Date: Sunday 26th April 2020
A Selection of Five Short Documentary Films
THE TIME MACHINE [Poland]
Director: Jan Bujinowski.
Duration: 26.00 minutes.
From Poland, a film about a lonely 55 year old performing artist who lives in London.
After years of no contact, his parents decide to visit him and go for a ride in his Time Machine.
Director: Becky Beamer.
Duration: 13.08 minutes.
From the United Arab Emirates, an experimental biography about a poet, Ahmad al Assam, who has lived his whole life in Ras Al Khaiman, UAE.
This is a place that has inspired his writings on family, loss, love, and country.
A NEW LIGHT [UK]
Director: Jacopo di Girolamo.
Duration: 13.11 minutes.
A team of researchers from UWE, Bristol, explain the Pee Power technology – a revolutionary way of creating electricity and its application in Kisoro, Uganda and Mathare North, Nairobi, Kenya – and how it is improving lives in these communities.
ON THE MARGINS OF HISTORY [Canada]
Director: Mary McDonald.
Duration: 09.46 minutes.
Poets Natasha Boskic and Mohamad Kebbewar came from countries Serbia and Syria that suffered similar fates.
This film from Canada is witness to the destruction of ancient history, the displacement of people in Aleppo.
It is witness to the breakdown of former Yugoslavia, culminating in the NATO bombing of Serbia.
MAN LOOKING AT A PUDDLE [UK]
Director: Lucia Sellars.
Duration: 05.00 minutes.
From the UK, a film about a self-taught, outsider artist.
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