Bafta award
Saturday, 22 July 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:45pm

Watch the best of UK short filmmaking!

The British Council is delighted to invite you to a screening of a selection of

BAFTA's 2017 short film nominees

Watch eight short films that reveal the breadth and diversity of British society; world class technical flair and feature some of our finest acting talents.

Consumed; 19 mins: A cinematic voyage through the mines, landscapes, factories and ports of Chinese production

Mouth of Hell; 15 mins: A child labourer in the burning coalfields of Jharia, India has to make a choice, to do what’s right or to save his dying mother

The Party; 15 mins: Belfast 1972. Laurence welcomes his cousin and man-on-the-run Mickey to a party of drinking, dancing and young love. By morning, reality catches up with them

Home; 20 mins: Thousands of men, women and children struggle to get into Europe as a comfortable English family sets out on what appears to be a holiday

Standby; 6 mins: Gary and Jenny share the same cramped 'office space' as all beat cops: the front seat of a police car

The Alan Dimension; 9 mins: Alan Brown uses divine powers of precognition to foresee the fate of mankind... and breakfast. Meanwhile, Wendy has had enough of being married to 'the next step in cognitive evolution.

A Love Story; 7 mins: Two creatures fall in love, weaving a colourful world together but when darkness threatens to consume one of them, the other must fight to stay together, or risk being torn apart.

Tough; 5 mins: Some things can only be understood with maturity. New light is shed on childhood cultural misunderstandings when a Chinese mother and her British born daughter speak as adults for the first time.



 Age group: 16 years and above

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