The Veiled City

In 1952, London was engulfed in the Great Smog. As a result of industrialisation, a leaden fog settled over the entire city. The archive images from this period become letters from a desolate future.
by Natalie Cubides-Brady
with Aerynne Eastwood
United Kingdom 2023 English 13’ Black/White World premiere | Documentary Form


  • Aerynne Eastwood (Narrator)


Director Natalie Cubides-Brady
Screenplay Natalie Cubides-Brady
Editing Ona Bartroli
Music Athena Varosio
Sound Design Ben Goodall
Executive Producer Hannah Bush Bailey
Producer Jacob Swan Hyam

Produced by

JSH Films

Natalie Cubides-Brady

Born in London, UK in 1981, she studied documentary film directing at the National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield. Her short documentary Beyond the North Winds screened at festivals including Sundance London, Visions du Réel and Edinburgh and won the prize for Best Short Screenplay at the Poitiers Film Festival. Having participated in Berlinale Talents in 2021, she is currently developing her debut feature-length film.

Filmography (short films)

2018 After the Silence 2019 Beyond the North Winds: A Post Nuclear Reverie 2023 The Veiled City

Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2023