Drama

The Samaritan || Daily Short Picks

The Samaritans

‘If we see something, do we say something?’ ‘Waiting for Godot’ meets the parable of ‘The Good Samaritan,’ when two men feud over a mysterious bag and question who will do the right thing. Millions stare at the often overlooked phrase, ‘If you see something, say something,’ stenciled onto subway[…]

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At The End of The Cul-De-Sac || Featured Short Film

At The End of The Cul-De-Sac

In one continuous shot, a man has a public meltdown in the middle of a residential cul-de-sac. What unfolds is a constantly shifting scenario in which community’s cultish public shaming is taken to extreme heights. From the conceptualized mind of Paul Trillo, we get a quasi-impossible – one continuous shot[…]

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James Joyce's The Sisters || Short Trailer

James Joyce’s The Sisters

The Sisters is an adaptation of the first short story in James Joyce’s collected works, Dubliners. Set in 1915 Ireland, it tells the story of a young boy, who reflects upon his time with friend and mentor, Father Flynn, while coming to terms with the Priest’s death. As he listens[…]

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You Will Find a Way || Daily Short Picks

You Will Find a Way

A reflection on the terrible and wonderful threads that pulled us together, like water taking the shape of where its held. Three strangers experiencing lows find each other in a struggle to reach higher ground.

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The Garden || Daily Short Picks

The Garden

Nolan meets del Toro in this pictorial short. It’s Victorian England and an old man is full of regret. Having murdered his wife and unborn child, he at last learns to reflect on the past, and we journey with him to piece the black puzzle together again.

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This Always Happens || Featured Short Film

This Always Happens

A couple on a first date argues about astrology. This Always Happens is quite a particular film by Alexander Christenson which spawns an astrological debate through the mundane acts of a first date. Things get a little feisty as egoistic personal opinions get in the way. Like many artists, Alexander[…]

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Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell | Short Trailer

Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell

William Kell and Drew Smartt have been best friends for forty years. Each of them has a secret the other doesn’t know. On a weekend road trip to Hell, LA their secrets are forced into the open and their lives may never be the same.

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Spin Dreams || Featured Short Film

Spin Dreams

Moving portrait of a competitive pole dancer. While Francesco continuously keeps impressing us with his stylish film – see previous features ‘I Killer’(Top 10 2013), ‘The Shift’ and ‘Lovely Monster’ – he moves towards a visual documenting portrait in Spin Dreams. The story takes on a dramatic storytelling approach which[…]

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Break || Daily Short Picks

Break

A teenage boy’s relationship with a girl changes forever after an encounter with her step-father. What starts out as flirting between a young, interracial couple, turns into a dangerous game when they break into a seemingly abandoned house. Director’s Statement BREAK is a story about youth and race in the[…]

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If You Tell Your Dreams.. || Daily Short Picks

If You Tell Your Dreams…

This short film tells the story of an estranged middle-aged couple on an otherwise sleepy Saturday, soon to be disturbed by an account of a fresh nightmare which sends their world spiraling into instability, blurring the lines between the dream world and reality.

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