The Veiled City

United Kingdom
13 min.

Director | Natalie Cubides-Brady
Script | Natalie Cubides-Brady
Editing | Ona Bartroli
Sound designer | Ben Goodall
Composer | Athena Varosio
Main cast | Aerynne Eastwood
Producer | Jacob Swan Hyam
Production company | JSH Films

A speculative city symphony inspired by London’s Great Smog of 1952. Created from archive footage, the story unfolds through fictional letters from a post-apocalyptic future. The Veiled City invites us to understand the smog in the context of the present-day climate crisis.


About the director:

Natalie is a Writer/Director with a visual arts background working at the intersection of documentary and fiction. Her films have screened at Berlinale, Visions du Reel, Sundance London, and won Best Documentary at Curtas Vila do Conde and Best Short Screenplay at Poitiers Film Festival. She is an alumna of the NFTS MA in Documentary Directing and is currently developing her debut feature.