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Helmsdale

Date: Friday 5 - Sunday 7 April 2019

Venue: Timespan, Helmsdale

Everyone is welcome for a weekend of free films, workshops and talks exploring the ways we fiercely protect and make a living from the sea’s precious resources. Image courtesy of Milestone Films. ©1959 Margot Benacerraf and 2009 Milestone Film & Video

Screening + Filmmaker Q&A: How We See the Sea
Friday 5 April
7pm

Join us for the screening of two new films by Margaret Salmon and Ed Webb-Ingall shot in Wester Ross and the Firth of Clyde about the challenges of protecting the life and livelihoods dependent on a healthy sea.
FREE - Book tickets here

Workshop: Animating films without a camera
Saturday 6 April
10.30am
A collaborative filmmaking workshop for all ages; draw, sit, sketch, watch, together. No skills or previous experience required.
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Café Conversation with Local Voices
Saturday 6 April
12.30pm

What can we do to protect the sea? Find out what communities across Scotland are doing, share ideas and be inspired to act! Seaweed soup will be served in the café.
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Photography Workshop: Documenting archaeological remains and coastal territories
Saturday 6 April
2.15pm

Stills photography field trip to the Brora salt pans with award-winning filmmaker Margaret Salmon and SCAPE coastal erosion archaeologists. Bring your own camera or smartphone.
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Transport available from Timespan.

Screening: ARAYA (1959)
Saturday 6 April
6pm
Beautiful cinematic portrait of a day in the life of three families living in one of the harshest places on earth – the salt marshes of the Araya peninsula in Venezuela.
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Pop-up Restaurant
Saturday 6 April
7.45pm
Local delicacy of smoked herring and tatties, with pickles and home baked rye bread.
Vegetarian option available. 3 courses, £10.
Book your ticket by emailing enquiries@timespan.org.uk, calling 01431821327

Little Bug Club: EGLANTINE (2016)
Sunday 7 April
10.30am
For all the family, an intimate and vivid account of a young girl’s real and fantastical adventure in a remote forest one evening.
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Screening: A LIFE APART: ANXIETIES OF A TRAWLING COMMUNITY
Sunday 7 April
2pm
Stunning 1973 documentary on the work and life, onshore and off, of the trawlermen of Fleetwood, Lancashire – a workforce and community facing danger and exploitation.
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