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2024 FESTIVAL

  • 20-Second Film Challenge Launch (18)
    20-Second Film Challenge Launch (18)
    Fri, 21 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    21 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 20:00
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
    Launch of the new 20-Second Filmmaking Challenge from Bad Shoes Films.
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  • World Building - Experimental Shorts (18)
    World Building - Experimental Shorts (18)
    Mon, 24 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    24 Jun 2024, 18:00 – 29 Jun 2024, 19:30
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
    This programme showcases creativity and experimentation in moving image with a variety of production methods used including analogue film, stop-motion and CGI animation.
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  • Member Curators Screening (18)
    Member Curators Screening (18)
    Mon, 24 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    24 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 20:30
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
    From one group of cinema lovers to another, this anthology of poignant short films explores the full gamut of the human experience.
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  • Popcorn Funnies - Comedy Shorts (18)
    Popcorn Funnies - Comedy Shorts (18)
    Tue, 25 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    25 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 20:30
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
    A collection of funny films with heart curated comedy promoters, Popcorn Funnies.
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  • Realness - Documentary Shorts (18)
    Realness - Documentary Shorts (18)
    Thu, 27 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    27 Jun 2024, 19:30 – 21:00
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
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  • Resilience - International Shorts (18)
    Resilience - International Shorts (18)
    Fri, 28 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    28 Jun 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
    International shorts on the theme of resilience, hope and definance includes new work from France, Ukraine and Lebanon.
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  • Snapshots - International Shorts (18)
    Snapshots - International Shorts (18)
    Fri, 28 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    28 Jun 2024, 15:00 – 16:00
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
    This selection of shorts includes new work from Japan and the UK that give us a snapshot on the charater's complex lives.
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  • Last Friday Street Food Filmmakers Dinner
    Last Friday Street Food Filmmakers Dinner
    Fri, 28 Jun
    LCB Depot
    28 Jun 2024, 17:00 – 22:00
    LCB Depot, LCB Depot, 31 Rutland St, Leicester LE1 1RE, UK
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  • 20-Second Filmmaking Challenge Screening (18)
    20-Second Filmmaking Challenge Screening (18)
    Fri, 28 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    28 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 20:00
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
    Join us for the premiere of the films created during the 20-Second Filmmaking Challenge, presented by Bad Shoes Films.
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  • Unsettling - Cult, Sci-Fi and Horror Shorts (18)
    Unsettling - Cult, Sci-Fi and Horror Shorts (18)
    Fri, 28 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    28 Jun 2024, 21:30 – 22:45
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
    Join us for a late night Friday treat of new cult, sci-fi and horror shorts.
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  • BFI NETWORK Networking Breakfast
    BFI NETWORK Networking Breakfast
    Sat, 29 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    29 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
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  • BFI NETWORK Funded Shorts (18)
    BFI NETWORK Funded Shorts (18)
    Sat, 29 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    29 Jun 2024, 12:30 – 13:40
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
    See some of the latest films funded by BFI NETWORK in the Midlands.
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  • Senses - International Shorts (18)
    Senses - International Shorts (18)
    Sat, 29 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    29 Jun 2024, 15:00 – 16:30
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
    This selection of shorts on the theme of senses and trusting out insticts includes new work from Italy, the United States and Germany.
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  • Midlands Showcase and Awards (18)
    Midlands Showcase and Awards (18)
    Sat, 29 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    29 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 30 Jun 2024, 00:30
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
    Our final evening screening showcases the variety of stories and talents of Midlands based filmmakers. The Awards will be hosted by Leicester-based actor Camille Burnett.
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  • Wrap Party
    Wrap Party
    Sat, 29 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    29 Jun 2024, 22:00 – 30 Jun 2024, 00:30
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
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  • Family Shorts
    Family Shorts
    Sun, 30 Jun
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre
    30 Jun 2024, 10:30 – 11:15
    Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, Phoenix Square, 4 Midland St, Leicester LE1 1TG, UK
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