SCREENING
WATERSHED CINEMA 1
14:00
£5.00
INCLUDED IN FESTIVAL PASS OR BUY SINGLE TICKETS
1hr 30m
Dir: Various

What defines who we are? Is the idea of an immutable self just an illusion? Notions of personal, physical, mental, sexual and racial identity are explored in these short films capturing characters in search of themselves. Displaying insight and flair without a drop of judgement, these sensitive stories delve into the lives of people questioning who they really are or have become.

FILMS:

marlon_jessica_paludMarlon

Dir: Jessica Palud
Belgium/France 2017
19 mins
Fiction

Marlon, 14 years old, is visiting her mother in jail for the first time since her imprisonment. The young girl, protected by her family and relatives, stubbornly believes that her mother is still her childhood heroine…

alexithymia_duncan_cowles_2Alexithymia

Dir: Duncan Cowles
United Kingdom 2017
10 mins 11 secs
Documentary/Experimental

What’s it like to feel no emotion?

diagnosis_eva_riley_1Diagnosis

Dir: Eva Riley
United Kingdom 2017
17 mins
Fiction

Sally’s secretive evening job forces her to face up to feelings she thought she had under control.

check_the_label_eno_mfon_2Check The Label

Dir: Eno Mfon
United Kingdom 2017
3 mins 27 secs
Fiction

Identity and conformity collide as two sisters drift apart.

pria_yudho_aditya_8Pria

Dir: Yudho Aditya
Indonesia/United States 2016
21 mins 34 secs
Fiction

A teen living in rural Indonesia struggles between the traditions of his upbringing and his romantic idealisation of the freedom of the west.

exercise_one_victoria_verseau_1Exercise One

Dir: Victoria Verseau
Sweden 2016
14 mins 10 secs
Fiction

Juli has undergone a gender reassignment surgery, man to woman. A film about a transperson’s loneliness and desire for closeness and love.

a_story_about_my_eyes_guidon_hendrikx_2A Story About My Eyes

Dir: Guido Hendrikx
The Netherlands 2017
5 mins 38 secs
Documentary

A film about Bakary Diarra.


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