EDINBURGH – 20 April – St. Cecilia’s – 50 Niddry St
STIRLING – 27 April – The Curly Coo – 51 Barton Street
Weavers of Imagination
Story of some unsighted people who weave carpets by using Brail. Weaving carpets requires precision and sight and it is difficult even for the sighted people. The unsighted people think if there was a place where the sighted people did not bother them, they would have a better life.
A Gap in the World
Donald Ker grew up near Inverness. His father was a tenant farmer. In 1957 Donald’s father, while drunk, fell into the harbour and drowned. Donald was 13 years old. At the time he was relieved; his father was violent when drunk and regularly targeted the family. Donald is a writer and a potter. This short documentary is an intimate look at how these activities can make the world better. Donald reflects on how they have helped him move towards a sense of reconciliation with his abusive father, allowing him to take control of his own past.
Cold Storage is a short dance film that pays homage to the virtuosic physical performances and melancholy comedy of the classic silent screen. On a desolate arctic shore, a lonely fisherman discovers his prehistoric counterpart frozen in the ice, and thaws him out as his newfound soul brother.