Cross // Daily Short Picks

Cross

A young Filipino-American man is lured into the world of backyard boxing in order to save his mother’s life. This is a coming of age story that also looks at the intersection of Filipino and Mexican culture. Director’s Statement After spending my entire life disappointed with the cinematic representations of[…]

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La Invitada // Daily Short Picks

La Invitada (The Guest)

Vanesa returns home after an eighteen year absence to deal with news concerning her mother. Once there she will relive her past and discover something that will make her reconsider the meaning of her return.

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Wind Back // Daily Short Picks

Wind Back

A sealed door divides a little boy from his mother. He will go to great lengths to be with her, but when that barrier breaks down, the boy will have to become an adult.

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Sussurro // Daily Short Picks

Sussurro

Life is made of wishes and fears. In the life of a mother and her little daughter, Ingrid, fear meet desire, as they face the pane of absence. Together, they roam in this journey in which, from small gestures, stories and whispers, they find strength in the power of believing.

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Everything // Daily Short Picks

Everything

A mother is forced to take desperate actions to save the life of her cancer-stricken daughter when a bone marrow donor suddenly backs out of the life-saving procedure. Nearly 3,000 Americans die each year because they can’t find a bone marrow donor match. Only 2% of Americans are on the[…]

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Empty Bed || Daily Short Picks

Empty Bed

In the dark of night, a mother searches for her son after finding his bed empty. Empty Bed is a psychological horror short, in the vein of The Twilight Zone.

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Baby Teeth || Daily Short Picks

Baby Teeth

A new mother, suffering from postpartum depression, makes a desperate call to her friend. She has lost her baby and needs her help. Together, they embark on a disturbing search. Director’s Statement In Baby Teeth — I wanted to explore a woman in relationship with her own struggle, and the[…]

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Goblin Queen || Daily Short Picks

Goblin Queen

Goblin Queen is Narnia from the mother’s perspective—how do you parent a child who keeps disappearing to rule a magical world? Winona tries to keep Amber Lynn safe, but when a goblin follows her home, Winona must confront the reality of who her daughter has become. We’ve got two strong[…]

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Pickings || Short Film Trailer

Pickings

When a short-tempered mobster and his gang of thugs try to shake down a neighborhood bar, they’re soon confronted with the wrath of its owner – a mysterious southern mother with a dangerous past.

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