The following selection of films will be available with audio description for blind and partially sighted audiences to enjoy for the duration of Alchemy 11. Each of these films is available on-demand 29 April – 3 May, for free worldwide.
More information about maximising your enjoyment of this year’s festival can be found on our How to Access page.
CHARLIE CHAPLIN LIVED HERE
Louise S. Milne, Seán Martin – 39’03 – Scotland – 2021
In 1960s London, Bill Douglas and Charlie Chaplin nearly meet… From our Spotlight programme.
FIELD NOTES ON LOVE
Sam Firth – 7’15 – Scotland – 2020
A short, essayistic documentary about human relationships and woodland ecology that charts a female filmmaker’s relationship with a woodland ecologist.
Karel Doing – 61′ – UK – 2021
A new film on love, extinction and destruction… From our Features programme.
LEAVE THE EDGES
Baff Akoto – 39’28 – UK – 2020
A meditative dreamscape exploring the complexities of African diasporic spirituality and cultural expression through dance, poetry, and music. From our Focus programme.
Nadeem Din-Gabisi – 13’27 – UK – 2020
As we follow The Seeker, who moves between the city and the sanctuary, MASS carves out the intimate communal spaces and intangible signals that characterise the contemporary Black experience.
Moojin Brothers – 18′ – Republic of Korea – 2020
The obsessive and inefficient eyes of technology: threads tangled around a person, horses galloping on a racing track, a snail slowly crawling along a sculpture engraved with complex mazes.
Mariangela Ciccarello, Philip Cartelli – Italy – 2019
A young woman investigates an island’s geologic specificity, discovering hidden strata where history and memory meet barely submerged narratives of displacement and imaginaries of possible futures.
Jennifer Martin – 18’15 – UK – 2020
An eager couple interrogated by UK Home Office agents endures a series of assessments that become progressively performative to evidence their relationship’s legitimacy.