10 year old Jonah sees his absent father once a month for a splash about at the local pool. Together they find fun in the water, but when it stops, Jonah begins to plunge new emotional depths. A tender observation of a boys burgeoning consciousness, buoyed by beautiful underwater imagery and subtle performances.
9th—18th January 2015
Mon 12 Jan 2015
Hackney Picturehouse, Screen 3
The father is the bedrock of the family, or that's the traditional notion. But no punches are pulled in this selection of films tackling parental love and the fraught relationships between child and father.