Short Docs 1 2015

SATURDAY 12 DECEMBER 2015:        3pm

Donna Lipowtiz's Cat Show follows Carly and her cat Tango on their prize-winning journey across Europe.

Donna Lipowtiz’s Cat Show follows Carly and her cat Tango on their prize-winning journey across Europe.

Goran, Roberto Santaguida, Serbia, 2014, 10.38m.
Goran takes an intimate look at the despair and joy, the hope and pride in achievement as it is constructed by Goran Gostojić of Novi Sad. Production Company: Per.Art, Akademie Schloss Solitude. Written by Goran Gostojić and Roberto Santaguida. Idea inspired by Saša Asentić. Directed, filmed and produced by Roberto Santaguida. Edited by Ana Lagator. Sound design by Gabor Ripli and Vladimir Dabić. With English sub-titles.

Cat Show, Donna Lipowitz, UK, 2015, 59m.
Cat shows are a serious hobby for people all over the world, and Carly, an ambitious young blind woman from Ireland now living in Oxford, is no different. The film follows a six-month show season with Carly and her stud cat Tango, traveling long distances throughout the UK and Europe as she tries to collect enough points for Tango to be the best Himalayan Persian cat in Europe. Performer: Rod Bowkett. Technical Advisor: Dustin Hulm. Additional Camera: Shuhei Nakayama. The film is available to buy online at In English with English sub-titles. Introduced by the filmmaker.

Found, Charlie Swinbourne, UK, 2015, 27:57m.
Three Deaf people, John Walker, Joanne Swinbourne and Emily Howlett, tell us about the day they found the Deaf world. Their stories include school, learning sign language, and their relationships with their family and friends. Available to watch free online at: In BSL with English sub-titles.

With grateful thanks to our funders:

Arts Council England, with further support fromTrinity Buoy Wharf, Countryside Properties, Davenport Venue and Events Management and London Borough of Newham.