These seven shorts stand in a category of their own, united by a directness, simplicity and artfulness, in the broad spectrum of documentary.
Ireland | 2010 | 10mins | Beta | Colour
Two recovering drug addicts practice tattooing each other and find over time they mark each other in more ways than merely the physical.
About Girls And Horses
Germany | 2009 | 15mins | Beta | Colour | Subtitled
The 10-year-old Pawel and 11-year-old Ricardo spend their days in the gym, where the young high-performance athletes are normal boys, despite their ambition and discipline.
Germany | 2010 | 26mins | Beta | Colour
Seaside, once the location of The Truman Show, is seen through the eyes of Janice, a woman who became paralysed at the age of 22.
Bathing Micky (Micky Bader)
Sweden, Denmark | 2009 | 14mins | Beta | Colour | Subtitled
Micky has been a member of the local bathing club for almost half a decade. Every day, every season, she swims with her friends at her beloved bathing club.
England | 2010 | 5mins | Beta | Colour
A portrait of champion bodybuilder Steve Avery.
Austria | 2009 | 16mins | Beta | Colour | Subtitles
With a great deal of candour and simplicity,
Roma youths confront each other with the camera.
And Once Again Damman – Va Bareh Digar Dammam
Iran | 2010 | 21 mins | DV | Colour
This documentary depicts the events in Karbala and the effect of Ashoora rituals in the lives of the people of southern Iran.
We are delighted to welcome the director of the film, Iman Hajizadeh to introduce the screening.