Scroll down
All Films in the

Category: Coming Up in Week 1

Director: Nancy Buirski

The RECY TAYLOR Film

Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black woman, wife and mother, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Common in Jim Crow South, few women spoke up in fear for their lives. Not Recy Taylor.

Thursday 30 August


90 mins 15
Director: Luciana Ceccatto Farah

SOMEBODY CLAP FOR ME

In Uganda, youth are re-inventing their ancestral tradition of storytelling into slam poetry nights to fight the silence imposed by an oppressive regime.

Friday 31 August


95 mins 12
Various

WOMEN ON THE FRONTLINE – SHORT FILMS

Films about and from the perspective of women around the world.

Saturday 1 September


78 mins 15
Director: Ralph Strean

GENESIS: PARADISE LOST

Stunning visual effects and field research invite audiences to explore the much-studied and heated debate over what exactly happened "in the Beginning"?

Sunday 2 September


100 mins U
Director: Samuel Wickey

MY AMISH WORLD (UK PREMIERE)

A father breaks the chains of fear and oppression to allow hope, the expression of love and freedom to leave the Amish.

Sunday 2 September

Directors: Zara Balfour and Marcus Stephenson

CHILDREN OF THE SNOWLAND

A coming of age voyage in which the children must trek from their adopted city school all the way back to their birthplace to make peace with those who gave them up for a ‘better’ life.

Sunday 2 September


93 mins PG
Various Directors from around the world

KALEIDOSCOPE – SHORT FILMS

Short films from around the world on life choices.

Monday 3 September


92 mins 18