London Calling

Dir: various

United Kingdom (UK)



Film Hub London presents a selection of the best short films produced through Film London’s London Calling and London Calling Plus schemes in 2014, which premiered at last year’s BFI London Film Festival.

We’ll be screening three of the shorts in this package with an introduction from Tessa Inkelaar, Development Producer at Film London, setting the films in context and discussing ideas for programming.


Dir: Riz Ahmed | UK | 2014 | 16 mins

Selected for the Sundance Film Festival 2015 Grand Jury Prize. Written and directed by actor Riz Ahmed, Daytimer is set in 1999 and follows Naseem, who gives school and home the slip to attend his first daytime rave.

Two Dosas

Dir: Sarmad Masud | UK | 2014 | 15 mins

Geeky Pavan takes his ‘English Rose’ on a date to the most authentic Indian restaurant in the city. To his horror she goes off-menu in Hindi…

Three Brothers

Dir: Aleem Khan | UK | 2014 | 17 mins

Nominated for Best Short Film at the 2014 BAFTAs. Hamid struggles to care for his younger brothers when their father abandons them for Pakistan. A story inspired by true events.

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