HCMC – Future Shorts Film Festival in July

HCMC – Future Shorts Film Festival in July

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Future shorts film festival Jul

Sun 28 Jul 2013, 7.30 pm
Snap Cafe

Wed 31 Jul 2013, 8 pm
Decibel Lounge

From the organizer:

90 Countries, 325 Cities, 6 Continents, 1,700 screenings – FUTURE SHORTS is the world’s largest short film festival. This season’s short films explore the grief; the joy, and the memory of living and breaking with the familiar.

Returning to Ho Chi Minh City, FUTURE SHORTS showcases electrifying short films from filmmakers around the world. On Sunday, July 28th, FUTURE SHORTS will screen at SNAP CAFE following the monthly art showcase, CREATIVE SHAKE.

On Wednesday, July 31st, an encore screening will be held at DECIBEL, raising money for TEAM UP, which is an organization that empowers teen girls in the Mekong Delta to gain confidence and leadership skills through language learning, sports training and fun.

Highlights include: Grainger David’s SXSW Jury Award-winning “The Chair” (USA, 2012), an insight into small-town life with a short-lived but unstoppable enemy; Kangmin Kim’s animation short on the relationship of father and son, “38-39°C” (USA/South Korea, 2011); Frida Kempff’s “Micky Bader” (Sweden/Denmark; 2009), Winner of the Cannes Festival Jury Prize for Short Films – the account of centenarian Micky’s daily swimming sessions at the local bathhouse.


60,000 VND
30,000 VND – students (w/ID)
FREE for filmmakers (must bring copy of work)

Snap Cafe
32 Tran Ngoc Dien, Thao Dien Ward, Dist 2, HCMC
Decibel Lounge
79/2/5 Phan Ke Binh, Da Kao Ward, Dist 1, HCMC


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