The BAFTA Shorts return!
Book our feature-length selection of short live action and animated films from the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA).
In cinemas around the UK from 26 February 2016.
Dir: Nina Gantz | UK | 2015 | 9 mins
Edmond’s impulse to love and be close to others is strong… maybe too strong. As he stands alone by a lake contemplating his options, he goes on a journey backwards through his life, and revisits all his defining moments in search for the origin of his desires.
Dir: Billy Lumby | UK | 2015 | 15 mins
This is the story of Shmilu, a Hasidic Jew in crisis, torn between his community and the romantic possibilities of trendy east London.
The first fictional film made with the UK’s Hasidic population, Samuel-613 has unprecedented access including non-professional actors and Yiddish dialogue. It explores culture clash, identity struggles and their spiritual consequences.
Dir: Caroline Bartleet | UK | 2015 | 6 mins
An Emergency Services Operator receives a call from Gemma, a desperate young mother whose three-year-old son is trapped upstairs in a burning house. Flames are creeping down the stairs that Gemma must use in order to reach him. The operator’s guidance is all that Gemma can rely on in order to survive.
Dir: Richard Williams | UK | 2015 | 6 mins
A young girl witnesses a battle to the death. From the animation genius behind Who Framed Roger Rabbit.