British Council Russia, the Documentary Film Centre and the school of foreign languages, BKC-IH are pleased to announce the opening of the new season of the «Educational Saturday» project. This year, we decided to mix study with pleasure and turn our traditional screening of contemporary films into useful English language lessons.

Films

Orbit Ever After
Running time: 20 mins, action
Director: Jamie Stone

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
Running time: 10 mins, animation
Director: Yousif Al-Khalifa
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
Running time: 7 mins, animation
Directors: Bjorn-Erik Aschim, Sam Taylor

A game of football turns deadly as an uninvited player joins it.

Keeping Up with the Joneses
Running time: 28 mins, action
Director: Michael Pearce 

MP’s wife Celia discovers her husband’s true colours when she is taken hostage by his criminal business associates.

I Am Tom Moody
Running time: 7 mins, animation
Director: Ainslie Henderson

A surreal trip through the subconscious of a stifled musician as he struggles to sing.

Камера 8 / Room 8
Running time: 7 mins, action
Director: James W. Griffiths
Winner best live action short film

A prisoner discovers a magical box with a horrible secret.