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Grant Gee's Patience (After Sebald) will screen as part of Spectrum


January 2012

We're looking forward to an incredible British showing at this year's Rotterdam Film Fest.

The International Film Festival Rotterdam is gearing up for its 41st edition which takes place from 25 January - 5 February 2012.  We've worked closely with the festival's programmers to ensure that the very best of British films and filmmakers made the cut.

The British contingent will be out in force with 10 features including a world premiere for Pat Holden's poltergeist feature When The Lights Went Out, a whopping 18 short films and two artist filmmaker installations / screenings.

Six emerging producers from across the UK will also take part in the Rotterdam Cinemart Producers Lab - and we will be there to see how it all goes.

Congratulations to them all!

Feature Films:

A Dangerous Method - dir. David Cronenberg

Babeldom - dir. Paul Bush

Kill List - dir. Ben Wheatley

Patience (After Sebald) - dir. Grant Gee

Shame - dir. Steve McQueen

Shock Head Soul - dir. Simon Pummell

Two Years At Sea - dir. Ben Rivers

Weekend - dir. Andrew Haigh

Wuthering Heights - dir. Andrea Arnold

When The Lights Went Out - dir. Pat Holden

Short Films:

20hz - dir. Semiconductor

99 Clerkenwell Road - dir. Sophie Michael

Africa - dir. Matti Harju (Finland / UK)

Agatha - dir. Beatrice Gibson

Aisha's Song - dir. Orlando von Einsiedel (Nigeria / UK)

Arrastre - dir. Nicholas Brooks

Bobby Yeah - dir. Robert Morgan

Bradley Manning Had Secrets - dir. Adam Butcher

did I? - dir. Hiraki Sawa

Flash In The Metropolitan - dir. Rosalind Nashashibi, Lucy Skaer

Goose Weather - dir. Stephen Sutcliffe

In Search of A City (in the Papers of the Sein) - dir. Hala Elkoussy (Egypt / UK)

Let England Shake - dir. Seamus Murphy

Loss - dir. David Ferrando-Giraut

Maydoum - diir. Omar Robert Hamilton (Egypt / UK)

Moxie - dir. Stephen Irwin

Rise Again - dir. Katarina Zdjelar (Netherlands / UK)

Sack Barrow - dir. Ben Rivers

Installations / Artist Filmmakers:

Our Broken Voice - dir. Circumstance

The Sputnik Effect - dir. Simon Pummell