The British Council together with the art group CoolConnections presents a programme of BAFTA Shorts — a series of short films shot by British filmmakers — as part of the Summer Shorts film festival. The films will be shown on 16 and 19 July 2014 at the Summer Cinema Stage in the MUZEON Arts Park at 22:00. The films will be shown in English with Russian subtitles.
You can buy tickets and find more detailed information on the festival’s website or on ourpartner’s website.
ORBIT EVER AFTER
Writer: Chee-Lan Chan
Director: Jamie Stone
Producer: Len Rowles
Running time: 20 mins 05 s
Nigel has fallen in love. But when you live in orbit aboard a ramshackle space hovel with the most risk-averse family imaginable, it isn’t easy to follow your heart.
SLEEPING WITH THE FISHES
Producer: James Walker
Writer: Sarah Woolner
Director: Yousif Al-Khalifa
Running time: 09 mins 56 s
Winner Best Animated Short Film
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.
EVERYTHING I CAN SEE FROM HERE
Directors: Bjorn-Erik Aschim, Sam Taylor
Producer Friederike Nicolaus
Running time: 06 mins 58 secs
A game of football turns deadly as an uninvited player joins in.
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES
Producer: Megan Rubens
Director: Michael Pearce
Writer: Selina Lim
Running time: 28 mins 08 secs
MP’s wife Celia discovers her husband’s true colours when she is taken hostage by his criminal business associates.
I AM TOM MOODY
Wri/dir/prod: Ainslie Henderson
Running time: 06 mins 52 secs
A surreal trip through the subconscious of a stifled musician as he struggles to sing.
Writer/director: James W. Griffiths
Producer: Sophie Venner
Running time: 07 mins 19 secs
Winner Best Live Action Short Film
A prisoner discovers a magical box with a horrible secret.