Previously at the ICA - Films

BAFTA Shorts

6 Mar 201519 Mar 2015

A feature-length selection of short live action and animated films from the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). There will be a Q&A on March 6 with Marcus Armitage (My Dad) Daisy Jacobs (The Bigger Picture) and Nick Rowland (Slap).

The Bigger Picture

Dir: Daisy Jacobs | UK | 2014 | 8 mins

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

Dir: Ainslie Henderson, Will Anderson | UK | 2014 | 9 mins

Inspired by love, a misguided monkey believes he is destined for the moon.

My Dad

Dir: Marcus Armitage | UK | 2014 | 6 mins

A short film depicting a dad's influence on a young boy's life. His judgmental character mixed with the boy's fondness for his dad prove to be a toxic mix that tears away at a world of opportunity and experiences.

Boogaloo and Graham

Dir: Michael Lennox | UK | 2014 | 14 mins

This 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. But the boys are in for a shock when their parents announce that big changes are coming to the family.

Emotional Fusebox

Dir: Rachel Tunnard | UK | 2014 |14 mins

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

Dir: Oscar Sharp | UK | 2014 | 24 mins

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.


Dir: Nick Rowland | UK | 2014 | 25 mins

An original coming-of-age drama about the struggles of a young boxer named Connor who secretly likes to cross-dress. Taking place in the English wastelands left by the economic downturn, Slap is an exploration of teenage masculinity in the modern age. 

Three Brothers

Dir: Aleem Khan | UK | 2014 | 17 mins

Hamid struggles to care for his younger brothers when their father abandons them for Pakistan. A story inspired by true events.

BAFTA Shorts, dir. Various, UK 2015, 117 mins 

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