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Betting on Shorts (BoSs): More than a Eurovision of Shortfilm 2009

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Dr Ruth Adams has asked us to post details of this forthcoming event.

14 November 2009 Roxy Bar & Screen, London Bridge SE1 1LB,
betting time: 6.30pm
screening time: 7:00pm
Tickets: £5 /£4 Roxy Members.

Now in its fifth year, BoSs once again presents a selection of animations, narratives, documentaries and artist films from around the world, this year in response to the theme Control.

The programme will be screened simultaneously at the Roxy Bar & Screen in Londonand in Athens, Barcelona, Bucharest, Maribor, Naples, Novi Sad, Poznan, Thessaloniki, Stockholm and Wiesbaden.

The films are judged in each venue by a local jury and the overall favourite is awarded glory, fame and £500 cash. But before the show begins the audience will be asked to bet on who will be the grand winner. Bet on the right film and win a Roxy Membership. Audience winners will be announced in the bar as soon as all the juries’ decisions are in. After the screening there’ll be music and celebrations in the bar.

Check out clips of the films in the Roxy or on www.bettingonshorts.com from 7 November.

The London Jury includes: Philip Ilson (London Short Film Festival), Philip Wood (Roxy Bar and Screen) and Tessa Garland (artist and curator of Visions in the Nunnery). Sponsored by The London Consortium and Nextnode.net. BoSs is run by Ricarda Vidal, Irini Marinaki, Konstantinos Stefanis and Sarah Sparkes.

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