07 Apr '11, 8am

International short film festival opens: BUCHAREST - THE international short film festival NexT has opened in Bu...

BUCHAREST - THE international short film festival NexT has opened in Bucharest for a fifth edition featuring 26 films from 19 countries. The festival which opened on Wednesday is associated with Critics' Week in Cannes and will host award-winning Romanian directors Marian Crisan and Radu Jude for the world premiere of their shorts Camelia and A Movie for Friends. 'This year's selection is full of happiness and delight", the festival main programmer, Andrei Gorzo, told a press conference. The festival also includes comedy Strung Love, by Romanian Victor Dragomir and Belgian production Stardust as well as Chinese film Helpless and Australian short Deeper than Yesterday. The festival which runs until April 10 also hosts workshops with famous directors and producers of shorts and a 'non censored' short film programme. -- AFP

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