Tampere 31st International Short Film Festival, March
7 - 11, 2001
Tampere International Short Film Festival was held for
the 30th time in March 8-12, 2000. Tampere Film Festival
is one of the leading short film festivals in the world.
The International Competition is highly esteemed in todays's
short film circuit and together with the Finnish Competition
it is the heart of the five day event. The special characteristic
of Tampere is the emphasis given different short film genres:
documentary, fiction and animation films.
In addition Tampere is known for its versatile and ambitious
special programmes.In March 2000 South Africa and Ireland
were highlighted. Animation retrospectives brought into
spotlight Felix the Cat, Winnie the Pooh and Wallace & Gromit.
Programme for professionals, see Film