Documentaries / European premiere

Stand by for Tape Back-up

  • Ross Sutherland /
  • UK /
  • 2015 /
  • 65 mins

Documentary / English

Is The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air an afterlife analogy?

How can Ghostbusters connect us to people we've lost? For writer/performer Ross Sutherland, such questions are enmeshed in his experience of watching and re-watching an old VHS tape that once belonged to his late granddad. Originating as a live show performed first at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2014, Sutherland combines spoken word and poetry to sync, repeat, rewind and fast-forward through the films and TV shows that make up the stories of his life.

Screening with: Copycat/Charlie Lyne/UK/2015/9 min

Doc of the Day

The 25 June showing is our Doc of the Day and after the film there will be a Q&A with director Ross Sutherland and Charlie Lyne. 

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