BEAST + SHORTS
THURSDAY, 20 APRIL 2023
20:00 - 22:00
This screening session features 3 films (94 minutes, original versions with English subtitles).
Tickets are only 6€ per session, and include a free drink at the Studio Skoop bar afterwards. *All proceeds go to The Bigger Screen, an international organisation supporting independent filmmakers.
DEAR DOCTOR, (UK) BY JASMINA SALEH
Synopsis: A visual poem about the pain and misdiagnosis of Endometriosis - utilising striking imagery and raw words to combine an effective and poignant piece. Running time: 00:03:45.
Selections/awards: New York International Women FF, Doc.Berlin (Best Poetic Documentary), Super Shorts London (Best Super Short Film), and more.
I NEVER HAD DREAMS OF MY SON (UKRAINE) BY JASON BLEVINS
Synopsis: After five years of war, a Ukrainian father finds proof his missing son may still be alive in captivity. Running time: 00:16:16.
Selections:awards: Doc.Berlin, Doc.London, Toronto Film Week.
BEAST (BELGIUM) BY JOOST LAPERRE, JILLIS SCHRIEL
Synopsis: Beast tells the story of a tragic hero, Walter Arfeuille and his lifelong quest for recognition. Once he was the world’s strongest “teeth performer” – pulling, a horseshoe in the mouth, trams, trains and airplanes. To this day he holds the record for lifting weight, by using his teeth. 69-year-old Walter insist on proving himself, even though he no longer has the strong physique from before. Running time: 01:12:34.