Anansi Stories: I Will Tell International Film Festival
Friday 6th September
Tickets £12.50 | Doors 18:30
Anansi Stories is a compilation of short films that typify traditional folktales where the small spider uses his intelligence to triumph larger creatures.Stories such as these are told by elders to pass down knowledge and moral messages to the younger generations This compilation reflects just those kind of stories.
Short Films in ANANSI STORIES Compilation:
Bahareh must, according to Iranian law, have her traditional, chauvinistic husband accompany her during driving lessons so that she and her instructor are not left together without a third party’s presence.
A woman is trapped at an airport in the USA, desperately trying to escape her life and go back home to Iceland.
WE ARE ALL MIGRANTS
In 1949 Savid Oluwale travelled to Britain for a new life. 20 years later he met his untimely death. We Are All Migrants carries a message of remembrance and solidarity with all migrants who have suffered injustice in the world, capturing the political spirit of Carnival and celebrating the joy of diversity.
SAVED – Escape from Kim´s regime
Andy and his mother try to flee from North Korea, but the escape plan goes desperately wrong. Their guide does not show up as agreed, and they are stuck in the hillsides in China in minus thirty degrees weather. On their way, they get unexpected help from a secret network of people, mostly Christians, called the Underground Railroad.
When Aye-Ogun launched a search for a confession, he discovered more than he bargained for.
June 5, 1989, one day after the Tiananmen Square massacre, an unknown rebel, armed with nothing but two shopping bags, stands up to the brutality of the Chinese government and inspired millions around the world.