Keep Your Eyes Open and Your Mouth Shut: second Directed by North Merchiston film now available

The second of five short films, made with the collaboration of the residents at North Merchiston Care Home, is now available online.

Directed by North Merchiston is a series of five short films, made with the collaboration of the residents at North Merchiston Care Home. Lead by award winning documentary film maker Duncan Cowles, each resident was encouraged to take control of the filmmaking process and decide upon the direction and what content they’d like to be included and focussed on within the films.

The films were commissioned through Luminate Creative Ageing Festival in association with Scottish Care.

This film, entitled Keep Your Eyes Open and Your Mouth Shut, features Charlie as the star - a 102 year old resident of North Merchiston.

 

Directed by North Merchiston: Keep Your Eyes Open and Your Mouth Shut

Each of the residents' films - May, Charlie, Edith, John and Margaret - will be made available online on consecutive Mondays between 20 March and 17 April.

Please feel free to share this information and the films more widely. We'd also love for you to share your response to them through Twitter at @scottishcare or @DuncanCowles

For more information, please visit: duncancowles.com/directed-by-north-merchiston

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