I Am Your Friend // Daily Short Picks

I Am Your Friend

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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My Dinner With Werner // Crowdfunding Campaign

My Dinner with Werner

Inspired by the real-life, insane “friendship” between madman German filmmaker Werner Herzog and maniac German actor Klaus Kinski, MY DINNER WITH WERNER is a ridiculously wild and wacky comedy about an 80s dinner date with an unsuspecting murder plot as the main dish. We have an excellent cast and crew[…]

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Vive La Victoire || Daily Short Picks

Vive La Victoire

This unlikely duo brought down a dictator. The true story of former prisoner of war Souleymane Guengueng and human rights lawyer Reed Brody and their fight against Chadian dictator Hissène Habré. A summary of their twenty-year friendship, journey to victory and lifetime of trials.

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Bunny New Girl || Daily Short Picks

Bunny New Girl

On her first day at a new school, a self conscious young girl learns that friendship can overcome difference.

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Showtime || Daily Short Picks

Showtime

Two small timers anxiously await the biggest job of their lives, but things soon start to unravel. Past demons come back to haunt them both and threaten to jeopardise the job at hand as well as their friendship… All is not as it first seems with these partners in crime.

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Downward Dog || Featured Short Film

Downward Dog

Martin, a stay at home dog, questions whether his life matters or not. Martin struggles with all the complexities of life that we humans do but through the eyes of a dog. Everyone has thought about it at least once, what’s going through your dog’s mind on a day-to-day basis,[…]

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Bolero || Daily Short Picks

Bolero

Love, hope, friendship, and the indomitable human spirit conquer all in this fractured tale about a victimized boy who transcends his miserable life after he meets a girl who lives beyond a vent in the wall, set to Ravel’s “Bolero”.

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Forget Me Not || Crowdfunding Pick We Dig

Forget Me Not

A mysterious girl strikes up an unexpected friendship with a forlorn homeless man to bring peace to her grieving family at Christmas. Forget Me Not is a fantastical tale, where a mysterious, lost little girl strikes up an unexpected friendship with a forlorn, homeless man, in the hope of bringing[…]

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Away From Here || Daily Short Picks

Away From Here

Awoken in the middle of the night, an angst ridden teenager Calvin must decide whether to leave his small town with his best friend or stay to support his family. Taking place over one night, this coming of age film explores Calvin’s search for freedom, testing his commitment to family,[…]

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