The Cunning Man



Director: Zoë Dobson Country: UK Genre: Drama Runtime: 13m Block O Screening: Close Up Cinema 24.08 Time: 3.15-4.30 pm

The Cunning Man is inspired by a real Cunning Man, John Harries (c.1785 – 1839). It’s an enchanted tale of compassion in the face of callous greed.

Director Biography

Zoë Dobson is a Bafta award winning and Emmy nominated Director and Producer. Her career has earned her credits across all the major broadcasters, and she has directed high profile blue-chip series, one-off documentaries and short film. Zoë has directed documentaries with some of the world’s leading artists in the fields of art, music and dance. Including: A major international series on dance, fronted by Akram Khan, featuring leading choreographers across the disciplines from New York City ballet to the dance of darkness, Butoh in Tokyo. A series fronted by the supermodel Lily Cole in which the Cambridge Arts graduate spent time with leading contemporary artists, Antony Gormley, Gabriel Orozco, Tacita Dean and MarcQuinn. And a hugely successful one-off documentary with the band Duran Duran, which was nominated for best documentary by the Royal Television Society. Ali Cook (Actor, Writer and Producer) will take part in a Q&A after the screening.