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The Fisherman // Daily Short Picks

‘The Fisherman’ is set in a neo-tokyo cityscape where electricity is a source of life for a diverse eco-system of mollusc like creatures. A late devoted scientist of these life forms has passed his life’s work on to his daughter, along with one part of his most prized catch. The[…]

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Pepper and the Salt Sea // Daily Short Picks

After losing everything in Superstorm Sandy, a devastated photographer tries to forget that she ever loved the sea. Until a mermaid appears, to seduce her into picking up her camera again. Pepper and the Salt Sea is a magical realism fable about holding on to your dreams against all odds.[…]

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Wedding Dress // Daily Short Picks

Sometimes the most telling parts of a conversation are the things one cannot find the courage to actually say. This is the intimate and revealing space that charges filmmaker Haroula Rose’s newest short film, “Wedding Dress,” released exclusively on IndieWire on November 23rd. The penetrating 12-minute film stars Abby Wathen[…]

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Night / Daily Short Picks

In NIGHT, the carefree dynamic between four friends suddenly shifts following an unpleasant encounter with a nightclub bouncer. Director’s Statement In NIGHT, a small but arguably racist and inconsiderate gesture changes the relationship between women from different backgrounds. The film shows that micro-aggressions which people might not think of as[…]

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The Hun // Daily Short Picks

The Hun is a short film drama set in the trenches during the late stages of the First World War. It follows a young American soldier, Private MacDonald, who has just become his company’s new message runner. Facing imminent German advances, MacDonald and his brothers in arms mentally prepare for[…]

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Rescate // Daily Short Picks

This inspiring documentary follows the heroic efforts of the Rescate Ambar volunteer Paramedics, a group that sacrifices sleep and safety to provide medical attention to the thousands of motor vehicle accidents that plague the Dominican Republic. Filmmaker Mark Bone embedded himself with the team for an honest look at people[…]

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Cams // Daily Short Picks

Night will soon fall over a peaceful beach town. But where have all the people gone? And what are these creatures lurking just out of sight, seemingly making themselves at home?

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