Swimmer | Dir: Lynne Ramsay

2013 BAFTA Shorts

105 mins|15

A feature length selection of short live action and animated films from the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). In cinemas around the UK from 12 April 2013.

Opening at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London and on limited release nationally.

Here to Fall

Dir: Kris Kelly | Ireland | UK | 2012 | 6mins

When a girl receives a call from her father she is set on a frantic journey through a chaotic world.

The Curse

Dir: Fyzal Boulifa | UK | Morocco | 2012 | 16mins

Fatine has ventured far from the village to meet her older lover. When she is caught by a small boy, all she wants to do is go home.


Dir: Johnny Barrington | UK | 2011 | 13mins

A tribe of Norse warriors traipse across a barren land after battle. Bloodied and wounded, their chief is near death. He is about to hand over power to his son when an army of a completely different kind descends upon them.

I'm Fine Thanks

Dir: Eamonn O'Neill | Ireland | UK | 2012 | 5mins

Are you okay?

The Making of Longbird

Dir: Will Anderson | UK | 2011 | 15mins

A behind-the-scenes look at an animator as he struggles with his character.

Good Night

Dir: Muriel d'Ansembourg |UK | 2012 | 28mins

Two teenage girls find themselves pushed to extremes on the streets of London when the boundaries between innocent play and dangerous seduction start to blur.


Dir: Lynne Ramsay | UK | 2012 | 16mins

The film enters the mind of an endurance swimmer on a journey through Britain's waterways, using sound and images to penetrate his thoughts, feelings, dreams, nightmares, memories, escape.

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