This series of film screenings, hosted by the School of Education, is designed to stimulate debate with peers and colleagues.
A screening of clips and short films made and introduced by Leeds young filmmaker Gage Oxley.
Beneath the Shadows (2015)
Beneath the Shadows is a two-month snapshot of Anna Carter, a 16 year-old A Level student who suffers with crippling anxiety and depression. From the attempted treatment of an inexperienced, young GP to her crumbling relationships with friends and family - Beneath the Shadows shows mental health in a raw, realistic way.
This World We Live In (2017)
#TWWLI film challenges the social construct of masculinity through the story of image-conscious Joey, a 22 year old student swept up in a new city, and begins to fall into an addiction of drugs to repress his inner demons. A film by Gage Oxley, starring Jack Parr in a provocative and twisted short film that aims to bring light to one of the darkest issues that face the gay community.
Synopsis: Tells of the inner conflict Daniel faces when coming to terms with his sexuality, exploring his acceptance and love through a stylised, surreal continuous movement; battling his denial and faith. Themes: LGBT
Gage Oxley, film director and Youth Engagement Co-Ordinator, Leeds Film, will introduce the films and take part in a Q and A (live).
Refreshments will be available.