in the river (shuddering) )(2020)
To feel the cold creep and pull
and watch as your feet disappear beneath you.
A new short film piece, about dis-ease, crossings and attempting to re-find your balance.
Created August 2020 under strict social distancing.
in the river (shuddering) premiered (UK) at this years Fringe! Queer film and arts festival,
as part of Shorts: Queer Pandemic Response, November 15th 2020.
Directed and choreographed by Rob Hesp.
Filmed by Matt Mead
Chester Hayes, Hannah Davis, Iro Costello, June Lam, Lavinia Co-op, Liam Asplen, Nathan Gael York, Sally Fothergill, Scarlett Lassoff, and Sophie Brain.
With thanks to everyone involved.
For enquiries and screenings please email Rob at
or message direct through Instagram @rob_hesp