Last Call Lenny || Daily Short Picks

Last Call Lenny

A Used Furniture Salesman helps a Jazz Radio DJ attempt to end his life in the most complicated way possible. “Why bother?” sums up Gabe’s feeling about life. He lives alone. He has a turtle. He’s a DJ at a smooth Jazz Station in the middle of nowhere. He’s peaked[…]

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After Sophie || Daily Short Picks

After Sophie

A documentary filmmaker investigates the troubling suicide of a teenager. What she discovers is not what she expected.

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Vatula - The Whirl Wind || Daily Short Picks

Vatula – The Whirl Wind

We all human beings do not carry anything while we take birth nor when we die on this planet. Even after knowing this universal reality, our eyes gets disillusioned by the web of material world which causes breakdown of emotions into our lives. As we grow old with time various[…]

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Black Swell || Featured Short Film

Black Swell

A man tries to kill himself in a motel room. As stories about suicide are a common theme among short films, director Jake Honig takes us on a rather unfamiliar path, with a brilliantly executed compact story. Blessed with the presence of a known and accomplished actor like Richard Kind[…]

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The Letter

A heartbroken New Yorker, who can’t even get his suicide letter right, meets a mysterious girl and a sweater-wearing dog who may ultimately save his life.

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Karma || Daily Short Picks

Karma

Even an addict, at the edge of darkness, still has somewhere left to go. Director’s Statement The way I see life after death. I see life as an evolutionary stage, a transition between higher plans. I consider the soul capable of reincarnating into a new body, countless times, depending on[…]

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Styx Inn || Short Trailer on Film Shortage

Styx Inn

In a highly capitalist society where the suicide rate is soaring, a 19-year-old pregnant girl is losing her willingness to live and decides to use the services of a hotel, the Styx Inn, specialized in assisted suicides. There, she meets a mysterious room service boy.

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Raw | Short Film Trailer

raw*

raw* follows the story of a troubled teen enchained by drug addiction, an ideological movement caught in the fire of extremism, and a family grieving the sudden suicide of a loved one. Seventeen-year-old Jakob Levin, forced to accept responsibility for his criminal behavior, unrepentant and unwilling, is sentenced to work[…]

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Roof Story

A gentleman’s suicide attempt takes an unexpected turn when he meets a beggar.

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Wake Up | Films de chez nous

Wake Up

Life: it’s all in your head. A debt collector (Michael Mando) has a nervous breakdown at work on the anniversary of his wife’s suicide (Amber Goldfarb). He is pulled between reality and a hallucinative journey into his subconscious as he desperately searches for a way to break free from his[…]

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