"Bolton at Home - Bolton Film Festival teaser"

Screening at Cineworld : Tues 24th September at 1.00 pm (Screen 15)

Supporting Q&A with directors Aaron Dunleavy & Nicole Pott

and the star of one of the documentary films Alfie - the odd job boy of Clitheroe

LANDSHARKS

Aaron Dunleavy (UK)

A young teenage boy is lured into the jaws of an underground loan shark. LANDSHARKS follows the vicious cycle of misguided youths on a troubled estate, forced to carry out the dirty work of exploitative adults.a

DISCONNECTED

Alice Aedy (UK)

Through disarmingly honest testimonies left on an answer phone machine, this abstract meditation explores the silent loneliness epidemic in the UK and explores a world in which we are 'connected', but more isolated than ever.

KALEIDOSCOPE

Nicole Pott

 

A young boy has his carefree childhood routines warped with cynicism and fear when he inadvertently witnesses something on his 7th birthday.

CARLOTTA'S FACE

Valentin Riedl, Frederic Schuld (Germany)

As a child, Carlotta didn’t expect the people around her to have faces. She even doesn’t recognize her own face. Years later, she learns about a rare, untreatable deficit of her brain. It was art, after all, that offered her a way to finally recognize herself.

https://www.facebook.com/LostinfaceFilm/

100 Women I Know

Phoebe Montague (UK)
 

An unapologetic short documentary telling honest stories of rape from 100 young women I know.

https://www.100womeniknow.com/

HOW IT FEELS TO BE HUNGOVER

Viktor Hertz (Sweden)

A man wakes up at a clinic specialized in malignant hangovers. The doctor prescribes 600 ml of ice cream and two action comedies, but also shares some news, which doesn't make him feel any better...

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

ALFIE - ODD JOB BOY OF CLITHEROE

Aaron Dunleavy

 

18-year-old Alfie found it hard to hold down a job, so he runs his own business with a tandem bike and a trailer and has become a bit of a hometown hero.

Bolton Film Festival

150+ short films, 23 industry talks and 5 masterclasses across three days and five venues

Tuesday 1st October - Thursday 3rd October