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NAHEMI @ Encounters International Film Festival 2010

NAHEMI @ ENCOUNTERS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2010

THURSDAY 18th NOVEMBER, 18.00

CINEMA 1, WATERSHED, BRISTOL

NAHEMI is proud to present a selection of the best work from some of the best film schools and media production courses from around the UK, as part of the ENCOUNTERS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, which runs from Tuesday 16th to Sunday 21st November in Bristol.

This year’s programme is one of the strongest for several years and provides a unique opportunity to see the best of student short film making from around the UK and Ireland all in one programme.

ALL FRIED UP ( dir. Tom Marshall , UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER)

A chance encounter with an eccentric stranger during a breakfast at a roadside café leaves Martin with a bad taste in his mouth.


WHEN HUMANS RULED THE EARTH (dir. Stephen Ong, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF THE ARTS, NORWICH)

An animated insight into the human machine and it’s obsession with consumption. Take an intriguing journey through this mechanical monster, observing it’s ruthless attitude towards our planet’s resources.


LUCY (dir. Daniel Thomas, GOLDSMITHS)

Life on a Hull Council Estate through the eyes of a young girl.


COTTON STONES (dir. Jonathan Entwistle, LONDON FILM SCHOOL)

A brother’s betrayal and the nightmare of growing up too fast, in a place where there is nothing to live for.


BETTY’S (dir. Becky Bush, UCA FARNHAM)

Come inside Betty’s hairdressers and watch as wigs and hairdryers come to life and talk about their ailments.


GE RI DE HAI RI-YA (dir. Qin Si, UNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE)

Hai ri-ya is the seven year old daughter of nomadic herders who live on the Mongolian grasslands.  She tends the sheep and has learnt all she knows from her family but the day is coming when she must go to school.


12 SKETCHES ON THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF BEING STILL (dir. Magali Charrier, ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART)

12 Sketches on the Impossibility of Being Still is a collection of experiments in animation and editing exploring the spaces where nothing happens: the liminal zone that exists between you and me, between here and there, sound and silence, movement and stillness.


THE BOY WHO WANTED TO BE A LION (dir. Alois Di Leo, NATIONAL FILM & TELEVISION SCHOOL)

Jake is a 7-year old deaf boy growing up in the 1960s.  One day he goes on a school trip to the zoo where he sees a lion for the first time.  A feeling begins to grow inside him that will change his life forever.


ONE NIGHT STAND (dir. Jack Tew and Dave Humphreys, UNIVERSITY OF STAFFORDSHIRE)

The morning after the guy she wishes didn’t happen…


SMALL CHANGE (dir. Cathy Brady, NATIONAL FILM SCHOOL, IADT / DUN LAOGHAIRE, DUBLIN)

Karen (Nora-Jane Noone), a young single mother is bored by routine. Slot machines have become her secret thrill and addiction. With Christmas looming, a desperate hope for a big win sees her life spiral out of control.

YOU WILL NEED TO BOOK EARLY AS THIS EVENT ALWAYS SELLS OUT QUICKLY !!

See  http://www.encounters-festival.org.uk/ for details