This Month’s Feature Film
Punishment Park (Peter Watkins, 1971) // 88 mins
Punishment Park is a politically subversive pseudo-documentary giving a voice to the disaffected youth of late sixties/early seventies America. Set in a detention camp in an unspecified near-future, detainees gamble their freedom on an attempt to cross the desert (bare footed with no water) whilst being chased down by a squad of heavily armed police and National Guardsmen.
Supporting Short Film
Bottled Life (Josh Tucker, 2011) // 5 mins
The coping ability, through representation.
Josh is a photographer/filmmaker from Bradford who has just finished his second year at the University of Leicester studying Photography and Video. Bottled Life is a personal film dealing with the human coping ability.
Stay tuned for more supporting links and articles in the weeks building up to the screening.