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  • Hop for the Bears +

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Briefings

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Travel

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Future Shorts Returns to Snap Cafe


Future Shorts returns to Snap Cafe on Jun. 17 where the drinks are chilly and the food is delicious and the seating is abundant.

Future Shorts Southeast Asia now runs in 4 countries and 6 cities within the region due to the commitment and dedication of 6 teams and thousands of audience members. These 6 teams are made up entirely of passionate volunteers working hard to make the best underground cinema available.

Snap Cafe is located at 32 Tran Ngoc Dien, Q2, Ho Chi Minh City. Doors at 7pm, tickets are VND60,000, VND30,000 for students and free for filmmakers.

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Columns

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Promotions

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