British Shorts

British Shorts

16 - 22 January 2020

Short but crisp: The film festival British Shorts celebrates the funniest, strangest and most exciting short films from the British Isles.

  • British Shorts 2018© British Shorts
    We love Moses
  • British Shorts 2018© British Shorts
  • British Shorts 2016© Tim Walker
    "The Muse" by Tim Walker (Actor: Ben Whishaw)
  • British Shorts 2016© Her Majesty

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British Shorts is a Berlin-based film festival celebrating the cinematic works of filmmakers living and working in Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. It is also a competition: Beyond watching some brand-new and innovative films, both the jury and the audience have the opportunity to award the best film with a prize. The film screenings are complemented with a number of concerts, comedy shows and parties.

Drama, comedy and more at the British Shorts

The competition is open to various genres. Among them are drama, comedy, thriller, action, animation, experimental, documentaries, horror, science fiction and also music videos. The films are screened at small and cosy arthouse cinemas: Sputnik Kino, Acudkino, City Kino Wedding, HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Kino Zukunft, and Silent Green.

British Shorts: Programme and Tickets

Tickets for the British Shorts can be purchased right before the screenings and in advance at the box office or online. The full programme and links to the participating cinemas are available at the British Shorts website. All films are shown in their original format, i.e. in English and without subtitles.
Opening Hours
16 - 22 January 2020
Useful hints
Films are screened in various cinemas in Berlin: Sputnik Kino, Acudkino, City Kino Wedding, HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Kino Zukunft, and Silent Green.
Admission Fee
Prices vary depending on the cinema and the accompanying programme. The admission fee for a film screening is from 9 Euros (and less for students).
Official British Shorts website (in English)

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