We’re continuing the series of bringing the RSA South West and What Next? West Chapter communities together online to connect, check in and to hear from different speakers.
Join us on 25 February, where we will hear from filmmakers Lehla and Anthony Eldridge-Rogers FRSA, who will talk about their short film BOOM and its exploration of mental health and wellbeing and the arts.
BOOM is a story set in the mind of Dot, a young woman struggling with her mental health. In a fairytale-like fashion it follows her on her journey through her dark mind until she has a 'Boom' moment and realises she can come to terms with the trauma that she has been through. Made entirely in lockdown, BOOM is a tale about grief, loss, acceptance and ultimately love.
There will be an opportunity to ask questions and join in the conversation. Everyone is welcome, Fellows and non-Fellows.
About the film
We ask that everyone takes time to watch the film prior to the event, so that they can fully take part in the conversation, the film is 24 minutes long and is suitable for ages 10+. Watch the film here.
BOOM is the first short film out of the Jump Fall Fly Productions creative studio.
We aim to make films and other kinds of media that have a go at addressing the needs of our times through the doors of artistic and creative experience and participation.
This first film explores the mind, coming to terms with our own struggles, finding our best selves, and overcoming resistance to grief and letting go. With some laughs I would add!
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