Short Film: ISN’T IT A BEAUTIFUL WORLD, 13min., UK, Documentary

Isn’t It A Beautiful World is a short film combining performance, drag , dance and It depcits the traumatising stories of queer performers Soroya, Harry & Kenya and their emotional journey to adulthood
The film takes the audience on a journey through metaphorical locations to explore themes of loneliness, anxiety, addiction and recovery, all common issues within the LGBT+ community. The performers lip-sync to Delia Derbyshire’s “Falling”, a collection of reassembled interviews of people describing their dreams, arranged in a setting of pure electronic sounds. Locations, including an abandoned school, an old police station and a dilapidated mobile home, depict a mix between childhood ideals + emulate loneliness/isolation.
Developed with the support of FLAMIN, Arts Council England and Pink Noise. The film was the winner of the CIRCA X DAZED Class of 2021 presented by Marina Abramovich.

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Festival occurring twice a year. In Toronto in June. And in Los Angeles in September. Showcasing the best of LGBT Short Films and Screenplays from around the world.

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