By midlandsmovies, Aug 17 2017 08:40AM
Midlands Spotlight - The Short Cinema 2017 in Leicester
Leicester's amazing The Short Cinema is now under a week away and they have a full programme of loca, national and international films to showcase over their 3-day festival line up.
Check out the full programme below:
THE SHORT CINEMA LAUNCH PARTY Wed 23 Aug, 6.30pm
To celebrate the eleventh edition of The Short Cinema, we’re launching the festival with a get-together, to give us a chance to highlight some of our partners and supporters and allow our makers to meet before their screening night. Join us for a drink from Langton Brewery and finger food from exciting, new, vegan caterers The Mystery Booth to celebrate another year of excellent short film. We will also have music from the talented Les Hayden and an outdoor screening in partnership with The British Silent Film Festival (weather dependent). This event is followed by our Opening Gala screening of our 2017 International Programme in Screen 2 from 8:45pm. Please note you will need a separate ticket for this event.
THE SHORT CINEMA OPENING GALA: INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME Wed 23 Aug, 8.45pm
Opening Gala: The International Programme has expanded! For the first time this will be showcased in one of our main screens following the launch party.
ARTIST MOVING IMAGE: THE LACEY RITUALS: FILMS BY BRUCE LACEY Thu 24 Aug, 6.45pm
This delightful programme showcases the playful, physical sense of humour and irreverent sensibility of great British artist and eccentric, Bruce Lacey.
THE BEST OF IRIS: QUEER FILM NETWORK SCREENING Thu 24 Aug, 7pm
A chance for audiences to watch the Best of Iris LGBTQ+ Film Festival Shorts. A post screening discussion will be hosted by Connor Winterton. [LIMITED AVALIABILITY]
THE SHORTISH CINEMA Fri 25 Aug, 8pm
Screening for its third year, the festival has expanded with The Shortish Cinema, a screening of Midlands-made films which need slightly longer than our usual 15 minute limit to tell their story.
FAMILY SHORTS: Sat 26 Aug, 10.30am
Presented in partnership with Flatpack Assemble: Join us for a morning of family friendly short stories told on the big screen.
THE SHORT CINEMA CLOSING: MAIN COMPETITION Sat 26 Aug, Doors 7.30pm – Screening 8pm
Now in its eleventh year, The Short Cinema is an annual short film festival showcasing established and emerging talent from across the world with a strong focus on Midlands makers.
More info can be found at http://www.theshortcinema.co.uk/