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FILM LIBRARY

2019, short films by title (123)

40TH
Dir: Neil Fennell, United States, 7 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Anne's mother died when she was 8, and left her the gift of 40 birthday cards. Today is Anne's 40th birthday - the last card - the final reminder th... more »
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A DOG'S STORY
Dir: Jill D'Agnenica, United States, 7 min, 2018, Short Narrative
"A Dog's Story" is an absurdist short that tells the tragi-comic tale of an old dog who contemplates his bleak future after being laid off from his... more »
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A HANDFUL OF DUST
Dir: Grayson Whitehurst, United States, 18 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Dr. Neal Goodman enables terminal patients' right to die through the practice of mercy killing via his one-of-a-kind device. But when he sets out to... more »
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ANDLIFE
Dir: Jean Goto, United States, 10 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Set in the near future, society has crumbled and climate changes has taken a toll on earth. A dying man and his partner contemplate the past. ... more »
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ANGELS GUARD THEE
Dir: Robert Higgins, Patrick McGivney, Ireland, 17 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Martin has been living a solitary life as a farmer in the midlands of Ireland for almost three decades. He came to the town from Belfast in the late... more »
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ANSWER ME, KANI!
Dir: Taeyang An, Korea, 22 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Young Jun has a family consist of character dolls. Someday, Young Jun felt his son needs to meet and marry someone. So Young Jun start to meet the o... more »
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AWAKENING
Dir: L.E. Salas, United States, 9 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Awakening is a social change, transformative documentary and the 7th in The Prayer Cycle anthology series. Set to an enchanting soundtrack composed... more »
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AWAY FROM ME
Dir: Ryan Ruby, United States, 28 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A despondent mechanic uses alcohol as a coping mechanism to avoid his tragic reality. ... more »
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BACKSIDERS
Dir: Craig Newman, Jen Pitt, United States, 16 min, 2017, Short Narrative
When a forgotten relic reunites two exes, they must come to terms with the drastically different directions their lives have taken. Then, they try a... more »
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BAGGAGE
Dir: Stacey Maltin, United States, 6 min, 2018, Short Narrative
In a dystopian future where the government mandates happiness and people must cover their faces with smiling paper bags, two lovers discover what ha... more »
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BEAR
Dir: Fred Guerrier, United States, 12 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A bear suit-wearing dancer gets unwelcome visits from a lovestruck stalker and his estranged father's ghost. ... more »
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BEST WISHES
Dir: Kevin Etherson, United States, 5 min, 2018, Short Narrative
While on their annual fishing trip, a son asks for his father's advice on marriage. The guidance he receives from his dad destroys everything he kne... more »
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BEYOND THE VEIL
Dir: Sandy Ismail, United States, 10 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Unable to recognize who she has become, a Muslim woman exposes herself to her most intimate thoughts facing a crucial turning point on her journey t... more »
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BIRTHDAY NIGHT
Dir: Omid Shams, Iran, 20 min, 2017, Short Narrative
Ahmad and Ali are friends and job partners. On their birthday night they are on their way from a job outside of the city to Ahmad's house where thei... more »
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BLUE LIGHT (LUZ AZUL)
Dir: Alfonso Segura Ballesteros, Andres Malo Segura, Spain, 19 min, 2018, Short Narrative
V. has a new memory, BLUE LIGHT SYSTEM, that allows to store in an image archive good memories, blocking the negative ones. One day he finds an obje... more »
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BODAS (BETWEEN THEM)
Dir: Alexia Maltner, Brazil, 12 min, 2017, Short Narrative
On her 50 years wedding anniversary day with Caio, Dora decides to act guided by her true desire. A desire that will change the course of their live... more »
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CAFE ABUNDANCE
Dir: Emily A McGregor Emily A McGregor, United States, 9 min, 2018, Short Narrative
When Ashley realizes society has been selling her nothing but bullshit her entire life, she completely loses it in the middle of a douchey, artisana... more »
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CAKE
Dir: Adam Griffith, United States, 10 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Abandoning social norms, a woman ventures into new territory to explore her sexuality. ... more »
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CARONTE
Dir: Luis Tinoco Pineda, Spain, 15 min, 2017, Short Narrative
Debbie is rude with her own family. But after a dramatic car accident, she starts to regret about the way she behaved with them. Unexpectedly, Debbi... more »
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CHARLOTTE AND CHARLIE
Dir: Artemis Anastasiadou, United States, 10 min, 2018, Short Narrative
When a young woman suffers vision loss, she realizes that she has to give up her beloved car, Charlie. She can't bring herself to say good-bye until... more »
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CHILD (KIND)
Dir: Joren Molter, Netherlands, 9 min, 2018, Short Narrative
In a modern museum, ELLA (35) and her daughter SAM (6) are waiting for her colleague and his daughter DORA (6). Ella's colleague asked her if she c... more »
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CHOKE
Dir: Rolla Selbak, United States, 15 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A rising MMA star hides her refugee status from her small American town, and the world ... more »
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CIVIC MIND
Dir: Adonis Williams, United States, 19 min, 2017, Short Narrative
A teenage, NYPD volunteer goes undercover to purchase alcohol and other items not permitted to be sold to minors. His methods are put into question... more »
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COMA
Dir: Chen Su, United States, 22 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Three grieving people, strangers to each other, are brought together by fate on a gloomy day in Los Angeles. COMA is a praise to life, love and dest... more »
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COWBOY JOE
Dir: Jingjing Tian, United States, 6 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Set in NYC, a Chinese cowboy grapples with his identity and stands up to this father for the first time. ... more »
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DEEPLY ABSURD LUCIDITY
Dir: Sammy Sayed, Egypt, 8 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A man trapped in a limbo of absurd and randomly projected visions that seem to be driven by an obscure shapeshifter who has hacked into his mental a... more »
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DRIP
Dir: Jillian Cantwell , United States, 10 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A leaking air conditioner incites a white Manhattanite to accidentally murder his neighbor and journey across town in broad daylight to dispose of t... more »
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ENCORE
Dir: Sonny Steckel, United States, 19 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Four retired rockers have formed a new band and booked their first show. But when a bandmate's daughter threatens to put one of them in a nursing h... more »
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EODIYA
Dir: Jules Suo, United States, 13 min, 2017, Short Narrative
A year after the death of his mother. Julian is on the quest to find his long lost brother. On a nice summer day Julian finds refuge in playing a ga... more »
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EPIGENETICS
Dir: Diahnna Nicole Baxter, United States, 9 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A Daughter, prone to depression, learns a family secret and struggles to survive its trauma. When she turns to her Mother for consolation she reali... more »
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EUDAEMONIA
Dir: Julia Ngeow, United States, 14 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A talkative Australian traveller and a reclusive artist form an unlikely bond after an accidental 'break and enter' in Brooklyn. ... more »
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FARYAD
Dir: Arggy Jenati, Canada, 5 min, 2018, Short Narrative
An Iranian mother of two discovers her husband has been laid off yet another entry level position. Her experience parallels her daughter; who amidst... more »
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FIG
Dir: Nicolas Kolovos , Greece, 14 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Eleni asks for fig on her deathbed. Her husband, Kostas goes to the nearest tree to get on, burt falls down and breaks his foot. Time is short and K... more »
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FUTURE SELF
Dir: Sean Lewis, United States, 7 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Jeffrey has a crush on Teegan. Teegan doesn't know who Jeffrey is. Luckily, VHS tapes keep showing up in the local mini-libraries around town to tel... more »
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GOODBYE OLD FRIEND
Dir: Rafael De Leon Jr., United States, 5 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A young woman is trapped in her apartment by her childhood imaginary friend, who has come back to haunt her. ... more »
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HABANEROS
Dir: Sri Mirajkar, United States, 14 min, 2018, Short Narrative
How important a role does tolerance, acceptance and patience play for a woman of substance looking for romance in today's political and social clima... more »
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HAYLEY
Dir: Michael Dolha, United States, 10 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A 3 hours flight becomes a race against time for a 24 years old neurotic flight attendant who is doing everything in her power to collect evidence i... more »
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HEIMLICH
Dir: Lisanne Sartor, United States, 13 min, 2017, Short Narrative
Nina and Alex are married with their toddler Elsie. Nina's had enough. ... more »
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HEROES
Dir: Pablo Manchado Cascón, Santiago Cardelús Ruiz-Alberd, Spain, 8 min, 2018, Short Narrative
An average guy driving his car comes across a woman being assaulted. He is torn between his instinct to ignore the scene and drive on, or sum up his... more »
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HI, I'M DAN
Dir: Rosa Rodriguez, United States, 4 min, 2018, Short Narrative
An oddball office worker falls apart as he prepares for an interview with a new company. ... more »
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I JUST WANT YOU TO BE HAPPY
Dir: Fred Zara, Erin Laine, United States, 14 min, 2018, Short Narrative
I Just Want You To be Happy, tells the story of Jacqueline Larsen a singer songwriter in NYC who risks her dreams for her husbands. ... more »
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IF THE SHOE FITS
Dir: Cinder Chou, United States, 5 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Vinnie finds a shoe that's missing its other half and discovers his love for high heeled pumps ... more »
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I'M JUST HERE
Dir: Lara Aslanian, United States, 16 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A suicide helpline operator finds herself in a personal crisis over a pivotal phone call from a young queer woman. ... more »
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IN COLD BLOOD
Dir: Yonatan Elkayam, United States, 5 min, 2018, Short Narrative
In Cold Blood is a music video for the band LKYM written and co-directed by lead singer, upright bassist Yonatan Elkayam. Set in a fantasy world, I... more »
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INTO THE DARK
Dir: Benjamin Berger, United States, 14 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Several weeks after the outbreak has taken hold, killing thousands and contaminating the natural water supply, Aaron and his daughter Abby are stran... more »
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ISOLATED CROWS OF SOLITUDE
Dir: Sahar Soleimani, Iran, 19 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Reza is a writer that works for propaganda agency. He lives in a dictator government that have specific rules and patterns and everybody must do it.... more »
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JETTE LA CLÉ
Dir: Sebastian Rea, Katya Martín, United States, 12 min, 2017, Short Narrative
A romantic comedy about a superstitious, French, ladies man who seduces countless foreign women until one finally gives him a taste of his own medic... more »
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JETTY
Dir: Logan Lanier, United States, 13 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Alex, a whimsical child, lives with her parents on a rural and secluded farm. She sneaks out of her house and wanders through the fading sunlight in... more »
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JO
Dir: Justine Williams, United States, 15 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Set in 1980s Woodstock, JO, follows a 13-year old girl as she clashes with her rabbi and mom over her upcoming Bat Mitzvah. On the heels of her dad'... more »
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JOTA
Dir: Manuel Román Sierra, Spain, 30 min, 2017, Short Narrative
LOCKE is a young executive who drives back home. While driving through the northern mountains, Locke is involved in a curious incident that finishes... more »
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LA BENVINGUDA
Dir: Carmen Puche Moré, Spain, 6 min, 2018, Short Narrative
She arrives new in the building, wants to erase her most recent past, flees from broken love. He does not know that he is about to erase his present... more »
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LA CIEGA
Dir: Susannah Greenblatt, Raphael Linden Susannah Greenblatt, Raphael Linden, United States, 15 min, 2018, Short Narrative
In the shadow of the Spanish Inquisition, a blind peasant woman named María Cotanilla, known in her small village as "La Ciega," sees what no one el... more »
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LADIA
Dir: Alvaro Congosto, United States, 6 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Inspired by female "superheroes" Lara Croft and Nadia Comaneci. LADIA is an experimental dance film where pain, exhaustion and will power become par... more »
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LAST ORDER
Dir: Joji Villanueva Alonso, Philippines, 16 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Last Order tells the story of Nitoy, a waiter in a small restaurant, and his seemingly dull but interesting encounters with people, problems, and tr... more »
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LATCHED
Dir: Justin Harding, Rob Brunner, Canada, 17 min, 2017, Short Narrative
A choreographer pursues creative inspiration at a cottage retreat while attempting to wean her demanding toddler - and unknowingly awakens a vile fa... more »
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LET MERCY COME
Dir: Andrew Serban, United States, 22 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A disaffected young woman finds the courage to take a stand against a group of white supremacist men when they threaten to commit a hate crime again... more »
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LIKE GLASS
Dir: Andrew K. Meyer, United States, 20 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Zion has recently discovered the world of drag queens and club kids - they get decked out in elaborate looks and go to NYC's most exciting nightlife... more »
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LIMBO
Dir: Ghasideh Golmakani , Iran, 15 min, 2017, Short Narrative
A former Iraqi sniper, took refuge in Iran and began to tattoo the names of all the soldiers he had killed in the conflicts and wars in Iraq. The la... more »
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MARGUERITE
Dir: Marianne Farley, Canada, 19 min, 2017, Short Narrative
For several years now Marguerite, a diabetic woman in her seventies, has been getting daily visits from Rachel, her home health nurse. In spite of h... more »
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MASK OF SANITY (Máscara de cordura)
Dir: Fran Casanova, Spain, 20 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Elizabeth Grese, a renowned writer for her bestseller "The Killer of the Polaroid", is locked up by a man who will not reveal his identity until the... more »
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MICHAEL JOSEPH JASON JOHN
Dir: Scott T. Hinson, United States, 9 min, 2018, Short Narrative
"Michael Joseph Jason John" is a short romantic thriller that explores the emotional aftermath of a one-night stand (and the inherent risks of hook-... more »
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MIDNIGHT CONFESSION
Dir: Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, Canada, 10 min, 2017, Short Narrative
West Berlin, 1989. Manny Jumpcannon prowls his dingy apartment, phoning various degenerates from his past. He's hoping for some uncertain vindicatio... more »
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MISDIRECTION
Dir: Carly Usdin, United States, 14 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Camila is your average college freshman with obsessive-compulsive disorder and a big, gay crush on her roommate. After both situations come to a hea... more »
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MUÑE
Dir: Catalina Jordan Alvarez, United States, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Newly arrived in the rural South from Mexico, Muñe has a run-in with a family in their steel salvage yard. ... more »
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MY EXISTENTIAL CRISIS
Dir: Joseph Holmes, United States, 4 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A young woman struggles with how she feels about her own mortality while being followed everywhere by the Grim Reaper ... more »
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PARADISE. DEATH. MARS.
Dir: Valentyn Korotkevych, Canada, 9 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A poem of human nature. ... more »
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PAY TO STAY
Dir: Heather Taylor, United States, 11 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A lesbian couple takes a mini vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the apartment they rented online may lead to their untimely end. ... more »
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PLAY
Dir: Vangelis Liberopoulos, Greece, 30 min, 2017, Short Narrative
Most adults dream of staying in childhood forever and going through life like in a game, free of society's rules and restrictions. Five employees in... more »
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PRE-DRINK
Dir: Marc-Antoine Lemire, Canada, 23 min, 2017, Short Narrative
ALEXE is a young trans woman, and CARL a gay man. Best friends since forever, an evening spent together destabilizes ALEXE, when both decide to have... more »
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R.V
Dir: Will Hawkes, Melissa Center, United States, 10 min, 2017, Short Narrative
Stripped of her rights, a woman's life changes when she ventures with her husband to remedy an impossible situation. ... more »
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REQUIEM (RÉQUIEM)
Dir: Juanma Juárez, Spain, 4 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Manuela Delgado awaits the arrival of some very special guests. ... more »
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RULE OF LIFE (LEY DE VIDA)
Dir: Dani Zarandieta, Spain, 17 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Robert feels betrayed so he designs his revenge. Chino is about to improvise a new heist. Lopo comes to a distress text from Miranda. Every single o... more »
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RUNOFF
Dir: Alex Demarco, United States, 20 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Senior year is almost over, Ray Waters has got the brains for college and his mom's routine collection of government checks make him eligible for al... more »
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SAFE SPACE
Dir: Ben S. Hyland, United States, 8 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Sarah is a key worker in a woman's refuge. Amne is her new client. For Amne the journey from victim to survivor is painful and traumatic. For Sarah... more »
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SALT WATER
Dir: Abe Abraham, United States, 5 min, 2017, Short Narrative
Dance-film set to the seismographic recordings of the earth's vibrations. ... more »
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SCATTERED
Dir: Ellie Harvie, Canada, 9 min, 2017, Short Narrative
Two women venture into the woods to scatter their friend's ashes and fumble for a way to say good bye. ... more »
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SEMELE
Dir: Myrsini Aristidou, Greece, 10 min, 2016, Short Narrative
Semele will do anything to spend some time with her long absent father. A school note becomes just the excuse for her to visit him at his workplace,... more »
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SEVENTY
Dir: Tong Jiage, China, 10 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Wang Shun is an seventy-year-old single man, who lives for collecting scraps in a backward village, and nobody cares about him. After Wang Shun's o... more »
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SHEILA
Dir: Gonçalo Loureiro, Portugal, 15 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Priscila has made a tattoo. 4 Life. But is it going to be 4ever? ... more »
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SHOWTIME
Dir: Shawn Antoine II, United States, 15 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Darius and Hakeem dance on New York City trains to earn honest money and escape the crime-riddled streets of Harlem. A woman sees Darius dancing on... more »
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SICKNESS
Dir: Hamza Zaman, United States, 8 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A man haunted by his past must confront his present - air has become too polluted to breathe. As society collapses, he makes a final valiant attemp... more »
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SISAK
Dir: Faraz Arif Ansari, India, 15 min, 2017, Short Narrative
There's much talk about the language of love - the beauty, the poesy, the intricacy and the eloquence. But what if the real romance rested between t... more »
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SLUGGISH LIFE
Dir: Mohsen Mehri Deravi, Iran, 11 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A man lives alone in a dark house between millions of eggs; he wants to call someone but he does not succeed until the phone rings... ... more »
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SMILE OF NAZARENO (Ngiti ni Nazareno)
Dir: Louie Ignacio, Philippines, 15 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Nazareno's birthday falls on a very special day: thousands of people move through the streets of Manila. When he comes back to his mother after the... more »
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SOME OF HER PARTS
Dir: Abie Sidell , United States, 10 min, 2018, Short Narrative
When future medicine allows people to live past the human body's shelf life, a young woman visits her grandmother in the hospital and is forced to q... more »
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SPACEFARER
Dir: Aaron Lehmann, United States, 12 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Spacefarer is the story of a young boy, Ethan, who is obsessed with leaving planet Earth via a spaceship he has built in the forest by his home. A... more »
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STARVATION
Dir: Zahra Rostampour, Iran, 7 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A Hungry wolf gets stuck in stereotypes about being the big bad wolf of the story. She has to flee when everybody accuses her to violence and murder... more »
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STEVIE'S ALIENS
Dir: Austin Harris, United States, 16 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Greg, an aspiring writer whose dreams are shattered when he's rejected from his top choice college, is reinvigorated after he sees what he believes... more »
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SUN SHINE
Dir: Walker Hare, United States, 8 min, 2017, Short Narrative
When an African American teenager gets a seemingly depressed white guy to open up, she discovers he's on his way to commit a horrible act. ... more »
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THE APOLOGIZERS
Dir: Yasu Suzuki, United States, 21 min, 2017, Short Narrative
Two mysterious men wearing identical suits, coats and even glasses walk into a restaurant. Are they assassins? Secret government agents? The IRS? N... more »
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THE BEACH HOUSE
Dir: Eric Elizaga, United States, 12 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Max brings his new girlfriend, Jamie, to his beach house for a fun weekend together along with his three closest friends. Both Korean adoptees with... more »
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THE CHRISTMAS GIFT
Dir: Bogdan Muresanu, Romania, 20 min, 2018, Short Narrative
On the 20th of December, 1989, a few days after Ceausescu's bloody repression in Timisoara, a father's quiet evening turns to sheer ordeal as he fin... more »
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THE COST OF LIVING
Dir: Pamela Falkenberg, Jack Cochran, United States, 21 min, 2016, Short Narrative
Inspired by Polaroid stills and short poems by Jack Cochran, "The Cost of Living" is the first film produced by Jack and recently reconnected filmma... more »
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THE DAM
Dir: Matilda Szydagis, Ric Sechrest, United States, 6 min, 2018, Short Narrative
THE DAM is a horror story about disquiet waters, angry woods, and the man haunted by it all. In the North Woods, a dam worker is surrounded by myste... more »
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THE DARK AGE
Dir: Jonah Schwartz, United States, 22 min, 2018, Short Narrative
After a catastrophic solar storm destroys the global power grid and plunges humanity into darkness, two women from a survival colony track down an e... more »
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THE DRESS YOU HAVE ON
Dir: Courtney Hope Therond, United States, 13 min, 2017, Short Narrative
A surprising find challenges a couple to question the foundation of their relationship. ... more »
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THE GAFFER
Dir: Paul Robinson, United States, 8 min, 2018, Short Narrative
When Daniel Foster crosses a dangerous crime leader, he resorts to humor in a desperate attempt to save his life. ... more »
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THE INKSECT
Dir: Pablo Calvillo, Mexico, 9 min, 2016, Short Narrative
In a dystopian future where books are banned and confiscated, an underground sect of intellectual creatures seeks books, in order to save humanity f... more »
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THE LITTLE FISH AND THE CROCODILE
Dir: Stefanie Plattner, Germany, 15 min, 2018, Short Narrative
"The little Fish and the Crocodile" is a fable from the rainforest in the Odzala National Park in the Republic of Congo told by the children of the... more »
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THE NANNY
Dir: Max Miller, Australia, 12 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Nancy wakes eight-year-old Sophie as part of their normal morning routine. A strange sense of unease and menace grows as Nancy guides Sophie through... more »
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THE RABBI
Dir: Uriya Hertz, Israel, 19 min, 2017, Short Narrative
Michael is a charismatic and much-admired Rabbi at a Jerusalem Yeshiva. When his favourite student, Gadi, shares with him his innermost secrets, the... more »
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THE RED ROSE
Dir: Julian Biba, United States, 20 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A dream in common leads a man with PTSD to save a politician's life, whose enemies are too close for comfort. ... more »
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THE REMIGRANT
Dir: Astrit Alihajdaraj, Kosovo, 20 min, 2018, Short Narrative
The Remigrant tells a story about Bashkim (50) and his son Besnik (17). They have a lot in common. They both had to leave their homes at their young... more »
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THE ROCKET SHIP
Dir: Taishon Black, United States, 7 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Seven year old Livy has seen her mother (Angie) deal with heart break and sadness too many times over; where in that she feels she has to do somethi... more »
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THE SECRET NOBODY KNOWS
Dir: Nick Ronan, United States, 8 min, 2017, Short Narrative
Inspired by a poem by e.e. cummings, The Secret Nobody Knows is a War Romance set in 1952 during the Korean War. The story is about a couples last... more »
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THE SONNET PROJECT # 153
Dir: Jill Salvino, United States, 1 min, 2018, Short Narrative
154 Sonnets. 462 Films. One Astounding Community. The Sonnet Project from New York Shakespeare Exchange is a tapestry of cinematic art that infuses... more »
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THE WIDOW
Dir: Eva Depoorter, United States, 17 min, 2018, Short Narrative
As she tastes the salt on her lips, a widow cannot but cry. But what better place to cool down tears, than a cold lover's lap? The Widow is a vi... more »
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TO MY SLAVE-OWNING, SLAVE-TRADING CUBAN ANCESTORS. TO THE 300-YEAR LOT OF YOU
Dir: Magda Fernandez, United States, 1 min, 2018, Short Narrative
This brief performance is a radical message to the spirits of all of my Cuban colonial ancestors, who exploited so many native Taino Amerindians and... more »
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TOO LATE
Dir: Clayton Dean Smith, United States, 3 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Chad's ready to apologize to the woman he wronged. He can't screw up--the stakes couldn't be higher. ... more »
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TSAR BOMBA
Dir: Oskar Rosetti, Switzerland, 14 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Irina, a hard-working single mom, lives with her only son Ivan, 19 years old, in a modest apartment, and tries to keep educating him despite he's a... more »
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TURNED TO THE SUN
Dir: Keith Kopp, United States, 3 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Ben is janitor who is running away from his past as a soldier. He finds himself entangled in a metaphorical fight with his young self for the fate o... more »
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UNDER MOM’S SKIRT (LES TROMPES DE MA MERE )
Dir: Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix, France, 12 min, 2017, Short Narrative
A young woman goes with her mother for a routine medical check-up, that turns out to be full of surprises ... more »
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UNICA ZÜRN
Dir: Eddy Falconer, United States, 13 min, 2018, Short Narrative
An homage to the German-born surrealist visual artist and author of The Man of Jasmine, House of Illnesses, and much anagrammatic poetry, through th... more »
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VALENCIA
Dir: Chris Paraskevas, Australia, 10 min, 2018, Short Narrative
The Actor is in love with The Actress... but she has a boyfriend. The Actor asks The Filmmaker to create a romantic scene for himself and The Actres... more »
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VOUS
Dir: Pari Antoniou, Greece, 8 min, 2017, Short Narrative
The story is about the hopes and dreams of a girl who is about to pass away, slowly dying just like her country around her ,the beautiful moments ar... more »
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WANDA
Dir: Benjamin Nicolas, Canada, 18 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Wanda, 12 years old, is in the interrogatory room. This day will change her life for ever. ... more »
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WHAT DO THEY WANT?
Dir: Laurent Annoni, Charlotte Annoni, Switzerland, 4 min, 2018, Short Narrative
During a professional meeting, two young women lose their chance to realize a dream project against an arrogant boss. Their frustration bursts into... more »
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WINGS TAKEN
Dir: Lance Ferguson, United States, 11 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Set in the near very possible future, a mentally disabled woman has the ability to take a genetic treatment that will double her IQ. Her siblings ar... more »
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WONDERLAND
Dir: Tiffanie Hsu, United States, 14 min, 2017, Short Narrative
Twelve-year-old Adeline Tang struggles to navigate America's adult playground and keep her mother's gambling under control, all for the promise of t... more »
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WONDERWALL
Dir: Alexander Denysenko, Ukraine, 7 min, 2018, Short Narrative
WONDERWALL is a short film/narrative cinematic music video, which tells the story of unconditional love that helps overcome the loss of a loved one... more »
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WRITTEN BY?
Dir: Kankana Chakraborty, India, 15 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Story of two writers... two generations. Kamalesh Roy, a writer who has seen his golden days, but has not written anything in the last 10 years. Na... more »
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YOU LOOK GREAT
Dir: Justin Andrew Davis, United States, 26 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Using dark comedy, You Look Great is an unflinching, intimate look into our addictions, obsessions, and self-consciousness. Our narrative follows Pe... more »
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ZENITH
Dir: Ellie Foumbi, United States, 15 min, 2017, Short Narrative
When an adopted black Mennonite has an unexpected connection with a migrant worker, she is torn between her faith and her desire to explore the outs... more »
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