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Best of the Shorts

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This is a selection of the PIFF 39 audience's favorite short films. Films may not be presented in the order

Short Cuts VIII: International Ties

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Six international shorts. I Thought I Told You to Shut Up!! DIRECTOR: Charlie Tyrell - (United States) In 1977, David

Short Cuts VII: Space Time Being

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Six international shorts. Parallel universes, bi-location, autohypnosis, alternate dimensions, and past lives: this program of new experimental films, programmed and

Short Cuts VI: International Ties

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Six international shorts. Bear Story DIRECTOR: Gabriel Osorio - (Chile) An old, melancholy bear tells his life story through a

7 Letters

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Seven of Singapore’s most illustrious filmmakers, including Boo Junfeng, Eric Khoo, K Rajagopal, Jack Neo, Tan Pin Pin, Royston Tan,

Short Cuts V: Made in Oregon

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Eight Oregon short films. Presented by the Oregon Cultural Trust, Amtrak Cascades, The Governor's Office of Film and Television, and

Short Cuts IV: International Ties

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Dissonance DIRECTOR: Till Nowak - (Germany) A psychotic street musician has to leave his mental world to deal with the

Short Cuts III: International Ties

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Six international shorts. Balmoral Hotel DIRECTOR: Wayne Wapeemukwa - (Canada) The life story of a First Nations sex worker is

Short Cuts II: Animated Worlds

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Eight animated shorts. Cyclopédes DIRECTOR: Mathieu Epiney - (Switzerland) With its subtitles and pianola music, Cyclopédes references the aesthetic of

Short Cuts I: International Ties

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Six International Short Films.   August DIRECTOR: Tomek Ślesicki - (Poland) A fllm about first love and the things we