La Macchia Rossa // Featured Short Film

La Macchia Rossa (The Red Stain)

Young American Billy brings a red-stained shirt to the dry-cleaning business of an elderly Italian couple. After he leaves, they spend hours spinning increasingly intricate, improbable yarns about the origin of the stain. People tempt to fringe when they hear the term branded films, but if done correctly, these can[…]

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Vola || Daily Short Picks

VOLA

A young dancer remembers her struggle for perfection and its cost. Director’s Statement I had the chance to work with dancers from the renowned Balletto Teatro Di Torino at the annual Experimental Film Virginia artists residency, which brings in filmmakers and performers from all over the world. While the dancers[…]

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Professione Thriller || Daily Short Picks

Professione Thriller

Remake of a scene from The Passenger by Michelangelo Antonioni (1975) in one long take and in a thriller way.

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Ayatana || Daily Short Picks

Āyatana

A young blind boy tries to see the world with the help of his girlfriend and the power of his imagination.

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We Aren't Strangers || Daily Short Picks

We Aren’t Strangers

“We Aren’t Strangers” is a visual and abstract exploration of insecurity, loneliness, and the anxieties that come with technology in today’s era. How it can affect ourselves, our connections with each other, and our connection with the natural world.

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Sleep Depraved || Daily Short Picks

Sleep Depraved

Dario has been awake for 127 days. There is a presence in his house that haunts him: his baby boy. As his problems at work and in every other part of his life seem to grow and get out of control, his grasp on what’s real seems to fade, hallucinations[…]

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Il Filo D’Arianna

A couple’s date takes them to the depths of a prohibited tunnel. What could go wrong? facebook.com/Il-Filo-dArianna michelepuricelli.com

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Eva

How an ordinary night with friends can become a nightmare.

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Profano Nomen | Daily Short Picks

Profano Nomen

Recovering drug addict Jake (Martino Caputo) and his brother, Ezio (Joe Perrino), struggle to keep their plumbing business alive in the middle of a dilapidated section of New York City. That’s a tough act for anyone, but add to that the fact that Ezio’s still sore that their father left[…]

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