Special ‘SPARK’ screening event / Dec 16 2023
4 – 6pm / FREE / Rogue Project Space
2 – 6 Barrass St., Manchester M11 1WP
Book free tickets here
(registering via Eventbrite is not essential but helps us keep tab on numbers. If you try to register and it says ‘sold out’ or ‘sales ended’ please email sparknetworkmcr@gmail.com to reserve a place)


A programme of short films exploring the interconnections between human activity and the natural environment, selected from Braziers International Film Festival by Nick Jordan.

Damp Moss, Christopher Thompson, 2023, 4:22
“It’s 9am. You wake up on the forest floor. Gentle rain taps your skin. You are sinking into mud. Bugs begin to crawl over your body…”

Some Things We Tended, dir Mars Saude, 2023, 10:00
The future of food production in a changing climate, through 16mm documentation of two sites in mid Wales: an automated research greenhouse and a small-scale organic market garden.   

The Wool Aliens, dir Julia Parks, 2023, 27:45
A journey into the social, ecological and tactile entanglements between sheep’s wool, migrant plants and the River Tweed.


Exoskeletons, dir Mariana Castiñeiras, 2022, 17:49
A filmmaker who struggles with her fear of insects meets a neurologist with a peculiar obsession for beetles.

Guadiana in Four Movements, dir Pedro F Neto & Burak Korkmaz, 2022, 13:45
Explores the present and future of the estuary of the transboundary Guadiana River on the Iberian Peninsula, with data sonification based on current climate models.

Endling, dir Caroline Vitzthum, 2021, 8:44
A portrait of the cultivation and ecological impact of flax, and its symbiotic interconnectedness with many species of insects under threat of extinction.

Programmed to accompany group exhibition:
SPARK: Artist Interventions in a Time of Crisis
Rogue Project Space, Dec 8 2023 – Jan 13 2024 @sparkartistsnetwork