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"Sleeping Rough: Catherine's Story" Selected for Kino London's The People's Film Festival

Owain Astles' short film Sleeping Rough: Catherine's Story which focuses on a young woman forced into homelessness by an abusive partner and features my original score has been selected by Kino London for The People's Film Festival 2021. You can watch a trailer with previews of some of the other brilliant shorts selected for screenings below.

Further details about the film from the festival website are below.


Sleeping Rough: Catherine’s Story follows Catherine, a young woman who moves straight out of care into a flat with her boyfriend; however it soon becomes clear that the relationship is emotionally abusive, and with no-one to turn to, she escapes onto the streets.
Sleeping Rough: Catherine’s Story is a community-based docudrama about female street homelessness. Based on real interviews conducted with women experiencing homelessness, the film follows a young woman and the circumstances that force her to sleep on the street. The film was produced in collaboration with The Big Issue Foundation and Cardboard Citizens, shot in real locations and entirely with actors with personal experience of homelessness. Sleeping Rough: Catherine’s Story encourages understanding of the issues that affect women experiencing homelessness and aims to empower people to take a stand.

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