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Selected Film:

Echoes

Selected Film:

Echoes

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About the Filmmaker

Going to university as a mature student Ben Bradbury graduated from the University of Bedfordshire in 2018 following his dreams in studying animation to get a job within the animation industry. Wanting to give something back, Ben’s graduate film Echoes was created with the purpose of highlighting loneliness and vulnerability in the elderly community, which has been included in three festivals in 2019. Since graduating Ben is currently looking for opportunities within the creative industry and has become a teaching assistant helping run workshops in animation programmes at the University of Bedfordshire.

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Try the following to connect further with the film’s story…

Music exercise: Create a playlist for someone you have lost.

  • We’ve all lost someone close to us, whether from death or relocation or a break-up. Embrace the memories you have of this person by giving yourself time to reflect.
  • Create a playlist of two to five songs that remind you of this person and listen to the music.

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2 Comments

  1. Teresa Cox

    Grief is so real. It isn’t easy. In a society with fewer children, spread further apart possibly in location, it isn’t a shared process as much anymore. Isolation, lack of transportation, health concerns and needs often hinder the kinds of encouragement than may help. Grief is also very personal and very solitary. One day the person is there like all other days before. The next day, they are not.
    Beautifully done film … capturing that grief so precisely.

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  2. Norman Reiss

    Beautifully done remembrance of filmmaker’s wife

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