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A Stone of Hope // Daily Short Picks

A Stone of Hope

Jim St. Germain has surmounted enormous odds. He was born into poverty before immigrating from Haiti to Crown Heights in Brooklyn. Once in the states, Jim began to get into trouble with the law and almost died from violence in his neighborhood. Jim eventually turned everything around and now can[…]

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Minerva's Lilies // Daily Short Picks

Minerva’s Lilies

A meditation on femininity and the magic of being a woman, a girl, a daughter. Minerva’s Lilies centres on two sisters, Leah and Nayomi aged, 9 and 10 as they go through the motions of ‘being girls’. The visual meditation forms the experience of not only the girls’ little world[…]

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Union // Daily Short Picks

Union

A young Māori outsider living in Japan tackles cultural isolation using the universal language of rugby. Living in a self-imposed exile from his home in New Zealand, Jared James finds himself struggling through crushing isolation in Japan. Union follows this small town boy through the challenges of an unfamiliar city[…]

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Branded Content // Daily Short Picks

Branded Content

A day with Kris Thoro, photographer and branded content artist, as he works with his latest “subject”.

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Street Racers || Daily Short Picks

Street Racers

Street Racers is a short film documenting the illegal motorbiking culture in the Dominican Republic. The film follows a tight-knit community of teens who risk their lives to entertain themselves, blocking off motorways and hitting high speeds on small custom bikes.

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No One Is Safe From Son of Sam || Featured Short Film

No One Is Safe From Son of Sam

Experience the fear and paranoia of New York City during the Summer of 1977. This short documentary explores the legacy of the Son of Sam case using original footage not seen since it aired and interviews with PIX11 journalists. While still being a familiar case, the passing decades has certainly[…]

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Vive La Victoire || Daily Short Picks

Vive La Victoire

This unlikely duo brought down a dictator. The true story of former prisoner of war Souleymane Guengueng and human rights lawyer Reed Brody and their fight against Chadian dictator Hissène Habré. A summary of their twenty-year friendship, journey to victory and lifetime of trials.

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Notorious | The Legend of Conor McGregor || Daily Short Picks

Notorious | The Legend of Conor McGregor

They say you are only as good as where you come from. But that never stopped him. Conor McGregor’s Irish roots run deep and he forever carries the toughness his town. Director’s Statement Conor McGregor’s story is not a simple one. He’s a man of depth, and a man that[…]

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The Coffin Club || Daily Short Picks

The Coffin Club

A group of rebellious, creative Kiwi seniors give death the finger, one crazy coffin at a time. Musical and documentary unite to introduce The Coffin Club, a truly unique community organisation bringing free-spirited seniors together to construct and personalise their own low-cost coffins. Based in small town New Zealand, with[…]

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Make Them Believe || Daily Short Picks

Make Them Believe

Make Them Believe is a documentary exploring Moscow’s underground wrestling scene through the eyes of one up-and-coming performer. Follow Tim Malster’s journey (who plays the heel ‘American Hope’) as he chases his dream of becoming a professional wrestler. In this unexpectedly relatable film, director Taimi Arvidson tackles the universal struggle[…]

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