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 1, 2006
DVD 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

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.

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.

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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