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FILM LIBRARY

ALL editions, films by category (1433)


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    SWEET (Dulce)
    Dir: Ivan Ruiz Flores, Spain, 15 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Sweet is a table about falling in love. Eightly-year-old grandparents Lily and William suffer from this temporary sickness, as do Adrian and Laura,... more »
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    SYMPATHY 3000-21
    Dir: Ameen Beydoun, United States, 12 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    A lonely housewife buys a robotic maid to help around the house.... more »
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    TANK, THE
    Dir: Scott A. Galeski & Joseph Johnston , United States, 26 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    The Wayne County Detroit Jail comes to life as five inmates lives collide as they battle the justice system and themselves. The Tank is true to life... more »
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    THERE IS NO GOODBYE (No Existe El Adios )
    Dir: Pablo Bullejos, Spain, 17 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    A boy and a girl meet on a beach. With an innocent smile, they start building a sand castle together. A young couple fall in love on a beach. Believ... more »
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    THICKER THAN WATER
    Dir: Anissa Folley, United States, 14 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    All Cliff ever wanted was to be like his father, the stern Marine Sergeant who taught him how to ride a bike, throw a baseball and who made the best... more »
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    TORTURED LIFE, A
    Dir: Dc Coles, United States, 30 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    A Young beautiful Latina finds herself haunted and destructed by the world she once loved.... more »
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    TROJAN HORSE
    Dir: Tommie Sox, United States, 3 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    1920s Time Period. Two Men sit down at a table to discuss business as well as rubbing out their competition along with a woman. ... more »
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    TUCK DAVIS
    Dir: Josh Accardo, United States, 32 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    The story of a young hitman making his way through a world that, on the surface, appears to be middle-class and filled with attractive, everyday peo... more »
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    VIOLET TO EARTH
    Dir: Kirsten Stoffa & Jonathan Kowalski, United States, 23 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    'Violet to Earth' is a beautiful, musically driven children's film with an art star edge that makes it fun for the whole family. The film depicts a... more »
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    WALK HOME, THE
    Dir: Edie Monroy & Dawn Del Orbe, United States, 5 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    In three short chapters The Walk Home focuses on the age old warning Be Careful What You Wish For.Jeune, an angst-ridden, masochistic teenager decid... more »
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    WAR STORY
    Dir: Davood Moradian, Iran, 20 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Two thirsty soldiers stand at opposite ends of a minefield. Both can see the other staring at a jug of water in the middle of the field, knowing the... more »
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    WELCOME BACK
    Dir: Jesus Plaza, Spain, 7 min, 2012, Short Narrative
    A man receives a call from his wife while she is being kidnapped by a person they used to know. This mysterious man will make him come if he wants t... more »
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    WRITER'S BLOCK
    Dir: Ana Cuadra, United States, 13 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    An obsessive writer discovers a new form of communication when she finds out her annoying new neighbor is the source of her inspiration. "Writer's B... more »
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    XANTHUS
    Dir: Alex Meyers, United States, 26 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Isaac is under investigation. Two agents present him with a piece of baffling evidence that appears to have a dark control over his mind. Isaac co... more »
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    AMANDA
    Dir: Michael Tanner Cusumano , United States, 15 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    The compelling story about a girl named Amanda, a popular and carefree seventeen year old high school girl who had it all; a wealthy family, great f... more »
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    APERTURE
    Dir: Joshua Marcus Lester , United States, 7 min, 2009, Short Narrative
    While time moves backwards, a filmmaker tells a story of what matters most to him amidst art, nature and the general beauty of the world.... more »
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    AXIOM
    Dir: Sally Grizzell Larson , United States, 2 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    The rhythm of clapping hands, the repetition of images in equally timed segments: We are lulled and seduced. Like any other high functioning recepto... more »
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    BLINK!
    Dir: Ken Polotan (khalsaken) , United States, 4 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Hungry and desperate, a homeless man roams around a city which seems to mock. The paradox is that all around him, there are sign and posters adverti... more »
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    BRUSHSTROKES
    Dir: Zoi Florosz , United States, 11 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Edith, a gifted painter suffers debilitating strokes paralyzing her right side. Trying everything medically available she and her flamenco dancer da... more »
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    COME SIT STAY
    Dir: Jody Oberfelder, United States, 6 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    A man confuses his girlfriend for a dog, expecting loyalty and obedience. Playfulness turn to violence and fantasy leaves questions as to who is man... more »
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    DEAF BY SILENCE
    Dir: Alejandro Cruz, United States, 9 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    After years of living AWOL, a deaf computer hacker unlocks the secret behind the infamous Mark of the Beast and must struggle to download its conten... more »
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    ECLIPSE OF TAREGNA, THE
    Dir: Rakesh Chaudhary, India, 21 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Mr. Pathak is a retired civil engineer and lives in Taregna, a small town in India. He is worn out by life's many setbacks and is indifferent to his... more »
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    FACES OF HEALTH CARE
    Dir: Ken Polotan (khalsaken) , United States, 2 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    The current health care reform debate has generated a significant amount of confusion in the minds of the American people. On top of this, various i... more »
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    FALL, THE
    Dir: Shannonn Kelly, Canada, 11 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    A deceitful husband. An unfaithful wife. A thrill-seeking lover. All of them are in love. Two of them have a plan. ... more »
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    FLOWER OF A GIRL
    Dir: Kim Cummings, United States, 6 min, 2006, Short Narrative
    A visual poem about a despondent woman who lies curled up on her bathroom floor, unable to rouse herself. She hears an echo of a laugh and searches... more »
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    FORK IN THE SKY
    Dir: Wei-Chu (Beryl) Chen, United States, 5 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Two girls look exactly the same but have different characters. One takes express train. The other takes the local. What will happen?... more »
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    FRIEND INDEED, A
    Dir: Michael Busch , United States, 6 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    John is trying to study and finish his work. Vince just won't leave him alone. Finally, Vince tells John the reason he won't go away, and the nature... more »
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    GIRL LIKE YOU AND A BOY LIKE ME, A
    Dir: Ruben Amar , United States, 10 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    Today and more than ever, Bhadraksh is determined to end a long period of doubt. In a few moments, he will announce to the one he has always loved t... more »
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    GOOD VERSUS EVIL
    Dir: Kim Sheridan, United States, 9 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    Detective Good makes history by bringing out the good in everyone.... more »
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    GYPSY, THE
    Dir: Jon Navarro, United States, 20 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    David Mendez is on top of the world. He has a beautiful girlfriend, a great job, and just moved into a brand new apartment. There's only one problem... more »
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    HOLY JUICE
    Dir: Jacob Seltzer, United States, 4 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    Beth is about to take a drink of orange juice, but Dan, Beth's father, believes she does not know the proper way to embark on the task. Dan shows Be... more »
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    JEALOUS JERZY
    Dir: Jack Gattanella, United States, 15 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    One night, Jerzy gets up from what he's looking at on the computer to pick up Chinese food for himself and his girlfriend, Thora. As he walks on th... more »
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    LAVAN
    Dir: Guilhad Emilio Schenker , United States, 28 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Gioza, one of the female 'White Torture' prison guards, falls into an obsessive love with Nick, the prisoner under her supervision, without him know... more »
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    LETTERS TO SALLY
    Dir: Matthew Jenkin , United States, 10 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    A man wakes on the side of the road in a city. In his hand is a red envelope addressed to Sally. His search for identity and self begins.... more »
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    LIKE SUGAR ON THE TIP OF MY LIPS
    Dir: Minji Kang, United States, 13 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    Susi, as a blind young woman, has grown up with a naive dependence on her older sister Laura. As Laura helps Susi prepare for her first date, we get... more »
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    LOOKING FOR THESE?
    Dir: Arnold Acevedo, United States, 17 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    A dark, quirky horror film about a sect of female vampires who use a South Bronx comedy club as a hunting ground for their 'feed.'One night a myster... more »
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    LOVE PERMIT, THE
    Dir: Christopher Ludgate, United States, 13 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    Naive Mr. Young lives in a very controlling political environment that imposes certain sanctions on people's private lives. While applying for a Lov... more »
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    MEMORIA
    Dir: Pedro Baron, United States, 7 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    Memoria tells a day in the life story where parallels between a gran father's relationship with his son and of his son with his grandson. Guilt, lov... more »
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    MISSING
    Dir: Anna Sikorski, Canada, 25 min, 2009, Short Narrative
    Alice, sixteen years old, wakes up by a pond near a forest. She cannot remember how she arrived there, nor why she is naked and her clothes are hang... more »
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    MORNING HONEY
    Dir: Kenneth Wajda, United States, 8 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    A young married couple wake up on a Saturday morning, each thinking the other is still asleep. Sex is on both their minds, but their ideas for the w... more »
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    MY EMILY
    Dir: Brandon Sanford, United States, 6 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Emily arrives at her home to find an unsettling letter from Phillip explaining why he cannot be with any longer. As she reads the letter we see the... more »
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    NECKLACE, THE
    Dir: Marylee Herrmann, United States, 6 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    Strong, dependable Margaret has the ideal life according to everyone who has always been able to count on her. But things are not always as they see... more »
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    OBSESSED WITH EDGAR
    Dir: Margaret A. Scura, United States, 15 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Obsessed With Edgar, Edgar, a writer and poet, is with his wife Lenore, after a very brief discussion he finds out that he is going to be a father.... more »
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    PERSONAL REVolts
    Dir: Eddy Falconer, United States, 8 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    A montage of sequences deploying half-true memoirs, foreign language propaganda texts, classical tragedy, and a visual poetics of extremism, matched... more »
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    PLATINUM CHISEL
    Dir: Johnny Lopez & Rich Ellis , Australia, 7 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Platinum Chisel lives at home with his mum, but was never destined for a quiet life. From his bedroom he sets up a paranormal investigation business... more »
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    PLIGHT OF THE EARTH FAIRY
    Dir: Kim Sheridan, United States, 10 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    Living in the shadow of the Tooth Fairy, the Earth Fairy has an identity crisis and seeks professional help.This film was created as part of the 48-... more »
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    PROTANGELINE
    Dir: Scott A. Galeski & Joseph Johnston , United States, 27 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    A journey through a day in the life of people in Downriver Detroit Michigan as seen through the eyes of a new employee of Stan's Place Bar, a gritty... more »
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    PUPPY LOVE
    Dir: Duncan Moore, United States, 14 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    When little eight year old Kelly Salmon decides it is her birthright to own a puppy, she will do whatever it takes till that dog is hers. After plea... more »
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    RAINBOW ROOM, THE
    Dir: Igor Yankilevich, United States, 19 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    A group of young heroin addicts wait around an abandoned warehouse for their drug dealer to arrive with the goods. ... more »
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    RELAX
    Dir: Mike Camoin, United States, 4 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    A teenage girl's attempt to cheer up her mother's boyfriend goes awry in their struggling family diner.... more »
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    S T R E T C H
    Dir: Sarah Weis & Arturo Cubacub , United States, 4 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    A sensual representation of an internal transformation process catalyzed by the shedding of one's former identity. Featuring the electronic ballad,... more »
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    SECRET FRIEND, THE
    Dir: Flavio Alves, United States, 15 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    A reclusive, elderly widow lives in quiet desperation following her husband's death until she begins receiving daily phone calls from a silent stran... more »
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    SHOT AT SUNDOWN
    Dir: Karin Partin, United States, 14 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    Social and Idealistic values clash as a young Midwestern couple sit down to dinner with Mom and Dad in a demographically shifting Brooklyn neighborh... more »
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    SILLAGE (WAKE)
    Dir: Anthony Hampton, United States, 3 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    A girl. A box. ... more »
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    SOL-I-S
    Dir: Pedro Baron, United States, 11 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    The story of Rodion Solis a quantum physics student who after falling in love with his neighbor Julie he goes into a downward spiral of madness.... more »
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    SOMNIA
    Dir: Joe Spit, United States, 10 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Les is a hypochondriac who self diagnoses. Right now his life is not going the way he wants: His boss sucks, people don't respect him, and he gets b... more »
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    SPIRIT OF ISABEL, THE
    Dir: Robert Joseph Butler, United States, 20 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    In a story of survival in an economically collapsed Detroit, a young woman named Isabel struggles to get by. All alone, desperately seeking work, an... more »
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    SUSIE IN THE AFTERLIFE
    Dir: Gabe Rodriguez, United States, 15 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    Susie finds herself in a strange afterlife with no idea how long she will be there or what is going on. Where is Susie and what will be her fate? ... more »
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    TEA TIME
    Dir: Ana Ventura Miranda, United States, 11 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    After having received unexpected news, Katherine Vander witnesses her life breaking apart in a matter of seconds. Katherine begins an unstoppable jo... more »
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    TEN SECONDS
    Dir: Kacey Morrow, United States, 9 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    For one week, eight people around the country captured videos of their everyday lives at the same designated times regardless of the time difference... more »
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    THEY'RE COMING TO GET YOU
    Dir: Victor Gaspar, United States, 15 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    A Zombie Plague has befallen the world, two brothers, are holding out, surviving, but when they're humanity allows a girl named Barbara into there s... more »
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    THIS... IS THE ORANGE LINE
    Dir: Nathan Maulorico, United States, 9 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    A short documentary film about the shapes and movements of the Chicago Orange Line L train from day to night. Featuring a cello Concerto by Edward W... more »
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    VICTORY
    Dir: George Lajara, United States, 10 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    a story about the complexities within an inner city Latino family, and the consequences that arise when the paths of two brothers collide.... more »
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    VINNY VINO
    Dir: Bill Sorice, United States, 10 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Bordering on the absurd, this trailer-style dark comedy spoof takes a look at a trigger-happy New York mob boss who needs to decide between blood...... more »
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    VISIONS OF DYLAN BRADLEY, THE
    Dir: Christine Vartoughian, United States, 17 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    As a result of a quirky childhood accident, sixteen-year-old Dylan Bradley sees the world in a peculiar way until she falls in love with a sweet Chr... more »
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    WHITE KNUCKLE
    Dir: Michael Weinstein, United States, 24 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    Howard Chuckle has a choice to make; a choice that will shape the rest of his life. His future will be determined by deciding what's most important... more »
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    WYLDFLOWER
    Dir: Justin Staley, United States, 16 min, 2010, Short Narrative
    Sasha, a young Black female in her late twenties, is enjoying a girls night out in the city with a few friends. Toward the end of the night, she r... more »
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    YOUR GONNA FEEL FUNNY AFTER
    Dir: Rodrigo Lopresti, United States, 16 min, 2011, Short Narrative
    When Mike decides it's time for his 15 year old brother Duke to loose his virginity, he slowly realizes that perhaps he has made a terrible choice.... more »
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