The World According to Shorts
The World According to Shorts (2006)

Since 2000, The World According to Shorts, a program curated by Jonathan Howell, has exhibited an annual selection of the world's best short films at the BAMcinématek in Brooklyn. Qualifications include participation in a major European… More

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Release Date: July 21, 2006
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Proves that great things often come in small packages.

Joshua Land
Village Voice

This year's Cinema Village program is something of a best-of, compiling six films from past incarnations and pointedly showcasing the series' range, both geographical and formal.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

The individual components are unusually strong; the best are excellent and the least-distinguished are above average.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

The perfect antidote for anyone sick of overlong blockbusters, this diverse selection packs six films into just 95 minutes.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An uneven but imaginative and diverse collection of shorts.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

For audiences exhausted by today's bloated extravaganzas, The World According to Shorts is an eclectic palate cleanser.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

The world according to these far-flung shorts will only appear familiar to patrons of the BAMcinématek.

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