Short film exploring the collective search for self through the notion of “home”, commissioned by Channel 4

A short documentary film inspired by a philosophical monologue from Joe McGarry, the former Director of development at homeless charity Arlington House.

The film explores our collective sense of belonging through audio-visual poem that illustrates Joe’s journey of finding his home within and features the track “Sublime 01″ by composer Michael Nyman.

The audio interview was originally made by Rob Rainbow for the Domestic Archaeology exhibition at the Geffrye Museum.

A Pilgrim Films Production for Channel 4’s 3 Minute Wonders


Direction:Christopher Thomas Allen & Robert Pyecroft-Rainbow
Music:Michael Nyman
Producer: Andrew Hinton
Editor: Christopher Thomas Allen
Colorist:Michael Mchugh
Assistant Producer:Helen Omand
Executive Producer:Maxyne Franklin

With Thanks to:

Bywaters, Tim Cowie, Annie Kwan, The Rio Cinema, Arnie & Wendy Rainbow, Neil Thompson & Felix Wright


Premiered at the BRITDOC Film Festival in July 2008

SEE festival – Brighton Documentary Film Festival – Brighton, UK, 2009

onedotzero adventures in motion – BFI, Southbank, London, 2008 – 200

London Short Film Festiva, Various Locations around London, UK, 2009

SXSW – South by Southwest, film & music festival, Austin, Texas, USA, 2009

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