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KWFF Short Film Slate Doesn't Disappoint




World Premieres, Florida Filmmakers, Sundance Favorites Highlight Key West Film Festival

Short Film Lineup


Riding the wave of being named to Moviemaker Magazine’s esteemed “Top 25 Coolest Film

Festivals in the World,” the Key West Film Festival has launched its short film lineup for their

11th Annual Festival. Coming up this November 16-20, the 2022 roster is highlighted by award winners from prestigious film festivals across the globe, including Sundance, South By

Southwest, and Tribeca. The festival will be shining a spotlight on The Sunshine State with its

Florida Filmmaker and Florida Student Filmmaker Programs. World Premieres and Florida

Premieres abound, powered by performances from notable Hollywood and independent film luminaries.


The short film programs will focus on uplifting and entertaining work throughout its lineup of

50 films, selected from a record number of submissions. Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael leads the dark comedy Legs, while Deadpool star Karan Soni headlines the award-winning uplifting film Coming Out with the Help of a Time Machine. Inspiring tales of determination and hope power the acclaimed Sundance and Tribeca favorite More Than I Want to Remember from director Amy Bench and the DOC NYC and Slamdance pick Freedom Swimmer from Australian director Olivia Martin-McGuire.


Outstanding work from Florida Filmmakers will highlight the 11th Annual Festival. Storytellers from Miami to Orlando to Fort Myers will be lighting up the Key West screens this month. And the festival will be heralding the next generation of storytellers with its Florida Student Filmmaker Program. Featured filmmakers hail from the University of Mia


mi, Florida State University, the University of Central Florida, Eckerd College, and Ringling College of Art and Design, plus teen talents from West Palm Beach’s G Star School of the Arts and Lakeland’s Harrison School for the Arts.


For the full lineup of Comedy, World Narrative, Florida Filmmaker, World Student Filmmaker,

and Florida Student Filmmaker Shorts programs, please go to: https://keywestff.com/2022-films/



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