Video Strolls presents a collection of artists films made in, through and about Quiet Spaces.
Alleyways, back gardens, front rooms, lay-bys, meadows and public toilets – these short films range from documentaries, narrative fiction to more experimental, abstract works. As with all Video Strolls screenings there is plenty of humour along with the thoughtfulness.
Film-makers showing work include Kevin Boniface, Bill Newsinger, Lee Kern, Owen Davey, Liberty Rowley and Chris Smith.
Join us for a pre-screening stroll.
Meet at Leytonstone Tube Station at 7pm we’ll take in the Churchyard, the Matalan carpark before heading to the library.
Screening starts at 7.45pm Leytonstone Library, Church Lane, Leytonstone E11
Not far from the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, proud cattle herder Kidane (Ibrahim Ahmed aka Pino) lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima (Toulou Kiki), his daughter Toya (Layla Walet Mohamed), and Issan (Mehdi Ag Mohamed), their twelve-year-old shepherd.
In town, the people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists determined to control their faith. Music, laughter, cigarettes, even soccer have been banned. The women have become shadows but resist with dignity. Every day, the new improvised courts issue tragic and absurd sentences. Kidane and his family are being spared the chaos that prevails in Timbuktu. But their destiny changes abruptly. * – imdb.com
Wednesday 5th June, 7:45 PM
At Leytonstone Library (main hall, 1st floor)
Church Lane, E11 1HG, Leytonstone (London). See map
Ticket price £5 (£4 all concessions) sold onsite and on event nights only.