Southampton Film Week

Documentary

YOUTH UNSTOPPABLE

Dir: Slater Jewell-Kemker | USA | Cert: U      Since she was 14 years old, Slater Jewell-Kemker has been travelling around the world as a Climate Activist, meeting and interviewing other youths from this enormous network of international trailblazers. 2018 saw the rise to prominence of Youth Climate Activism with Greta Thunberg, but Jewell-Kemker’s …

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GUNDA

Dir: Viktor Kossakovsky | Norway | 93mins | Cert: PG    From the director of the climate documentary Aquarela, this aesthetically stunning film follows the lives of the eponymous Sow, as well as two cows and a chicken, as they live out their daily lives.  Depicting the emotional lives of his animal subjects, Kossakovsky’s tender …

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THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

Dir: John Chester | USA | 91mins | Cert: PG    The Biggest Little Farm follows the Chesters as they swap the big city for a (not so) little farm. Envisioned as a self-contained eco-system, Apricot Lane Farms is the Chester family’s attempt to show how easily we could do things differently. Besides a moral …

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KOYAANISQATSI

Dir: Godfrey Reggio | USA | 1982 | 86mins | Cert: U    Taking its title from a Hopi word meaning ‘life out of balance,’ Godfrey Reggio’s Koyaanisqatsi – eight years in the making – displays the lack of balance between humans and our relationship with our environment. Reggio’s breath taking ‘tone poem’ marries experimental …

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SFW: Shorts – New deadline + discount for docs!

Southampton Film Week’s annual film competition SFW: Shorts has an extended deadline! We’re now accepting submissions of short films for all categories until Monday 30th September 2019.  As a result we’ve also moved the date by which shortlisted filmmakers will be informed to 25th October 2019. Additionally, documentary filmmakers may now submit their films for …

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