Directed by North Merchiston

 A series of five short films, made with the collaboration of the residents at North Merchiston Care Home. Lead by me, each resident was encouraged to take control of the filmmaking process and decide upon the direction and what content they’d like to be included and focussed on within the films.

Commissioned through Luminate Creative Ageing Festival in association with Scottish Care.

– Nominated for a Creative Edinburgh Collaboration Award 2017
Featured on BBC Reporting Scotland (25/10/16)
Feature on Good Morning Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland (01:19:49 in)

– Interview with me on the Creative Scotland website about the project.
DeclarationFest Article about the films
– Scottish Care website Listing.
Luminate Festival Web Listing
– Interview with me in The Sunday Post about the project
– Blog Post by Robin Simpson on the screening.
– Scottish Documentary Blog Post & News Post
Age Scotland feature


Keep Your Eyes Open & Your Mouth Shut is unavailable to view publicly. If you’d like to view the film, please get in touch directly.



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