Documentaries: Saturday 7th August
Screening 14:00 – 16:00
A selection of the very latest and best documentaries from all over the world.
Filmmaker: Alisha Hasan
This film offers an interesting insight into the theme of nudity that is largely unknown in the explorative context of life modeling and striptease.
(5:00, Documentary, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Nicholas B. MacNider
A pilgrimage to the grave side of Jim Morrison in the Père Lachaise Cemetery in eastern Paris.
(5:37, Documentary, FR, 2008)
Filmmaker: Tom Austin
A surreal comedy docu-drama looking at the life and work of Spanish painter and film-maker Salvador Dali.
(13:55, Surreal Comedy Drama Documentary, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Seeta Indrani
A documentary about Jim Sweeney, veteran of the Comedy Store Players and feted grandfather of impro.
We trace the life and laughs of this titan and how he turned Multiple Sclerosis into a positive force in his journey.
With appearances by Eddie Izzard, Josie Lawrence, Paul Merton, Greg Proops and much much more…
(7:10, Documentary, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: Christian Hearn, Eve Graham
A personal portrait of Jackie Chase: mother, music teacher and political activist.
We follows her relentless struggle to campaign against Guantanamo Bay, and her friendship with ex-prisoner Omar Deghayes.
(7:41, Documentary, UK, 2008)
Fenland teenagers faced with an immigrant in the group explore the issue with a trip to Copenhagen and creative flair!
(7:41, Documentary, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Audrie Reed
An investigation into the plight of the Narikurava tribe of Pondicherry, India who have been housed next to the city dump.
We explore their right to live a dignified and healthy life, free from disease and toxins.
(10:53, Documentary, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: Marc Abraham
A steam day at the museum of technology in Cambridge.
(3:59, Documentary, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Guy King
If there’s anything Seamus loves more than his boys, it’s his freedom.
The dad is shameless, shocking and inspiring; the three young boys are feral, adult and gorgeous.
Filmed in part by the participants themselves, this is a heartwarming and occasionally disturbing story about a dad who lives apart from his sons
(9:23, Documentary, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Eddie Singleton
Tribute singer “Les Holstock” talks about another comeback in his showbuisness career.
Signing autographs in a cake shop, and the love of his wife Gill who might just want to go to bed with the real David Bowie.
Les is “David Live”, Yourkshire’s finest Bowie Tribute Act.
(4:07, Documentary, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Alex Turner, Anthony Smith, Mingu Kang
We follow a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Richard A. McNally, which premiered at the Mumford Theatre in Cambridge on March 25th 2009.
(7:01, Documentary, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Melissa-lynn Dozois
“Meme” is the first in a series of short Documentaries called “someone I find interesting”.
Meme is my grandmother. Real name: Zulma. She is 76 years old. She is a Belgian immigrant. She takes nothing for granted. She makes homemade soup, kills racoons, drives a riding lawnmower, and grows a garden with no worms.
(11:23, Documentary, US UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Nick Golebiewski
I just want to ride my bicycle, I just want to ride my bike.
I just bicycle, for i fear that i might die…
(0:51, Documentary, UK, 2007)