NFT 1, 4 Mar, 8.10pm
In good BEV tradition the opening night sees a line up of dazzling short films showcasing the best new work of international women filmmakers. Shorts include the Oscar nominated, The Door - fingers crossed! - plus special guest speaker Jane Horrocks, a taste of our Sound and Silents programme and a party.
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Dir. Paloma Baeza, UK 2009, 12 min
A suspicious casino floor manager confronts a very successful punter. He knows the odds of cheats but can he handle the bizarre truth of this one? With Mark Strong and Ian McDiarmid.
Dir. Juanita Wilson, Ireland 2008, 17 min
A heartrending portrayal of one fatherís desperate attempt to come to terms with the devastating effects of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
Dir. Matilda Tristram, UK 2008, 2 min
What to do on a quiet afternoon when you are upset but you don't know why? The unspoken takes shape in this gorgeous model animation by RCA grad Tristram.
Dir. Hanna Heilborn and David Aronowitsch, Sweden 2009, 16 min
Avuk, 9, and Machiek, 15, tell their true stories of abduction and enslavement by the Sudanese militia in this powerful animated documentary.
Dir. Debbie Tucker Green, UK 2009, 12 min
In one corner of London on the hottest day of the year, Donna wonders how to reveal her astonishing secret to her family.