Stories That Matter 2018 | Brexitannia



Dir. Timothy George Kelly | 80min | 2017 | PG13

Why did Britain decide to leave the EU? In this first film about Brexit, London-based Australian filmmaker turns the camera on the ordinary citizens of Britain to find out the motivations behind the most polarizing development in the country’s modern history. From urbanites to farmers, the young and old, elite and disenfranchised, the film surveys both sides of the debate, resulting in a diversity of opinion that is humorous and sobering in turns.

What emerges is a portrait of a nation that is grasping for its identity, but fractured along class, ideological, and geographical lines. In its simple, no-holds-barred approach, Brexitannia illustrates the battle against uncertainty in these tumultuous times.

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Dir. Poulomi Basu | 3:28min | PG13

The Kashmiri Pundit festival of Kheer Bhawani brings Muslims and Hindus (Pundits) together in the spirit of tolerance and brotherhood. The festival has withstood the forced migration of the Pundits and even continued uninterrupted throughout the peak of militancy in 1998.



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About Stories That Matter – Borders

What are the borders that define, divide and restrict communities around the world, and how do we overcome them? Objectifs presents strong statements through the lens of film and photography that confront the impact of geographical, social, and psychological borders on critical issues affecting all of us today, and looks at possibilities for collaboration and change.

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About the filmmakers

Timothy George Kelly is a London based Australian filmmaker. He has created music videos for artists including Grimes, Pinkshinyultrablast and Miracle Fortress. In 2014 he premiered his first feature length documentary, A City is an Island at CPH:DOX, which later played across Canada on CBC. Brexitannia is his latest film.

Poulomi Basu is a photographer based in New Delhi, India. Poulomi was born and raised in India between Calcutta and Mumbai. She majored in sociology before completing her Masters in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication, where she graduated with distinction. Her work focuses primarily on underreported, contemporary issues relating to gender and identity.


Header image: Brexitannia by Timothy George Kelly
Sat Mar 24, 2018
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