The Siberian || Daily Short Picks

The Siberian

Running has a rhythm. Growing up on a farm in the Shenandoah Valley, Ilia Donner uses that rhythm to connect with his nomadic ancestors, the Nenets.

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Chasing The Wind || Daily Short Picks

Chasing The Wind

Chasing The Wind is a short documentary that tells the story of champion windsurfer Jesper Vesterstrom and his internal struggle following his father’s diagnosis of ALS. Grappling with his father’s fate, his instincts led him to the open water where he learned to harness the elements and his emotions in[…]

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After Sophie || Daily Short Picks

After Sophie

A documentary filmmaker investigates the troubling suicide of a teenager. What she discovers is not what she expected.

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Our Favorite Picks of 2016: Experimental / Documentary Edition

Our Favorite Picks of 2016: Experimental / Documentary edition

After presenting our favorite Drama and Sci-Fi shorts from our 2016 Daily Short Picks selections, we now bring you the best Experimental and Documentary The Irrational Fear of Nothing by Paul Trillo Watch Film The Life and Death of an iPhone by Paul Trillo Watch Film Kensho by Aaron Paradox[…]

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To Speak of Ourselves || Daily Short Picks

To Speak of Ourselves

A short documentary portrait showing a diverse group of teenagers, post-election. Giving voice and visibility to those who were too young to vote.

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Six Degrees || Daily Short Picks

Six Degrees

“Six degrees of separation” is the theory of how everybody is connected, in six steps or less. Where can a journey through the six degrees take you, if you let random encounters decide your path? This observing documentary puts the theory to the test, and brings you along on a[…]

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The Narrow World || Featured Short Film

The Narrow World

Scientists examine the sudden appearance of a giant alien creature in LA, and conflicting theories on why it’s there, what its motivations are, and why it seems to ignore all attempts at human interaction. Falling down the path of a sudden and unexpected alien arrival like some of our favorite[…]

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Coach Pamz || Daily Short Picks

Coach Pamz

“Coach Pamz” is the story of Paul “Pamz” Rivera, a coach in the world of New York City street football, a tough inner-city sport that sprang out of East Harlem and the Bronx 40 years ago. The film chronicles Pamz’s early troubles and subsequent triumphs as he devotes himself to[…]

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Cactus De Un Piso Deshabitado

“Cactus from an uninhabited apartment” (translated) is a tribute to my grandparents Santiago and Carmen, but also a poetic documentary and an audiovisual essay. On the one hand, the story focuses on the life and legacy of my grandparents —including the recently vacated apartment after my grandfather’s death. On the[…]

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Portraits

‘Portraits’ is a short documentary exploring the struggles, insecurities and values of young Australians transitioning from adolescents to adulthood.

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