SAT 8 Dec
The Muse ART GALLERY
269 Portobello Road, W11 1LR





World cinema and UK premieres


6 - 10.30 pm




Crying With A Smile Marcelo Paganini 5 mins U
It was about human life and death. Then a whole river called “Riddoce” was killed in Brazil because of greed. It then became all about survival of rivers, lakes and oceans. In other words: life.

From On High Dawn Westlake 8 mins U
A Syrian refugee girl and a European boy combine religious forms to create a functioning secular peace.

Painting Freedom Zenia Sleby 3 mins u
A group of Yazidi women who have escaped ISIS captivity take part in an art workshop, led by British artist Hannah Rose Thomas.

Slowly Cristian Scardigno 17 mins U
From dawn to dusk, the daily story of two young guys and their snails that deal with their brand-new farm.
Short-Documentary Italy

On The Roof Marie Dupont 15 mins U
A documentary about the disappearing world of Pigeon coops on the roofs of New York City.

An improvised night walk with Livia Giaffreda David Fedele 14 mins U
Livia Giaffreda is an amazing singer of traditional and folk music, as well as a frame drum and tambourine player. On this evening, we are invited to come on a very special night walk with Livia through the streets of Palermo, where she will perform four songs, all improvised. A beautiful voice and a magical atmosphere.

Nous Sommes des Messagers (We are Messengers) David Fedele 15 mins U
Part documentary, part improvised concert, this 15 minute short film is a portrait of two amazing Senegalese musicians currently living in Morocco, and introduces the audience to the traditional and mystical music and instruments of Senegal.

WAKE UP! WHAT WOULD YOU DO TO CHANGE THE WORLD? (WAKE UP! ¿QUÉ HARÍAS TÚ PARA CAMBIAR EL MUNDO?) ÁNGEL LOZA 30 mins 12
Love, soul, heart, life, spirit, passion, unity, solidarity, justice, equality, brotherhood, music, peace... are the concepts that could define this film. "WAKE UP!" IS
DOCUMENTARY Spain

IXTAB MARÍA SALGADO GISPERT 18 mins 15
Ixtab is a chorus girl who becomes a grande dame due to her great ambition and her marriage to a high-society man. Recently widowed a few months earlier, she reappears in society sooner than would be advisable in such circumstances, inviting all her “friends” to a party.
DRAMA Spain

Naughty Amelia Jane Risheeta Agrawal 12 mins 12A
The film is a satire on the hilarious hypocrisy of society towards that which goes against the "conventional social order of things”, told through the story of two young girls who were in love.
Drama, adventure India

The Club Estretran 15 mins 15
Mary K, 75 years old, discovers the existence of didgesidoo during a group activity, hosted by Charlie in her retirement home. This encounter is so emulating that she decides to drag her octogenarian girlfriend Fatrieme in her quest for ……
Comedy France

Leah’s Dream Mary Macano 16 mins 12A
Leah (20) wakes up in an unknown place, where she will soon meet a stranger who will chase her throughout the house, strange things will happen, and she will have to discover what happens.
Drama /Thriller Venezuela

Cartas Ciegas (Blind Letters) Angel Jaquem 15 mins 18
The bosom of a family is shattered after the father’s departure for the Second World War.
Drama Spain

REVENIR (To Return) David Fedele & Kumut Imesh 81 mins 12A
For years, the stories of West African migrants and refugees have been told through the lenses of foreign journalists. Now there is a story from the inside. A controversial film experiment, a courageous journey and a unique collaboration between filmmaker and refugee; which is not without consequences.


Program subject to change.






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