FIKE 2021 – Évora International Short Film Festival, in Portugal - 20 to 25 September 2021
43 entries from 20 countries will be competing in the 2021 edition of FIKE – Évora International Short Film Festival. The short films that will compete in the international competition in the fiction, documentary and animation categories were selected from 3,116 films from around 120 countries.
This year, the competition will feature films from Switzerland, Portugal, Jordan, United Kingdom, Italy, Taiwan, France, Germany, Turkey, Iran, Peru, Spain, Belarus, Poland, Republic of South Korea, India, Israel, Canada, Russian Federation and Brazil. FIKE 2021 will also highlight national cinematography and the dissemination of first works and creation of new directors.
This year's Official FIKE Jury will include the programmer of FIC GIBARA - International Film Festival of Gibara (Cuba) Sergio Solás, producer Carla Osório (Brazil), the Ukrainian Kyrylo Marikutsa, director of KISFF – Kyiv International Short Film Festival, the director and screenwriter, Anna da Palma (Portugal) and the Portuguese filmmaker Vítor Moreira.
The documentary award will be voted on by the Estação Imagem Jury, composed of Pedro Borges (producer) AbelRosa (photography director, editor and director) and Jorge Costa Campos (director, documentary filmmaker).
FIKE – Évora Short Film Festival, is getting closer and closer to celebrate its 20th anniversary since its creation (2001). Parallel exhibitions of partner festivals, premiere films, masterclasses, workshops, exhibitions, concerts and debates will also fill FIKE's vast anniversary program. FIKE 2021 is directed by Luís Pereira and is promoted by SOIR-Joaquim António de Aguiar, in partnership with Évora City Council.
The special edition of FIKE 2021 also has the support of the Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual (ICA), CIMAC (Intermunicipal Community of Central Alentejo), the Regional Directorate of Culture of Alentejo / Government of Portugal, as well as the University of Évora which , since the creation of FIKE, has been supporting the festival.
Évora, 21 August 2021
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