For one day only a magical truck converted into a cinema pulls into MediaCityUK to show a programme of high quality and fun experimental film. These include show reels from our Northern Artists' Film competition winners, Animate Projects and LUX.
On the Piazza at MediaCityUK
Northern Artists' Film Programme 11am 55 minutes, 2:15pm 55 minutes, 5:40pm student strand only 24 minutes
Quays Culture's firs Open. A selection of cutting-edge work from across the North. Featuring work from students and new talent as well as established film makers. Work was submitted through open call and selected by a professional panel. SOME BRIEF NUDITY AND FLASHING IMAGES, please speak to viewers on the day.
Looking, Mediated from LUX 12 noon, 50 minutes
A thoughtful and entertaining series of films that explore how we view and interact imagery today, and how these interactions inform social and cultural relationships both on and off the screen. ONLY SUITABLE FOR PEOPLE OVER 18 YEAR OLD
Body Language 1pm and 4:10pm, 40 minutes
This international programme from choreographers and filmmakers pushes the boundaries in the genre of dance film. Traditionally seen as an art form centred on physicality, existing in a moment of time, dance has embraced the freedom and experimentation of technology. The result is an enriched genre of film, which speaks across cultures through the language of movement.
Move on Up from Animate Projects 3:10pm 76 minutes
A retrospective programme of dynamic , exciting, provocative and beautiful films made by animation artists in the UK over the last 20 years, including commissions from Arts Council England and Channel 4
Water 1:40pm and 4:30pm 35 minutes
Artists' films curated especially for Greater Manchester's Waterfront, this diverse and imaginative collection explores the often complex relationship between humans and water. Water is shown as a place for habitation and play, a vital substance that has the ability to create, destroy and inspire. SOME BRIEF NUDITY, please speak to stewards on arrival.