Review: Reel Femme No.8 – showcasing a staggeringly broad range of female filmmaking

Review: Reel Femme No.8 – showcasing a staggeringly broad range of female filmmaking

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For its eighth screening, Reel Femme returned to DINA with an array of short films created by self-identifying women filmmakers with the theme of ‘land and sea’. Such a broad topic allowed the audience to engage with a variety of genres, subject matters and filmmaking styles, all of which resulted in a surprising and entertaining evening.    While ‘land and sea’ was an apt theme for the film night, ‘seclusion’ seemed to be at the core of most of the pieces shown, no matter their format or narrative. Amongst the three animated shorts, the stop motion animation, Bottle, was a standout. Created by Kirsten Lepore, the mind behind the Internet hit, ‘Hi Stranger’, this short film was shot on location. Or rather, three distinct locations: a beach, in snow and…
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DINA Digest: A busy week ahead! 09/05-14/05

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We've got quite a bit to get through in this week's round-up as there's absolutely shedloads of stuff cracking off down here, from comedy, film, theatre, poetry, music... just the whole shebang you'd associate with our place. Kicking off tonight and we welcome Apocalypse Of The Mind, a theatre show that takes audiences on an enthralling journey through myths and legends, and one man’s dramatic struggle to stay alive. Created with stories from the people of Sheffield, help from mental health professionals, and advice from internationally-renowned theatre company Third Angel, Apocalypse of the Mind debuts in Mental Health Awareness Week. This is running for two nights from 1930-2100, with tickets at £10 and £7 concessions. For more information visit their Facebook event page. And seeing as it's Tuesday, that means…
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DINA Digest: A look ahead to events this week (04/04)

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Once again it's time to showcase what we have here for this week, but first a thanks to all who came down for a great weekend. We debuted our Social Club night on Friday, an after-work relaxed get-together for creative types with beer, cheese toasties and pork pie. We'll be doing this again this week but with a slight twist on the proceedings, which I'll mention later. On Saturday we had Sheffield techno royalty in B12 in our place on what was a cracking night from start to finish. Moving on to this week and seeing as it is Tuesday then that means... yes, it's Creative Tuesdays night, with an evening of film from Arkade. Tonight's showing is on the theme of 'Cognition & Consciousness', with work from regional and…
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