REBIRTH IS NECESSARY, dir. Jenn Nkiru
New Shorts

DOCUMENTARY: Resistance

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13:00 Sat 20 Jan 2018

ICA

These documentaries are a provocative look at personal resistance as a radical act. War, political structures, internet trolls and cultural traditions all feature, as personally defined systems of power and dominance are resisted through intimate means. 89 mins

ICA

The Mall, St James's
SW1Y 5AH
  • REBIRTH IS NESSASARY

    Jenn Nkiru 10 mins (UK, 2017)

    This film explores the magic and dynamism of Blackness in a realm where time and space are altered.
  • JZR

    Yaara Agnon 16 mins (IL, 2017)

    “There’s an Arab awakening here that doesn’t exist anywhere else in the country”. A local contemporary peek into “Jazar Crew”, a group of 5 young men, leading an Arab underground scene in Haifa, Israel. The story is told through the view of a jewish Israeli woman who inhabits the same neighborhood, yet still as an outsider.
  • SILENT ROARS

    Maia Krall Fry 10 mins (UK, 2017)

    Young females of Britain are creating a roar across the internet. With millions listening, they are sparking online debate about the biggest issues facing their peers; from climate change and transphobia, to racism. Cast: Munroe Bergdorf, Ella Grace Denton, Elizabeth Farrell, Mya-Rose Craig.
  • CALLING HOME

    Jade Jackman 4 mins (UK, 2017)

    How do you make a film about women that the British Government doesn't want you to see? Through phone recordings, "Calling Home" document the reality of being a female asylum seeker inside Yarl's Wood detention centre.
  • WHITE RIOT: LONDON

    Rubika Shah 9 mins (UK, 2017)

    In 1977, immigration divides Britain. What happens when a punk fanzine challenges the status quo?
  • DUET

    Andrew Margetson 5 mins (UK, 2017)

    Duet is a short film that looks at the female within the male controlled world of ballet. Two emerging stars discuss and perform an all-female pas-de-deux, showcasing not just grace and beauty but strength, athleticism and power.
  • FUNNY GIRL

    Rosina Andreou 6 mins (UK, 2017)

    A young woman with cerebral palsy starts to come to terms with her sexuality through stand up comedy.
  • FLIGHT

    Laura Wadha 11 mins (UK, 2017)

    Two young sisters who arrive in Sweden having fled the war in Syria are becoming teenagers in a new world. They try to hold on to the memories of their once beautiful home while struggling to deal with the repercussions of growing up surrounded by war.
  • THE RABBIT HUNT

    Partrick Bresnan 12 mins (US, 2017)

    In the Florida Everglades rabbit hunting is considered a rite of passage for young men. The Rabbit Hunt follows seventeen year old Chris and his family as they hunt in the fields of the largest industrial sugar farms in the US. The film records a tradition by which migrant farm workers in the communities surrounding Lake Okeechobee have been hunting and preparing rabbits since the early 1900s.
  • THE ANCESTORS CAME

    Cecile Emeke 6 mins (UK, 2017)

    The Ancestors Came' is a short film exploring the life and work of prolific artist Faith Ringgold by eschewing linear narrative and drawing connections within her collection of works, in order to hint at a larger narrative at work.