A Welcoming Place // Daily Short Picks

A Welcoming Place

A dead father and an secret house he never mentioned. Phillip moves out to the middle of nowhere to search for peace. What he finds may be much worse. ‘A Welcoming Place’ is a short sci-fi/thriller set in rural England. The film tackles themes of grief, isolation and what it[…]

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When Pigs Fly // Featured Short Film

When Pigs Fly

To comfort a grieving child, you need compassion, understanding; to see the world through their eyes. If you can’t do any that… settle for beer. A fantasy film about magic and drinking, loss and the joys of swearing. When Pigs Fly will probably make parents cringe at the beginning as[…]

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Barnaby // Crowdfunding Pick

Barnaby – The Faces We Wear in Grief

A short film tackling a son’s grief, a father’s impatience, and life in a polar bear costume. “Barnaby” follows the titular character’s relationships one year after the death of his mother. It also follows Jack, Barnaby’s father, as he attempts to date new women. The two cope in very different[…]

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Skümaskot || Daily Short Picks

Skümaskot

A young man journeys through grief after the sudden disappearance of a loved one. Filmed on Location, the Iceland journey was shot over the course of a hike, Jared and Madison traversed across the southern circumference of Iceland mostly on foot during the wintery month of December. Starring Madison Hatch[…]

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Nursed Back || Daily Short Picks

Nursed Back

Nursed Back is a narrative, dance film that explores how we deal with grief in unconventional ways. The film centres on a nurse as she realises the loss of a patient. The nurse begins to dance, which acts as a cathartic release of her emotion. Unconventional and harrowing – this[…]

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In Retrospect || Featured Short Film

In Retrospect

A young woman struggling to cope with the death of her fiancee is offered a new prescription drug designed to reconstruct memories and ease the pain of loss. Losing someone you love is one of the hardest things a human being will ever have to go through, where the mental[…]

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Inheritance || Daily Short Picks

Inheritance

When a pair of estranged siblings are brought together to clear out their late mother’s home, they spend the day working out some unspoken grievances

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Serpent's Lullaby || Daily Short Picks

Serpent’s Lullaby

Few people know the name of the eccentric woman living in the centuries-old mansion just outside of town. Even fewer have seen her face. But everyone has heard the stories. Rumors of a secret garden in her backyard where her children are buried. Some think she is simply a grieving[…]

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Anomie || Daily Short Picks

Anomie

Awakened by a midnight fever dream, a grieving woman wanders into the night, only to watch her nightmares come to life. In the past, during the frantic scramble of production, I have found it hard to avoid my thoughts being pulled into a narrow avenue of tunnel vision. When I[…]

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Eventide || Daily Short Picks

Eventide

Set in the 70’s and inspired by the poem, Abide with Me by Henry Francis Lyte (1847), Eventide tells the story of Norman, a lonesome lighthouse keeper battling with depression, grief and doubt. As he prepares to take his own life and end his suffering, he is confronted by the[…]

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