Kinofilm presents Bafta Shorts

BAFTA SHORT FILMS 2014 (Cert PG) @ Central Library Performance Space, Saturday 31st May, 2.30pm

A feature-length selection of short live action and animated films from the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA).

BAFTA “Eight small wonders, stocked with infinite space […] special screening of the eight short films that competed at the BAFTAs is a joyous subversion of the norm.” – Ryan Gilbey, New Statesman

Orbit Ever After 

Dir: Jamie Stone, UK, 2013, 20 mins

Cast: Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Mackenzie Crook, Bronagh Gallagher, Bob Goody

Life in space isn’t easy. And living in orbit, indefinitely, with only your close family for company is even worse. A science fiction romance.

Sleeping With The Fishes – WINNER for Best Short Animation

Dir: Yousif Al-Khalifa,  UK,  2013, 9 mins

Sonja lives a lonely life as a fishmonger, more at ease with her fish than her customers, until one day a delivery man turns up who looks like a rainbow trout.

Island Queen

Dir: Ben Mallaby, UK, 2012, 16 mins

Mim has lived her whole life on a little island with her best mate Danny.

Sea View 

Dir: Jane Linfoot, UK, 2013, 24 mins

Cast: Eloise Smyth, Ciaran Griffths

Jess and Jason meet at the bus station in a seaside town, seeing each other in daylight for the first time but threatens to be a regretful experience for both.

Everything I Can See From Here

Dir: Sam Taylor, UK, Bjorn-Erik Aschim, 2013, 7 mins

In a desolate part of England a game of football comes to a standstill as the ball mysteriously goes missing.

Keeping Up With The Joneses

Dir: Michael Pearce, UK, 2013, 28 mins

Cast: Maxine Peake, Geoff Bell, Adeel Akhtar

The impeccable wife of an MP confronts the imprisoned reality of her life after being taken hostage by two of her husband’s ‘business associates’.

I Am Tom Moody

Dir: Ainslie Henderson, UK, 2012, 7 mins

Cast: Mackenzie Crook

A surreal trip through the subconscious of a stifled musician as he struggles to sing.

Room 8 – WINNER for Best Short FIlm

Dir: James W. Griffiths | UK / Poland | 2013 | 7 mins

A prisoner makes a fantastical discovery when thrown into a cell with a terse and unsettling inmate.


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