Midlands Filmmakers on screen at Leicester’s International Short Film Festival

By July 26, 2019Uncategorized

Leicester’s international short film festival, The Short Cinema returns to Phoenix for its 13th edition screening some of the best short films from around the world with a strong focus on Midlands makers. Why not walk the red carpet and celebrate the talent in our region and beyond?

See below a list of events during the festival, ranging from The Short Cinema programmes to workshops, award shows and industry days.

 

OSKA BRIGHT SCREENING

Tue 20 Aug, 7pm – Oska Bright presents Window into our World. Take a peek into the lives of people with learning disabilities from all over the globe and challenge your world view.

BFI NETWORK SHORTS

Wed 21 Aug, 7pm – Thinking of applying for BFI NETWORK funding? Here’s a chance to see some of the films successfully funded by BFI NETWORK and hear from the filmmakers.

IRIS PRIZE LGBTQ+ SHORTS

Wed 21 Aug, 8.30pm – Iris Prize is regarded as the Academy Awards of LGBTQ+ film. These award-winning films from Iris 2018 tell modern stories from around the world with humour, heart and honesty.

 

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME

Thu 22 Aug, 7pm – Enjoy a mix of global talent in live action, animation and documentary.

 

KEYED ALIKE VR

Fri 23 Aug, 7pm – Phoenix Interact Labs resident and virtual reality filmmaker Alex Rühl presents her short VR film Keyed Alike.

BRITISH SHORTS

Fri 23 Aug, 8.15pm – What does it mean to be British in 2019? Comedy, drama and horror come together to showcase individuals, communities and stories from our nation.

HORROR SHORTS

Fri 23 Aug, 10pm – This Encounters curated programme includes zombie feasts, extreme foley sessions, psychological thrills, and domestic nightmares.

FAMILY SHORTS

Sat 24 Aug, 10.30am – Fortune favours the brave in this collection of animated shorts from around the world, curated by Flatpack Festival. Suitable for ages 4+

BFI NETWORK MIDLANDS INDUSTRY DAY

Thu 22 Aug, 11am – 5pm – On Thursday 22 August, BFI NETWORK will be hosting a free industry day for talent from the Midlands region.

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