FILM & ARt
More Than Just a Festival
Just Like You & AfterSUN
Screening Date: Friday 16th June, at 19:30PM
Q&A with: Direct of Just Like You, Sebastian Rabas
Short synopsis: "Just Like You" is a poignant short documentary that follows a handyman from the south coast of England as he delves into his own opiate addiction, seeking to understand its roots in inter-generational trauma within his family. Determined to break the cycle before it impacts his young daughter, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery and healing.
"Aftersun," which juxtaposes a hopeful coming-of-age story with a moving family portrait, leaving a lasting impact on viewers. In "Aftersun," set in a fading vacation resort in the late 1990s, 11-year-old Sophie cherishes precious moments with her loving and idealistic father, Calum. However, as she witnesses the challenges he faces beyond their idyllic holiday, she begins to grasp the weight of his struggles outside of fatherhood. Two decades later, Sophie's bittersweet memories of their last vacation paint a powerful and heartrending picture of their relationship. Through Charlotte Wells’ exceptional and emotionally charged debut film, she endeavors to reconcile the father she thought she knew with the man he truly was
We are Bute Street and we want to put our home town on the map!
My name is Benjamin Cyrus- Clark and I am the Director of Bute Street Art Festival. Like many creatives in Luton, I have a strong belief in our creative and cultural crowd.
Bute Street was founded to create a platform to recognise and award local and international talents from the Film, Art and Musical backgrounds.
Across the year we also work with the British Film Institute to host educational Film based workshops.