Events British Shorts 2018!
Live Music, Party, Open Screening and much more!
In addition to the film programme there will be a fine selection of events including several concerts, parties, a free film workshop with lecturers from Great Britain, an Open Screening, talks with filmmakers, an exhibition and the infamous British Shorts Bar. Connect on Facebook and Twitter to be updated!
Concert: White Wine(Nerdrock/Chamberpop, Portland/Leipzig)
"We are a band that went from 1 to 2 and now to 3. It is rock and roll with some Samples thrown in. Genius, right?” White Wine will present their new album “Killer Brilliance” which was released this autumn – a sound, located somewhere between “Nerdrock” and chamber pop.
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Concert: Johnny Zabala(Blues/Garage/R'n'R, Berlin)
100% Blues. Berlin guitar legend Johnny Zabala plays an incredible mixture of Oldschool, Delta Blues and influences from Neil Young to Nick Cave. "Johnny Zabala is a genuine treasure of Berlin." (Sam Dale)
Concert: Tincan Folklore(Weird Pop, Berlin)
Tincan Folklore, that is the Berlin-based musician Alex Roth (member of Späti Palace band YOGA). He is working on a quite unique version of lo-fi folk, which was fittingly decribed as “weird pop”, characterizing an attitude towards music and life in equal measure.
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Focus Screening: Pioneers of Black British Cinema
Starting between the 1960s and 1980s ambitious black filmmakers portrayed their everyday living conditions in a dramatic context. They created a number of wonderful shorts, depicting both heartwarming stories of love and friendship whilst also revealing issues such as racism and finding one's own way in the British class system. Fokus screening with a video introduction by June Givanni (Pan African Cinema Archive).
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Presentation of the British Shorts Workshop Films
Participants of the British Shorts Workshop have made short short films within 48 hours, all centred around the topic Crossing Borders, which will be shown on the big screen (admission free!)
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Homage: Tilda Swinton, Joanna Hogg, Cynthia Beatt
The festival homage 2018 honours three outstanding women of film and their early short films from the 1980s: the exceptional actress Tilda Swinton (Only Lovers Left Alive, photo: film still from Cycling the Frame, 1988) and the directors Joanna Hogg (Unrelated) and Cynthia Beatt (The Invisible Frame, British Shorts Jury Member 2013).
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Open Screening - Platform for Filmmakers and Film Fans
Local filmmakers can also screen their own short films (max. 25 mins) at British Shorts 2018! No pre-selection, no jury, no advance registration. (Admission free)
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British Shorts Exhibition
At Sputnik Kinobar there will again be a exhiption with photography and experimental films. This year selected films by Ruaidhri Ryan (one of the most played filmmakers at British Shorts!) will be back at Sputnik and we'll present a photography series by Paul Daly, who also is part of the film programme with his new work Beckett (film still).
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The festival programme is subject to change.
» The complete programme with all films and events as a PDF (1.1MB).