Little Elephant Still 2015Little Elephant is the first of two works exploring love in South Asian communities in present-day Britain.

The film is about love over three generations. Rahila, a gay mum reflects on her severed relationship with her dad. Elsewhere a father, Ravinder reminisces about the things he used to do with his daughter. What will tomorrow bring? Little Elephant Still 2015

Production Credits:

Animation direction and sound design Kate Jessop

Written by Carl Miller

Voices Ernest Ignatius and Bharti Patel

Sound Engineer John Green

Conceived and produced by Bobby Tiwana



Fun Palaces, Cast, Doncaster, Sat 3 Oct 2015

Night of Festivals 2015, ArtReach, Leicester, Sat 3 – Sun 4 Oct 2015

British South Asian Issues of Gender and Sexuality Programme, Centre for Research in the Social Sciences, Quayside, University of Huddersfield, Fri 30 Oct 2015, 2pm – 5.30pm.

4th Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-15, Golden Tulip Hotel, Delhi, India, Sun 1 Nov 2015, 8am – 6pm. We are part of ‘Official Selection List 3’, P2.

Shout Festival 2015, Mac, Birmingham, Sat 14 Nov 2015, 12.30pm – 3.30pm.

LGBT History Month 2016 Showcase, Queens College, Cambridge, Thu 26 Nov 2015, The Evening Gala Event, compered by Cyril Nri & Claire Mooney.

Fringe Queer Film &  Arts Festival, Bernie Grants Arts Centre, London, Fri 27 Nov 2015, 8pm. Screening alongside Kumu Hina. Dir. Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson.

Fringe Queer Film &  Arts Festival, Rose Lipman Building, London, Sun 29 Nov 2015, 2pm. Screening alongside Kumu Hina. Dir. Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson.

Homotopia 2015, Liverpool Small Cinema, Sun 29 Nov 2015, 6.30pm. Screening alongside The Queen, Dir. Frank Simon 1968 – a drag competition documentary. P33.

Speak Up! Speak Out! London Metropolitan Archives, Mediatheque, London, Sat 5 Dec 2015, 9.30am – 4.30pm.

Best Animation Nominee London Short Film Festival, Hackney Picture House, London, 11 Jan 2016, 8.45pm as part of ‘Father’ category. ICA, 17 Jan 2016, 6pm as part of ‘Animation’ selection.

Queers in Shorts, Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge, Thu 21 Jan 2016, 9pm – 11pm.

Tricky Women,  Metrokinokulturhaus, Vienna, Austria, Thu 3 Mar 2016, 8pm, Sat 5 Mar, 1pm.

Short Film Competition Nominee Tongues on Fire – 18th London Asian Film Festival, Regent Street Cinema, London, 5 Mar 2016, 1.30pm – 4pm.

BFI Flare, London LGBT Film Festival, BFI Southbank, London, NFT3, Sat 19 Mar 2016, 2.10pm. BFI Southbank, Studio, Sun 20 Mar, 8.40pm.

Athens Animfest, Short Programme 3, Greek Film Archive, 48, Iera Odos str., Kerameikos, Athens, Thu 7 Apr 2016, 10.10pm – 12am; Sun 10 Apr, 6.10pm – 8pm; Tue 12 Apr, 810pm – 10pm.

Alchemy festival, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, Thu 18 – Mon 30 May, 10am – 11pm.

Sheffield Creative Guild Launch Party, Roco, Sheffield. Fri 20 May, 8pm – 1am.

Kashish, Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai, Sat 28 May, 10-11.00 am as part of ‘My Child, My Pride’ programme.

Lights, Camera, Sunscreen 18th Annual San Diego LGBT Film Festival, The Observatory – North Park, 2891 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104. Sun 5 Jun, 11am as part of the International Spotlight.

Without Borders, The Shortest Nights, Short Sighted Cinema, The Yard, Hackney Wick, London. Sun 19 Jun, 12:30pm.

Best Animation Award Nominee Rio Gender & Sexuality Film Festival, Institut Cervantes, Rio, Tue 12 Jul 2016, 3pm; Wed 13 Jul, 5pm; and Centro Cultural Justiça Federal, Rio, Thu 14 Jul, 5pm.

Best Animation Award Nominee A Corto Di Donne, Complesso Algave Hotel Rione Terra, Pozzuoli, Naples, Italy, Fri 15 Jul 2016.

North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Carolina Theatre of Durham, Sat 13 Aug, 5.10pm; Fri 19 Aug, 1.10pm; Sat 20 Aug, 3.10pm, as part of ‘The Funny Pages’ programme.

Anibar Animation Festival,  Tue 16 Aug, Jusuf Gërvalla Cinema, Peja, Kosovo, as part of ‘Panorama Out of Competition 1’.

For further screenings see ‘RECENT POSTS’, right column below Twitter feed on homepage. 

Arts Council England





Seed Funders

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Little Elephant’s sister film Chariot Riders

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