PARALLEL SECTION

WITHOUT BORDERS

CINE EN VOSE

Friday Oct, 6th. 20:00h

ASSEMBLY HALL. CULTURE CENTRE PONFERRADA

The British Council, as a cultural partner of the British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA), presents BAFTA SHORT FILMS 2017 NOMINEES, a program dedicated to the promotion of the best British short films. The UK has a long tradition of short film production and both the British Council and BAFTA are aware of the importance of finding new audiences to support the diversity and talent of British filmmakers.


THE PARTY

Director: Andrea Harkin.
Producción/Producer: Fleming Creative.
Intérpretes/Cast: Anthony Boyle, Niall McNamee, Eileen O'Higgins, Tara Cush, Christopher Grant, Ross McKinney and Joanne Crawford.
14´ (United Kingdom )

‘Belfast 1972. Laurence invites his cousin Mickey, who is in hiding, to a party with alcohol, music and young love. The morning after they get hit by reality.’


A LOVE STORY

Director: Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara.
Producción/Producer: National Film and Television School.
Intérpretes/Cast: -
7´ (United Kingdom )

‘Two creatures fall in love and build a colorful world together. When one of them is threatened by succumbing to darkness, the other one has to fight to stay together; otherwise, they might be destroyed.’


MOUTH OF HELL

Director: Samir Mehanovic.
Producción/Producer: Paradiso Films.
Intérpretes/Cast: Ramanjit Kaur, Taranjit Kaur and Suraj Mondal.
15´ (United Kingdom )

‘A child who works in the burning coal fields of Jharia, India, has to make a choice. Either he does the right thing, or he saves his dying mother.’


STANDBY

Director: Charlotte Regan.
Producción/Producer: Jack Hannon.
Intérpretes/Cast: Alexa Morden, Andrew Paul, Margaret Towner and Richard Sherwood.
5´ 30´´ (United Kingdom )

‘Gary and Jenny share the same limited office space as their workmates: a police car.’


TOUGH

Director: Jennifer Zheng.
Producción/Producer: Kingston University.
Intérpretes/Cast: -
4´ 50´´ (United Kingdom )

‘When a Chinese mother and her daughter born in the UK talk as adults for the first time, they get to see the cultural misunderstandings of childhood from another perspective.’


CONSUMED

Director: Richard John Seymour.
Producción/Producer: Kate Davies and Liam Young.
Intérpretes/Cast: -
18´ (United Kingdom )

‘A cinematographic trip through the mines, landscapes, factories, and ports of Chinese production.’


THE ALAN DIMENSION

Director: Jac Clinch.
Producción/Producer: National Film and Television School.
Intérpretes/Cast: -
8´ 45´´ (United Kingdom )

‘Alan Brown can use godlike powers of precognition to foresee the destiny of humanity… and also his breakfast. At the same time, Wendy has just had enough of being married to ‘the next step in cognitive evolution.’


HOME

Director: Daniel Mulloy.
Producción/Producer: DokuFest, Somesuch & Co, Black Sheep Studios and Kube Studios.
Intérpretes/Cast: Jack O'Connell, Holliday Grainger, Tahliya Lowles and Zaki Ramadani.
20´ (United Kingdom )

‘A thousand men, women and children struggle to get into Europe while a well-to-do English family are setting off for what seems to be their holidays.’

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