IDENTITY, RECLAIMED

Thursday 23rd 

Identity, Reclaimed​ explores our expectations and aspirations, and the trials and tribulations of just existing as we are.

 

An online screening, get tickets here and keep an eye out on Instagram for Q&As with the filmmakers!

Must Be Painful

David Semler / Czech Republic / 15 Min

Danny, a Czech student, and his Spanish boyfriend go on a trip to the Czech countryside. At the railway station they meet a couple who don't realise that Danny understands them - every nasty word.  

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Mėxed

Lissi Simpson / UK / 5 Min

"If 'frizzy' is just a word, why do I hate it so much?" The mixed race ethnic group is the fastest growing, yet least represented. Mėxed tells a collective story of biracial women, using spoken word, natural allegory and dance to comment on micro-aggressions placed upon afro-hair terminologies.

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Not a Robot

George Summers / UK / 1 Min

A robot tries to break into a human facility, and is asked a security question.

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Miss Curvy

Ghada Eldemellawy / UK / 24 Min

A Ugandan mother tries to navigate her past traumas through participating in the country's first beauty pageant for plus-size women.

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Maude

Toby Frow / UK / 18 Min

When retired housewife Maude wins a cruise for two, her hope of escape from her stale marriage is placed on Henry, her local shop keeper.

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The Seven Villages

Farah Abou Kharroub / Czech Republic / 17 Min

Shocking revelations are made over a video call between Farah who recently moved to Prague and her grandmother who lives in Lebanon.

The Walk

Jo Smyth / UK / 20 Min

A woman finding her own way of working through grief by the simple and profound act of putting one foot in front of the other.

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Fraser Syndrome & Me

Kyle Anne Grendys / US / 20 Min

Filmmaker Kyle Anne Grendys is only the 75th person to be born with the rare, recessive gene disorder called Fraser Syndrome. Having always felt alone in the world, she sets out on a journey to find her community and finally meets others like her.

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