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Cinema Eye Unveils Shorts Finalists

Magazine article Screen International

Cinema Eye Unveils Shorts Finalists

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Fifteen documentary short films are on the 'Shorts List'.

Cinema Eye has unveiled the fifteen documentary short films named as finalists for the 2014 award for Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking.

The announcement was made on the opening day of the ninth Camden International Film Festival, a key festival partner of Cinema Eye, who will also host the nominees reception in New York City in January.

This year's finalists include a previous Cinema Eye winner (Laura Poitras) and two filmmakers previously nominated (Yuri Ancarani and Sergio Oksman). Eva Weber becomes the first filmmaker ever to have two films named as finalists with Black Out and Reindeer.

The nominees in the short film category will be announced along with this year's feature film nominees in November.

Full list of finalists is as follows:

Black Out (UK) Directed by Eva Weber

Bradley Manning Had Secrets (UK) Directed by Adam Butcher

Coffee Time (Elvakaffe) (Sweden) Directed by Maria Fredriksson

Da Vinci (Italy) Directed by Yuri Ancarani

Death of a Prisoner (USA) Directed by Laura Poitras

I Kill (New Zealand) Directed by David White and Paul Wedel

Magnetic Reconnection (Canada) Directed by Kyle Armstrong

Marcel, King of Tervuren (USA) Directed by Tom Schroeder

Nile Perch (USA) Directed by Josh Gibson

Outlawed in Pakistan (Pakistan / USA) Directed by Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellmann

Pouters (Scotland) Directed by Paul Fegan

Reindeer (UK) Directed by Eva Weber

The Roper (USA) Directed by Ewan McNicol and Anna Sandilands

Slomo (USA) Directed by Josh Izenberg

A Story for the Modlins (Spain) Directed by Sergio Oksman

Finalists for the Short Filmmaking award were determined in voting by short film/documentary programmers from international film festivals. …

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