Self-storage units are windows into human histories: the silent cells with their myriad objects and dust-covered furniture are inscribed with past dreams, secret hopes, and lives we cannot let go of.
Steel Homes explores the fragmented nature of memories, set in the starkly beautiful aesthetic of our modern industrial world.
An Edinburgh College of Art Production
Screening Formats: Digi Beta (PAL&NTSC), Beta SP, DV-Cam
WINNER – Award for Best Short Documentary – Molise Cinema 2009
OFFICIAL SELECTION – IDFA 2008
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Sundance Film Festival 2009 (USA)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Sundance Art House Project – Traveling Film Festival (USA)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – True/False Film Festival 2009 (USA)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2009 (USA)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Hot Docs 2009 (USA)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Silverdocs 2009 (USA)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Los Angeles Film Festival 2009 (USA)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Sheffield Doc/Fest 2009 (UK)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Festival de Cine Internacional de Ourense 2009 (Spain)
And over 40 screenings world-wide…
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This film was developed through Bridging the Gap, an opportunity for emerging filmmakers based in Scotland and Northern Ireland.