Alexithymia

Alexithymia is a short documentary film directed by Duncan Cowles, made during the course of 2016, completed at the start of 2017.

SYNOPSIS
What’s it like to feel no emotion?

A young filmmaker questions how he connects to his emotions, by talking to a stranger online who can’t feel any. This stranger suffers from ‘Alexithymia’, which is a condition most simply described as ‘Emotional Blindness’, it’s the inability to identify and describe emotions in the self.

AWARDS
WINNER – Best UK Short Film Award 2017 – Open City Documentary Festival, London (UK)

OFFICIAL SELECTION
03/2017 – Glasgow Short Film Festival, Scotland (UK)
04/2017 – Flatpack Film Festival, Birmingham (UK)
09/2017 – Open City Documentary Festival, London (UK)
09/2017 – Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival, Bristol, (UK)
10/2017 – Scottish Mental Health & Arts Film Festival, Glasgow, (UK)
11/2017 – Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York (UK)
11/2017 – Inverness International Film Festival (UK)
01/2018 – 11th British Shorts Film Festival (Germany)

PRESS

Open City Documentary Festival Blog
Short of the Week
ScreenDaily

RADIO APPEARANCE

POSTER
Alexithymia Poster Duncan Cowles
Want to enquire about screening this film, or one of Duncan’s other films?
Email: info@duncancowles.com

Details

Director: Duncan Cowles
Featuring: Robert Dennys
Editor: Shaun Glowa
Original Score: Alex Cowles/Stillhead
Sound Mix: Keith Duncan
Colourist: Will Anderson

Completed: January 2017
Length: 10minutes
Production Company: Relative Films Ltd
Contact: info@duncancowles.com

Posted on: 1st February, 2017

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