The BFI London Film Festival Announces the line-up of its 66th edition, including short films

The BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express, has announced today the full program line-up of its 66th edition, among which its Short Film Competition program, consisting of nine short form works.

Below is the full Short Film Competition line-up:

  • An Avocado Pit by Ary Zara (Portugal)
  • Checoslovaquia by Dennis Perinando (Peru)
  • Drop Out by Ade Femzo (UK)
  • I Have No Legs, and I Must Run by Yue Li (China)
  • It’s Raining Frogs Outside by Maria Estela Paiso (Philippines)
  • The Ritual to Beauty by Maria Marrone and Shenny de Los Angeles (USA)
  • Rosemary A.D. (After Dad) by Ethan Barrett (USA)
  • A Sod State by Eoghan Ryan (Ireland/Netherlands)
  • Transparent by Siobhan Davies (UK)

Moreover, six programs made up of contemporary short films from around the globe (including the films in Competition) have been announced with the following works:

  • Flowers by Dumas Haddad (UK)
  • In Light by Alice Fassi (Bulgaria/France/Italy)
  • Nant by Tom Chetwode-Barton (UK)
  • Bird in the Peninsula by Atsushi Wada (France/Japan)
  • Bucket in the Forest by Blaise Borrer (Australia)
  • Frontier by Tymofii Biniukov (Ukraine)
  • Skyward by Jessica Bishopp (UK)
  • Silence by Arnas Pigulevicius (UK)
  • Blue Room by Merete Mueller (USA)
  • Forest Coal Pit by Siôn Marshall-Waters (UK)
  • Haulout by Evgenia Arbugaeva and Maxim Arbugaev (UK)
  • Tria by Giulia Grandinetti (Italy)
  • Birds by Katherine Propper (USA)
  • Groom by Leyla Coll-O’Reilly (UK)
  • Back to Scholl by Tyro Heath (UK)
  • The Dependent Variables by Lorenzo Tardella (Italy)
  • Yung Michal by Štěpán FOK Vodrážka (Czech Republic)
  • My Year of Dicks by Sara Gunnarsdóttir (USA/Iceland)
  • Honey by Tanmay Chowdhary and Tanvi Chowdhary (India)
  • Outdoors by John Fitzpatrick (UK)
  • Curiosa by Tessa Moult-Milewska (UK)
  • The Pass by Pepi Ginsberg (USA)
  • Platform by Steffen Köhn and Johannes Büttner (Germany)
  • Mono No Aware by Quinton Kienow Dominguez (USA)
  • Moshari by Nuhash Humayun (Bangladesh)
  • File by Sonia K. Hadad (Iran)
  • Mars by Abel Runinstein (UK)
  • The Riley Sisters by Julia Jackman (UK)
  • For Heidi by Lucy Campbell (UK)
  • Surpri-! by Rory D. Bentley (UK)
  • Pram Snatcher by Theo James Krekis (UK)
  • Mab Hudel by Edward Rowe (UK)
  • The Debutante by Elizabeth Hobbs (UK)
  • Spinning by Sam Spruell (UK)
  • My Eyes Are Up Here by Nathan Morris (UK)
  • Sticks of Fury by Yuan Hu (UK)

Over twelve days from 5 – 16 October, the BFI London Film Festival will be presented both in cinemas and online across the UK and will return to its fantastic flagship venues in the heart of London – BFI Southbank and the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, which between them host Galas, Special Presentations and Official Competition.

The BFI London Film Festival is Britain’s leading film event and one of the world’s best film festivals. It introduces the finest new British and international films to an expanding London and UK-wide audience and attracts significant international film industry participation. The BFI London Film Festival is a compelling combination of diverse films, red carpet glamour, friendly audiences and vibrant exchange. The festival provides an essential profiling opportunity for films seeking global success; promotes the careers of British and international filmmakers through its industry and awards programs and positions London as the world’s leading creative city.

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