Cinemagic: Young Filmmaker - Documentary

BBFC RatingCinemagic: Young Filmmaker - Documentary

Showing: 28 October 2022

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Fri 28 Oct 2022

CertificateNot Rated
GenreShorts, Documentary
Running Time1HR 40MINS
Extra InfoRec 15+
SeasonCinemagic 2022

Cinemagic presents the competition shortlist for documentary shorts. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of young people and meet the filmmaking stars of the future.

Strikers (Dir: Jodie Nicholson)

Sue Parsons, founding member of the Streatham Strikers, tells the story of how she made ice hockey available to play for women in England.

Writer in Minnesota (Dir: Maria Pelzer)

A short documentary about an English writer who goes to Minnesota and finds inspiration for an engaging book.

12 Minutes to Save a Life (Dir: Jacob Pounds)

A story of community spirit and an amazing ambulance service after a farmer’s life-threating accident.

Golden Hours on Keri (Dir: Yohan Samel)

A tiny piece of Baltic land where time metaphorically ceases to exist.

Intertidal Communities (Dir: Megan Annie Green)

A documentary about the marine animals you can find in rock pools as the tide goes out.

Now I Feel Alive (Dir: Anya Bryan)

A film depicting Kathleen Wotton’s journey from being bed-bound, to finding the spirit of life once again in creativity and nature.

Nothing to Hide (Dir: Wilson Ng)

A documentary about young males experiencing hair loss; how has this affected them? and how have they dealt with the consequences?

Exploring Autism (Dir: Dean John Foley)

An exploration of the awareness of Autism, from the early years through to the era of social media domination.

Roots (Dir: Stephanie Anjo)

An exploration of themes of home, displacement, and culture identity through the process of interweaving personal memory and animation.

Life’s A Drag (Dir: Aisling Carroll)

Fierce drag queens Miz Tasty, Miss Mary Jane and Onya Becks narrate their experiences of drag culture in Belfast, but is it all glitter and glam?

Susie Blue (Dir: Sarah Gwynne)

A short documentary set in Belfast as a local unsigned queer musician takes to the stage again for the first time in three years.

Becoming The Queen of the North (Dir: Aziz Altamimi)

Follow famous British independent wrestler Gia Adams as she highlights her career and prepares for the biggest match of her life.

Natural TLC (Dir: Emma Lown)

Bernice Lown is from Bangor Co. Down and she owns a small skincare business.

Balance (Dir: Jimmy Hyland)

We join Georgia Tindley on her quest for one of the most important things in life: Balance.

Café Life (Dir: Niamh Crocock)

A walk-through brief moments of café life.

My Maude (Dir: Arielle Domb & Ollie Inglis)

The story of how we lose ourselves in each other, and how, with courage, we might find ourselves again.

Screening as part of the Cinemagic Film Festival. For more information about the festival visit