Ghosts and Fashion / Fantasy // Daily Short Picks

Ghosts and Fashion

“Ghosts and Fashion” is a visualization of a poem by the same name by world-renown poet Elaine Equi (The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry). The short tells the simple, lyrical story of a new ghost who now needs to figure out what to wear in the[…]

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I Love New York // Daily Short Picks

I Love New York

In a city where everyone’s got an angle, how does you survive? After an NYC first-timer befriends a savvy street girl on the train, she takes him on a fantastical ride through all the city’s pitfalls. But nothing’s free in this town, so tighten up your hustle or you might[…]

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Unpresidented // Daily Short Picks

Unpresidented

New Yorker Keith had a good feeling when he bet on Trump to win the 2016 Presidential Election, but as the inauguration looms he keeps on losing friends. Official Selection New York Film Festival Maryland Film Festival Montclair Film Festival Sidewalk Film Festival Nitehawk Shorts Film Festival

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Upstate Purgatory // Daily Short Picks

Upstate Purgatory

Albany County Jail in upstate New York houses over a thousand men and women. Inmates can be held here for over a year before their fate is sealed. For many, jail is a time in which they must confront the devastating consequences of their past in order to escape a[…]

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Dastaar // Daily Short Picks

Dastaar

Harpreet and Emily drive to New York days after 9/11

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A Favor For Jerry // Daily Short Picks

A Favor for Jerry

A Favor for Jerry follows Khan (Khan Baykal, Always Shine, Not Interested) as he crosses NYC filling in for a pot-dealing friend on election day. Shot in real time on November 8 2016, the film freely mixes documentary and narrative elements. As events unfold, the actors directly incorporate the moment[…]

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Absolute Threshold || Daily Short Picks

Absolute Threshold

Set in 1993 New York, Absolute Threshold tells the story of a young social worker named Charlotte who craves the intimate connection missing from her husband and finds herself overpowered by a precarious desire.

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Six Degrees || Daily Short Picks

Six Degrees

“Six degrees of separation” is the theory of how everybody is connected, in six steps or less. Where can a journey through the six degrees take you, if you let random encounters decide your path? This observing documentary puts the theory to the test, and brings you along on a[…]

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Raghead || Daily Short Picks

Raghead

Raghead tells the story of Omar, an 11-year old Arab boy living in New York three months after the 9/11 attacks. Omar has been living with his grandmother since his father was deployed overseas by the American Military. Each day, he is bullied at school by other kids who discriminate[…]

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Fade || Short Trailer

Fade

Set in a desolate New York City, a man faces the reality of his life and relationship when his daily routine is disrupted.

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