If you fancy a quickie, then Bristol Encounters is the place to go - since this is a celebration of all things small. From drama to documentary and animation, this short film festival celebrates new talent and experienced film-makers from November 21 to 26. If you can't make it to Bristol, many of the films are available to watch online at the BBC Film Network. Read who won the 2006 awards.

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Borderline
Borderline
Experimental film about the streets of London.
Attack
Attack
Things are never black and white.
Evol
Evol
A forward-thinking look at love.
The Holocaust Tourist
The Holocaust Tourist
A look at how 'tourism' has affected Auschwitz.
Evo
Evo
An animated timeline.
Cubs
Cubs
Teenagers take up a sinister urban sport.
Carlitopolis Redux
Carlitopolis Redux
A lab mouse gets into a tight squeak.
Tyger
Tyger
A tyger brings the jungle to town.
Silence Is Golden
Silence Is Golden
A boy's eye view of life with his single mum and a nutty neighbour.
Cinema 16: American Short Films
Cinema 16: American Short Films
A collection of early shorts from renowned American directors
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