ELLE [R: PG]
DIRECTOR: Florence Winter Hill
RUNTIME: 15 m GENRE: Drama, Young Talent
BLOCK L: YOUNG TALENT & FIRST TIME FILMMAKERS
TRAILER ELLE (Isabelle Allen, Les Miserables) is an inspiring and emotive drama about a young girl who struggles to pursue her dream of becoming a professional dancer. Her ambition is thwarted by her academic-focused school, and her only place to dance – the local disused theatre – is soon to be demolished. An unexpected opportunity marks a change in Elle as the memory of her lifelong dream begins to fade. Q&A with director Florence Winter Hill after the screening.
SCREENING: Saturday 25.08.18, 1.40-2.55 PM
Florence Winter Hill is an Award-Winning Filmmaker from London. She was selected by the National Film & Television School and BFI as one of ‘the most talented filmmakers in the country’, when she was just 16. Florence was chosen to direct the dark comedy short film ‘Afterlife’ supported by the BFI (British Film Institute) and BAFTA. She now currently works in Visual Effects at the Oscar-winning companies Industrial Light & Magic & Double Negative. She has worked on films such as STAR WARS VIII: The Last Jedi, Jungle Book (2018), A Wrinkle In Time and The Nutcracker.