Introducing BOOTH: Salon, a showcase of rising female filmmakers. Taking inspiration from the salons of the 16th century where women led gatherings to discuss the arts and exchange ideas, BOOTH: Salon is a screening of members' films followed by an open conversation with the filmmakers.
The selected filmmakers include:
- Georgi Banks-Davies Garfield
Krishna wakes up in a strange place, with a strange guy. As she pieces together how she got there, she realises that the reasons may be bigger than just the night before. (13 mins, nominated for International Narrative at Sundance 2018)
- Tash Tung Cranes, Mafiosos and a Polaroid Camera
A paranoid late night phone call sparks a Native American woman's meditation on nature, identity and death. Shot on 16mm in Nebraska and South Dakota. (8 mins, UK premiere)
- Esmé Hicks The Old Woman And The Sea
After the death of her husband, Jo, at the age of 60, tries to find solace in learning how to swim. (11 mins, London premiere)
- Noémi Varga The Happiest Barrack
An experimental documentary chronicling the life of Varga's grandmother in Soviet Hungary. (16 mins, Best Short Documentary at London Short Film Festival, 2017)
Georgi-Banks Davies, Tash Tung, Esmé Hicks, Noémi Varga and Garfield producer Natasha Moses present their films in a discussion led by Skyla van der Pols, founder of BOOTH. A platform for women in film, BOOTH is a network and video channel spotlighting its members' work. Join their community on their official website.
This event is BSL interpreted
Content warning: some films contain strong language