"Art & Artists"

Screening at Neo Gallery on Tuesday October 1st at 12.20pm

Check out our Full Festival Pass for entry to 24 blocks of film, 23 talks and 5 masterclasses

STILL LIVES

Elli Vuorinen (Finland)

Still Lives is an experimental stop motion animation starring traditional figurines from folk art from various times and places. Accompanied by a soundtrack of narrators facing the pressures of modern life, these characters explore the theme of busy stillness from different points of view.

http://ellivuorinen.com/still-lives/

MY HEAD ON THE MOUNTAIN

Anna Stoltzmann (UK)

Performance Artist Agnes Btffn lives and works by a fjord in Norway. Both her body and the fjord’s mountains are old. The mountain is visibly strong; the tender, aged body is vulnerable - yet, either is fleeting. 

@AnnaStoltzmann

CUBAN CANVAS

Kavery Kaul (USA)

An intriguing intergenerational story of artists in Havana whose works hang in museums and galleries worldwide. They experiment with form, content, and bold vision. The documentary traces the enduring lines between art and life.

TOMMY: THE PORTRAIT OF A SCULPTOR

Chris Frazer Smith (UK)

Sculptor John Mills marks the anniversary of the end of WW1 and the impact of war by bringing to life "Tommy", a portrait of a British soldier who has survived and returns homeward bound.

www.instagram.com/cfrazersmith/

OLOWE AND I

Christina Ruloff (Switzerland)

His first “Olowe" was a fake, but by then art dealer Jean David had already fallen in love with Yoruba artist Olowe of Ise (1875 - 1938). But how can one distinguish between „real“ and „fake“ art in African art? David takes us onto a journey into an unknown universe full of beautiful contradictions.

https://twitter.com/ChristinaRuloff

THE LYRICS THAT TOOK ME HOME

Jan Rufus (UK)

The lyrics that took me home’ is a short documentary that explores music, art and culture. Featuring three British young South Asian women who are carving out their careers as unique artists. 

Instagram.com/jan_rufus

INSTRUMENTS IN THE ARCHITECTURE: BUILDING THE PIANODROME

Will Hewitt & Austen McCowen (UK)

Pianos are being thrown away at a tremendous rate – hauled away, set on fire and their valuable heavy metal sold for scrap. Tim, Leon and their team of inspired artists, musicians and volunteers have reclaimed these unloved instruments to build the world’s first 100 seater amphitheatre made entirely from up-cycled pianos.



 

https://www.meltthefly.com/films/pianodrome

"Art & Artists"

Screening at Neo Gallery on Tuesday 1st at 12.20pm

Check out our Full Festival Pass for entry to 24 blocks of film, 23 talks and 5 masterclasses