06/11/20 06/11/20
Black Sun: International Short Film Competition 3

Light and darkness combine in these taut and tense tales of pressure and success. An Iranian mother makes a catastrophic error under pressure in a…

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03/11/20 19/11/20
Depth Perceptions: Experimental Animation Panorama

One of the enduring strengths of animation is the ability to express the inner worlds and obsessions of its filmmakers. This year, we’re taking a deep…

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13/11/20 13/11/20
Family Unties: International Short Film Competition 6

The tangling and twisting of family ties in and outside the household, the workplace and the mean city streets. This programme takes us on a winding…

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13/11/20 13/11/20
Film Africa 2020 Baobab Award 1

We are delighted to host for the first time the Film Africa Baobab Award for Best Short Film, organised by the Royal African Society. Established in…

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13/11/20 13/11/20
Film Africa 2020 Baobab Award 2

The second programme of five short films nominated for this year’s Film Africa Baobab Award includes Egyptian drama Henet Ward about Halima, a…

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12/11/20 12/11/20
Glimpses of Maturity: International Short Film Competition 1

Maturity is such a difficult concept, full of shifting perspectives and many questions. In this programme, we witness a grieving child querying the…

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