Past screening

OWM Presents: Global Short Docs

Directed by: Various
Runtime: 1hr 43min Year: 2023


Directed by: Various
Runtime: 1hr 43min Year: 2023
Topics: Personal Stories
Last Screened: Fri 25th Nov 2022

Global topics are brought to life in our latest inspiring programme of international short documentaries

Join us for a programme of short docs showcasing untold stories from around the world, curated from One World Media’s Global Short Docs Forum programme. From an Armenian scientist reviving a giant telescope in Armenia, to Muslim women in Cape Town challenging stereotypes in their community, each unique story explores what it means to take your own path in a changing world. In partnership with One World Media, we are hosting this screening of documentaries directed by talented emerging filmmakers from their Global Short Docs Forum.

An-Nisaa (Women) | Dir. Thaakirah Behardien | South Africa | 2021 | 31 mins | UK premiere three women in Western Cape, South Africa, use art, comedy, and social media to challenge stereotypes and confront taboo issues within their Muslim community.

The Essence Of Memories | Dir. Mélanie Gouby | France/UK | 2022 | 25 mins | Abdulkader Fattouh, a young Syrian refugee living in France, pursues his lifelong dream to become a “nez”, a master perfumer.

ROT54: Armenia’s Forgotten Space Giant | Dir. Marta Miskaryan | Armenia | 2022 | 25 mins | An Armenian scientist attempts to revive a groundbreaking Soviet-era telescope, amidst personal and political turmoil.

Harvesting Turkey’s Tea | Dir. Sheida Kiran | Turkey/UK | 2021 | 23 mins | Three women strive to shape their futures in the face of economic decline and inequality in Turkey’s Black Sea tea-picking communities.