Short docs on the big screen: Thur 24 Nov

One World Media will be screening a series of films from the Global Short Docs Forum produced by alumni. Global topics are brought to life in our latest inspiring programme of international short documentaries directed by emerging filmmakers.

From a scientist reviving a giant telescope in Armenia, to Muslim women in Cape Town challenging stereotypes in their community, each unique story explores what it means to walk your own path in a changing world.

The screening will be followed by a live Q+A with the filmmakers.

Date: Thursday 24 Nov at 6:20pm

Location: The Bertha DocHouse Screen, London

An-Nisaa (Women)

Dir. Thaakirah Behardien | South Africa | 2021 | 31 mins | UK Premiere

Three women in Western Cape, South Africa, use art, comedy and social media to challenge stereotypes and confront taboo issues within their Muslim community.

 

The Essence Of Memories

Dir. Mélanie Gouby | France/UK | 2022 | 25 mins

Abdulkader Fattouh, a young Syrian refugee living in France, pursues his lifelong dream to become a “nez”, a master perfumer.

 

ROT54: Armenia’s Forgotten Space Giant

Dir. Marta Miskaryan | Armenia | 2022 | 25 mins

An Armenian scientist attempts to revive a groundbreaking Soviet-era telescope, amidst personal and political turmoil.

 

Harvesting Turkey’s Tea

Dir. Sheida Kiran | Turkey/UK | 2021 | 23 mins 

Three women strive to shape their futures in the face of economic decline and inequality in Turkey’s Black Sea tea-picking communities.

 

Images from the event