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FILM LIBRARY

2015, short films by title (61)

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Dir: Anna Arlanova, Russia, 49 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Short on resources but rich in feeling, lapsed physics student Mitya is determined to save the life of his ailing, beloved grandmother. Overriding t... more »
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4AM GAS STATION MUZAK
Dir: Jaime Zevallos, United States, 13 min, 2014, Short Narrative
4 AM Gas Station Muzak is a fantasy short film with a dark and mysterious edge. It centers around a fallen Angel played by Jose Yenque ( Academy awa... more »
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A BOY'S PRAYER
Dir: CHAO KOI-WANG, Taiwan, 29 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A 17 year old loser meets a mysterious and beautiful cleaner girl by chance. They have totally different characters and backgrounds; However, they s... more »
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A BROKEN MAN
Dir: Ellen Andries & Thomas Maddens , Belgium, 8 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Jack Greene is torn between the world he wants and the world he's stuck in. One last job, one final choice... will he choose wisely?A Broken Man is... more »
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A KID FROM SOUTHSIDE
Dir: Peter Lasala & Christopher Ventura, United States, 8 min, 2014, Short Narrative
The Kid tries to ask his supplier to cover him so he can help pay for his mixtape. At home, his girlfriend has trouble supporting his rap career, wh... more »
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ABRIENDO PUERTAS (OPENING DOORS)
Dir: Tomás Bases, Spain, 14 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Jane tries to get her life back and get over her fears and the social and personal prejudices she has to cope with after being diagnosed with schizo... more »
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BENEATH WATER
Dir: Charlie Manton, England, 15 min, 2013, Short Narrative
On the first anniversary of a traumatic life-changing event, 16 year old Daisy attempts to get through to her increasingly withdrawn mother. I... more »
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BIG GIRL
Dir: Lisa Melodia, United States, 15 min, 2013, Short Narrative
Hannah is only six years old but her mom calls her a big girl. Sometimes big girls don't go to school. Sometimes they have to tell the truth and o... more »
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BLOOD MEMORY
Dir: Marc Macaluso, United States, 14 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A single mom must overcome her brother's vengeance before giving herself and her son a new beginning. ... more »
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BOLDER
Dir: Joseph Rishe, United States, 23 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A 30 year old visionary entrepreneur in New York starts a company with his best friend and girlfriend. They have a product called the 'creative cit... more »
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CARRY ON
Dir: Yatao Li, China, 16 min, 2014, Short Narrative
During the brutal withdrawal of Japanese forces at the end of WWII, a Chinese father does whatever he can to save his family. ... more »
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CLEAN BREAK
Dir: Michael Chmiel, United States, 8 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Karen's preternatural stalker may be back, but she's moving forward. Preferably in one piece. Clean Break is a comedic, genre-bending take on a mode... more »
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COME BACK HAILEY
Dir: Ela Thier, United States, 30 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Nelson has no phone, no job, no future - and no Hailey. Broken and desperate, he shows up at his friend Jamie's door looking for help to get her bac... more »
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CONEY ISLAND DREAMS
Dir: Andrew Serban, United States, 23 min, 2014, Short Narrative
MAGGIE is a troubled young woman at the end of her rope. Desperate to return to her native Ireland, she meets with a mysterious and vaguely sinister... more »
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DIVE
Dir: Nicole Haran, United States, 9 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Rhonda has been stood up by her OKCupid date. She finds herself alone and regretful at a bar in Brooklyn. It's last call and she is stuck taking uns... more »
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DIWALI DREAM GARAGE
Dir: Johnny Pik, United States, 16 min, 2014, Short Narrative
With Austin's life going nowhere and his pipe dream of becoming a legendary stuntman on hiatus for the last 27 years he confesses to his best friend... more »
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DOLL NAMED MOMMY
Dir: Konstantin Mikhno, Ukraine, 13 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Relationships between mother and her son are strained to the limit. They do not know how to listen and understand each other. But there is a magic d... more »
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DOLLAR NIGHT
Dir: Marco Antonio Martinez, United States, 18 min, 2013, Short Narrative
Dollar Night tells the story of Andy, a vibrant 80 year old theater projectionist whose love and passion for cinema is tested when faced with the cl... more »
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DRESSED
Dir: Neal Hemphill, United States, 7 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A wealthy woman reaches out for help. A young man, a world away, answers the call. The only they can communicate is by speaking the Language of th... more »
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EL MAL AMOR (EVIL LOVE)
Dir: Julio De La Rosa, Spain, 5 min, 2014, Short Narrative
An unsual and original narration where a fine sense of humor, in between black humor and tragic-ironic will take you to a vision of love not precise... more »
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ERSTWHILE
Dir: Beatrice Copeland, United States, 5 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Erstwhile is the story of four sisters and the last night they spend together before the eldest goes to college. Part coming of age, and family port... more »
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EULOGY
Dir: Don Capria, United States, 13 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Zef Celaj is furloughed home from prison to his Bronx community to delivery a eulogy at his brother Martin's service. Zef is bitter and resentful ov... more »
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FIRE ISLAND
Dir: Francis Mead, United States, 14 min, 2013, Short Narrative
Mike and Leah have been together for seven years, but they have never made a decision. As their summer rental on Fire Island draws to a close, thing... more »
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GRENZVERKEHR (BORDER TRAFFICKING)
Dir: Peter Rautek, Austria, 16 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A woman in her mid twenties is trapped in a miserable existence as a sex worker in a small Czech village close to the Austrian border. Her inner con... more »
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IN TIMES OF PEACE
Dir: Nikos Vouteniotis, Greece, 33 min, 2014, Short Narrative
The government of a country allows to the citizens ten breaths a day to settle it's debt to the creditors. Nobody can understand why. Maybe through... more »
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INTO THE DARK
Dir: Lukas Hassel, United States, 14 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Sometime in the future, two men strapped in back to back, on a journey from Moon to Earth. Real Justice. Just Reality. ... more »
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I'VE BEEN A SWEEPER
Dir: Ciarán Dooley, Ireland, 12 min, 2014, Short Narrative
On his final day of life, the mindful Sweeper reflects on the events that have shaped him, and the unique career that has brought him to the furthes... more »
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JUICE IT
Dir: Christina Raia, United States, 10 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A young couple attempts a 7 day juice cleanse, but quickly realize it's much more difficult than they anticipated as they pass the first 24 hours. T... more »
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LILY IN THE GRINDER
Dir: Michael Morgenstern, United States, 14 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Ryan lives in Brooklyn and looks for a job, maybe in social media or something. He sits around the house, wanders New York City, and questions the p... more »
full details quick view trailer winner: Best Cinematography in a Narrative Short
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LOVE EXPRESS
Dir: Patrick Chen, United States, 18 min, 2014, Short Narrative
One night, commuting home from the city, Ryan finds himself sitting across a mysterious and heart broken young woman. He takes a chance to reach out... more »
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MARIONETA CIEGA (BLIND PUPPET)
Dir: Jaime Fidalgo, Spain, 19 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A depressed, and often manic, puppeteer leaves home to do another day of penance, trying to absolve the tortured memories of a drunken night when th... more »
full details quick view trailer winner: Best Actor in a Narrative Short
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MILLENNIAL
Dir: Patty Boxpunch, United States, 20 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Millennial is an ultra-camp retelling of the New Millennium. On the eve of the year 2000, a boy named Zip hacks his way into the Millennial celebrat... more »
full details quick view trailer winner: New Voices Award
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MOUSSE
Dir: John Hellberg, Sweden, 42 min, 2013, Short Narrative
What could be easier than robbing a small bookie place on the outskirts of town? It’s during the year’s biggest horse race event and the betting cen... more »
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NEIGHBORHOODS
Dir: Marcus Castillo, United States, 10 min, 2014, Short Narrative
In the Somali neighborhood of Minneapolis, Akbar and Aisha pick up their one time friend Sharif from jail; but he only wants to meet up with the sam... more »
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OLD DAYS
Dir: Philip Curcuru, Lou DiNatale, Jimmy Ceribello, United States, 7 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Times change, but music is forever. The Atomik Age Project music is born from a need to find a way to deal with loss. The loss of family, the loss o... more »
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ON THE LOOSE
Dir: Carlos Oller, United States, 7 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Young Cody finally gets his hands on a new spy kit and prepares for his first case. ... more »
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OUR BLOOD
Dir: Max Chan, United States, 25 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A brother and sister meet for the first time on an isolated bison farm. What begins as an attempt to reunite a family ends in ecstatic violence whe... more »
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PALE CREATURES OF THE NIGHT
Dir: Tim Troemner, United States, 20 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Sam and Carrie just wanted to spend a quiet evening watching a marathon of horror films. However, something gets in the way of their plans. Is it Ca... more »
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PATROL
Dir: Rich Devaney, United States, 15 min, 2014, Short Narrative
When two NYPD patrolmen are called to assist a drunk and disorderly woman at 3:00am, their actions conflict with the oath they vowed to keep; to pro... more »
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SEMIOTICS OF ISLAM: A PRIMER FOR KUFFAR
Dir: Fouzia Najar, United States, 10 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Inspired by Martha Rosler's "Semiotics of the Kitchen," this film combats Islamophobia.... more »
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SHORT STEPS
Dir: Laura Aguinaga, United States, 10 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Still veering from the pain of no longer being with his wife, Eric (Juan-Pablo Veza) is discovering the difficulties of addressing his future as rep... more »
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SONNET 134
Dir: Edward Shieh, United States, 3 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A visual twist on Shakespeare's Sonnet 134 told through the eyes of a young conflicted mother who repays a debt to her infatuated sister. ... more »
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TEST
Dir: Jay Lifton, United States, 9 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A seemingly unremarkable man spends a day taking a bizarre test at a mysterious facility. Through his day he interacts with the odd, detached employ... more »
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THE BLOOD OF LOVE
Dir: Jeff Meyers, United States, 19 min, 2014, Short Narrative
After the death of her husband, a young woman acquires a machine that will bring him back to life. But the machine operates on blood and her husband... more »
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THE GETAWAY
Dir: Cedric Messemanne, France, 13 min, 2014, Short Narrative
While on a getaway with his girlfriend, a young man sees a stray dog walking by the forest and will then give in to some dark childhood memories of... more »
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THE GIRL IN A BLUE DRESS
Dir: Jamie Oon & Paul Erskine, Canada, 14 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Lost in a strange, empty world after the death of her child, a lonely woman is questioned by a strangely familiar man. As she deciphers memories fr... more »
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THE HEAT
Dir: Bartosz Kruhlik, Poland, 24 min, 2014, Short Narrative
1. Coal or wood afire to redness, 2. High air temperature, 3. Vehemence of feelings... more »
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THE HIGH
Dir: Ralph Sepe, United States, 37 min, 2014, Short Narrative
The life of Adam (Ralph Sepe Jr.) is filled with hardship and the only joy he gets from it is smoking marijuana supplied by his close friend Marty (... more »
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THE KISS
Dir: Victor Gaspar, United States, 10 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A man journeys to the Beach, where he remembers a special Kiss and a special woman. A melancholy portrait of a beautiful memory, and its emotional... more »
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THE LAST PIECE
Dir: Rosalyn Coleman Williams, United States, 10 min, 2013, Short Narrative
A young woman preparing to meet her end keeps being interrupted. A film about the surprising things that can make life worthwhile. ... more »
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THE MAN FROM THE CITY
Dir: Elias Plagianos, United States, 11 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A mysterious businessman visits a small town with questionable intentions as he contemplates leaving his big city life behind.... more »
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THE ORIGINAL I.Q. TESTER
Dir: Alan Arrivée, United States, 14 min, 2014, Short Narrative
After ten months on the road, Russell has finally called his brother Nate and asked him to come get him. When Nate arrives to pick him up, however,... more »
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THE SHED
Dir: Brian Mcgleenon, Ireland, 9 min, 2014, Short Narrative
This film poses the idea that compromise is the key to a lasting harmony. A married couple's children have flown the nest to top universities and go... more »
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THE WALK
Dir: Aaron Wolf, United States, 20 min, 2013, Short Narrative
Soon after the death of his father, Danny, a young Jewish boy growing up in late 1980s Brooklyn, meets an older Jewish man, Alfred, outside the loca... more »
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THE WAY YOU LOVE
Dir: Lydia Darly, United States, 9 min, 2014, Short Narrative
The Way You Love is a short film about unconditional love and forgiveness of the past in order to be free. It takes tremendous courage to love and... more »
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TNT - TAGO NANG TAGO (Always on the Run)
Dir: Roberto Reyes Ang, United States, 23 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Tony left his country for the American dream, only to be driven to the edge by a relative who turns his dream into a nightmare. Living as an undocu... more »
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TRAS BAMBALINAS (THREE CHOICES)
Dir: Rafa Garcia , United States, 11 min, 2014, Short Narrative
There is nothing you can´t tell to a mother... more »
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TRATO PREFERENTE (PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT)
Dir: Carlos Polo, Spain, 4 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Our protagonist is Mrs. Paquita. Our dear but implacable old lady is not going to stay with her arms crossed when his longtime banker announces th... more »
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VULTURE
Dir: Tim McCullough, Ireland, 12 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Vulture is a journey into a world most of us know nothing about - Bloody operations, abandoned rooms, money changing hands, people getting used. A y... more »
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WILD WOMAN
Dir: Joy Shatz, United States, 12 min, 2013, Short Narrative
The Wild Woman: Legend or reality? This quirky mockumentary takes you on a quest to solve a modern mystery. All roles are played by Joy Shatz, who i... more »
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WITHIN
Dir: Robert Joseph Butler, United States, 22 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Jacob, a hopeless Detroit romantic, is looking for love in the digital era. After miserable dates, he looks for life's meaning through a series of p... more »
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