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Retrospective British Shorts 2007–2017: The Actors

January 16 @ 20:00 - 22:00


British Shorts Film Festival, Berlin is back at Kino Zukunft … and looks back at remarkable performances of actors that we have presented in the last ten years of the festival’s history! The retrospective screening features great short films of several genres – from drama, comedy and animation to music video – with Judi Dench (Philomena, 007), Martin Freeman (Sherlock, The Hobbit), Michael Fassbender (Jane Eyre, 12 Years a Slave), Peter Mullan (Tyrannosaur), Bill Nighy (Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), Kate Dickie (Game of Thrones), Thomas Turgoose (This Is England) and Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl).

The Films:

Judi Dench in: Friend Request Pending (2012)
Comedy, Dir: Chris Foggin, 12:00
Wunderbare Komödie über Kommunikationsschwierigkeiten im Internet.
The ups and downs of chatting and online dating.

Ben Whishaw in: Beat (2013)
Drama, Dir: Aneil Karia, 12:00
Ein Tag im Leben eines totalen Außenseiters.
One day in the life of a total outsider.

Martin Freeman in: The Voorman Problem (2011)
Comedy, Dir: Mark Gill, 13:00 Ein Gefängnispsychologe trifft auf einen seltsamen Patienten. A prison psychologist meets a very odd patient.

Michael Fassbender in: Pitch Black Heist (2011)
Drama, Dir: John Maclean, 13:00
Stylisches Safeknackerdrama über einen seltsamen Job.
Stylish safe-cracker drama.

Rosamund Pike in: Voodoo in my Blood (2016)
Music Video, Dir: Ringan Ledwidge, 5:00
Eine Frau verliert die Kontrolle. Musik: Massive Attack.
A woman loses control. Music: Massive Attack.

Thomas Turgoose in: Kiss (2012, Drama), Dir: Cathy Brady, 20:00 Laura und Claire wollen ihren Schwarm vom Rummelplatz kennenlernen. Last night of the funfair: It’s the last chance for Laura and Claire to impress the boy on the waltzers.

Bill Nighy in: The Hungry Corpse (2013)
Animation/Comedy, Dir: Gergely Wootsch, 10:00
Treffen sich ein Untoter (Bill Nighy) und eine Taube …
An ancient, rather hungry corpse meets a pigeon.

Peter Mullan in: Long Distance Information (2011)
Drama, Dir: Douglas Hart, 8:00
Alex’ Anruf bei seinem Vater zeigt beiden, wie fremd sie sich sind.
Father always said “never talk to strangers”, but surely we have to phone home sometimes?

Kate Dickie in: Operator (2015)
Drama, Dir: Caroline Bartleet, 6:00
Eine Notruf-Telefonistin und eine große Herausforderung.
An Emergency Operator picks up a dramatic call.

11th British Shorts Film Festival Berlin
11.–17.1.2018 at Sputnik Kino, HAU Hebbel am Ufer,
Acudkino, City Kino Wedding and Kino Zukunft
Films, Concerts, Talks, Party, Exhibition

Film still: Michael Fassbender in Pitch Black Heist


January 16
20:00 - 22:00


Kino Zukunft
Laskerstr. 5
Berlin-Friedrichshain, 10245 Germany

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