Kilburn Film Festival – Five Continents in North LondonWednesday, 20 June, 2012
28 June to 8 July
Kilburn Film Festival features film from Nigeria, India, Ireland, Brazil, France, Senegal, Japan, Australia and more, plus classics and films by artists, by older people, by children. With talks refreshments and music.
One highlight is the Films by Artists evening on 5 July.
TIME CLIPS THE WINGS OF LOVE: Si Sapsford / 2012 . Evoking the innocence of old Hollywood films and inspired by a woman’s memory of her first sexual awakening as she reflects on the passage of time.
HOPE AND GLORY: Si Sapsford / 2012 . A boy running in snow is juxtaposed with conversation between former crew members of Steve Fosette’s multihull Cheyenne reflecting on the politics and bureaucracy of the Jules Verne 2004 non-stop round the world race.
IN PROGRESS: Noemi Lakmaier /2012. Femininity, disability and the expectations and stereotypes associated with both are explored through filming a woman’s face as she performs ambiguous yet seemingly private tasks. http://www.noemilakmaier.co.uk
DOUBLE PENDULUM: Faisal Abdu’Allah / 2012 Faisal teamed up with scientists to show how polluted air in East London could threaten athletes at the Games and how pollution shortens the lives of the people living near them, the poor, who are often from ethnic minorities. Features athlete Jeanette Kwakye and footballer Anthony Grant. http://www.faisalabduallah.com
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