A dance film shot beneath its street lights, capturing desolate cityscapes that will soon no longer be there. House prices continue to rise and the redevelopers of East London are steadily encroaching from all sides.
Fabiola Santana and her Mother Leah moved to Canning Town from Portugal in 2008. In 2018 they moved out. This film honours those 10 years by making a dance with the forces of union and separation - between two lovers, a mum and daughter, a country and its continent.
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Camera work: Will Hanke
ScreenDance Scotland (Jury Award)
Europe Now Festival
Frame Rush LDN
Filmed Up HOME Manchester
InShadow - Lisbon (Best Film)
Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (Special Jury Award)
Connect Contemporary Dance Festival (Craiova, Romania)
BIBOD - (Beirut - Sursock Museum)
Zurich Tanz - Art House Zurich - Bollwerk Film / Andrea Boll (Switzerland)
Stockholm City film festival
International Portrait Film FEstival - Sofia / Bulgaria