A Stone of Hope // Daily Short Picks

A Stone of Hope

Jim St. Germain has surmounted enormous odds. He was born into poverty before immigrating from Haiti to Crown Heights in Brooklyn. Once in the states, Jim began to get into trouble with the law and almost died from violence in his neighborhood. Jim eventually turned everything around and now can[…]

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Le nom que tu portes || Featured Short Film

Le nom que tu portes (The Name You Carry)

When Vlace is suspended for hitting a classmate, Sasha is called to come get his son at school and has no choice but to take him along on his delivery route. French Canadian filmmaker Hervé Demers is starting to make quite the name for himself, and after sharing with us[…]

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Nacido de Nuevo || Featured Short Film

Nacido de Nuevo

After the death of his young son, border patrol officer Ramon Nunez finds redemption at the hands of an illegal immigrant in a single polarizing and life-altering night. The discussion of immigration has become a big topic over the last year, and it’s great to see artists creating films to[…]

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Americano || Crowdfunding Campaign We Dig

Americano

Americano. An unofficial patriot’s fight for the dream AMERICANO is character-driven thriller about ISAAC, a struggling Syrian immigrant. He wants what all of us are chasing–the American dream. Isaac does “unofficial” monitoring work his employer, a statesman named HOLLESTER, in exchange for a signed deportation appeal—keeping him and his wife[…]

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All Men May Cry || Featured Short Film

All Men May Cry

The year is 2019 and a homosexual couple is feeling the backlash from the hateful rhetoric that has accompanied Donald Trump’s rise to power. The film reminisces of a science fiction post-apocalyptic film, without any giant monsters or aliens (unless you envision a giant Donald Trump with lasers coming out[…]

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Illegal Aliens || Daily Short Picks

Illegal Aliens

Due to the recent arrival of undocumented immigrants, the city of Simpletown holds a special session city council meeting to determine if the town should officially ban the newcomers.

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Cabrón || Daily Short Picks

Cabrón

4:59am, London’s Banking District. A young banker attempting to escape from his sins meets an immigrant cleaner who he believes might provide absolution. But there is more to his new friend than meets the eye.

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The Blood in our Veins || Daily Short Picks

The Blood in Our Veins

When Daniel Royas decides to take his ill mother, Alejandra, to be seen at a local clinic on his birthday, little do they know the terrible news that lies ahead. After being told that Alejandra has been diagnosed with cancer, Daniel must confront the realities of the situation; how to[…]

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The Champion | Featured Short Film

The Champion

Former Iraqi boxing champion Estaifan Shilaita overcomes tremendous hardships as he builds a special bond with his family and taxi cab customers in Chicago. It takes hard work and a strong vision to create a successful and impactful documentary film about a relatively unknown character. But more than anything else,[…]

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Elvis

17-year-old Elvis Delgado who discovers his father is being held at an immigration detention center. Elvis wants to go and see him, but he soon discovers that he too is ‘illegal.’ facebook.com/ElvisShort

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