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Get on the [Vintage Mobile Cinema] bus: shorts at This Way Up, Hull 2017

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Mobile Vintage Cinema will come to Hull

7th November - 8th November 2017

We're heading to Hull next week, for This Way Up, along with the Vintage Mobile Cinema, where we'll be screening some great shorts.

The British Council is a proud partner of Hull City of Culture 2017, and the Film team is pleased to be supporting This Way Up, the UK film exhibitors' conference taking place this year in Hull, 7 & 8 November.

Across both days of the conference, we will be sharing a selection of compelling shorts programmes in Audrey, the elegant Vintage Mobile Cinema, that you can find outside of Hull Truck Theatre.

Screenings start at 10:45 on each day. The schedule is here. For full programme information follow the link on the right.

We're screening five different programmes, each around 30 minutes. Admission is free. There’s limited space in Audrey’s bijou interior, so be sure to turn up early to ensure a seat.

The five programmes are:

Astounding Animation
Exceptional British shorts by emergent and established female animators. Using a variety of animation techniques from stop motion to hand drawing to CG, each animator uses animation to tell brilliantly crafted stories of real lives and imaginative characters. Curated by Abigail Addison.

Flare Films
Three shorts from a British Council international touring programme in partnership with BFI Flare. The programme launches at Seoul Pride Film Festival, Korea, in November; it includes drama and documentary, poetry and dance. The films explore and celebrate a range of LGBT experience, but essentially, they’re about finding out – and standing up for – who you are.

Five of the films in the programme have featured in FiveFilms4Freedom, the world’s widest-reaching LGBT online short film programme.

One Minute
A selection of artists’ moving image from ten years of the One Minute project: artists’ moving image selected, screened and distributed by Hull based artist filmmaker and curator Kerry Baldry. The One Minutes are an eclectic mix of approaches, techniques, media and processes, all having one thing in common - that they have been edited within the time limit of 60 seconds.

Random Acts Presents..
A selection of short films from Random Acts Presents, by artist filmmakers aged 16 - 24. From animation and comedy, to dance and spoken word – these bold and creative short films reflect the mosaic of contemporary life in England through the lens of its young artists. British Council Film will be touring a Random Acts Presents programme internationally in 2018.

Stories is an intensive residential filmmaking laboratory run by the Scottish Documentary Institute, supported by and in collaboration with the British Council. Emerging filmmakers are empowered with the creative and practical tools to examine their sense of identity and nationality through film. It features stories from Benghazi, Tripoli, Rabat, Dhaka, Karachi and Syria.


Tuesday 7 November
10:45  Stories 1
11:30  Random Acts Presents
12:15  Flare Films
13:00  One Minute
13:45  Random Acts Presents
15:15  Stories 2
16:00  Astounding Animation 1
16:45  One Minute
17:00  Flare Films
17:45  Astounding Animation 2
18:30  Stories 2

Wednesday 8 November
10:45  One Minute
11:30  Astounding Animation 2
12:15  Random Acts Presents
13:00  Stories 2
13:45  Astounding Animation 1
15:15  Random Acts Presents
16:00  One Minute
16:45  Flare Films
17:00  Stories 1

Come see us in Hull!