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Thursday Late: Intermission #2

Thursday 28 October 2010, 6.30pm to 8.00pm

Join us for the second in our series of short film screenings and reflect on the powerful legacy of war, memory and loss away from the front line.

There will also be a chance to view our international exhibition Bringing The War Home, which draws together challenging photographic responses that connect both directly and indirectly with conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Doors 6.00pm, films start from 6.30pm.
Refreshments and sofas aplenty.
£3.00/£2.00 concession.


Oudoille Oville (Karelian Cowgirls)
Minttumaari Mäntynen / UK Finland / 2008 / 11 min
At the start of the Winter War in 1939, three teenage Finnish-Karelian girls left their homes to drive cattle through hostile lands. A lifetime later they look back on their adventures and the effect the war had on their lives.

Ronnie B. Goodwin / UK / 2009 / 4min

A poetic film based on the experiences of war veteran Goodwin. Images of conflict take over the shooter’s  imagination, and haunt him in the mountains, lochs and forests of Scotland.

Cigarette Candy
Lauren Wolkstein / UK / 2009 / 13 min

A traumatized teenage Marine is forced to play the role of 'the hero' at his homecoming party. In pursuing a rebellious, sixteen-year-old girl, Candy, he sees an opportunity to numb his pain and connect to a fellow lost soul.

Prayers For Peace
Dustin Grella / USA / 2009 / 7 min

A narrative stop-motion animation created with pastels on slate confronting the memory of Grella’s younger brother who was killed in the current conflict in Iraq.

I Expect Joan Feels The Same  
Sophie Williams / UK / 2002 / 5 min
A dignified story of shared reminiscence as two WWII war widows recount their lingering memories of love and loss.

ongs For My Mother
Jane & Louise Wilson / UK / 2009 / 15min
A story inspired by a set of wardrobe photographs taken by Kubrick for a film about the Holocaust which he never brought to completion. This story creates the backdrop for a developing relationship between two women, Kristina an actress and Esma a costume designer, who are first and second-generation refugees from war torn areas of Europe.

Karelian Cowgirls Dir. Minttu Mäntynen

Karelian Cowgirls Dir. Minttu Mäntynen

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Karelian Cowgirls Dir. Minttu Mäntynen Shooter Dir. Ronnie B. Goodwin Cigarette Candy Dir. Lauren Wolkstein Prayers For Peace Dir. Dustin Grella I Expect Joan Feels The Same Dir. Sophie Williams Songs For My Mother Dir. Jane & Louise Wilson