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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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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.
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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