Short-film marathon marks shortest day of the year

The Oscar-winning animation Mr Hublot, which will be screened as part of a short-film marathon at A4, Alserkal Avenue on December 21. Courtesy ZEILT Productions
The Oscar-winning animation Mr Hublot, which will be screened as part of a short-film marathon at A4, Alserkal Avenue on December 21. Courtesy ZEILT Productions

Alliance Française is celebrating the festive season with both moving and still pictures.

Shortest Day short-film screenings

Celebrate the shortest day in Europe on Sunday, December 21, with almost eight hours of short movies – 23 films in all – including the Oscar-winning animation Mr Hublot.

At A4, Alserkal Avenue, from 4.30-11pm, December 21. Entry is free

Photography contest

The Alliance’s annual photography competition is open top submissions on the theme of climate change and global warming, climate evolution, people’s perception of the issues, the effects on lives and the solutions being undertaken by their home countries or fellow citizens to improve the situation.

The prizes include a week in Paris and entry to the international finals for the winner.

The closing date for entries is January 8. Visit www.pitchengine.com for more details.

cnewbould@thenational.ae

Published: December 20, 2014 04:00 AM

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