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It's A Wrap!

The Short Short Story Film Festival has completed screenings for its tenth edition.

Thanks to everyone who participated to make the event a success - the audience, filmmakers, performers, and helpful staff at AS220 and Cinema 320.

Stay tuned for announcements of final awards selections for jury, audience, and special awards.

Festival Details

Click here for more information on the two locations of this year's festival.

The festival screened 34 films in two distinct programs, including sixteen US Premieres and three World Premieres.

Click here to see the list of festival films, from sixteen countries on five continents.

Read more about the festival in the Telegram and Pulse.

More on the festival

The Short Short Story Film Festival is a competitive international festival of films that tell a story in under six minutes.

The festival has taken place every November since 2007, in Providence and other cities in the northeastern United States.

To learn more about the festival concept and history, click here.


Women ... Animation ... Womanimation!

Womanimation! is a festival showcasing acclaimed animated short film stories created by women from around the world.

The 2016 festival, the 8th edition, took place Saturday, June 25th at AS220 in Providence, RI.

Click here to find out more on the award winners, or for a detailed list of festival films, click here.

Click here for more details on the 2016 festival.

To find out more on the "herstory" of previous festivals, click here.

Check out the unique custom award created by filmmaker Eliška Chytková for our Visual Vanguard award.

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Spoiler Alert Radio

A weekly broadcast and podcast featuring conversations on the craft of filmmaking.

For more information about the program, click here.

This week's episode:

Nicholas Britell - Pianist, Composer, and Producer - Gimme The Loot, 12 Years A Slave, Whiplash, The Big Short, A Tale Of Love And Darkness, The Seventh Fire, and Moonlight

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SSSFF 2016

SF 16 Poster

Thanks to Janice Chun for our festival posters.

Womanimation! Audience Award 2016


A custom creation by Maryam Farahzadi