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noimge“Yochi” a Belizean Film and the winner of the best short film at the 2016 Belize International Film Festival has been selected for an Oscar- Qualifying theatrical run, making it the first film ever made in Belize to be considered for an Academy Award.

 


‘Yochi’ is a short film written and directed by award- winning new Mexico film maker Llana Lapid and entirely filmed in Belize featuring an entirely Belizean Cast. The short film is a story with a strong wildlife conservation message in which the growing issue of poaching is highlighted in a small country like Belize.

 


Yochi now becomes one of ten films selected for “Short Films from around the World.” Which is a weeklong Oscar- qualifying theatrical run presented by Shorts TV. After the theatrical run “Yochi” will be qualified to submit to The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences alongside approximately one hundred and thirty five other short films from around the world.

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