs
Animation

How to find a better situation, asks the potato caught up in a sinking Sunday feeling: drop out, modify yourself, turn into something else or by dissociation be someone else for the night—or just keep going on?

 


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