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18:30 Fri 6 Jan 2012

ICA Cinema 1

This popular kick-off to LSFF is a selection of new films to put a smile on your face for the New Year. Watch out for Michael Fassbender and Liam Cunningham in Pitch Black Heist, a film in which a bank robbery takes a bizarre turn. And Josie Long and Kevin Eldon as voice animated little people in All Consuming Love [Man in a Cat].

Films screening in this programme will be eligible for the LoCo Award for Best Comedy Short. The winning film will be screened as LoCo’s Discovery short, highlighting the best new talent at the London Comedy Film Festival, in January 2012.

Book tickets for this programme on the ICA website, or by calling 020 7930 3647.

Films are listed below in alphabetical order: 

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  • ALL CONSUMING LOVE [MAN IN A CAT]

    Louis Hudson 9 mins (UK, 2011)

    A tiny man living inside a cat gets into a sticky love-triangle.
  • ASYLUM

    Joern Utkilen 18 mins (UK, 2011)

    Failed asylum seekers Alfred Islami and Wan Yun Ji want more than anything to remain in Scotland. Within the oppressive walls of the Removal Centre, Wan finds hope via the love of a good woman, whilst Alfred refuses to surrender the dream of having his own bio-dynamic farm.
  • CREAM/EGG

    Ian Gamester 4 mins (UK, 2011)

    Mandy and Sean our about to set off on a journey, when Mandy reveals some strange and surprising concerns she has over Sean's sperm!
  • ED B. LOW

    Damian Tasker 3 mins (UK, 2011)

    The mad tale of an individual's attempt at regaining his sanity.
  • ORRIBLE

    Giles Ripley 5 mins (UK, 2011)

    At the end of school, eight-year-old Steve is escorted home by Luke, a teenaged thug of appalling repute.
  • PITCH BLACK HEIST

    John Maclean 14 mins (UK, 2011)

    Liam and Michael are professional safe crackers who meet on a simple job to relieve an office safe from its contents. The catch is a light activated alarm system impelling the men to embark on a pitch black heist.
  • REVELATIONS

    Matthew Docherty 5 mins (UK, 2011)

    Chris has been dreaming of the desert. Louis is obsessed with Chris. When they meet in the street, all hell breaks loose.
  • SPOILT BROTH

    Toby Roberts 5 mins (UK, 2011)

    Attempting to pull off his first heist, a bumbling robber learns a better way to do the job from an unlikely hero.
  • SUICIDE TUESDAY

    Anton Short 5 mins (UK, 2011)

    Local Council rules effect every part of your life - even when you want to end it.
  • TEQUILA

    Jon Drever 2 mins (UK, 2011)

    A short film about life, love, death and telephones.
  • THE HEIST

    Thomas Hefferon 9 mins (UK, 2011)

    Three eager bank robbers go over the big plan before robbing a bank. It's a complicated business.
  • THE MAESTRO

    Chris Blaine / Ben Blaine 3 mins (UK, 2011)

    In 1824, Beethoven's conductor was worried about the innovations in his 9th Symphony.
  • THE UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE

    Oliver Smyth 8 mins (UK, 2011)

    Simone's quiet day out with a good book takes an unexpected turn when she is joined by a peculiar gent with a lot on his mind.
  • WILD LIFE

    Kevin Maynard 6 mins (UK, 2011)

    If you fill your house with animals don't be surprised when there's blood in the bathtub.