In this Film Ireland podcast, Gemma Creagh talks to Writer/Director Alex Kayode-Kay and Executive Producer Roisin Kearney about their 2023 BAFTA-nominated film The Ballad Of Olive Morris.
The Ballad Of Olive Morris is a short film based on real life events that took place in the South London neighbourhood of Brixton in 1969. 17-year-old Olive Morris gets violently caught up in an incident of police brutality as she intervenes to help a Nigerian diplomat being wrongly arrested for stealing his own car.
BAFTA Film Awards 2023 – Nomination – Best British Short Film
The 76th BAFTA Awards take place on Sunday, 19th February at 7pm
The Ballad Of Olive Morris – HONOURS:
Winner of Best Short Film – Windrush Caribbean Film Festival 2022.
Official Selection for Bolton International Film Festival 2022 (BAFTA qualifying festival – British Short Film)
Official Selection for Cambridge Film Festival 2022 (BAFTA qualifying festival – British Short Film). Nominations: Best Short Film
Official Selection for SOUL Fest 2022 (BAFTA qualifying festival – British Short Film). Nominations: Best Director, Best Production Design (Winner).
Official Selection for AESTHETICA Short Film Festival 2022 (BAFTA qualifying festival – British Short Film) Nominations: Best Drama
Official Selection for British Shorts Berlin 2023.
Official Selection for Pan-African Film Festival 2023 (Oscar qualifying festival)
BAFTA Longlist for Best British Short Film 2023
BAFTA Nomination for Best British Short Film 2023
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