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Nick Jordan
The Rising, 2014
single screen HD Video, 14.30 mins.

The Rising is a short film which depicts an invasive alien species, Giant Hogweed, as it rapidly colonizes a lowland riverbank in northern England. Part natural history, part sci-fi, The Rising features an atmospheric soundtrack score by Lord Mongo, and presents the alien interloper as both a dangerous, toxic menace and impressive, natural wonder.

 

Nick Jordan
The Rising (trailer), 2014

 

 

Screenings:

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France
Sofia International Film Festival, Bulgaria
CinemAmbiente, Environmental Film Festival, Turin, Italy
Saison Video Festival, Roubaix, France

CinemadaMare International Film Festival, Rome, Italy
Festival du Film Court en Plein Air de Grenoble, France
Lago Film Festival, Italy
Concorto Film Festival, Pontenure, Italy
Ponferrada International Film Festival, Spain
Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival, Bristol
Ozu Film Festival, Modena, Italy
La Boutique Obscure, Espace Croisé Centre d’art Contemporain, Roubaix, France
River's Edge International Film Festival, Paducah, Kentucky, USA

Munich Underground Film Festival, Germany
Flyway Film Festival, Pepin, Wisconsin
Aguilar de Campoo Film Festival, Spain