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[Sky News] Black Samphire – an environmental folk horror, featuring the voice of Stephen Fry – fuses rural myth and the real-life threat of the climate crisis to shine a light on the UK’s growing water pollution problem… (Read More)


Black Samphire is a chilling, British folk horror short film that circulates the theme of water pollution, our complex relationships with our environment and the consequences of ignoring the signs.

Co-produced by Silicon Gothic and River Action, the film is scheduled for premiere on 21 March, just before World Water Day.

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When Mari, an overworked journalist and her girlfriend, Isla take a weekend away in West Sussex, they stumble across a strand of strange samphire. With Isla developing an obsessive addiction to the poisonous plant, Mari is catapulted into a super-natural confrontation against her lifelong partner, in which she must face the consequences of ignoring the signs.

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