United Kingdom
16 min.


Director | John Smith
Script | John Smith
Director of photography | John Smith
| John Smith
Sound | John Smith
Producer | John Smith
Production company | John Smith Films


Filmed from the artist’s window during lockdown, ‘Citadel’ recognises the British government’s decision to place business interests before public health and relocates the centre of power from Parliament to the financial district of the City of London.


About the director:

John Smith was born in Walthamstow, London, and studied film at the Royal College of Art. He has made over sixty film and video works that have been shown in independent cinemas and art galleries around the world.