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I DON’T BELIEVE IN I BELIEVE IN KAYODE EWUMI SLAP HAPPY INSPIRATION + ADVICE FROM YOUR FAV CREATIVES TO EQUIP YOU FOR A CAREER IN FILM. GURU.BAFTA.ORG @BAFTAGURU LIKE A HEARTBEAT DRIVES YOU MAD Challenging, troubling, uneasy – that’s what love can be. Stories of disapproving parents, difficult love and traumatic break-ups are all part of life in this selection of films from around the world, which explore the dark side of love in romantic and familial relationships. Aga Baranowska LICE KINIM Dir Daniel Wiesmen. Israel 2016. 10min Ela and her mum have a quiet night at home until Ela’s father stops by their house without warning. RETOUCH Dir Kaveh Mazaheri. Iran 2017. 20min Maryam’s average morning takes an unexpected turn when her husband decides to exercise at home. Suddenly, she is faced with a life-changing decision. SLAP HAPPY Dir Madeleine Sims-Fewer, Dusty Mancinelli. Canada 2017. 11min A couple constantly push the line between being comfortable with and abusive towards each other, resulting in an unexpected outcome. THE FULL STORY Dir Daisy Jacobs. UK 2017. 8min Memories of a father’s affair, family break-up and sibling rivalry come back full force in this life-size animation from Oscar®-nominated and BAFTA-winning director, Daisy Jacobs. FAMILY HAPPINESS Dir Alice Englert. Australia 2016. 15min A portrait of two siblings and their bond as they explore painful childhood memories, unhappy relationships and the complexities of adult life. Featuring Ben Whishaw and Alice Englert. 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. BRITISH BY THE GRACE OF GOD Dir Sean Robert Dunn. UK-USA-UAE 2017. 16min Middle-aged Irene doesn’t have an easy life with her emotionally cold husband and reclusive son. Still she tries to make the best of her situation. Featuring Kate Dickie. IN WHITE BIL ABYAD Dir Dania Bdeir. Lebanon 2017. 16min Lara returns to Beirut for her father’s funeral to fi nd her controlling mother displeased with her love and life choices. IMAGE C/O BAFTA/CHARLIE CLIFT IN WHITE Total running time 109min GODDESS MON 9 THU 12 18:10 PCC 18:30 VUE5


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