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Us Briefs: Palm Springs ShortFest announces titles

Us Briefs: Palm Springs ShortFest announces titles

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Work from Oscar Isaac, Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Hudson, Neil Labute, Jack O’Connell, Guy Pearce and Kristen Wiig are among the line-up at the 22nd year, Palm Springs International ShortFest.

The festival will run from June 21-27 and show 327 films including 46 world premieres.

Festival director Helen du Toit said: “After a 31% jump in submissions this year, our programing team, led by the sharp-minded and quick-witted Penelope Bartlett, is exhausted but exhilarated. Our audiences will see a broader international representation of stories than ever before.” For further details click here.

The UCLA School Of Theater, Film And Television and Eros International have launched the Eros International Graduate Scholarship Fund – three full-ride graduate scholarships for UCLA Tft’s Master of Fine Arts programmes in directing, producing and screenwriting “to give voice to the unique perspective of Indian women.” Recipients will commence in autumn 2017.Mary McCormack and Joel David Moore

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