The Mushroom Speaks – Inverness
Sunday 30 October 2022, 4:00pm
Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Join us after the film in a live audience conversation to explore what fungi can teach us about being in the world: in solidarity, adaptability, and ways of imagining otherwise.

Hostile
Sonita Gale | 2021
United Kingdom | 97 min | 12+ years | English | Closed Captions

Migrants in the UK face ever more menacing forces of marginalisation in this urgent documentary on the Hostile Environment.

The Mushroom Speaks
Marion Neumann | 2021
Switzerland | 90 min | 12+ years | English, German, Japanese with English subtitles | Closed Captions

An enchanting exploration of what mushrooms can teach us about being in the world: in solidarity, adaptability, and ways of imagining otherwise.

Born in Damascus
Laura Wadha | 2021
Scotland, United Kingdom | 15 min | 12+ years | Arabic with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Syrian-Scottish filmmaker Laura Wadha reconnects with her cousin after 10 years apart. Through video calls, old recordings, and ongoing processes of memory and reconciliation, they piece together the story of their family separated by war.

For Love
Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor | 2021
United Kingdom | 13 min | 12+ years | English | Closed Captions

A lyrical work of queer fiction embedded in hostile reality. An immigrant secretly living with her girlfriend must make a decision about the life she wishes to lead when immigration officers hammer down her door.

First Step Swim
Caitlin McMullan | 2021
Scotland | 7 min | 8+ years | No dialogue | Closed Captions

First Step Swim follows Caitlin on a journey of wild swimming as she navigates not only her relationship to her body, but also to the water and space in which she inhabits throughout this short film.