Friday

08:30

Registration

09:30

Welcome, Gerri McHugh GHFi Director

Opening Address: 'Maximizing Impact', Peter Broderick
 

  Cinema 1  Cinema 2 Cinema 3 Frobisher 4 Frobisher 5
10:15

Ambulance (2016)

Mohamed Jabaly

(80 mins + Q&A)

Mohamed Jabaly, a young man from Gaza City, joins an ambulance crew in the summer of 2014 as war approaches, looking for his place in a country under siege

Footprint (2016)

Valentina Canavesio

(82 mins)

A unique window into the real effects of population growth and consumption inequality on the world we live in and the environment

A Plastic Ocean (2016)

Craig Leeson

(99 mins + Q&A)

An adventure documentary that brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle

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12:15

Lunch

13:15

Striking a Chord (2016)

Susan Rockefeller

(28 mins)

European premiere

Veterans with PTSD finding their way back to themselves through music and art

 

Drone (2015)

Tonje Hessen Schei

(78 mins)

Soldiers, engineers and victims discuss the ramifications and health consequences of drone warfare

Followed by Q&A

Kasippu (2016)

David Hansen 

(71 mins + Q&A)

European premiere

A Sri Lankan village torn apart by illicit alcohol use - and how the local residents band together to fight the problem before it's too late

MARK (2016)

Jacob Levi

(6 mins)

World premiere

The life and work of HIV/AIDS activist and researcher Mark Harrington

 

Positively Beautiful (2015)

Diveena Cooppan

(62 mins)

Five strangers facing death from AIDS form an unlikely friendship that transforms them into extraordinary activists

 

Followed by Q&A

Media Training Bootcamp

Anya Sitaram, Rockhopper TV

(90 mins)

Practical tips on how to improve your performance on camera and how to get your message across on broadcast media

 

 

 

Breaking new ground - what's the evidence for film in transforming global health?

Medical Aid Films

(90 mins)

Film makers, academics and health experts are invited to discuss
current ways of evaluating film health projects with the view to developing new and innovative 
approaches

 

 
15:15

Break

15:45

Can TV change the world?

An interview with Brian Woods

(90 mins)

BAFTA Deputy Chair Anne Morrison interviews award-winning documentary film-maker Brian Woods. This session will be curated with excerpts from Brian's immense body of documentary film work

Seeds of Hope (2014)

Fiona Lloyd-Davies

(71 mins + Q&A)

Masika Katsuva puts herself at risk everyday to help thousands of Congolese rape survivors embark on a journey of healing, as they live and work together as a community

 

 

Hanging (2016)

Nick LeDonne

(6 mins)

An abstracted animated documentary on depression and suicidal thoughts 

 

My Mum's got a Dodgy Brain (2016)

Emma Lazenby

(6 mins)

Three children living with a parent with mental ill health share their story and their ways to cope

 

Lilly (2015)

Gina Wenzel

(24 mins)

UK premiere

Lilly suffers from bulimia and has successfully kept it a secret from her parents for many months now. She finds relief, chatting with her anorexic friend Anna

 

Breaking the Chains (2015)

Erminia Colucci

(64 mins)

In rural Indonesia local human rights and mental health activists fight to eliminate traditional practices of chaining and caging the mentally ill

Followed by Q&A

Media Training Bootcamp

Anya Sitaram, Rockhopper TV

(90 mins)

Practical tips on how to improve your performance on camera and how to get your message across on broadcast media

 

 

 

How to make a global health film with no idea about filmmaking

Dr Sophie Harman, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London

(120 mins)

Practical advice (budgets, crew, stages of production) and questions to consider (ethics, audience, distribution) before embarking on film production

18:00

The Punk Syndrome (2012)

Jukka Kärkkäinen and J-P Passi

(85 mins + Q&A)

A film about people with disabilities rebelling against the mainstream; Finland's most kick-ass punk rock band is Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät - the band's intellectually disabled members play their music with a lot of attitude and pride

 

The True Cost (2015)

Andrew Morgan

(82 mins + Q&A)

A story about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world

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20:00

Reception

Saturday

08:30

Registration

09:30

Welcome

  Cinema 1 Cinema 2 Cinema 3  Frobisher 4 Frobisher 5  
09:45

A&E in the warzone (2014)

Jeremy Llewellyn-Jones

(47 mins)

With additional recent Newsnight footage; UK surgeon David Nott will discuss the crisis in Syria and the deliberate targeting of health care professionals and institutions

 

The Black Zone (2015)

Grace Baek

(42 mins)

European premiere

Backpack medics risking everything to provide aid amidst war atrocities inside the jungles of Burma

 

Followed by Q&A

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Transit Zone (2015)

Frederik Subei

(32 mins)

Life in the Calais 'Jungle' through the eyes of Teefa, a young Sudanese refugee

 

On Call (2016)

Alice Diop

(97 mins)

The personal stories and testament of asylum-seekers accessing medical services at a walk-in clinic  in Paris 

 

Followed by Q&A

   

 

 

 

12:00

Studying and shaping the impact of media

(60 mins)

Johanna Blakley

 

       

 

12:15

Lunch

13:30

Global Health Film Fellows 2016

I Bleed (2 mins)

World premiere

 

Jackson (2016)

Maisie Crow

(90 mins)

European premiere

An unprecedented look at the lives of three women caught up in the complex issues surrounding abortion access in the US

 

Followed by Q&A

Death by Design (2015)

Sue Williams

(73 mins + Q&A)

An investigation of the environmental and health catastrophes wrought by the electronics revolution

 

The value of ‘story’ in global health campaign films

Edward McCaffrey, Joose TV and Middlesex University

(90 mins)

In this interactive workshop participants will gain an understanding of the difference between a story and a plot/narrative - and how ‘story’ improves the effectiveness of a campaign film or video
in the fight for better
global health

 

The Quipu Project: participatory oral histories to inspire social change

Ewan Cass-Kavanagh and Matthew Brown

(90 mins)

This workshop will explore the methodology developed by Quipu and how it can be applied to new circumstances

 

15:15

Break

15:45

Global Health Crossover Lab pitches

Teams pitch to an expert panel for a £5,000 development award 

 

Global Health Film Fellows 2016

Life is for sharing (2 mins)

World premiere

 

The Checklist Effect (2016) 

Lauren Anders Brown

(42 mins)

UK premiere

Explores the challenges of delivering safer surgery on a global scale; and how a simple checklist can mean the difference between life and death 

 

Novemba (2016)

David McPhee and Dominic Dunn

(81 mins)

World premiere

10 volunteers from an NHS Trust travel to one of Tanzania's busiest hospitals to teach - and to learn

 

Followed by Q&A

 

 

Guerrilla film-making and global health

What Took You So Long?

(90 mins)

Participants will be guided through the fundamentals of filmmaking and will take part in a hands-on story design assignment to show how to tell compelling stories. 

The making of ‘Hanging’ – a masterclass in animation

Nick LeDonne, University of the Arts, Philadelphia

(90 mins)

A detailed insight into the wide range of animation processes and techniques LeDonne used to create 'Hanging'  which is screening in Cinema 3 on Friday on 15:45

 

 

 

 

18:00

Global Health Film Fellows 2016

Bike London (2 mins)

World premiere

 

Program 4 (2016)

Brianna Pressey

(15 mins)

European premiere

The subjective experience of people adapting to life with cochlear implants

 

Notes on Blindness (2016)

Peter Middleton and James Spinney

(90 mins)

A poetic account of loss, rebirth and renewal, and the discovery of 'a world beyond sight'

 

Followed by Q&A

       

 

20:00

Reception and close