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Cables & Cameras Presents: Inspired 22
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Cables & Cameras Presents: Inspired 22

Back for another takeover weekend, Cables & Cameras present: INSPIRED - a packed programme of VR workshops, keynote speakers and short film screenings and previews to celebrate home-grown filmmakers of colour from across the country, hosted by Watershed.

With contributions from one of the UK’s most empowering creative teams, Anthony and Teanne Andrews of the award-winning We Are Parable, guiding audiences on how to engage with international events in Black cinema and Somali feminist art collective dhaqan collective presenting the premiere of the acclaimed Somali film The Gravedigger's Wife; we’ll be hearing from a plethora of exciting names in a packed schedule across a weekend set to explore Black / POC culture and talent both in front of and behind the camera.

Whether you’re an aspiring filmmaker trying to find your path into the industry, a more established creative interested in finding ways to develop your practice or just interested in discovering films by some of the most exciting creative talent out there, there’s something for everyone.

“We are delighted to partner with Cables & Cameras for a 2nd edition of Inspired. The combination of Watershed and Cables & Cameras creates an exciting and strong platform to showcase and connect diverse new and emerging talent from Bristol and further afield.” Mark Cosgrove, Cinema Curator Watershed

Upcoming screenings & events in this season

Keynote: Pierre Godson-Amamoo – Showcasing Our Culture
Fri 2 Sept 14:00
Opening Inspire’s takeover weekend on Fri 2 Sept, Pierre Godson-Amamoo, executive brand director of one of the UK’s largest youth platforms Your Cinema Productions, will deliver this year’s keynote speech.
The Lies of Our Confines + Q&A with Leon Oldstrong
Fri 2 Sept 18:00
When a youth group stumbles across a possessed corn doll on an excursion to the 'great outdoors', things take a sinister turn...
The Business of Creativity with Simeon Quarrie
Sat 3 Sept 12:00
In this workshop, founder of VIVIDA, Simeon Quarrie will give an insight into how he works, the steps he's taken to get to where he is and the mistakes he’s made along the way.
We Are Parable: Audience Development Workshop
Sat 3 Sept 14:00
A workshop with one of the UK’s most empowering creative teams Anthony and Teanne Andrews from award-winning film exhibition company We Are Parable.
Dhaqan collective Presents: The Grave Digger’s Wife
Sat 3 Sept 16:00
A Somali love story telling the heartfelt tale of a gravedigger who risks everything to save his wife and family, presented by dhaqan collective.
Leon Oldstrong Presents: Virtually There
Sun 4 Sept 12:00
Leon Oldstrong’s first VR film shines a light on violent knife crime from the myriad of perspectives of all those involved.
Cables & Cameras New Voices Filmmaker Showcase
Sun 4 Sept 14:00
Cables & Cameras presents their New Voices Filmmaker Showcase, a selection of powerfully inspirational new short films made by UK-based POC & Black filmmakers.

Tickets: £5.00 full / £4.00 concessions