BAFTA Nominated Shorts: WATERSHED 14 MARCH

This weekend, The Watershed will be screening the brilliant BAFTA Nominated Shorts. The programme features films by Encounters Festival alumni Daisy Jacobs (The Bigger Picture) Oscar Sharp (The Kármán Line) and Ainslie Henderson & Will Anderson (Monkey Love Experiments)

Be sure to read Encounters recent interview with BAFTA award winner Daisy Jacobs

Short film lovers can delight in the eight cracking BAFTA-nominated live action and animated shorts making up this feature-length programme showcasing the extraordinary work from the brightest and best of new British filmmaking talent. Come revel in this incredible set of mini-movies and join us in a celebration of all things short.

  • The Bigger Picture
    Daisy Jacobs, UK, 2014, 7m
    Innovative life-size animated characters tell the stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an elderly parent, in Daisy Jacobs’ Oscar®-nominated short.
  • Monkey Love Experiments
    Ainslie Henderson, Will Anderson, UK, 2014, 9m
    Inspired by love, a misguided monkey believes he is destined for the moon.
  • My Dad
    Marcus Armitage, UK, 2014, 6m
    A short film depicting a dad’s influence on a young boy’s life.
  • Boogaloo and Graham
    Michael Lennox, UK, 2014,14m
    This BAFTA-winning, Oscar®-nominated short, set in 1970s Belfast, finds Jamesy and Malachy over the moon when their soft-hearted Dad presents them with two baby chicks to care for.
  • Emotional Fusebox
    Rachel Tunnard, UK, 2014, 14m
    Anna lives in her Mum’s garden shed making videos with her thumbs. Her Mum wants her to come out but Anna doesn’t want to.
  • The Kármán Line
    Oscar Sharp, UK, 2014, 24m
    When a mother is hit by a rare condition that sees her lift off the ground at a slow but ever increasing rate, her husband and daughter are forced to come to terms with losing her.
  • Slap
    Nick Rowland, UK, 2014, 25m
    An original coming-of-age drama about the struggles of a young boxer named Connor who secretly likes to cross-dress.
  • Three Brothers
    Aleem Khan, UK, 2014, 17m
    Hamid struggles to care for his younger brothers when their father abandons them for Pakistan.

Ticket prices: £5.50 full / £4.00 concs.

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