Worldwide Short Film Festival, which goes by the charming acronym “shnit,” is an
international festival of short films that opens in Moscow on Wednesday and runs
until Sunday at several venues around the city.
years shnit has been held in eight cities around the world — for the last four
years in Moscow.
the festival theme is Here We Are, with 68 films from all over the world. They
vary widely and wildly by genre, including comedies, dramas, thrillers and
horror films, documentaries and animation. Some are traditionally told stories,
others are experimental both in technique and storytelling.
competition called Made in Russia will showcase 18 films in three screenings
with forewords or afterwords by the directors. The winner of this competition will be
announced on Sunday.
films are shown in English or with English sub-titles, and will only be shown
festival site lists
the schedule, programs and venues, and lets you purchase tickets. It is in Russian,
but can be navigated using the foreign film names.