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The 17th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival

The Oscar® Qualifying HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL is back and ready for its close up. After a year of virtual screenings, panels, and endless Zoom meetings, the world’s largest short film festival will host its first ever hybrid event from September 23-October 1, 2021. The organizers behind HollyShorts are thrilled to announce over 300 out of 5,000 submissions made the cut and are invited to screen at the 17th edition.

The short films are represented from over 40 different countries including Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Jamaica, Kosovo, Mexico, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, United Kingdom, United States, and Yemen. The hybrid celebration will be both in-person, with screenings at the historic TCL CHINESE 6 THEATRES and panels at the innovative JAPAN HOUSE in Hollywood, CA, and virtual via the official festival streaming platform BITPIX.

Don't miss these 11 shorts from France!

The Right Words Directed by Adrian Moyse Dullin                       

Little Bear Directed by Nicolas Birkenstock

The Crossing Directed by Théo  Atangana, Bastien Delbes,Delphine Espiasse, Myles Jackson, Evangelos Kapsopoulos, Guillaume Lambolez

Free Fall Directed by Emmanuel Tenenbaum

A Tiny Tale Directed by Sylvain Cuvillier, Chloé Bourdic, Théophile Coursimault, Noémie Halberstam, Maÿlis Mosny, Zijing Ye

A World Free of Crisis Directed by Ted Hardy-Carnac

I am a Pebble Directed by Berteraut Mélanie, Bresson Yasmine, Coulombier Léo, Grondin Nicolas, le Chapelain Maxime, Massé Louise

Strayed Directed by Sarah Bonrepaux

Store Policy Directed by Sarah Arnold

Better Men Directed by Guillaume Doucet

This Will Be My Last Cigarette Directed by Joscha Bongard, Alma Buddecke