FREE SCREENING BAFTA NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2017

Date | WED 1st MARCH

Time | 5-7pm

Location | Stephan Langton Building

Admission | Free for ALL Staff & Students

 

Following the success of the Oscar 2016 short film night, next WEDNESDAY the 1ST OF MARCH we will be screening all of this year’s BAFTA nominated short films, including the 2017 BAFTA winning short ‘Home’ starring Jack O’Connell.

This is an unmissable opportunity to watch these excellent short films before they are available to the general public. (Thanks to Philip Stevens for setting this screening up via Curzon Home Cinema)
The films selected are:

‘The Party’ dir. Andrea Harkin Belfast 1972. Laurence welcomes his cousin and man-on-the-run Mickey to a party of drinking, dancing and young love. By morning, reality catches up with them. 14 mins 35


‘A Love Story’ dir. Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara Two creatures fall in love, weaving a colourful world together but when darkness threatens to consume one of them, the other must fight to stay together, or risk being torn apart. 7 mins 04


‘Mouth of Hell’ dir. Samir Mehanovic A child labourer in the burning coalfields of Jharia, India has to make a choice. To do what’s right? Or to save his dying mother. 15 mins 15


‘Standby’ dir. Charlotte Regan Gary and Jenny share the same cramped “office space” as all beat cops: the front seat of a police car. 5 mins 42


‘Tough’ dir. Jennifer Zheng Some things can only be understood with maturity. New light is shed on childhood cultural misunderstandings when a Chinese mother and her British born daughter speak as adults for the first time.  4 mins 49


‘Consumed’ dir. Richard John Seymour A cinematic voyage through the mines, landscapes, factories and ports of Chinese production. 18 mins 56


‘The Alan Dimension’ dir. Jac Clinch Alan Brown uses divine powers of precognition to foresee the fate of mankind… and breakfast. Meanwhile, Wendy has had enough of being married to ‘the next step in cognitive evolution’. 8 mins 46


‘Home’ dir. Daniel Mulloy Thousands of men, women and children struggle to get into Europe as a comfortable English family sets out on what appears to be a holiday. 19 mins 53

Starring Jack O’Connell (Starred Up, Tower Block, Unbroken) and Holliday Grainger (The Riot Club, Anna Karenina)

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