Self-storage units are windows into human histories: the silent cells with their myriad objects and dust-covered furniture are inscribed with past dreams, secret hopes, and lives we cannot let go of. ‘Steel Homes’ explores the fragmented nature of memories, set in the starkly beautiful aesthetic of our modern industrial world.
Eva Weber is London-based filmmaker working in both documentary and fiction. Her award-winning films have screened at numerous international film festivals, such as the Edinburgh International Film Festival, SXSW, and Silverdocs. Weber is currently developing a number of feature-length projects through her own production company, Odd Girl Out Productions.
Scotland, Great Britain
2008, 10', color, video
Anna Higgs, Gavin Humphries
Quark Films, Scottish Documentary Institute