Encounters Monthly Cinema Programme

Encounters is offering a new monthly cinema programme presenting curated selections of UK and international short films from the Encounters Film Festival archive.

Encounters is the UK’s leading short film, animation and virtual reality festival. Encounters provides an international platform for celebrating talent and innovation in short film, animation and virtual reality.

Short film is a great format to connect with young audiences and create a community of local emerging talent. These programmes provide exhibitors with the tools to engage with their local community as well as new and emerging talent.

These 60 minute programmes will be supplied on DCP, will be BBFC certified and available with SDH subtitling.

Screenings are offered to exhibitors at £20mg vs 20%.

If you are interested in screening this programme or would like a screener of the current programme please contact Jonny Tull


July – Award Winners Compilation

This programme celebrates some of the thought-provoking, bold, and visionary award-winning works from recent Encounters Film Festival editions.

  • FAUVE, dir. Jeremy Comte, Canada, 2018, 16 mins
  • WILDEBEEST, dir. Nicholas Keppens & Matthais Phlips, Belgium, 2018, 19 mins
  • NO MORE WINGS, dir. Abraham Adeyemi, UK, 2019, 11 mins
  • FILIPIÑANA, dir. Rafael Mendoza, Philippines, 2020, 24 mins


Runtime:  70 Mins

Content Warnings: death, violence against animals, nudity

August – Encounters 2021 Award Winners

Short films, big stories, bold ideas. This programme celebrates some of the award-winning works from Encounters Film Festival 2021.

  • FARCE, dir. Robin Jensen, Norway, 2019, 11 mins
  • STORE POLICY, dir. Sarah Arnold, France, 2020, 17 mins
  • ZONDER MEER, dir. Meltse Van Coillies, Belgium, 2020, 15 mins
  • EATING IN THE DARK, dir. Inari Sirola, United Kingdom, 2021, 9 mins


Runtime: 52 Mins

Content Warnings: violence against animals, nudity, sex, physical violence, psychological violence

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