It is often said that hindsight is a wonderful thing…
If you could look back, would you want to? From world-changing events and true stories from the past, to intimate personal histories and faded childhood memories. For this one time only, you have been gifted with perfect 20:20 hindsight. What will you learn?
(S) - Student film
(W) - Welsh premiere
(UK) - UK premiere
Dir. Ninaad Kulkarni | USA | 2:50 (S)
A selection of brief interviews in response to a single question: “What does time mean to you?”
THE WOLF'S EYELASH
Dir. Elizaveta Starikova | Russian Federation | 6:14 (S) (W)
This story is about the desire to get back to those days when sitting in the kitchen and laughing meant pure happiness.
THE FULL STORY
Dir. Daisy Jacobs | UK | 7:30
Toby is selling his childhood home, but the empty house is full of memories. Can he piece together the full story?
Dir. Quentin Haberham | UK | 9:40 (S) (W)
Francis raises his son like he cultivates his plants, shielded from harm, comfortable inside.
ONE LAST DANCE
Dir. Will Rowson | UK | 3:45 (S) (W)
Told from a daughter's perspective, seen through her father's eyes, as he slowly forgot everything he knew.
Dir. Ali Kellner | Canada | 5:05 (S) (W)
A sentimental and surprisingly optimistic animated documentary about resilience and humanity in the face of atrocity.
Dir. Daniella Koffler, Uli Seis | Germany/Israel | 15:00
Based on Daniella’s personal story, "Compartments" explores collective memories of the Holocaust in the third generation.
LOTTE THAT SILHOUETTE GIRL
Dir. Carla Patullo, Elizabeth Beecherl | USA | 9:59 (W)
Once upon a time, Lotte Reiniger ignited the film world with shadows, light, and a pair of magical scissors.
Dir. Louise Bagnall | Ireland | 9:23 (W)
Emily exists between two states, the past and the present, but she struggles to connect them.
Dir. Izzy Burton | UK | 3:12 (W)
Via tells of the journey of life through epic, beautiful environments and meaningful character animation.