By diversityfilms, submitted on Wed, 30/01/2008 - 12:50
Diversity Films screenings taking place at Platform at the Bridge (Glasgow) in 2008. See http://www.diversityfilms.org.uk/Screenings.html THURSDAY 21st FEBRUARY 2008 in collaboration with Document 5 7pm (Doors open 6.30) WASP dir. Andrea Arnold, 2003, 20' A young mother lies about having four kids and leaves them the pub car park while she goes on a date. Winner of Best Short Film at the 2005 Academy Awards. THE BOY INSIDE dir. Marianne Kaplan, 2006, 47' An award-winning filmmaker turns the camera on her 12 year old son Adam in this powerful documentary about growing up with autism. Screened as part of Document 5 International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival 2007. www.theboyinside.com MILK dir. Peter Mackie Burns, 2004, 10' Bathtime fun turns serious for Nan and her reluctant granddaughter. DIVERSITY FILMS SHOWCASE A selection of short work from new filmmakers working with Diversity Films. WEDNESDAY 26th MARCH 2008 in collaboration with Document 5 7pm (Doors open 6.30) BLACK & WHITE dir. Zam Salim, 2006, 29' David Gillanders is an internationally acclaimed photojournalist. We follow him on his journey from th emean streets of Glasgow's East End where he documents the city's knife crime, to the Ukraine where he is on a mission to bring the hellish underground existence of the country's street kids to the world's attention. Screened as part of Document 5 International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival 2007. PEOPLE WHO DRINK ALONE dir. John Traynor, 2007, 4' People Who Drink Alone is a short documentary about people's relationships with alcohol. Screened as part of Document 5 International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival 2007. PARK dir. Justine Gordon Smith, 2007, 50' Amidst the urban sprawl the local park is a haven. Through the cycle of the four seasons Park gets close to the mix of eccentrics, degenerates, delinquents and every day people who share it. Screened as part of Document 5 International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival 2007.