British Showcase (15*)
Part of LIAF 2017
On sale to Members and Members Plus Thursday 19 October 10am
On general sale Friday 20 October 10am
Check the pulse of the British animation scene, with a comprehensive screening of the very best of recent British animation, from the absurd to the revelatory.
Several filmmakers will be present at the screening to introduce their work.
Art For Lawyers
Corporate art is a strange concept and definitely when seen through the eyes of this filmmaker.
UK 2017 Dir: Rory Waudby-Tolley 9min
The everyday monotony of the supermarket celebrated in a rhythmic sound loop.
UK 2017 Dir: Sam Moore 2min
A mole works in a mine digging for cobalt. One day a tragedy occurs.
UK 2017 Dir: JJ(Je eun) Shim 4min
Looper: Farfisa Song
Mustard & Ketchup, two gay badgers “who love each other very much” and their first outing to the world.
UK 2017 Dir: Iain Gardner 3min
So I Danced Again....
The act of listening. A dance through our chaotic world of meaningful/meaningless sounds.
UK 2017 Dir: Lottie Kingslake 5min
Helen's got a hot date. It's all part of her plan to be a better woman. But will a plumbing problem put a spanner in the works?
UK 2017 Dir: Christabel Jarrold 9min
The Uses of Envy
How to be more productive when you’re envious of others.
UK 2016 Dir: Lara Lee and Hannah Jacobs 2min
Balance and order, sound and motion, turning and looping like a spinning record.
UK 2017 Dir: Emily Downe 2min
Woke up, got out of bed…an observational exploration of routine, monotony, attention and distraction.
UK 2016 Dir: Ross Hogg 4min
Below the sea level the past seems to be a happier place. Though how far can you escape on your chair underwater?
UK 2017 Dir: Olga Makarchuk 8min
Don't Think of a Pink Elephant
A girl fights against compulsions brought on by anxiety.
UK 2017 Dir: Suraya Raja 7min
The struggle to find your place in the world as seen through the eyes of a skier.
UK/Austria 2017 Dir: Kathrin Steinbacher 3min
A Self-Compassion Exercise
The daily life of a down-trodden character and their plight to will a little self-compassion.
UK 2016 Dir: Joe Bichard 4min
Not The Same River. Not The Same Man.
The passing of time, an ever-flowing cycle of change and evolution.
UK 2017 Dir: Michelle Brand 4min
The Full Story
A loving, close-knit family falls apart as the ‘70s tumbles into the divorce boom of the ‘80s.
UK 2017 Dir: Daisy Jacobs 7min
A group of people run down a race track, morphing and growing into more distinctive personalities. But the race soon becomes deadly competitive.
UK 2016 Dir: Jodie Haslam 3min
Big Finds A Trumpet
When Big finds a new toy to play with, Tiny isn't very happy about it. Trumpets are annoying and so are some people.
UK 2017 Dir: Dan Castro 4min
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Barbican Cinema 1 is located within the main Barbican building on Level -2. Head to Level G and walk towards the Lakeside Terrace where you’ll find stairs and lifts to take you down to the venue floor.
Silk Street, London
The Barbican is widely accessible by bus, tube, train and by foot or bicycle. Plan your journey and find more route information in ‘Your Visit’ or book your car parking space in advance.
Level access from the Pit floor foyer only to the two boxes (see Mobility below). All other seats lead off stepped aisles.
Two boxes at the rear of the auditorium each have space for one wheelchair user and a companion. Please book early and ask for these seats.
Assistance dogs may be taken into the cinema – please tell us when booking, to ensure your seat has enough space. If you prefer, you may leave your dog with a member of the foyer staff during the performance.
There is an induction loop in the auditorium. You can use this by adjusting your hearing aid to the ‘T’ setting.
For more access information, please visit our Accessibility section.