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Sanderson to Brackettville // Daily Short Picks

Sanderson to Brackettville

Inspired by films like Wim Wenders’ Paris, Texas and David Byrne’s True Stories, photographer Jason Lee set out to document residual American landscapes across Texas in early 2017 with large format color films for his recently released book A PLAIN VIEW. This short documentary follows Jason on the road during[…]

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Erki Pärnoja - Efterglow // Daily Short Picks

Erki Pärnoja – Efterglow

Since Erki’s debut EP ‘Himmelbjerget’, his music has often been described as cinematographic sounding, therefore it seemed natural for him to connect a form of visual art to it. ‘Efterglow’ sees him team up with director Ingel Vaikla to produce a beautifully nostalgic and sensitive journey into the past. At[…]

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As Much As I Can // Daily Short Picks

As Much As I Can – An HIV Epidemic

Cities like Baltimore and Jackson have experienced epidemic levels of HIV+ diagnoses over recent years and African-American men who have sex with men are most at risk. An abstract look at the lives of the men affected, by blending real audio interviews with recreated scenes, we travel through the saturated[…]

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Dear Mother / Daily Short Picks

Dear Mother

Like thousands of Korean orphans since the 1950s, Kayla Tange was adopted by an American family and brought to the United States as an infant in 1983. She now lives in Los Angeles, where she works as an exotic dancer and as a performance artist. In 2011, Kayla made arrangements[…]

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Muay Thai / Doc // Daily Short Pick

MUAY THAI

A surreal, atmospheric descent into the psyche of a Muay Thai boxer in the days leading up to a fight. This intimate portrait reveals the rituals and pressures in Bangkok’s boxing culture that have shaped our boxer and that cause him mounting physical and psychological tension as his dedication, faith,[…]

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Elspeth Beard - Riding Into History // Daily Short Picks

Elspeth Beard – Riding into History

You’re 23, your heart’s been broken and there’s a long, hard slog of study stretching out in front of you. What do you do? For Elspeth Beard, a round-the-world trip on the back of her 1974 BMW R60/6 flat-twin motorbike proved the ultimate remedy for a wounded heart and weary[…]

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Discovering Heaven // Daily Short Picks

Discovering Heaven

In 1969, Captain Dale Black along with two other pilots died in a non-survivable airplane crash in Burbank, California as covered by the LA Times. Dale later came back to life. Today, he lives to tell about it sharing this harrowing near-death experience that is unique, personal, and evocative in[…]

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Epiphanies in Solitude // Daily Short Picks

Epiphanies in solitude

The road is not a place, but a state of mind. For there is a certain place called on the road, that everybody understands. This project is a visual exploration of the relationship between roads and just a few of the amazing artists who have found inspiration and solitude on[…]

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Unpresidented // Daily Short Picks

Unpresidented

New Yorker Keith had a good feeling when he bet on Trump to win the 2016 Presidential Election, but as the inauguration looms he keeps on losing friends. Official Selection New York Film Festival Maryland Film Festival Montclair Film Festival Sidewalk Film Festival Nitehawk Shorts Film Festival

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Solo NYC // Short Film Trailer

Solo NYC

A film about freelancing in New York City. Featuring Alex Trochut, Helen Levi, Zipeng Zhu and Adriana Urbina. In the alleyways, back kitchens and matchbox studios tucked away in countless of bustling, yet remarkably unglamorous, neighborhoods wedged within the most vibrant city in the world, there’s magic is happening. Every[…]

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