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A weekend full of bite-sized delights for the city’s film buffs, featuring short films from 85 countries.

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Suchitra Film Society, one of the city’s oldest film societies, is playing home to the fifth edition of the Bangalore International Short Film Festival later this month. They want to celebrate “exceptionally imagined, tightly scripted, powerfully told” short films.

We’ve peeked at their full list of 281 films, and it looks promising. The films include psychological thrillers about taxi drivers, tell the stories of authoritarian education systems, chance meetings of strangers on a train, and so many more. We’re looking forward to this one.

Where: Suchitra Cinema & Cultural Academy, 36, 9th Main, BV Karanth Road, Banashankari 2nd Stage.

When: August 28-30, 10am to 8pm.

Contact: 080 26711785, +91 9845055034.

Price: INR 500 for delegate passes and INR 300 for student passes.

Visit BISFF on their website here to see a full schedule and to buy passes.

Image via Julien Regnard.