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September 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - September 22, 2019 @ 9:30 pm EEST

Awarded European Short Films

19 & 20 September 2019 at 19:30
at ARTos Foundation, Nicosia
21 & 22 September 2019 at 19:30
at Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol

The Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture, the European Film Academy and ARTos Foundation, with the support of the Cyprus University of Technology, for the 13th consecutive year, invite short film lovers to the program of Awarded European Short Films, Short Matters! The screenings will take place at ARTos Foundation in Nicosia on the 19th and 20th of September and on the 21st and 22nd of September at CUT in Limassol.

The program of SHORT MATTERS! presents short films by the European Film Academy, which have been nominated for the ‘European Short Film 2018’ award, by the fifteen most important film festivals in Europe.

In each of these selected festivals listed below, the Jury that selects the awarded films also selects one of the European short films which is then automatically nominated for the ‘European Short Film’ Prize.

Encounters Short Film and ANIMATION: Festival Bristol/UK

Cork Film Festival/Ireland

Berlin International Film Festival/Germany

Venice Film Festival/Italy

Uppsala International Short Film Festival/Sweden

Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival/Portugal

Krakow Film Festival/Poland

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival/France

Tampere Film Festival/Finland

Sarajevo Film Festival/Bosnia & Herzegovina

International Short Film Festival in Drama/Greece

Locarno Festival /Switzerland

Valladolid International Film Festival/Spain

Leuven Film Festival/Belgium

International Film Festival Rotterdam/the Netherlands

Then, the program with the nominated short films tours various European cities, two of which Nicosia and Limassol. Originating from various countries – Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, UK & Ukraine – the nominated short films for 2018 are a multidimensional panorama of young contemporary European filmmaking.

The more than 3.500 members of the European Film Academy selected THE YEARS by Sara Fgaier as the overall winner, a nomination by the Jury of Venice Film Festival (Italy). The film was presented at the 31st European Film Awards Ceremony in Seville, in December 2018.



ARTos Foundation, Nicosia
Ay. Omoloyites Ave. 64, Nicosia
Tel.: 22 445 455


CUT, Limassol

Amphitheater 2 Tassos Papadopoulos



All screenings in Nicosia start at 19:30

All screenings in Limassol start at 19:30

Greek & English subtitles

Free admission

For film summaries and more information: short-matters.blogspot.com


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September 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm EEST
September 22, 2019 @ 9:30 pm EEST
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