A loose trilogy of films about family and the home.
Fire Spells - various formats - 9 mins - 2022
work made in collaboration with Judith Noble
2022 - Edinburgh International Film Festival
2022 - Open City Documentary Festival
Monument (extract) - 16mm transferred to digital, ongoing
‘Monument’ combines home movie, essay film, soundscape and narrative scenes to explore domesticity and ideas of the home, using testimonies of multiple generations to reflect on turning points in family life and the passage of time.
2017-2019 - WIP versions screened at Edinburgh International Film Festival 3 times
2018 - WIP version shown at London Short Film Festival
2017 - Partial version included in screening tour of rural Nova Scotia, ‘New/Old Scotland’ curated by Atlantic Filmmakers Co-Op & Edinburgh International Film Festival
Now to the Birds - various formats - 9 mins - 2021
Using a mix of newly generated material alongside my grandmothers archive to tell the story of a Victorian taxidermy display of tropical birds in parallel to the story of her life.