Join us for a celebratory showcase of young filmmaking talent at our 2020 Young Filmmaker shortlist screenings. All films are made by the next generation of filmmakers from or living in the UK and Ireland. Screening as part of the Cinemagic Film Festival 2020.
FORGOTTEN VALOUR (Filmmaker: Taylor Doggett)
A short experimental documentary challenging the stigma surrounding PTSD and mental health within the military by telling one man’s story after he suffered for 35 years before his diagnosis.
GIRL POWER? (Filmmaker: Ellie Bickerton-Jones)
Is there equality within the music industry? This documentary aims to explore topics ranging from sexism to lack of women on festival line-ups to understand whether women have the same opportunities and support as men within the music industry.
INSIGHT (Filmmaker: Rob Harris)
A short documentary that follows three people living with sight loss and aims to challenge people's perceptions about their abilities.
THE HUNT SABS (Filmmakers: Marcia Rumsey)
The Hunt Sabs is a short documentary examining a group of animal activists who sabotage illegal foxhunts. These hunt saboteurs are on the frontline, out in the countryside for half of the year waging war against the hunters and terrier men.
THE ITCHEN COMEBACK (Filmmaker: Will Priddis, Brendan White)
In the 2019 UK General Election, Southampton Itchen was the most marginal seat in England - with a Conservative majority of 31 votes. The Southampton Labour Party and their candidate, Simon Letts, want to change it.
TO MY YOUNGER SELF (Filmmaker: Owain Astles)
To My Younger Self is a short creative documentary about solitary confinement in Young Offender Institutions.
This programme is part of the Cinemagic Young Filmmaker shortlist collection. Free to watch on QFT Player from Fri 16 Oct to Sun 1 Nov. Find out more about Cinemagic's virtual 2020 festival here: https://cinemagic.org.uk/
Total duration: 51 mins | Age: 15+