Film Archive

Centrefold

Animated Film
UK
2012
9 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Siobhan Fenton, Lynchpin Productions
Ellie Land
Christopher Leary
Ellie Land
Paulina Brink, Reka Gacs, Sarah Tunstall
Ellie Land
Matt Dennis, Christopher Leary
Centrefold is a moving and thought provoking animated documentary exploring the reasons why woman have labia surgery. Increasingly, women in the UK are undergoing a labiaplasty to neaten the appearance of their genitals. The film presents three woman’s accounts using stylized animated imagery.

Drawing for Memory

Animadoc
UK
2012
3 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Andy Glynne, Mosaic Films
Andy Glynne
Alexander Parsons
Salvador Maldonado
During the war in Afghanistan, Ali, now ten, fled his country with his grandmother, leaving behind his parents who were unable to leave. This film explores his pain of being separated from them, as well as living for years without knowing whether they were alive. Despite now having contact with them, they are still unable to be united, and Ali describes his hopes of one day seeing them again. This is part of a series using real-life stories of young refugees and asylum seekers, told by the children themselves.

Dream Jobs

Animated Film
UK
2012
2 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Piyanan Suntasiri
Piyanan Suntasiri
Jonathan Fletcher
Gail Piyanan Suntasiri
Gail Piyanan Suntasiri
Gail Piyanan Suntasiri
interview pupils at ST.John School, Kingston Upon Thames
Alexios-Koukias-Pantelis
Childhood dreams areare full of fascination and imagination. This film is about what people really wanted to be when they were younger. However when time passes by, many of them start to forget... This film aims to remind people of their dreams and encourage them not to give up.

I'll Stop Crying if You Stop Crying

Animadoc
UK
2012
4 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Andy Glynne, Mosaic Films
Andy Glynne
Alexander Parsons
Tom Senior
Hamid, aged ten, is from Eritrea. His father had been receiving threats from people in the government so Hamid and his mother escaped to the UK when he was just seven. His father also tried to escape but couldn’t and was later killed. Hamid describes the struggles of coming to terms with his father’s death, as well as settling into a new country. This film is part of a series entitled 'Seeking Refuge' using the real-life stories of young refugees and asylum-seekers who have fled their homeland, told by the children themselves.

Within Within

Animated Film
UK
2011
4 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Sharon Liu
Sharon Liu
Chris Lyons
Pavol Kajan
‘There are many things we cannot choose in life, no one can choose their parents. You have to learn to love them before knowing them.’ The film reflects the directors personal feelings to Hong Kong and its complicated relationship with China.