Our Plastic Beach,The Secret Life of Tom Lightfoot, ANTEROS, The Arborist, Tweaks, One for the Road.
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A young girl and her Gran tackle plastic waste on their local beach on the Isle of Anglesey, Wales.
Tom is anxious, he holds a secret in his human heart, a wing beat and a flutter and its bursting to take flight.
The Secret Life of Tom Lightfoot is a tale of magical realism to be witnessed and shared. It is a tale of healing revealing how we can learn to live with the secrets of our more than human hearts.
Tom Lightfoot works as a calls operator for ‘We have the Answers’.
A call centre, which answers anybody’s questions about absolutely anything. Tom, is secretly studying for a PHD in bird migration but this is not Tom’s secret life, his secret is inside of him
This film is part of a series of films ‘Secret Lives’ combining the artistry and experiences of UK learning disability group ‘Arty Party, the film direction of Ray Jacobs and the writings of NYT best selling fantasy author Jeff Vandermeer.
Depressed Army Veteran, Joel, struggles to fit in with modern day society. When the COVID-19 lockdown hits, he worries for his health. Whilst he laments on the idea of suicide, he is suddenly distracted by a strange note he receives from an anonymous person. Whilst Joel seeks out his stalker, he learns of the community around him, who are struggling as much as he is. Meanwhile he exchanges notes with the stalker, getting no further in finding out who it is. Through the process of this, and the challenge of the covid lockdown, Joel eventually comes to terms with his guilt and his suffering, and accepting his illness, and is willing to heal. To help himself, he must help others. Only then does Joel realise that he was writing to himself the whole time.
When tree surgeon Laura discovers her twin sister’s commemorative oak is dying, she returns to their childhood home seeking the threads of connection. Here she must repair broken bonds with her estranged brother Joe before she can say goodbye to Eloise.
Tweaks is an award winning black comedy drama about Berry, an undercover life coach, who visits his mentor and godfather Morgan, for some advice on his toughest case yet - an assisted suicide client, Griff, a happily married father of three who wants to fake his natural death.
For years, Ceri saw the coastal defences of her Welsh hometown crumble under the ever-rising sea - until the government finally announced the community’s permanent evacuation. On their last day, Ceri’s grown daughter Erin has come to help her mother pack up her life: her home, her business, and her family’s history that is deeply rooted in the place she is about to lose.