SCREENING
WATERSHED CINEMA 1
10:00
£5.00
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1hr 30m
Dir: Various

Accidents happen. For the characters in this programme, something unforeseen disrupts the course of their existence, with no turning back. Capturing women from the most diverse paths of life, these short films tell stories of self-discovery, inner strength, vulnerability and the courage to embrace new directions.

FILMS:

we_love_moses_dionne_edwards_1We Love Moses

Dir: Dionne Edwards
United Kingdom 2016
15 mins
Fiction

When Ella was twelve, she had her first fight. And when she was twelve, she discovered sex. Now eighteen, Ella reflects on how her obsession with her older brother Michael’s best friend Moses left her with a secret she still carries.

valparaiso_carlo_sironi_2Valparaiso

Dir: Carlo Sironi
Italy 2016
20 mins
Fiction

After getting pregnant, Rocio is released from the identification and expulsion centre in Rome, what will she decide to do on the fourth month of her pregnancy?

Retouch

Dir: Kaveh Mazaheri
Iran 2017
20 mins
Fiction

Maryam’s husband has an accident at home and, rather than saving him, she stops helping and watches him die.

laps_charlotte_wells_5Laps

Dir: Charlotte Wells
United States 2017
6 mins
Fiction

On a routine morning, a woman on a crowded New York City subway is sexually assaulted in plain sight.

Unseen

Dir: Katie Mitchell
United Kingdom 2016
18 mins
Fiction

Unseen is the film debut of acclaimed British theatre director Katie Mitchell, written by Duncan Macmillan and starring Maxine Peake. It tells the story of Emma, a cleaner in a luxury set of apartments, who sees what she thinks is a case of domestic abuse; but is her own experience clouding her judgement? Produced by Warp Films and funded by Film4.

sandy_beach_thanos_papastergiou_1Sandy Beach

Dir: Thanos Papastergiou
Greece 2016
12 mins
Fiction

A woman takes her father for their usual Sunday swim.


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