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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2023

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival returns from 26th October bringing some of the world’s best short films to Summerhall!

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2023

About Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2023

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The 13th Edinburgh Short Film Festival once again brings some of the world’s best short films to Edinburgh and welcome audiences back to the cinema to see one of the strongest and most varied short film programmes anywhere.

From Cannes winners to Annecy Animation Festival Winners and Flickerfest winning shorts to Scottish and Edinburgh-made films alongside award winners from across the globe.

Guest programmes from International Film Festivals including Amsterdam, Budapest Belgium, Adriatic & Buenos Aires, networking events, Q and As and parties!

The ESFF runs live only from Friday October 26th to Sunday November 5th, 2023.






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