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British Council Shorts 2013: Primary

British Council Shorts 2013: Primary
British Council Shorts 2013: Primary




60 minutes


Action and Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Coming of Age, Documentary, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Short Films


English / No Dialogue

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From losing teeth to an Indian myth about a man who loses his head, exploring space to a furry eco warrior, and even to the things you find in your hair! There are lots of fun short film stories to dip into or watch all at once in our British Short film programme for Primary ages, curated by Into Film and British Council. The programme is made up of seven short films and features an exciting mix of animation, live-action and documentary.

Films in this programme are:

Ernesto (Animation, Dir Corinne Ladeinde)

Inanimate (Animation, Dir Micky O'Donoghue)

The Storyteller (Animation, Dir Nandita Jain)

Varmints (Animation, Dir Marc Craste)

Elephants (Animation, Dir Sally Pearce)

Space Travel According to John (Animated Documentary, Dir Jamie Stone)

The Girl With the World in her Hair (Documentary, Dir Debbie Howard)

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This programme has not been certified by the BBFC. Into Film suggest the content is engaging for ages 7-11.

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