Doc/Fest 2019 - Shorts: Focus/Shapes That Move: A British State of Being

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This film was last shown on 10 June 2019

A Short Film About Us

Dir: Rita Smith / 1996 / UK / 7 mins

An honest exploration of how cultural identity effects the way you feel about being a lesbian. BOOK TICKETS

Being White

Dir: Albany Video / 1987 / UK / 29 mins

Being White gathers various white people to discuss issues related to skin colour and the injustice of white privileges, as well as the prejudice towards ethnic minorities, Britain's imperialist and cultural history, and the political climate of the 1980s with Margaret Thatcher in office. BOOK TICKETS

Crops and Robbers

Dir: Leeds Animation Workshop / 1986 / UK / 15 mins

This thought-provoking animated film points out the connections between surplus and famine, questions many assumptions about aid and trade, and shows a game of chance being played across continents and through the centuries, as the crops contend with the robbers. BOOK TICKETS


Dir: Pratibha Parmar / 1986 / UK / 29 mins

A video featuring Black and Third World women artists and poets. Includes Audre Lourde, Sutapa Biswas, Mona Hatoum and Mei Ling Jin. BOOK TICKETS

How Does An Invisible Boy Disappear

Dir: Liverpool Black Women Filmmakers & Rehana Zaman / 2018 / UK / 25 mins

Emerging from a nine-month collaboration with Liverpool Black Women Filmmakers, a new women's film collective made up of young women from a Somali and Pakistani background, 'How Does an Invisible Boy Disappear?' documents the group as they work together to create a thriller focusing on a teenage girl's attempt to find a missing local boy. BOOK TICKETS

80 mins


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