Films in Laugh
From laugh-out-loud to dry and understated – humour in all its forms.
Dir-Scr Samir Oliveros. | Colombia
A Colombian coming-of-age comedy set on a gloriously eccentric Caribbean island where two squabbling siblings must cover their tracks after an unforeseen accident.
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Dir Dave McCary | USA
Abducted as a baby, a young man is freed from his isolated bunker and strives to remake the only kids TV show he’s ever watched.
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Dir Adrian Shergold | UK
In 1970s and ’80s Northern England, a woman rises above abusive relationships and crass sexist audiences to become a female stand-up comedian.
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Dir Matt Spicer | USA
An emotionally unstable young woman moves to California to stalk her social media idol and insinuates herself into her picture-perfect life.
Read more about Ingrid Goes West
Dir Terry Gilliam | UK
Restored by the BFI from the original camera negative, Terry Gilliam’s first film as a solo director is a beautifully crazed landmark in British cinema.
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Dir-Scr Sam Voutas | China-USA-Australia
Genial comedy about a Chinese film projectionist who starts a bootleg DVD operation with his movie-obsessed son.
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Dir-Scr Dustin Guy Defa | USA
A cinematic breath of fresh air, this New York City ensemble drama is like 1970s Robert Altman seen through a distinctly 2017 lens.
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Dir-Scr Daan Bakker | Netherlands-Norway
A singular take on masculinity defines this strange and innovative comedy.
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Dir Henrik Ruben Genz | Denmark
When your dad (also known as ‘God’) is weighing up whether to call his autobiography ‘Mein Kampf’ you know things have got pretty f***ed up.
Read more about Word of God
Short films programme