A Residence above the Clouds [Un lugar sobre las Nubes]
Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival 2017
International Science Film Festival World of Knowledge
St Petersburg 2017
A feature length documentary by director Guillermo Carnero Rosel, Cinematography: Trina McKendrick, David Martin Gonzalez
Screenwriter and Poetry: Kev Theaker
Filmed in Edinburgh and Teneriffe, this extraordinary documentary follows the journey of 19th century astronomer Royal, Charles Piazzi Smyth. In 1856 he left Edinburgh to the peaks of Tenerife to demonstrate the benefits of observing the sky at the top of the mountains. Loaded with equipment and telescopes, they launched an unprecedented adventure that would forever change the way we look at the stars ....