Sunday 8th August Screening 16:00 – 18:00
A selection of the very latest and best documentaries from all over the world.
During this programme the documentary After the Rains Came: Seven Short Stories About Objects and Lifeworlds will be introduced by its director Sarah Thomas, followed by a Q&A.
Filmmaker: Rachel Tracy
Seventy-seven-year-old Sid takes us on a tour of his clock collection and talks about a moment in his life when time stood still.
(7:30, Documentary, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Tom Mansfield
An intriguing, music-driven documentary which observes the orchestrations of a fantastical robotic musical machine created by the inventor Felix Thorn in his bedroom.
(2:22, Music Documentary, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Nigel Lesmoir-Gordon
30 years ago Lambeth Council in South London commissioned the construction of the biggest skate park and BMX park in the city.
We study the art and skills involved and talk to skateboarders and BMXers about why they love the park.
(16:17, Documentary, UK, 2006)
Filmmaker: Marc Abraham
Journey through the Secret Garden Party of 2008.
(2:32, Documentary, UK, 2008)
Filmmaker: Nicholas B. MacNider
A night with Font Magica.
The Magic Fountain of Montjuic (Font magica de Montjuic in both Catalan and Spanish) is a fountain located at the head of Avenida Maria Cristina in the Montjuic neighborhood of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
(5:39, Documentary, UK, 2008)
Filmmaker: Sarah Thomas
The Samburu of Northern Kenya are a semi-nomadic pastoralist people with a vibrant oral tradition, and a form of memory that is strongly associated with objects, bodily adornment, storytelling and song.
This film, structured through stages in a life cycle, explores the tension between the fleeting nature of memories, and the materiality and permanence of the objects that embody and inspire them.
(19:29, Documentary, UK KE, 2006)
Filmmaker: Emma Hancock-Taylor, Sheridan Goff, Annabella Falletta
Personal recollections from a lovely old lady.
(4:20, Documentary, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: Abbie Brandon
A short biopic of a women reminiscing over her longing to be a hippie in her youth, and revealing how the breakdown of her marriage led her back uncannily close to where she left off nearly four decades earlier.
(2:06, Documentary, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: Simon Price, James Holloway
Canute is an entertaining and informative film shot on location around Southwold by a group of 13-19 year olds.
It is based on the issues of climate change and coastal erosion as seen through the eyes of young people.
(25:18, Docudrama, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Tom Lloyd
The freedom of a life on the road in an English Summer.
Travelling the length of the country and back again with a pair of horses and gypsy caravan, “Lve Before You Die” is the ultimate horse-drawn road movie.
(5:50, Documentary, UK, 2008)