Bafta Shorts Tour 2018 

Eight Films nominated in 2018 in the British Short Film and British Short Animation categories at the EE British Academy Film Awards.

Aamir

13 year old Aamir has fled his home and been separated from his family only to be stranded alone in the largest unofficial refugee camp in Europe. When he is befriended by Katlyn, a well meaning but thinly stretched British volunteer, she becomes Aamir’s last hope for salvation.

Director: Vika Evdokimenko
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2017
Duration: 17 min
Cowboy Dave

A young boy’s life is changed by a chance encounter with an out of luck musician. When a gang of local criminals turn up, the day takes an unexpected turn.

Director: Colin O’Toole
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2017
Duration: 25 min
A Drowning Man

Alone and far from home, The Kid makes his way through a strange city looking for the means to get through his day. Surrounded by predators he is forced to make compromises merely to survive as his life of exile grows one day longer.

Director: Mahdi Fleifel
Country: Denmark, Greece, United Kingdom
Year: 2017
Duration: 15 min
Work

A teenage dancer’s perspective of the world around her begins to shift as she is confronted with its capacity for injustice.

Director: Aneil Karia
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2017
Duration: 13 min
Wren Boys

On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison.

Director: Harry Lighton
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2017
Duration: 11 min
Have Heart

A looping GIF has an existential crisis.

Director: Will Anderson
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2017
Duration: 13 min
Mamoon

A mother with her infant child is forced to leave her home when mysterious dark shadows envelope the light in which they exist. As her own light begins to fade, she is forced to use the mysterious red light to save her child.

Director: Ben Steer
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2017
Duration: 7 min
Poles Apart

In a harsh Arctic landscape, a hungry and solitary polar bear has to decide if a naïve Canadian grizzly bear is her food or her friend.

Director: Paloma Baeza
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2017
Duration: 12 min

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