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.
Animadoc 2014
Mend and Make Do Bexie Bush

Cup of tea? Come and take a seat in Lyn's cosy front room. Hear her story of love during wartime and watch as her belongings come alive with the hope, fear and humour of one spirited lady.

UK

UK
2014

Mend and Make Do

Animadoc
UK
2014
8 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Timo Suomi
Bexie Bush
Arran Price
Adrian Peckitt
Pawel Slawek
Bexie Bush
Stefan Kaday
Neo Peterson
Cup of tea? Come and take a seat in Lyn's cosy front room. Hear her story of love during wartime and watch as her belongings come alive with the hope, fear and humour of one spirited lady.
Animadoc 2013
Mr & Mrs Panda Will Anderson

With appropriate pomp and protocol Mrs. Panda Tian Tian and Mr. Panda Yang Guang, better known as Sweetie and Sunshine, move into their new ...

UK

UK
2012

Mr & Mrs Panda

Animadoc
UK
2012
5 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Sonja Henrici, Noe Mendelle
Will Anderson
With appropriate pomp and protocol Mrs. Panda Tian Tian and Mr. Panda Yang Guang, better known as Sweetie and Sunshine, move into their new residence. The two pandas, a present from China, are to produce offspring for the Edinburgh Zoo. But it takes two to form a relationship. Will Sweetie be able to woo Sunshine’s heart?
Animadoc 2014
Princess Issues Jaha Browne, Natalie Hobbs

A traditional princess story is narrated by interweaving young girls’ statements about the issues they would face if they had to become a princess. Would they want to? And how would they lead their country during war?

UK

UK
2013

Princess Issues

Animadoc
UK
2013
3 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Jaha Browne, Natalie Hobbs
Jaha Browne, Natalie Hobbs
Jaha Browne
Jaha Browne
Natalie Hobbs
Jaha Browne, Natalie Hobbs
Jaha Browne, Natalie Hobbs
A traditional princess story is narrated by interweaving young girls’ statements about the issues they would face if they had to become a princess. Would they want to? And how would they lead their country during war? Their answers are full of surprises and humour.
Animadoc 2014
Unsinkable Sophie Tran

The filmmaker interviews various members of her family about their dangerous and risky flight from Vietnam to Great Britain as boat people.

UK

UK
2014

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.