The short film Bus Story, directed by Jorge Yúdice, has been selected at the Leiria Film Fest' 17. This film competition is opening today, Friday 17th March, in Leiria (Centro Region, Portugal) and is going to exhibit the short Bus Story tonight.
The 4th Festival Internacional de Curtas-Metragens Leiria Film Fest' 17 is beginning today, Friday 17th March, in the city of Leiria (Centro Region, Portugal). Bus Story, the short film directed by Jorge Yúdice, has joined this festival and it is part of the shorts selected for competing during the current edition.
The Leiria Film Fest'17 is a two-day festival which is taking place today, Friday 17th, and tomorrow, Saturday 18th March. Bus Story by Jorge Yúdice is going to be screened tonight from 23:00 hours. This session, as all during this film contest, will be held at the Teatro Miguel Franco of Leiria.
Bus Story by Jorge Yúdice has been nominated for the Selecção Oficial Ficção (Official Fiction Competition) of the fourth edition of the Leiria Film Fest. This film is one out of the seven finalists of this category. The list of nominees comprises the following international fiction short films: Speed Dating by Pedro Caldeira & Paulo Graça (Portugal), Que é feito dos dias na cave by Rafael Almeida (Portugal), O diário da raposa by Belmiro Ribeiro (Portugal), Prefiro não dizer by Pedro Augusto Almeida (Portugal), Knock Down Ginger by Cleo Samoles-Little (United Kingdom), Postcards by Pablo Santidrián & Ines Pintor Sierra (Spain), and Bus Story by Jorge Yúdice (Spain).
Additionally, Leiria Festival has a competition consisting of seven animations (Selecção Oficial Animação) whose competing titles are: Amélia & Duarte by Alice Guimarães & Mónica Santos (Portugal), Within by Natália Azevedo Andrade (Portugal), Garden Party by Théophile Dufresne, Florian Babikian, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro, Vincent Bayoux & Victor Claire (France), Catherine by Britt Raes (France), Trial & Error by Antje Heyn (Germany), Le Cardinal by Co Hoedeman (Canada), and Borderlines by Hana Stehlíková (Czech Republic).
Finally, the Selecção Oficial (Official Competition) includes a category of "Documentário" (Documentary). There are four documentary shorts contesting in this section: The Quest For The Lost Sketches by Mihai Ardelean (Romania), Alan by Mohammad S. Jouri (Iraq), Valter by João Gabriel Villar (Brazil), and Lucky Fellow by Samuel Auer (Germany).
Therefore, the 4th Festival Internacional de Curtas-Metragens Leiria Film Fest'17 has selected 18 Portuguese and international short films in total. The nominated shorts have been filmed in Portugal (6), Germany (2), Spain (2), France (2), Brazil (1), Canada (1), Iraq (1), United Kingdom (1), Czech Republic (1), and Romania (1).
The awards gala has been scheduled tomorrow, Saturday 18th March, at 19:00 hours.