The best British short film and short animation nominees 2018 will be shown at two special screenings during the festival. A British Council International Touring Programme in association with the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) will allow the Festival’s audience to experience the diversity of British society, together with getting acquainted with the finest british filmmakers and acting talents.
The screenings will take place: November 12th at 6 p.m. in Klubokawiarnia Aquarium in Bielsko-Biała and November 14th at 6.30 p.m. in Miejscownik. Tygiel Kulturalny in Katowice. Admission to both screenings is free.
Short films: Aamir, Vika Evdokimenko, 16 min / Cowboy Dave, Colin O’Toole, 24 min / A Drowning Man, Mahdi Fleifel, 15 min / Work, Aneil Karia, 12 min / Wren Boys, Harry Lighton, 11 min
Animations: Have Heart, Will Anderson, 12 min / Mamoon, Ben Steer, 6 min / Poles Apart, Paloma Baeza, 12 min
Co-organizers of the screenings: BAFTA and the British Council. The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural and educational cooperation. Arts is a cornerstone of their mission to create a friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and the wider world, creating new opportunities, building relationships and trust. The British Council is present in over 100 countries around the world, where it conducts activities connected with culture and art, learning English, education and civil society. The institution’s priority task is to effectively manage the diversity and promote equal opportunities. The organization has been operating in Poland since 1938. This year it celebrates 80 years of cultural relations and cooperation between Great Britain and Poland.