Future Shorts

Sunday 13.10. | 20–00

Sunday 13.10. | 20–00

Future Shorts

Future Shorts returns from summer hiatus. The autumn season is kicked off by Future Shorts International festival set which presents truly most interesting shorts from all around the western world.

1. BONESHAKER Dir: Frances Bodomo USA - 2012 13 min
Drama / Comedy
An African family, lost in America, travels to a Louisiana church to find a cure for its problem child. Stars 9-year old Oscar nominated Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild). Official selection Sundance Festival 2013.

2. LA HUIDA Dir: Victor Carrey Spain - 2011 11 min
Action / Drama
Chewing gum. A dog leash. An Australia shaped stain on the wall. A bent traffic light... Each of these elements has its own story, even though all of them together can create a new plot.. Winner at Chicago Film Festival and Hugo Gold Award winner. Winner of 77 awards and more than 200 selections.

3. THE PIRATE OF LOVE Dir: Sara Gunnarsdottir Iceland - 2013 10 min
Animation / Documentary
The Pirate of Love is an animated documentary about an outsider musician, Daniel C.
Official selection AFI Film Fest & New Directors/New Films 2013.

4. THE HIDDEN SMILE (El somriure amagat) Dir: Ventura Durall Spain - 2011 13 min
Drama / Political
Following a 10-year-old kid who arrives at the Ethiopian capital after escaping from his home and his misfortunes to integrate into a street children group, The Hidden Smile constructs a realistic tale on the values that flourish in a society formed by children. Winner of Best Documentary at Abu Dhabi Film Festival and official Sundance selection 2012.

5. IRISH FOLK FURNITURE Dir: Tony Donoghue Ireland - 2012 9 min
In Ireland, old hand-painted furniture is often associated with hard times, with poverty, and with a time many would rather forget. In this animated documentary, 16 pieces of traditional folk furniture are repaired and returned home. Sundance 2013 winner for Best Animation short film.

6. VOLUME Dir: Mahalia Belo UK - 2012 27 min
Sam lives in a place where everything is polished and secrets are cleaned up and kept. So when Georgina goes missing, everyone acts like nothing happened. But Sam can't stop thinking about her, the enigma who lived next door, swimming daily in
her pool. As Sam drifts back into his memories of Georgina, he comes to realise he may know more than he wants to remember.. Winner of the British Independent Film Award for Best Short.

Performing at Future Shorts

This event is part of the Future Shorts Finland club series

London originated FUTURE SHORTS is the world’s biggest POP UP –film festival and short film network that covers over 90 countries.

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