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Underground Cinema
May Program

Short filmmaking has emerged as a powerful form of expression, fueled by technological advancements that have made filmmaking tools more accessible than ever before. This has led to a surge in the number of people turning to short films as a means of creative expression, and as a way to explore their own artistic vision without the constraints of traditional filmmaking.

We are thrilled to see this trend reflected in the submissions we received this year, with a 200-submission increase in the short film category compared to last year. The quality and originality of the films we received was truly outstanding, with a common thread of uncompromised spirit running through them all.

Without further ado, we are excited to present our second program for 2023. This program will be available online from Saturday May 20th until midnight Sunday May 21st, providing a unique opportunity for audiences to experience the very best of short filmmaking. Whether you are a filmmaker, industry professional, or simply a lover of film, we invite you to join us for a weekend of outstanding storytelling and creativity.

Thank you to all the filmmakers who submitted their work to our festival, and congratulations to those whose films have been selected. We are proud to showcase your talent and look forward to seeing more of your work in the future.

All films screened are now under consideration for nomination for the 14th Underground Cinema Film Awards in November

Saturday May 20th to Sunday May 21st
Program Opens Up 12:00GMT Saturday and Closes 00:00GMT Sunday