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The Auditor // Daily Short Picks

A man in a bar flirts with a woman who claims to invade the body of others to evaluate their life choices. What follows is a bizarre turn of events that exposes a hidden agenda and ends in a way that neither of them could have predicted. The Auditor is[…]

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Typical Life // Daily Short Pick

To move forward, we must look back. After the death of his grandfather (Oupa), Jan locks himself inside his grandparent’s house – determined to hold onto their memory. The limbo Jan finds himself in proves to be the catalyst for inspiration as he discovers possessions within the house that will[…]

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The Last Time // Daily Short Picks

Ever​ ​tried​ ​to​ ​quit​ ​smoking?​ ​But​ ​then​ ​been​ ​unable​ ​to​ ​resist​ ​returning​ ​to​ ​that​ ​toxic​ ​(but​ ​tempting)​ ​relationship again?​ ​And​ ​again.​ ​And​ ​again.​ ​ A​ ​new​ ​short​ ​film,​ ​narrated​ ​by​ ​Charlotte​ ​Ritchie​ ​of​ ​​Fresh​ ​Meat​ ​​and​​ ​Call​ ​The​ ​Midwife​ ​​fame,​ ​captures​ ​​just​ ​​how​ ​hard it​ ​is​ ​for​ ​smokers​ ​to​ ​stub​[…]

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of_Angels // Daily Short Picks

When a young Czech woman moves to Los Angeles with hopes of becoming an actress, the result strays far from her and her brother’s expectations. Director’s Statement Sometimes, a film not meant to be personal is the most personal film of all.

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The Secret of Spring // Daily Short Picks

The Secret of Spring is a poetic short film on the uplifting and unknown feeling of staring deeply at someone’s eyes for the first time. It explores the themes of youth and courage as well as an innocent look on love and modern romance. Director’s Statement The Secret of Spring[…]

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A Favor For Jerry // Daily Short Picks

A Favor for Jerry follows Khan (Khan Baykal, Always Shine, Not Interested) as he crosses NYC filling in for a pot-dealing friend on election day. Shot in real time on November 8 2016, the film freely mixes documentary and narrative elements. As events unfold, the actors directly incorporate the moment[…]

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I Am Your Friend // Daily Short Picks

A friendship is put to the test when two teenage boys are left alone for the weekend. As the teenagers confront their neighborhood rivals, horseplay escalates to violence throwing their loyalty to one another into question. Director’s Notes I AM YOUR FRIEND is inspired by my experiences with toxic masculinity[…]

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Best Fiends // Daily Short Picks

Childhood best friends Ferry and Robert, now office colleagues, are confronted with an unsual change when Robert is starting to look pale and experiences a sudden crave for human flesh. Even worse: he has just uncontrollably bitten a colleague. Is their lifelong friendship capable of surviving such a drastic change[…]

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7DS // Daily Short Picks

7DS is a self initiated 360° short project about the desire for more and the human need for excess: the seven deadly sins. Seven visions, all linked by our art of watching and being watched.

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