Total Loss // Daily Short Picks

Total Loss

Calling out into the dark, unknowable afterworld, two desperate grieving parents seek closure on their missing, presumed dead, daughter – through the powers of a medium. With alarming accuracy, our mysterious psychic is able to pluck shockingly intimate details seemingly from the aether, drawing Rebecca (Hannah Arterton) deep under her[…]

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Your Mother And I // Featured Short Film

Your Mother and I

Johnna’s dad talks too much, and Johnna herself lives inside her head. ‘Your Mother and I’ looks at the small moments that belie the larger tensions between families and generations, whilst Johnna’s dad recounts all the ways he and his wife changed the world. Or so he says. Anna Maguire,[…]

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Glass Cage // Daily Short Picks

Glass Cage

Glass Cage is a mother daughter bedtime story about growing up in the world. It deals with societal paradigms and body issues. Like any good bedtime story it features projection mapping, explosions, and cgi. It was a complete passion project. Director’s Statement Often times films are a labor of love.[…]

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Eddie & Frankie // Crowdfunding Picks

Eddie & Frankie

In an ex-mining community, a young girl’s attempts to get her Dad’s attention are thwarted when he loses his job. A young girl’s attempts to get her Dad’s attention are thwarted when he loses his job. Like most girls, Frankie loves her Dad. She wants to be like him, she[…]

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Beautiful Dreamer // #6 @ Top 10 2017

Beautiful Dreamer

A dying mother travels at near-light speed, bending time to watch her baby daughter grow up Beautiful Dreamer is a sci-fi, time travel tale set in a striking near future world of drones, robots, holograms and transport pods. But it’s also a personal story. A mother, facing a terminal disease,[…]

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Minerva's Lilies // Daily Short Picks

Minerva’s Lilies

A meditation on femininity and the magic of being a woman, a girl, a daughter. Minerva’s Lilies centres on two sisters, Leah and Nayomi aged, 9 and 10 as they go through the motions of ‘being girls’. The visual meditation forms the experience of not only the girls’ little world[…]

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Sussurro // Daily Short Picks

Sussurro

Life is made of wishes and fears. In the life of a mother and her little daughter, Ingrid, fear meet desire, as they face the pane of absence. Together, they roam in this journey in which, from small gestures, stories and whispers, they find strength in the power of believing.

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Daughter || Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Daughter

Daughter is based on the Parable of the Lost Son and follows Lilah, a 16 year old British-Pakistani Muslim girl who is searching for her place in the world. Since the death of her mother, Lilah has begrudgingly taken on her mum’s role in the family home. Frustrated by her[…]

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Found || Daily Short Picks

Found

Ten years on, a father’s relentless search for his daughter leads him to a remote farmhouse, three states away from where she went missing.

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Bobo || Daily Short Picks

Bobo

A single mother learns the disturbing truth about Bobo, her daughter’s imaginary friend. While the ‘imaginary friend’ trope is certainly one that most horror fans are familiar with, viewers may not be prepared for this short film’s overall arc, which was shot in Karachi, Pakistan. Hats off to directing duo[…]

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