2017

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

WINNER

THEIR LAND, OUR HOME

Ryan Powell – UK

Weaving legend and reality, Their Land, Our Home is a snapshot of the final days of Santa Filomena, an informal neighborhood in the suburbs of Lisbon. The film gives a voice to those whose homes are being destroyed through the government’s out-dated and inadequate slum clearance program.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

PUNK ROCK POLITICS

Rio Goldhammer – UK

In May 2016 Rio goldhannmer stood for election to the local council in a rural suburb of my home town, and decided to produce a short film that documented his experience.

A PIECE OF COAL

Laura Torenbeek – UK

A Piece of Coal was part of a project consisting of 8 short films, called Mining the Memories. All the films were written by South Yorkshire residents, who experienced the miner’s strike of 1984 – 1985. Itl was written by Jane Walton, and directed by Laura Torenbeek.