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A Certain Type of Freedom

"A Certain Type of Freedom" is the second of two meditative essays on cities, youth and media; on how we connect with public space and with each other. Featuring original research and still photos from 20 cities, this film highlights the challenges facing urban youth and encourages us to rethink our relationship with technology.

  • Roman Gerodimos
    Director
  • Roman Gerodimos
    Writer
  • Roman Gerodimos
    Producer
  • Sam Booth
    Key Cast
    The Drowned Man
  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Arthouse, Essay, Photofilm, Documentary
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 9, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Thin Line Film Fest
    Denton, Texas
    February 21, 2016
    Texas Premiere
  • Media Education Summit
    Emerson College, Boston
    November 20, 2015
  • Symposium on Youth Participation in a Digitalised World
    European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary
    September 15, 2015
  • Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change
    Salzburg, Austria
    August 3, 2015
  • Best Shorts Competition

    Award of Merit: Special Mention (Experimental)
  • Best Shorts Competition

    Award of Merit: Special Mention (Public Service Programming / PSA)
  • International Independent Film Awards

    Platinum Winner: Narration
  • International Independent Film Awards

    Gold Winner: Documentary Short
  • Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards

    Best Narration
Director Biography

Roman Gerodimos, PhD, is a political scientist and writer. He is Principal Lecturer in Global Current Affairs at Bournemouth University and faculty member at the Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change. He is passionate about youth engagement, urban public space, art, history and politics. His debut short films, 'At the Edge of the Present' and 'A Certain Type of Freedom', are based on his research and photography in 40 cities.

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