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Friday Night Films

Flux: Beat

Dancing Flies, courtesy Rachel Wright

Dancing Flies, courtesy Rachel Wright

Dancing Flies, courtesy Rachel Wright

BEAT: An evening celebration of Artist Moving Image

Friday 26 July
7pm / £5 (concessions £3) Free complimentary drink for advance bookers Pre-book on 01908 676 900 


10 short films have been selected from a submissions process and will screen at a special prize giving evening. BEAT invited artists to submit work in either of the following 4 categories: 


experimental film, video art, personal documentary and animation and all inspired by the word "beat".


The 10 short listed films:



dir. Tim Dalgleish 

Personal Documentary/ Personal 

20 mins / UK


Documentary, interviews, readings and images on Howl by Allan Ginsberg


(Re) Strained Love

dir. Luke Burton

Experimental Film/ Artist Film

2 mins / UK


An aesthetic and amorous encounter with an architectural ornament


001 Urban Songline Lat: 51.44768°  N- 51.44729° N / Long.: 5.45609° E - 5.45529° E

dir. Allard Van Hoorn

Experimental Film

5'39" mins / The Netherlands


Aboriginal tradition's musical translation of skateboarders' exploration of derelict warehouse


World Champions

dir. Carl Sebastien Lindberg

Personal Documentary, Video Art

7'41" mins/ Finland


A short video-art documentary exploring and dissecting nationalism


Junior Heartbeat

dir. Junior Filmmakers Club


12 mins  / U.K


Multiple shorts animating paper, people and plasticine


Tomorrow this will probably be gone

Patrick Lears

Personal Documentary

3'16" / UK


"A year of my life in 3 minutes"


In Praise of Shadows

Ian Giles

Video Art

6'10" / UK


Cut to the music of a Japanese Noh Play, the video moves towards a moment of measured destruction.


Living Room

Matthew Humpreys

Personal Documentary/ Experimental

Screened on a loop / UK


Exploring the space left after the dissolution of a family home


Dancing Flies

Rachel Wright

Video Art/ Animation

Screened on a loop / UK


A closer look at the usual world of flies


1 into 25 - The Ouse

Miles Umney 

Video Art/ Experimental


This on going video project has been commissioned  as part of Made in MK

Screened on a loop / UK

July 2013


What are Friday Night Films?

A pop up cinema offering an alternative film experience!  Devised by Independent Cinema MK in association with MK Gallery. Enjoy new releases, cult classics, special events,
screen talks and curated film seasons – all for £5 (£3 concs.). Our screen bar provides modestly priced wine, beer, tea, coffee and soft drinks – with a complimentary one for every pre-booker.



Download the PDF of the full programme here