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Celebrating the most outstanding short films from around the world, this Bristol-based film festival is celebrating its 14th year in 2008 and runs from November 18th to 23rd.
Not only offering a platform to up and coming film-makers, the festival also offers and opportunity to celebrate leaders in the field. Importantly, this is also a festival which opens its doors to budding filmmakers to come along and share their ideas and find new momentum. The runtimes may be brief, but one thing this festival is never short of is inspiration.
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Encounters Latest Reviews
A woman boards a train with all her worldly goods.
Half-remembered charcoal dreams from childhood.
A businessman reaches the end of his tether.
A battered wife tries to find the courage to leave her husband.
A ten year old boy explains his space travel plans in this award winning animated film
A group of teenagers experiment with ketamine and find themselves out of their depth.
A family prepare for Christmas.
Birds go bonkers.
Examination of faces on a Russian commuter train.
The palace try to wake their princess.
Venice 2015: The state of independents Looking For Grace, The Daughter, Equals, The Childhood Of A Leader
Venice 2015: Peak viewing Reports on Everest, Black Mass, Spotlight and The Danish Girl.
Moving on up Anna Rose Holmer on adolescence, gender identity and self-determination in The Fits.
Scaling the heights with Everest Deauville opening night premiere
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