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
  • Screening Time:TBD
  • Links: Website

Latest News

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programme launch

2019 Programme Launch

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 05 July, 2019

Still Voices 2019 Programme Launch - Wilder & Gold

athlone screening

A Night of Short Films

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 02 July, 2019

A Night of Short Films - Athlone Screening - In Partnership with Dead Centre Brewing.

2019 judging panel

The 2019 Judging Panel

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 01 July, 2019

We are delighted to announce our 2019 Judging Panel for In Competition Films.


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2019 Programme

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