TRAPPED INSIDE (double bill) // 106’ //
date: Friday, 21st October 2016 // 19.15* – 21.45 //
*please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the screening to collect your tickets / no trailers / box office opens from 18.45
venue: Canada Water Culture Space
tickets: £ 5 early bird / £7.50 regular / £10 on the door
This programme sees humans, post-humans, and even a rabbit express a familiar urge for freedom. It imagines those trapped by normativity, by the familial structure, by corrupt governance, by love, and even by habit and the limits of one’s own imagination. Overall a pattern emerges: beings are trapped by systems, borders, strict ideas. But some souls cannot be caged!
TRAPPED INSIDE PART I
Acceptance // dir. Justin Groves // 10’ // narrative short // 2016 // UK // International team: UK, Australia, Canada, South Africa, Cyprus
A dark short story that touches on the difficulty of telling the people you love your secret of what & who you truly are.
Father (org. Padre) // dir. Santiago ‘Bou’ Grasso // 12’ // animation // 2014 // Argentina // International team: Argentina, France // TOP 10
Day by day, the daughter of an elder military commander takes care of her bedridden father. The dictatorship has come to an end in Argentina, but not in this woman’s life.
Uncanny Valley // dir. Federico Heller // 9’ // narrative short // 2015 // Argentina // International team: Argentina, Germany, USA // TOP 10
In the slums of the future, Virtual Reality junkies satisfy their violent impulses in online entertainment. Is there a line between games and reality?
Words // dir. Andy Phillips // 15′ // narrative short // 2015 // United States
A portrait of The Slam Bar & Poetry Cafe in New Orleans, and the proprietors and customers who make up its scene. Intelligent and current, WORDS tackles both literary themes and the topic of stuttering.
The tunnel (org. El Túnel) // dir. Ricardo Yebra // 8′ // narrative short // 2015 // Spain
Laura and Sofía have 6 minutes in the car wash. Rather than their early passion, fear and doubts bubble up in this portrait of failed communication.
TRAPPED INSIDE PART II
They Will All Die in Space // dir. Javier Chillon // 15′ // narrative short // 2015 // Spain // International team: Spain, Argentina, USA, France, Ukraine
The star ship Tantalus drifts through space in this Spanish / English co-production, a mastery of the science-fiction thriller genre.
Rabbit Blood (org. Tavsan Kani) // dir. Yagmur Altan // 5′ // animation // 2016 // Turkey // International team: Turkey, USA, England, China
This film sees an ordinary day at a mysterious old Turkish country house, whose residents have an extraordinary way of brewing tea.
A. Friend // dir. Erwann Kerroc’h // 5’ // thriller // 2015 // France
Home alone at night, a young woman is about to discover the other side of social media…
Far is here // dir. Barbara Oettinger // 6′ // documentary // 2015 // Chile // International team: Chile, Haiti
A baker quietly testifies the complex situations he has faced since leaving Fort Liberty in Haiti, for Santiago, Chile. An incredible record of human strength and spirit.
The Chunk And The Whore (org. Le gros & la pute) // dir. Antoine Paley // 15’ // narrative short // 2015 // France // International team: France, Switzerland // TOP 10
A sad station cashier tells the sex worker in the parking lot to stop using the shop toilets. Overnight the pair gets to know one another, and the monotony of their subjective lives is changed forever.
VENUE: CANADA WATER CULTURE SPACE
Address: 21 Surrey Quays Road, London, SE16 7AR
Travel: Canada Water Culture Space is situated within Canada Water Library, directly above the tube station. Exit the station towards Surrey Quays Shopping Centre.
Tube: Canada Water station – Jubilee line and London Overground
Buses: 199, 1, 225, 47, 188, 381, C10, P12
Access: There is wheelchair access throughout the building, accessible toilets and hearing induction loops are available.
Canada Water Culture Space is a part of an innovative partnership with Southwark Council. A 150-seat Culture Space is managed and programmed by the Albany, South East London’s leading performing arts venue. The Albany has a reputation for visionary programming that reflects the cultural diversity and creative mix of the area.
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