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Future Shorts Returns with 2 Screenings

90 Countries, 325 Cities, 6 Continents, 1,700 screenings – Future Shorts is the world’s largest short film festival. This season’s short films explore the grief; the joy, and the memory of living and breaking with the familiar.

Returning to Ho Chi Minh City, Future Shorts showcases electrifying short films from filmmakers around the world.On Sunday, July 28th, Future Shorts will screen at Snap Cafe following the monthly art showcase, Creative Shake.

On Wednesday, July 31st, an encore screening will be held at Decibel, raising money for Team Up, which is an organization that empowers teen girls in the Mekong Delta to gain confidence and leadership skills through language learning, sports training and fun.

Highlights include: Grainger David’s SXSW Jury Award-winning “The Chair” (USA, 2012), an insight into small-town life with a short-lived but unstoppable enemy; Kangmin Kim’s animation short on the relationship of father and son, “38-39°C” (USA/South Korea, 2011); Frida Kempff’s “Micky Bader” (Sweden/Denmark; 2009), Winner of the Cannes Festival Jury Prize for Short Films – the account of centenarian Micky’s daily swimming sessions at the local bathhouse. 

As always, tickets are VND60,000 and VND30,000 for students (with ID). 


Snap Cafe 32 Tran Ngoc Dien, Thao Dien Ward, Dist 2, HCMC

Decibel Lounge 79/2/5 Phan Ke Binh, Da Kao Ward, Dist 1, HCMC

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