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CCDF17 - Unconventional Storytelling | Portraits
Sat 6 May 2017, 12:30 – 14:20 BST
Cheap Cuts is a film festival that strives to bring your more variety of documentary filmmaking . These documentaries each take a creative, non-standard approach to documentary storytelling. Each directors vision, and experience of the settings around them, comes through in these stunning pieces of filmmaking.
PORTRAITS IN DOCUMENTARY
David Martín de los Santos | Spain | 16 mins | 2016
Spanish w English subtitles
The voices of two women transform the remains of a house and restore the memory of those who lived there.
Everything Lives: Looking at the Artist as Father
Huw Wahl | UK | 24 mins | 2016 *WORLD PREMIERE*
Part observation, part performance, and a collaboration between father and son, Everything Lives looks at how Ken experiences time in the barns where he works and the time it takes to build a whole life.
The Magic Hedge
Frédéric Moffet | USA | 9 mins | 2016
English, Spanish w English subtitles
A bird sanctuary located on a former Cold War Nike missile site on the north side of Chicago. Left to wander and observe, the viewer becomes aware of the park’s open secret: men looking for fleeting sexual contacts within the trees and shrubberies.
Elena Lopez Riera | Spain | 15 mins | 2016 *LONDON PREMIERE*
Spanish w English Subtitles
A village in southern Spain. On a hot summer afternoon, a woman grabs a rabbit, strokes it, then kills it with her bare hands before skinning it. Her grandchildren witness this rite of death which they will never forget.
Sean Parnell | UK | 11mins | 2016 *LONDON PREMIERE*
Cattle Market is an observational and sensory documentary experience that explores the market floor operations at the Ashford Livestock Market.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
No entry ID needed but ID may be required at the bar to purchase alcohol. Children are welcome, but some films may feature adult themes - ask if concerned.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Disabled bay parking available outside venue, otherwise parking is limited. We are very close to Kennington and Elephant & Castle stations, plus many bus routes.
What can I bring into the event?
Friends and good vibes. Please do not bring your own food or drink as both are available at the bar and cafe.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Call us on 020 3302 9542, email us at email@example.com or find us on Twitter or Facebook. Please do ask if you have any questions!