Ellis || Daily Short Picks

Ellis

A young father is forced to share custody of his daughters with his ex-wife, whose new boyfriend has a history of sexual assault.

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Goblin Queen || Daily Short Picks

Goblin Queen

Goblin Queen is Narnia from the mother’s perspective—how do you parent a child who keeps disappearing to rule a magical world? Winona tries to keep Amber Lynn safe, but when a goblin follows her home, Winona must confront the reality of who her daughter has become. We’ve got two strong[…]

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Wifey Redux || Daily Short Picks

Wifey Redux

A man becomes maniacally obsessed with chasing off his teenage daughter’s new boyfriend, in this dark comedy based on the story by acclaimed Irish author Kevin Barry. Starring Aidan McArdle (Mr. Selfridge, The Fall), Angeline Ball (The Commitments, Shameless), Wallis Day (Krypton), Shane O’Meara, Lauryn Canny, Craig Grainger.

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Waiting For You || Daily Short Picks

Waiting For You

After a stroke, that has left him without the use of his speech, an old man fines himself alone waiting for the return of his daughter who left a year earlier. When she returns he learns that life is about living, dying and the grey space between the two.

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The Bends || Daily Short Picks

The Bends

A man learns his daughter is seeking revenge on him for past transgressions.

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The Best of Intentions || Daily Short Picks

The Best of Intentions

A vengeful father suspects that his mentally disabled daughter has been the victim of sexual abuse and confronts the caregiver he believes to be guilty. A Swedish psychological thriller inspired by old Twilight Zone episodes.

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Summer | Daily Short Picks

Summer

Forgiveness. Responsibility. Disappointment. Loss. A short drama film about a mother and her daughter dealing with an absent father; in the vein of Terrence Malick. What does it mean to forgive?

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Daily Short Picks | Rehovot

Rehovot רחובות

In the sunlit town named Rehovot, a father and his daughter spend a day together. When night falls the girl is confronted with her parent’s violent past. She dives into a world of images and frightening memories. As the morning comes the girl finds comfort and relief.

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Interview with Oscar Nominated director Patrick Vollrath

Interview with Patrick Vollrath: Everything Will Be Okay

Our Oscar rant continues as we take an in depth look on another nominated short film ‘Everything Will Be Okay’. This german film is about a divorced father who picks up his eight year old daughter Lea. It seems pretty much like every second weekend, but after a while Lea[…]

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