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‘From Her P.O.V’: The Screenings

Bristol In Focus

Thursday 29th JUNE | DOORS: 18:15 |  APPROX END: 21:15

Working with Knowle West Media Centre and the ‘From Her P.O.V’ project, we’re delighted to present ‘From Her P.O.V: The Screenings’.

Women in the film and television industry are under-represented in many areas. Earlier this year, 14 women began the ‘From Her P.O.V.’ course, specifically designed to give women the training and support to make their own films.

The two resulting short films have been developed by the crews from start to finish, and they are premiering at this event at Bristol’s Arnolfini. Highly original and each with their own distinct character, the films are a testament to the creativity and diversity of local filmmaking.

Each film will be followed by a Q&A with the crew, and the evening will conclude with a screening of the award-winning Mustang.



Blood Warriors | 10 mins | Suggested Rating TBC

A modern-day period drama…





Black Cherry | 10 mins | Suggested rating TBC

He was expecting a nice Indian girl; she was expecting more (a short film about sex, race and identity)





The Feature

Mustang | 93 mins | 15

In a remote Turkish village, Lale and her four sisters are subject to scrutiny and suspicion for their ‘immoral’ behaviour. Their home consequently becomes a prison as the girls are prepared for a future of arranged marriages – but the girls’ spirit cannot be tamed so easily.

DIRECTOR: Deniz Gamze Ergüven | SCREENPLAY: Deniz Gamze Ergüven & Alice Winocour | PRODUCER: Charles Gillibert | STARRING: Güneş Şensoy, Doğa Doğuşlu, Elit İşcan

“Poignant, powerful and teems with life” – Oliver Lunn, Dazed and Confused




From Her Point of View is a filmmaking programme run by Bristol-based arts organisation Knowle West Media Centre (KWMC). It aims to support women to progress in the TV and film industries by offering the training, support and facilities to make their own films. Between January and May 2017 14 women aged 18+ received weekly training and support at KWMC, covering topics from scriptwriting and working with actors to sound recording and lighting. From Her POV is supported by funding from Creative Skillset’s Film Skills Fund, with BFI’s Film Forever National Lottery funds. For more details visit www.kwmc.org.uk/pointofview