Discover Oska Bright
Thursday 24th October, 9am - 12pm
£5 (Any two screenings £8)
Doors 9am | Screening from 10am
Discover the work of young learning disabled filmmakers in this special screening for SEN schools. Students will have the chance to watch some great films (check them out below) and complete a Discover Arts Award. Click here to find out more.
Content notes: contains very mild violence.
The World According to Shady Moonface
Dale Smith, 1mins 46secs, UK
Shady Moonface is made using musical instruments, is genderless, and voices the thoughts of our members about their creative process.
Moaning, Crying and Barking
Chris Butler, 3mins 58secs, UK
A comical documentation of the struggles some people with autism go through in their day to day lives.
Daniel Aguirre Hansell a.k.a Emerald, 1min, UK
Very simple, a false-burnet moth prepares to turn into a moth. Nothing too hard or complicated, just something colourful and nice.
Halloween Massacre 2
Chris Rumens/Rob Nettleton, 3mins 45secs, UK
A bunch of pumpkins are bought from a farm, ready for Halloween carving. Whilst left alone, they plan to make their escape with devastating consequences.
Chris Rumens/Rob Nettleton, 34secs, UK
A Tiki mask is stranded on a desert island. He’s all alone. He hopes to one day have a friend.
Rob Nettleton, 4 mins 56secs, UK
A lost spaceman travels the earth while waiting to be rescued. He makes some new friends along the way.
Denise Rose, 3mins 42secs, UK
In this short film a young person with autism is exploring his independence, sharing his thoughts as he steps outside.
Look For Me
Miriam Fox, 4mins 43secs, UK
An autistic child’s love of drawing helps them discover an unexpected kindred spirit. Inspired after my own diagnosis of Autism in 2017.
The Problems Of The Little Man
Alexey Protsenko, 2mins 17secs, Russia
A man slips on a snowy day and sees something rather unexpected in the woods. A lighthearted caper.
Toby Loxton, 6mins 55secs, UK
A young man focuses on his sport, trying to overcome the negative voices in his head. Will he succeed and hit the bullseye?
Tyler Cunningham, 3mins 35secs, USA
A young boy's first day out in the real world, away from his sheltered home, turns his whole life upside-down.
MTR Saturday Regulars, 3mins 03secs, UK
Starbrights are flying freely until two young men are bored one day and decide to start catching them.
Louis Walkden, 4mins, UK
“It's about the environment. I like to recycle in the big bin, I put plastic bottles there. We are going to look at charity shops to make music. I like music magpie!”
Conor Powell, 3mins 03secs, UK
Two young people enter the same shop where the shopkeeper challenges the wrong one.
The Gruntles 2
Richard Norris, 8mins 15secs, UK
Two of the Gruntles family return as spirits to try and spoil the shop. With the help of detectives and an interesting customer, they are banished into the afterlife.
Gabriel Giaquinto, 2mins 22secs, USA
Hot in winter, snowy in summer... a little boy, frustrated with climate change hilariously attempts to stop it by dismantling his father's car.
In Focus Young People, 1mins 46secs, UK
An attempt to dispel the misconceptions of young people on the autism spectrum.
Dikshaa Varadharajan, 1mins 30secs, UK
Barbie meets the love of her life and jets off on an exotic honeymoon to new and exciting destinations.
The Social Agency, 2mins 53secs, UK
A short film made for ‘The Hours of Darkness’, an installation commissioned by Appetite for Stoke-on-Trent's Light Night 2019. What keeps you awake at night?