GemArts Masala Festival: AWAKE
GEMARTS MASALA FESTIVAL:
Date: Friday 20th July
Venue: BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
Tickets: £5 (includes welcome drink)
Box Office: 0191 440 4124
Book online: This event is now SOLD OUT
Suitable for Age 14+
Running time: 120 minutes
I’d not quite grasped the role of love in healing…
The heart beats – and occasionally breaks
There’s an unwelcome guest – inside my body
I retain distance – from prescribed labels
Waiting – talk – Rooms - listen
Humanity – makes a difference
AWAKE is a programme of South Asian film shorts about consciousness, humanity and well-being from around the world.
Read about Bobby's film choices in his blog post here.
Featuring the following short films:
A short drama about dealing with grief and responsibility for the first time.
Dir. Aleem Khan, UK, 2014
Cast: Hamid (Zain Muhammad Zafar); Humza (Yousuf Hussain); Billy (Muhammad Mujahid-Ali Shahzad); Dad (Kulvinder Ghir)
Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant
Teenager Layla fights daily against her compulsions until challenged to face her darkest fears.
Dir. Suraya Raja, UK, 2016
Voices: Layla (Molly Clarke); Naz (Oliver Cunliffe-Davis); Mum (Susan Clarke)
Moongfali Wala (The Peanut Seller)
Does the past define your future? Every day Shakeel searches for his mother.
Dir. Etienne Sievers, Germany/India, 2017
Cast: Shakeel (Mohammed Faizal); Mother (Moon Moon Singh); Moham (Amit Vashisht); Neela (Shubham Srivastan)
A serviceman experiences flashbacks of the past. What’s real and what’s unreal – does it matter?
Dir. Hilusha Hewagama, Sri Lanka, 2015
Cast: Lahiru Pramu Perera; Hiranya Hewagama; Anuhas Dulanga
Hearing in the Bardo
Hearing in the Bardo is a visual and aural meditation exploring the transient nature of life.
Dir. Isaac McCardle, UK, 2014
Narrator: Tenzin Phuntsok
Maacher Jhol (The Fish Curry)
A 34-year old bachelor has something on his mind.
Dir. Abhishek Verma, India, 2017
Curated by Bobby Tiwana.
Post-screening discussion with industry contributors.
Presented by GemArts with BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.
|Date||Friday 20th July 2018|
|Cost||£5 includes welcome drink|
|Venue||BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art|
|Address||S Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA|
|Booking Details :|
Tickets £5 (Suitable for Age 14+)