September 2 2018
THE STATE OF US
September 2 // 17:00 – 18:15 // £6
Exploring what the future looks like for those left to clean it up. From gun violence and racism to environmental sustainability, let’s talk about The State of Us.
K. Howard, G. McNicoll,
J. Skillas, A. Graham / USA / 11 min
An immensely moving doc on US gun
violence and school shootings as told
by students filming primarily during
Atlanta's March For Our Lives.
Pasha Nieslen / Australia / 4 min
Just an ordinary nature show exploring the wildlife of beautiful Kenya * not subject to fact.
Charlotte A. Rolfes / Germany / 17 min
An interpreter is called to help a young African woman during a police deployment mission and discovers more than he bargained for.
Joosje Duk / USA / 10 min
The dynamic between friends suddenly shifts following a run-in with a nightclub bouncer, exploring race relations and microaggressions.
THE GOOD CUP
Sabine Schwab / UK / 18 min
2.5 billion paper cups are used in the UK annually but only 1 in 400 is recycled. Why is this and what can be done to make cups more environmentally friendly?
A LOVE LETTER FOR THE END OF THE WORLD
Alexi Scheiber / USA / 4 min
A multimedia personal short film about cherishing what may be lost or destroyed within our lifetimes due to climate change.
WE'RE STILL HERE
September 2 // 18:15 – 20:00 // £6
To the outcasts, the outsiders, and the invisibles – what does it look like to be left behind? We’re exploring the struggle to be seen, to be loved, and to be remembered.
Jess O’Brien / UK / 7 min
A teenage girl is reprimanded at school
following a violent incident with another
student. As we follow a section of her life
over three days, the reasons for her
violent behaviour are revealed.
Ali Kellner / Canada / 5 min
An animated documentary story of how one Hungarian grandmother survived as a Jewish prisoner during the Holocaust.
Shahar Cohen / Israel / 10 min
Now living in a car which belonged to her father, Shira struggles adjusting to life after loss.
HOW A KITE FLIES
Ben Gough / UK / 6 min
Sir Ian McKellen voices an alcoholic kite, found more often these days in a strip join than the sky. When memories of happier times come back to haunt him, he decides to try one last flight.
Glenn Whelan / UK / 16 min
The story of the relationship between a death row warden and a young black woman sentenced to die, convicted for the fatal shooting of an officer who killed her husband.
EAST MEETS EAST
Julie Zhu / New Zealand / 4 min
The honest musings of a Chinese grandmother brings an unseen community into the spotlight. Meet a group rendered invisible not only by their migrant status but also by their age.
Charlotte Wells / UK / 16 min
On Christmas Eve, 1968, in a Scottish coastal town, a debt collector goes to work to avoid confronting his wife’s worsening psychosis at home.
September 2 // 20:30 – 21:00
Little Wing Film Festival 2018 comes to a
close and the celebrations begin!
Thanks to our sponsors, we have £5000 of
cash and prizes to award our winning
filmmakers, from filmmaking equipment
to screenwriting software.
It's our hope that what we can offer our
filmmakers will help facilitate their next
project and future career growth.
Keep an eye out for the nominees to be announced soon. If you're a filmmaker and would like to attend the awards night, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Find our filmmakers online, follow their work, and let the festival be a catalyst to discover more independent films and art that you love.
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