TOWARDS THE POSSIBLE / Short Film

Director: Shezad Dawood
Producer: Film & Video Umbrella
Format: Arri Alexa Mini & Cooke S4/i lenses
Commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella and Delfina Foundation

Official Selection at SongEun ArtSpace Seoul 2018
Official Selection at John Hansard Gallery 2015
Official Selection at Taipei Biennial 2015
Official Selection at Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015
Official Selection at the Leeds Art Gallery 2015
Official Selection at OCAT Xi'an China 2015
Official Selection at the Parasol Unit Foundation For Contemporary Art 2014
Official Selection at the Marrakech Biennale 2014
Official Selection at the Art Dubai Festival 2013

The film follows two blue-skinned astronauts who emerge from the sea and are confronted by the desolate landscape’s local inhabitants, a group of post-apocalyptic cavemen, resulting in a tense stand-off and climactic act of violence.

Towards the Possible was commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella and Delfina Foundation, in partnership with Leeds Art Gallery, Paradise Row, Art Dubai Projects, Witte de With, Marrakech Biennale, British Council, University of Westminster, Chemould Prescott Road, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Dar Al-Ma’mûn, and in association with Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art. Developed in close partnership with Dabateatr, Rabat. Film and Video Umbrella is supported by Arts Council England.