JPFF Selection - What I Should Have Said
Name of Film: What I Should Have Said
Country Of Origin: United Kingdom
Directors Name: Alastair Cook
Poets Name: Stevie Ronnie
Synopsis: ‘What I Should Have Said’ is a film by Alastair Cook, commissioned as part of Arctica.
Arctica is a series of interlinked artworks, borne from writer and artist Stevie Ronnie’s 2013 journey to the High Arctic through the Arctic Circle international residency programme. As part of Arctica, Alastair Cook was commissioned by Stevie to make a triptych of Filmpoems with sound by Italian composer Luca Nasciuti. The films also feature Arctic footage shot by US-based artist Michael Eckblad alongside found footage from Alastair’s collection.