SCREENING
WATERSHED CINEMA 1
14:00
£6.00
INCLUDED IN FESTIVAL PASS OR BUY SINGLE TICKETS
1hr 30m
Dir: Various

‘Heterotopia is a concept by philosopher Michel Foucault to describe cultural, institutional and discursive spaces that are ‘other’: disturbing, intense, incompatible, contradictory or transforming.’ Prepare to be carried to extraordinary and uneasy other locations. Each of these films create virtual images of the unreal and explore places in the mind with strange and compelling geography.

FILMS:

An Island

Dir: Rory Byrne
Ireland 2017
12 mins 51 secs

A solitary man sets out to conquer an isolated island.

 

Space Between Stars

Dir: Samuel W. Bradley
Canada 2018
9 mins 59 secs

A science fiction fable which follows a group of ethereal creatures exploring a derelict space station.

 

Letting Go (Lahtilaskmise Lugu)

Dir: Ulo Pikkov
Estonia / Denmark 2017
10 mins 44 secs

The Japanese believe that by releasing a paper doll at the sea they are letting go of an evil spirit.

 

Synchronicity

Dir: Michelle Brand
UK 2018
3 mins 47 secs

The Japanese believe that by releasing a paper doll at the sea they are letting go of an evil spirit.

 

Room

Dir: Michal Socha
Poland 2017
6 mins

This animated short movie is placed in room with no way out, where the main hero, bearded head, is closed.

 

Egg

Dir: Martina Scarpelli
France / Denmark 2018
12 mins 7 secs

A woman is locked in her home with an egg, which she is both attracted to and scared of. She eats the egg, she repents. She kills it. She lets the egg die of hunger.

 

Darwin’s Cave

Dir: Joana Toste
Portugal 2017
13 mins 3 secs

The transmission of knowledge between mothers and daughters is the enormous embrace given by the memory of an experience.

 

 

Two for Two (Dva na Dva)

Dir: Jelena Oroz
Croatia 2018
8 mins

A moody portrayal of the moment we stop loving others and fall in love with our fantasies.

 

Blue Hands

Dir: Diyala Muir
UK 2018
3 mins

In an abstract journey about grief and denial a woman tries to escape the ghosts of her past, but they catch up to her on a night-bus to Nowhere.

 

The Baths

Dir: Grace Lee
UK 2018
2 mins 44 secs

As night descends on an ageing bath house, its occupants face an unnatural intrusion that begins to disturb comfortable and familiar routines.

 


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