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The Shutdown (2009) Directed by Adam Stafford

All that gas, all those homes, all those people...

Videos

The Shutdown

Overview

Genre
Portrait, Essay, and Personal Doc
Synopsis

Writer Alan Bissett recalls the intense experience of an industrial accident that nearly killed his Father when he was a child and the industry that dominates life in Central Scotland.

Stage
finished
Running time
10 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Accidental Media
Country
United Kingdom
Years of Production
2009
Locations
Central Scotland
Prod. Partners
Peter Gerard, Andy Green & Leo Bruges.

Distribution Details

Release year
2009
Festivals
AFI Silver Docs, Palm Springs, San Francisco, Obberhaussen, Encounters, IDFA, Riverrun, Premier Plans, Dallas, Dokufest, Vienna, Chicago Underground Festival, Sydney, Belo Horizonte, Edinburgh, Zagreb, Indie Lisboa
Awards
Grand Jury Prize (Best short Documentary):San Francisco Golden Gate Award 2010; Palm Springs 2010; Premier Plans Angers 2011; Belo Horizonte Brazil 2010; The Jim Poole Award Edinburgh 2009. Audience Award:Jim Poole 2009, Special Jury Mention Dokufest 2010
Distribution
Short Film Sales/Distrify
Broadcast (Acq.)
Arte, France/Germany
Language
English

Photos

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