The Voices Film Programme December

Women Behind The Camera

The Voices Film Programme at Bermondsey Project Space highlights underrepresented voices in cinema and presents some of the UK’s most talented emerging film-makers.

The Voices Film Programme is supported by Film Hub London, managed by Film London. Proud to be a partner of the BFI Film Audience Network, funded by the National Lottery.

October: Queer Identity

November: Race and Identity

December: Women on Screen and Behind the Camera

This December the programme focusses on films by female-identifying film-makers

Enjoy a diverse selection of genres from drama, to documentary, to animation. The programme places a significant focus on the experiences of young people and explores themes such as friendship, identity, body image, sexuality and community.

This programme aims to create opportunities for active participation and creative exchange through screenings, talks, Q&A sessions, and performances.

Collected Stories

Tuesday 6 December 7 – 9 pm

A collection of short films by emerging directors curated by Kaitlan Bachan and Ellie Holliday

Featured Films

Girlhood – Jaeyln Ellis

A short narrative film about freshman Mia whose first high school party makes her question whether she is ready to trade the world she loves of skating and sleepovers for her best friend’s new world of boys and booze.’

She Changes Climate – Natalie Hodgins & Emma Askew

SHE Changes Climate is a short documentary that gives voice to those female leaders left absent from global climate negotiations and explores the actions necessary to drive a better future for all.

Runner – Alicia Froy

This animation Follows a runner through a stressfully average shift as she waits for not-so-average news that could lead her away from a life of dirty tables, shellfish platters and noisy patrons.

Phantom of You – Kaitlan Bachan & Eleanor Holliday

An exploration of memory between two timeless worlds. We follow a Phantom as they attempt to retrieve lost memories and ultimately find peace with the life they once lived.

Woolgathering – Leila Helena Grillo

This experimental short presents a series of interwoven images threaded together by a string of unspecified women who roam their dreamscapes unable to escape.

Through Her Eyes

This short experimental film follows the terrifying yet mundane experience of walking home at night as a woman. Captivating the audience using experimental visuals and an immersive soundscape, they are shown what it is like from her perspective, highlighting this familiar issue that we feel is often overlooked.

Aleksandra Karpowicz

Wednesday 7 December 7 – 9 pm

A screening of three short films by award-winning director Aleksandra Karpowicz. The event will include a Q&A with the artist.

Aleksandra Karpowicz is an award-winning artist working with video, photography, and performance.

In her art she explores themes of relationship to body, psychology, sexuality, and identity, and how those aspects of human nature are expressed and oppressed in our society and politics.

Georgie Cowan-Turner

Tuesday 13 December 7 – 9pm

 A Screening of four short films by award-winning director Georgie Cowan-Turner followed by a Q&A

Cowan-Turners films fuse popular culture and aesthetics from the past and present. Her work is at times darkly ironic, humorous and offers a unique way of contextualising modern life.