Harry Batty is an up-and-coming writer and director from the North of England. At the age of 18, he attended the program in NFTS Film academy and directed the short Oh Gloria Inmarcesible!. In 2020, he began his studies at the university. The short An Afternoon will be his festival debut.
The Beatitudes is a playful essay on the moving image that links together many trands of culture and history to poetic effect, asking questions about the purpose and meaning of language within the cinematic medium.