The Muse
269 Portobello Road, W11 1LR


6pm – 11pm

The Wings Michal Bajtala & Michal Nessel, 30 minutes U
Michal, like Icarus, attempts to build human-powered wings. Madman, scientist, or maybe a dreamer? Funny and optimistic story about a man, who tries to take off the ground. Documentary. Poland

Presence, Geoff Norris, 93 minutes, U
Presence focuses on the contentious 45 year battle over the construction of a 2nd Airport for Toronto that will destroy nearly 20,000 acres of the last best farmland in Canada. Environmental Documentary. Canada

#73, Rekesh Shahbaz, 23 minutes, 12A
Paving their road with genocide, mass executions and enslavement, the Islamic State’s rise in Iraq and Syria left countless families of the Kurdistan Yezidi scattered. We follow a young man back to his besieged village to save his elderly parents who were left behind by the first wave of refugees. Documentary. Iraq

Mongolian Rhapsody, Paddy Hayes, 38 minutes, U
Irish fiddler Daire Bracken embarks on a musical pilgrimage to Mongolia where he discovers a nomadic culture stemming the tide of modernity. Music Documentary. Ireland

The Island That Was, Alberto Gambato 10 minutes 12A
60 years after shooting of “Scano Boa”, the first attempt behind the camera by legendary Italian neorealist director Renato Dall’Ara, Lamberto Morelli is the sole survivor of the crew, recalling those days. Documentary Italy

Platform 1, Jessica Bishopp 11 minutes U
Through the hatch of a kiosk on platform 1, the film unearths the treasures of the everyday and people who make the early morning commute, half asleep and pensive. Documentary. Britain

The Quest Of The Schooner Creoula (A Campanha do Creoula),
Andre Valentim Almeida, 87 minutes, U
A filmmaker sails aboard the Schooner Creoula to document a scientific expedition but ends up exploring the histories of the Portuguese fishing on Newfoundland as well as his own family memories. Documentary. Portugal


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