ALWAYS THE SUN short film, 9min., UK, Experimental / Black & White
EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILMS • Independent, Short Films, Special Interest
A short film based on a poem: always the sun by Keith Sargent. Wilderness, illness and the great British cretinocracy.
Key Cast: Lindsay Seers
Director Biography - Keith Sargent
Keith Sargent lives and works on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent. He studied at Bath Academy of Art (1986) and at the Royal College of Art (1988). He is an artist, filmmaker, graphic designer and educator.
His films have won awards internationally: Award winner (Experimental), L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival, Kolkata, India. 2020, Award winner (Best Director), Luis Bunuel film festival, Mumbai, India. 2021. Award winner, Best VR/360 film, L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival, Kolkata, India. 2020. Award winner (Short film), L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival, Kolkata, India. 2020
Award winner, Best VR/360 film, Barcelona Planet Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain. 2020, Award winner (best short film), Wildsounds Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA. 2021, Award winner (best animation), Eastern Europe Film Festival, Romania. 2021.
His films have been shown at Vienna Science Film Festival, Vienna, Austria. 2020, Aesthetica Film Festival, York, UK. 2020, FIVARS – Festival of International Virtual & Augmented Reality Stories, Toronto, Canada. 2020, The International 3D-stereo Film Festival, Moscow, Russia. 2020, Semi-finalist, Blackbird film festival, New York, USA. 2021, Global lift-off festival extravaganza, Pinewood, London. 2021, Human Rights Film Network, Dox: Prague, Czech Republic. 2021, Global lift-off festival, Berlin, Germany. 2021, Anifilm, Liberec, Czech Republic. 2021, Mumbai International Film Awards, Mumbai, India. 2021, G independent Film festival, Melbourne, Australia. 2021, Sweden film awards, Lulea, Sweden. 2020, Blacksphere festival, Prague, Czech Republic. 2020, London Rocks Film Festival, London, UK. 2020, Quarantini film Awards, Hollywood, USA. 2020, Madrid film awards, Madrid, Spain. 2021, The Continental film festival, New York, USA. 2021, Mumbai International Film Awards, Mumbai, India. 2021, Istanbul international film festival, Turkey. 2021, 60 seconds or less film festival, Maryland, USA. 2021. Zebra Poetry Film Festival, Kino Babylon, Berlin (2012, 2014, 2020); Void Network, Embros, Athens (2011, 2012, 2020); Sweden Film Awards, Folkets Bio Royal Lulea, Sweden (2020); Vienna Science Film Festival, Schikaneder Theatre, Vienna (2020); Liberated Words, Arnolfini, Bristol (2014); Bath Mix, Corsham Court, Bath (2013); Visible Verse, Vancouver (2012).
Seers & Sargent have shown internationally including inNowhere Less Now3 [flying saucer], Sharjah Art Foundation (2020); Care(less), Fabrica, Brighton (2019), Care(less), frequency festival,
Lincoln Castle, Lincoln (2020), Care(less), Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (2020); Care(less), Bath Alumni, Bath Spa University, Bath (2020); Plicnik Space Initiative online virtual space show, film Anomaly 4 for one year, Earth(2020–2021).
Vanishing Twin (Tetragametic Chimerism), Fotogalleriet, Oslo (2019); 2052 Selves [a biography], Knole House, UK (2018).
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