Bloomsbury Festival: I See It Differently

Virtual Cinema | Shorts Programme

Thu 01 Jan 1970

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Front Room Phoenix

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Free

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4pm - 5.30pm

Bloomsbury Festival: I See It Differently

A diverse set of 9 photographic portraits.

Bloomsbury Festival: I See It Differently

Shorts Programme


FRONT ROOM PHOENIX | Virtual Cinema

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Bloomsbury Festival: I See It Differently

In partnership with Bertha DocHouse, we’re excited to be screening this illuminating programme of short docs, as part of this year’s Bloomsbury Festival (16-25 Oct). The shorts will take you round the world to explore a series of different perspectives.

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About the Shorts


WHO CARES? A film by Heart n Soul at The Hub | Dirs. Catherine Long and Felipe Pagani | 9 mins

Relationships between support workers and learning disabled and autistic people are shown through a selection of moving portraits and extracts from conversations.


ACROSS STILL WATER | Dir. Ruth Grimberg | 12 mins

John is 32. Diagnosed with a devastating eye condition he is gradually losing his sight. Urged by those around him to make difficult decisions and guided by his young friend Ben he seeks solace in his love of night fishing  in a journey requiring real patience and fortitude.


BALUJI | Dir. Marie-Cécile Embleton | 21 mins

Award-winning blind sitarist Baluji Shrivastav OBE reflects on how he overcame social stigma and transformed his relationship to music, forging his path to love and success.  Baluji is a beautiful insight into his life, his blindness and his spectacular career as a musician. 


OSERAKE AND THE RIVER THAT WALKS | Dir. Robert Robertson | 22 mins

Made by Robert Robertson of Octallio Arts, this film combines his experiences of synesthesia with the act of seeing. Robert filmed this mighty river freeze and watched the vast ice flows interact with whirling geometrical shapes.


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