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The nominated films can be found within the Festival’s main programme strands or as full collections as detailed below. 44 SHORT FILM AWARD THE SHORT FILM AWARD RECOGNISES SHORT FORM WORKS WITH A UNIQUE CINEMATIC VOICE AND A CONFIDENT HANDLING OF CHOSEN THEME AND CONTENT. FYSH Dir Billie Pleffer. Australia 2017. 13min The story of an old man and a fi sh that changed his life. REAL GODS REQUIRE BLOOD Dir Moin Hussain. UK 2017. 20min Troubled Alice is roped into babysitting for her neighbour, whose children claim to feed a nightly visitor from Hell. THE ARTIFICIAL HUMORS OS HUMORES ARTIFICIAIS Dir Gabriel Abrantes. Portugal 2017. 29min In this post-modern fairytale at the intersection of anthropology and artifi cial intelligence, an Amazon girl falls in love with a robot who is also a stand-up comic. ROBOT & SCARECROW Dir Kibwe Tavares. UK-South Africa 2017. 15min A uniquely modern fairytale about love with Jack O’Connell and Holliday Grainger. WREN BOYS Dir Harry Lighton. UK 2017. 11min On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison. LAWS OF THE GAME Dir Aegina Brahim. Suriname-UK 2016. 18min The epic story of a Surinamese female referee fi ghting for her place in the world of men’s football. MARTIN CRIES MARTIN PLEURE Dir Jonathan Vinel. France 2017. 16min Imagine you wake up one day and all your friends have disappeared. The friends that should be there are gone. You look everywhere, but cannot fi nd them. DELETE BEACH Dir Phil Collins. Germany-Japan-Norway 2016. 7min A collaboration between Turner-prize nominated artist Phil Collins and leading animation studio Studio 4°C. GODDESS DEVI Dir Karishma Dube. India-USA 2016. 13min Rebellious young Tara fl irts with her maid Devi. Faced with contemporary India’s strict social norms, their attraction redefi nes who they both are. GABBER LOVER Dir Anna Cazenave Cambet. France 2016. 13min Laurie and Mila dance to Gabber music, on the shores of a remote lake. Mila is in love with Laurie and she wants to tell her. THE RABBIT HUNT Dir Patrick Bresnan. USA 2017. 12min Pahokee, Florida. An initiation rite is practised here for boys on the cusp of manhood. SCAFFOLD Dir Kazik Radwanski. Canada 2017. 15min We join the daily interactions of two Bosnian-Canadian builders as they carefully make repairs. Under the watchful eye of the homeowner, they reminisce about home. SAT 14 SUN 15 12:30 HAYMARKET 18:30 VUE5 SAT 14 SUN 15 15:15 HAYMARKET 21:15 VUE5 SHORT FILM AWARD PROGRAMME 1 (FILMS LISTED IN SCREENING ORDER) Total running time 94min SHORT FILM AWARD PROGRAMME 2 (FILMS LISTED IN SCREENING ORDER) Total running time 88min Buy tickets bfi.org.uk/lff 020 7928 3232 (10:00 – 20:30 daily)


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