The Flood Is Coming

A forest hermit tries to prepare for a flood, but he becomes distracted by his noisy neighbour - who happens to be the hermit's left eye. The Flood is Coming explores the growing anxiety about the state of nature, and our place in it.

Director Bio

Gabriel Böhmer is a London based artist from Zürich, interested in memory and the absurd. He left a career in management consulting in 2013, following the release of his novel Beetle Days. He completed the book of paintings Tomorrow I’ll Go Outside in 2015, and his film Beetle Trouble in 2017. Gabriel's work has been selected at international festivals, including Clermont-Ferrand, IndieLisboa, and Message to Man. Beetle Trouble was awarded a Special Jury Mention at Clermont-Ferrand.


  • Directed by:Gabriel Böhmer
  • Written by:Gabriel Böhmer
  • Produced by:Samantha Monk
  • Runtime:9 mins
  • Completion Date:October 21, 2018
  • Country of Origin:United Kingdom
  • Category:Animation
  • Selection:In Competition - Programme 16
  • Screening Time / Venue:
    Fri 16th - Cooney's Hotel - 3:30-4:30pm
    / Sun 18th - Cooney's Hotel - 11am-12pm
  • Links: Website

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Still Voices Film Society

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 06 January, 2020

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Still Voices Film Society.

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Submissions for 2020 Now Open

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 01 October, 2019

Submission call for the Still Voices Short Film Festival 2020 now open!

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Culture Night 2019

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 09 September, 2019

Still Voices Culture Night 2019


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