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The Short Cinema – Leicester’s International Short Film Festival

August 19 - August 24

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.

 

Details

Start:
August 19
End:
August 24
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Website:
https://www.theshortcinema.co.uk/

Organizer

The Short Cinema
Phone:
0116 2422800
Email:
info@theshortcinema.co.uk
Website:
https://www.theshortcinema.co.uk/

Venue

Pheonix Cinema
4 Midland Street
Leicester, East Midlands LE1 1TG United Kingdom
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Phone:
0116 242 2800
Website:
https://www.phoenix.org.uk/about