The World According to Shorts (2006)


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Since 2000, The World According to Shorts, a program curated by Jonathan Howell, has exhibited an annual selection of the world's best short films at the BAMcinématek in Brooklyn. Qualifications include participation in a major European short film festival (the majority of films have been selected from the International Competition at Clermont-Ferrand's prestigious Festival du Court Metrage).The goal of the program has been to introduce some of the best short films and their directors to U.S. … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Special Interest
Directed By: , , , , ,
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On DVD: Jul 21, 2006
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Proves that great things often come in small packages.

July 21, 2006
New York Post
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The perfect antidote for anyone sick of overlong blockbusters, this diverse selection packs six films into just 95 minutes.

Full Review… | July 21, 2006
New York Daily News
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For audiences exhausted by today's bloated extravaganzas, The World According to Shorts is an eclectic palate cleanser.

Full Review… | July 20, 2006
New York Times
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This year's Cinema Village program is something of a best-of, compiling six films from past incarnations and pointedly showcasing the series' range, both geographical and formal.

Full Review… | July 20, 2006
Village Voice
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An uneven but imaginative and diverse collection of shorts.

Full Review… | May 8, 2008
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The world according to these far-flung shorts will only appear familiar to patrons of the BAMcinématek.

Full Review… | January 1, 2007
Slant Magazine

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