Men's Bridge // Daily Short Pick

Mei’s Bridge

Forced into an American high school by her parents, an isolated foreign student becomes attracted to her only friend, her female English tutor.

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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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La Macchia Rossa // Featured Short Film

La Macchia Rossa (The Red Stain)

Young American Billy brings a red-stained shirt to the dry-cleaning business of an elderly Italian couple. After he leaves, they spend hours spinning increasingly intricate, improbable yarns about the origin of the stain. People tempt to fringe when they hear the term branded films, but if done correctly, these can[…]

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Devil Dogs // Short Film Trailer

Devil Dogs

An American photojournalist struggles with his assignment – and his emotions – when he embeds with a team of U.S. Marines during fierce urban combat in the deadliest battle of the Iraq War, the fight for Fallujah in 2004. Based on true events.

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Tadaima // Daily Short Picks

Tadaima

“Tadaima” takes place after the closure of the US Internment Camps at the end of World War II, a Japanese American family returns home and must find the strength to rebuild both their house and their family amidst the emotional and physical destruction caused by the war. The film stars[…]

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Addle Strafe // Daily Short Picks

Addle Strife

Two U.S. paratroopers, who are at odds with each other, decide to track down an injured German Soldier after a failed American ambush.

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Cross // Daily Short Picks

Cross

A young Filipino-American man is lured into the world of backyard boxing in order to save his mother’s life. This is a coming of age story that also looks at the intersection of Filipino and Mexican culture. Director’s Statement After spending my entire life disappointed with the cinematic representations of[…]

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Kathmandude // Short Film Trailer

Kathmandude

A burnt-out American globetrotter stumbles upon a psychedelic adventure in Kathmandu.

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The Hun || Short Film Trailer

The Hun

The Hun is a short film drama set in the trenches in 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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Lost Face || Featured Short Film

Lost Face

​Adapted from the Jack London story: A fur thief must think fast to escape the terrible, protracted death that awaits him at the hands of the native tribe he had helped enslave. Lost Face takes us in a time and place not often seen nor explores in short films, which[…]

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