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FILM LIBRARY

2016, short films by title (67)

A BOX CAME TO BROOKLYN
Dir: Jason Cusato, United States, 26 min, 2015, Short Narrative
A life-long Brooklynite struggles to convince his ridiculous neighbors that a mysterious box left in the middle of their street doesn't prove one of... more »
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A GRINGO HONEYMOON
Dir: Alexandra Debricon, France, 19 min, 2015, Short Narrative
An unlikely racketeer of human organs starts to question his work and takes on his boss, a fearsome crime lord in Mexico, when he falls in love with... more »
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A WARM SPELL
Dir: Toshimichi Saito, Japan, 25 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Naoki gave up his dream of painting to take over the family-run post office. His older brother, Masanobu, left home to become a doctor. When their m... more »
full details quick view trailer winner: Best Short Narrative
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ADRIFT
Dir: David Salazar & Francisco Salazar, United States, 22 min, 2015, Short Narrative
On her way home from College, a young girl meets a hitchhiker who changes her life. ... more »
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ALLES WIRD GUT (EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY)
Dir: Patrick Vollrath, Germany, 30 min, 2015, Short Narrative
A divorced father picks up his eight year-old daughter Lea. It seems pretty much like every second weekend, but after a while Lea can‘t help feelin... more »
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AUSSTIEG RECHTS (EXIT RIGHT)
Dir: Rupert Höller & Bernhard Wenger, Austria, 6 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Look away or intervene? When a black man is victim of unfounded, racial abuse in a packed bus, there is only one passenger who won’t ignore the situ... more »
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BROKEN BASKET
Dir: Roberto Ruiz Céspedes , Spain, 15 min, 2015, Short Narrative
A stunned woman gets off the bus in a big city. She rambles down a long street. Looks around her. She is feeling someone is going after her, stalkin... more »
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C.T.R.L
Dir: Mariana Conde, England, 3 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A young man's attempt at a first contact with a love interest is hijacked in a most entertaining way. ... more »
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CITY OF DREAMS
Dir: Paola Bernardini, United States, 18 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Giovanni and Ernesto embark on an adventure across the Italian countryside with a child's dream of a new life. As the reality of their situation tak... more »
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DANTE AND BEATRICE: A FAMILY FILM
Dir: David Simon, United States, 19 min, 2014, Short Narrative
An hilarious, free wheeling, throw back homage to the great comedies of the 70's and 80's: a mockumentary shot all over New York (especially Arthur... more »
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DEMONS
Dir: Abdullah Al Maawali, England, 13 min, 2015, Short Narrative
A self-confessed paedophile desperately battling his urges comes to a crossroads when his unknowing wife falls unexpectedly pregnant. ... more »
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DIE BALLADE VON ELLA PLUMMHOFF (THE BALLAD OF ELLA PLUMMHOFF)
Dir: Barbara Kronenberg, Germany, 28 min, 2015, Short Narrative
While the 8th grader Ella faces a decisive math exam, which determines if she will be promoted to next grade, she dreams of last summer: love lesso... more »
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FATHER & SON
Dir: Jack Kellogg, Argentina, 10 min, 2014, Short Narrative
A divorced father and his young son go to a restaurant for their obligatory weekend lunch. Their relationship is strained – the father makes dispara... more »
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GRACE
Dir: Chris Ordal, United States, 13 min, 2015, Short Narrative
GRACE tells the story of a recovering addict trying to create a new life her herself. Janice has been trying for years to keep her act together, wit... more »
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HAZE
Dir: James Resendes, Canada, 12 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Phil and Gavin have moved on with their lives after their break up three years ago. But when they run into each other at a bar one night, they are... more »
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HOPE
Dir: Aleix Buch, Spain, 8 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Claudia Recher is a young woman who has lived a horrible situation. Her sense of reality becomes an illusion as she struggles to assemble the loose... more »
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IN MEMORY
Dir: Alastair Clayton, England, 12 min, 2015, Short Narrative
In Memory tells the story of elderly couple, John and Grace who, after a long life together, are struggling to cope daily with John's advancing deme... more »
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INFAME
Dir: Dennis García, Spain, 8 min, 2016, Short Narrative
William is a composer and he’s working on a new piece but in his mind there’s only one melody. The melody of the new hit of his wife Norma Warren. W... more »
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INTO THE WOODS
Dir: Anne Hu, United States, 4 min, 2015, Short Narrative
An idealistic couple journeys through the treacherous woods of their relationship in hopes of finding love. ... more »
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JUNKIE HEAVEN
Dir: Steve Sage Goldberg, United States, 18 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Doyle Burkett is an Iraqi war vet who is suffering from PTSD and he also happens to be a junkie willing to do anything to get his fix. After he wake... more »
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KAMARO (SLAVE)
Dir: Arun Deo Joshi, Nepal, 24 min, 2015, Short Narrative
'Kamaro' (literal translation bonded labor) is a form of slavery practiced in Nepal until the late20th century. A traditional practice, it continued... more »
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KING CANDY
Dir: Ralph Sepe, United States, 46 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Glenn Leighty (Ralph Sepe Jr.) was an ordinary 17 year old who strived to stand out from the crowd and do something to put him on the map. In 2010,... more »
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LAY IN WAIT
Dir: Jonathan Ade, United States, 25 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Maggie, a young married woman, awakens to the final morning of an extramarital camping trip with her lover, Robert. During the drive back home, she... more »
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LEAVING
Dir: Debra Markowitz, United States, 10 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Emily Hemming has a husband, children and life she loves. Events beyond her control cause her to leave her family, but she clings to them even thoug... more »
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MARGARET
Dir: Manan Katohora, United States, 14 min, 2015, Short Narrative
After dealing with a series of extreme characters during a speed-dating event for senior citizens, an elderly woman meets a charming, exotic gentlem... more »
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MONSTERS AND ANIMALS
Dir: Rachel Garber Cole, United States, 13 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Monsters and Animals is a short, surreal film that follows a day in the life of Alice as she navigates both human and monster interactions. ... more »
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MOTH
Dir: Moema Umann, Brazil, 7 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Moth tells the story of a woman going through a moment of transformation. During her journey she encounters other people experiencing different leve... more »
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MOTHER OF THE WEEK
Dir: Lee Davis, United States, 22 min, 2015, Short Narrative
STACEY, a 41 year old career woman has it all together, with the invaluable help of her children's perfect, inside and out, nanny, MARISA, whom the... more »
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MOTHER'S DAY
Dir: Jeff Tan, United States, 10 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Tragedy forces Mary (Academy Award Winner: Melissa Leo) and her son Jay (Gabriel Furman) to say goodbye forever.... more »
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MR. READY
Dir: John Galvin, United States, 14 min, 2015, Short Narrative
It's 'Mr Rogers' meets 'The Real World' as this Short shows definitively that kids don't come with an owners manual! When Albert's time comes to tak... more »
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MUCK
Dir: Bruce Smolanoff, United States, 15 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Mel, a young female open mic comedian who lives with her tabloid-obsessed mother in Queens, misguidedly seeks companionship with a misogynistic male... more »
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MY SISTER'S PHOTO
Dir: Narges Kharghan, Iran, 10 min, 2015, Short Narrative
A woman is forced to defend her sister’s perceived character against tyrannical ideals.... more »
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NABILAH
Dir: Paul Meschùh, United States, 22 min, 2015, Short Narrative
The young Afghan woman, Nabilah is injured in an accident and German soldiers take her to a military base. Since the residents of Nabilah´s home to... more »
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OASIS
Dir: Carmen Jimenez , United States, 15 min, 2014, Short Narrative
After her husband dies, Nieves inherits his job as the super of a decaying apartment complex in New York City. But the job becomes more difficult th... more »
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ON THE WATER (Na Vodi)
Dir: Goran Ribaric, Croatia, 13 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Marta takes Darko to her parent’s cottage by the lake. Together, they spend a day on the water. ... more »
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PET
Dir: Chris Moraitis, Greece, 11 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Dimitris is a 10 year old boy and the only child of a rich family. His grandma, who used to take care of him is now dead and his only companion is h... more »
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PHOTO OP
Dir: Dave Solomon, United States, 10 min, 2015, Short Narrative
A lonely Brooklyn photographer gets the courage to come out from behind his camera to capture his crush, but there is more to the picture than meets... more »
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Picnic
Dir: Jure Pavlovic, Croatia, 13 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Sarajevo, rush hour. EMIR (15), accompanied by a SOCIAL WORKER, is on his way to meet his father SAFET for a weekend picnic at Igman, a semi-open pe... more »
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QUEEN KONG (Mature Audiences)
Dir: Monica Stambrini, Italy, 18 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Behind a tree at the bottom of a garden, a smartly-dressed man and woman are trying to have sex. In the distance is the music of a party. But despit... more »
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QUIRA
Dir: Breech Quincy, Philippines, 14 min, 2015, Short Narrative
A foraging tribe peacefully lives in the middle of the Baa Land. A young girl named Quira (Sam Booc) is the firstborn child of the only pure bloodl... more »
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RACHEL COMING HOME
Dir: Sophia Tamburrini, Ireland, 8 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Rachel returns home for the funeral of her estranged Mother. ... more »
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RADIAL GRINDER
Dir: Jose Antonio Muela, Spain, 25 min, 2016, Short Narrative
Salva witnesses the murder of his mother on his birthday. From that moment he will live through the tragedy and nightmare that comes with revenge.... more »
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RECIPE
Dir: Olivia Saperstein, United States, 6 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Faye takes her obsession with diet and exercise a little too far...... more »
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RIDE OR DIE
Dir: Alec Tibaldi & Magaajyia Silberfeld, United States, 14 min, 2015, Short Narrative
What do you do when your friends don't think you have what it takes to ride with them?... more »
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RSVP
Dir: Nicolas Billon, Canada, 9 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Saul's best friend Josh is getting married. The only problem is, Saul has just been dumped. And his RSVP asks him to choose between 'Attending' and... more »
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SICK
Dir: Martin Riofrio & Christopher Gilpatrick, United States, 26 min, 2015, Short Narrative
A suicide. A man tries to help the surviving friend regain his emotional health. ... more »
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SID
Dir: Joshua Almario, United States, 15 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Sid is a sardonic psychological thriller about a victimized high school student who struggles to maintain his sanity when his childhood imaginary fr... more »
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SKIN DEEP
Dir: Gwenllian Thurstan, Scotland, 10 min, 2015, Short Narrative
15 year old Lola's life is changing. As she comes to terms with it, she is confronted with the complexities of sex, pornography and love. ... more »
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SPLIT END
Dir: Edward Shieh, United States, 5 min, 2015, Short Narrative
A young, single woman bored with her social life caters a party for a beautiful couple and meets the charismatic husband who is also looking for som... more »
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SWIMLAPSE
Dir: Edward Schmit, United States, 9 min, 2015, Short Narrative
In the shadow of a chilling accident, a young lifeguard struggles to return to work while teaching a reluctant girl to swim. ... more »
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THE BLOOD IN OUR VEINS
Dir: Mateo Marquez, United States, 18 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Daniel Royas, a young undocumented Hispanic man growing up in the streets of Corona, Queens does everything he can to provide security for his siste... more »
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THE FEAR INSIDE
Dir: Rick Hamilton, United States, 15 min, 2015, Short Narrative
An agoraphobic woman encounters unexplained events in her home and wrestles with whether her need to escape them outweighs her paralyzing fear. ... more »
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THE FEED
Dir: Clayton Combe, United States, 10 min, 2015, Short Narrative
The year is 2084. Oak Wat is a Parker, which is to say he's at the bottom of the totem pole. He didn't have breakfast before work this morning, and... more »
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THE LAST MEMBER OF THE MUNNY GANG
Dir: Julien Bettelheim, United States, 19 min, 2015, Short Narrative
In the last days of the Old West, wandering Robert, a gambler with family ties to a gang of outlaws, has to choose between avenging his cruel brothe... more »
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THE LAST TAXI DRIVER
Dir: Debra Markowitz, United States, 15 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Dorman O'Merain is pissed. He refuses to give up his taxi route when most of the inhabitants left in post-apocalyptic America are zombies. But somet... more »
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THE TELEGRAM MAN
Dir: James Francis Khehtie, United States, 14 min, 2015, Short Narrative
A BAFTA Los Angeles® winner and Australian Academy Awards® nominee, THE TELEGRAM MAN, starring Australian and international screen legends J... more »
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TIMSHEL
Dir: John Say, United States, 22 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Miles awakens from a long slumber of depressive behavior. At last, he's had enough of himself, but once he discovers that his best friend has been... more »
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TOM IN AMERICA
Dir: Flavio Alves, Brazil, 16 min, 2014, Short Narrative
For 50 years, Michael and Betty have been united by one guiding principle: no secrets. But when a provocative Tom of Finland doll triggers Michael's... more »
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TOPANGA ROSE
Dir: Anne Nemer, United States, 10 min, 2015, Short Narrative
A young girl living with Cystic Fibrosis goes on a birthday hike with her mother. An unexpected guest brings them peace. ... more »
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TSCHÜSS PAPA (GOODBYE PAPA)
Dir: Hendrik Maximilian Schmitt, Germany, 27 min, 2015, Short Narrative
“Goodbye Papa” is a touching drama about a boy coping with the death of his father and the grief that comes with it. Young Benedict is very attac... more »
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UNDER THE HEAVENS
Dir: Tyrik Washington, United States, 9 min, 2015, Short Narrative
The American dream becomes a nightmare due to the recent killings of several unarmed black men by the police for Rahkeem; a frustrated African- Amer... more »
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UNDERNEATH THE GREY
Dir: Patrick Chen, United States, 15 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Jessica is interested in Ethan a blind musician and as they discover they are kindred spirits... more »
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UNHAPPY ENDINGS
Dir: Steven Benson & Wayne Benson, Ireland, 12 min, 2016, Short Narrative
A woman is drawn in by a mysterious stranger she meets at a bar, fascinated by what could be his intriguing story - or sinister warning. ... more »
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WE HAD PLANS
Dir: Christina Raia, United States, 4 min, 2015, Short Narrative
Diana and Liz are two adult sisters who love and respect each other more than anyone else in the world. However, when Liz decides she needs to break... more »
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WHAT IF...?
Dir: Emma Taylor, Germany, 14 min, 2015, Short Narrative
A chance encounter... A notion... What If...? What If...? is an intimate insight into the relationship of Zoe and Chris, a young couple madly in lo... more »
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YOUNG FLACCID GONNA DIE
Dir: Johnny Bauers & David Woon, United States, 10 min, 2015, Short Narrative
When naive teen rapper Young Flaccid is shot at an awards show by his nemesis, the washed-up old school rapper Lil' Unkle, he is shocked to wake up... more »
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ZUGZWANG
Dir: Yolanda Centeno, United States, 9 min, 2014, Short Narrative
Zugzwang in German means obligation to move. Life and chess are not so different. There is a moment in life where you know you have to make a decisi... more »
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