Fight or Flight

Friday 26 May 2023
14.30 – 14.45 (BST)
NoFit State Circus


Falling is a primal fear. By engaging with the things that scare us, considerately, are we able to feel more alive? Fight or Flight is a viscerally engaging film following five aerial acrobats working with flying trapeze. From nihilistic training tactics to the authentic dramaturgy inherent in circus, this film hopes to contribute to a body of work that intersects metamodernism and circus.

**//CW//** This film contains depictions of height-related injury.


After 17 years as a professional circus performer, specialising in acrobatics, children's theatre, and stunt work, Hobbit is studying for an MA in Directing Circus at Circomedia. Their directorial work is inspired by the ingenious and intuitive craftwork of Derren Brown and the primal and brazen stunts of Elizabeth Streb.