WATERSHED CINEMA 3
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Encounters have teamed up with Oska Bright Film Festival to present an autism friendly screening, mixing animation, music films, documentary and drama. Sometimes going to see a film can be a challenge for autistic or learning disabled audience members.
The lights will be kept on at a low level, with reduced sound levels and allowance for increased levels of movement and noise.
Oska Bright Film Festival was founded in 2004 by a group of learning disabled filmmakers frustrated at having nowhere to show their work. Now, in its 8th edition, it is the largest and most influential festival of its kind in the world. The screening features bold, risk taking shorts from across the globe, some from the archive and a few treats from the upcoming festival in November. Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank, American Honey) says “Oska Bright is brilliant!” – come and see why.
Oska Bright is a Carousel and Junk TV initiative. Supported by Arts Council England, BFI and Brighton & Hove City Council.
Man Without Direction
Dirs: Johannes Stjärne Nilsson, Pelle Öhlund, Nina Jemth
14 mins 4 secs
Lost to himself and the world Mr D is drawn into a world of endless corridors, lethal waitresses and talk show hosts that decapitate guests.
Like A Star
Dir: Daniele Bonarini
10 mins 50 secs
Tizian, who before this trip had never been abroad and had never taken a plane before, goes to Texas. These will be unforgettable days.
Dir: Roberto Santaquida
10 mins 38 secs
Goran takes an intimate look at the despair and joy, the hope and pride in achievement as it is constructed by Goran of Novi Sad.
Dir: Aideen Barry
4 min 49 secs
On a visit to Kylemore Abbey Johnny discovers an old gramophone in the little chapel by the lake.
Uh Uh Uh
Dir: Station 17
3 mins 22 secs
Music video from Hamburg’s Station 17 featuring dancing dogs and Grannies. Winner of Most Original Film Oska Bright 2013.
Dir: Station 17
6 mins 17 secs
The video was created from a dancers’ meeting of the “Dance & Movement” laboratory of Barner 16, with breakdancers from Lukulule e.V., Eimsbüttel.
The Sea Reminds Me
Dir: Ray Jacobs
United Kingdom 2012
Mark is truly all at sea. His yearning for real touch and connection urge him to a welsh seaside town, a place haunted with childhood memories.
Dir: Otto Kouwen
Czech Republic 2011
A group of learning disabled people set out to answer some of the big questions in life by talking to nuns, astronauts, and a dog.
A Crack In Everything
Dir: Martin O’Donoghue
Maeve and Billy are separated by the Belfast peace lines and the spark of love has been ignited.
IF YOU ARE A FESTIVAL PASS HOLDER YOU CAN BOOK YOUR FREE TICKET FOR THIS EVENT FROM 9AM ON SATURDAY BY LOGGING IN HERE.
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