The EE British Academy Film Awards brings to you the best British short films from the last twelve months. These eight perfectly formed films will take you on a rollercoaster ride through the imaginations of the BAFTA winners of the future. Watch them all exclusively online on Curzon Home Cinema. Brought to you in partnership with American Airlines.
★★★★ "A bright, broad-minded movie medley" - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
'The Party' dir. Andrea Harkin
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.
14 mins 35
'A Love Story' dir. Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara - WINNER
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.
7 mins 04
'Mouth of Hell' dir. Samir Mehanovic
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…
15 mins 15
'Standby' dir. Charlotte Regan
Gary and Jenny share the same cramped “office space” as all beat cops: the front seat of a police car.
5 mins 42
'Tough' dir. Jennifer Zheng
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.
4 mins 49
'Consumed' dir. Richard John Seymour
A cinematic voyage through the mines, landscapes, factories and ports of Chinese production.
18 mins 56
'The Alan Dimension' dir. Jac Clinch
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’.
8 mins 46
'Home' dir. Daniel Mulloy - WINNER
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.
19 mins 53
Starring Jack O’Connell (Starred Up, Tower Block, Unbroken) and Holliday Grainger (The Riot Club, Anna Karenina)