HANGING ON

SHORT FILM

2021 | 10 mins

A docu-drama that spotlights the strength of a community when faced with eviction. HANGING ON reminds us about the struggles of people who are slipping through the cracks of society and what it means to have a home.

See how you can help here: https://saveourhomesls26.org/how-you-can-help/

awards
BIFA Longlisted - Best British Short Film
Best British Short Film & UK Audience Award - Encounters Film Festival
Best of Fest & Best Documentary - Aesthetica Short Film Festival
Best Documentary Short - UK Film Festival
Shortlisted - Kinsale Shark Award, Best Doc Short

official selection
*WORLD PREMIERE* Sheffield Doc Fest 2021, Northern Focus
*INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE* TIFF 2021, Short Cuts
Encounters FF
BFI LFF, Find Me Here
Uppsala SFF
Raindance FF, Burning Passions
Aesthetica Short FF
Norwich IFF, nominated for Best Doc
INTERFILM Berlin International SFF
Leeds IFF, British Shorts
Folkestone Doc FF
UK Film Festival
London Short FF

cast RESIDENTS OF LS26
director ALFIE BARKER
producer HOLLIE BRYAN
executive producer LISA MARIE RUSSO
production manager HANNAH BUSH BAILEY
director of photography BEN G. BROWN
sound recording, design & mix ROB WINGFIELD
edited by ALFIE BARKER
vfx artist OWAIN STREET
colourist CAROLINE MORIN
production assistants BETHANY GOODE, JACK KING
composer BENJAMIN SQUIRES

location manager PAUL COVERDALE
location assistants JAMES POULTER, ESTELLA HARROWING
stunt co-ordinator JUSTIN PEARSON
stunt rigger & asst stunt coordinator MATT SHERREN
stunt rigger assistant BARRY GREEN
telehandler operator MATT SHERREN

security CAPRICORN SECURITY, ALI SHAH
health and safety EMMA WILD, MARK TURNER
stills photographer ANASTASIA ARSENTYEVA
audio description & subtitles DAY FOR NIGHT
poster design SCOTT WOOLSTON

funded by BFI DOC SOCIETY
a COSMOSQAURE FILMS production

interview with TNC, read here.

For all enquiries relating to press, screenings or sales please contact hollie@cosmosquarefilms.co.uk