Storage // Daily Short Picks

Storage

When moving boxes into a cellar storage a man and his daughter confronts a mysterious being. Soon their ordinary afternoon turns into a desperate struggle for survival trapped in the building catacombs below.

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Where The Shadows Fall // Daily Short Picks

Where The Shadows Fall

The Man wanders a barren purgatory, seeking those he lost. The world is dead. Its only inhabitants are loners and wanderers, people whose purposes in life remain unfulfilled. They linger on in an empty and bleak world. Some embrace the anarchy, while others continue to seek resolution and meaning. The[…]

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Crisscross // Daily Short Picks

Crisscross

Two strangers alone in a big city forge an unusual bond in the face of crises and survival. Crisscross forms part of a series of short films called Harlemites. The shorts intertwine, but also stand alone as self-contained stories. They depict themes of family and race in a gentrifying Harlem.

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Complicated || Daily Short Picks

Complicated

A young girl fights to survive in a dystopian future while trying to understand the complexities of life. Inspired by the poem “Life is so Complicated” by Shilpa

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Shorty || Daily Short Picks

Shorty

An unknown being – part human, part cosmic humanoid – longs to be of the peoples’ world. However, the search for connection proves tenuous, as her survival depends upon siphoning the lives of those she seeks to join.

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The Bridge Partner || Featured Short Film

The Bridge Partner

A timid housewife is jolted into a fight for her survival or sanity at her weekly bridge club when she thinks she hears her new partner utter a threat. Gabriel Olson takes us on a mysterious ride through the elderly clubs of tea and bridge playing, where mysteries usually don’t[…]

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Remembering The Fallen | Daily Short Picks

Remembering The Fallen

A French veteran of world war II remembers a particular day of his life… An immersive and visceral cinematic experience capturing one man’s epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of human’s spirit

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Awaiting Lazarus | Daily Short Picks

Awaiting Lazarus

Awaiting Lazarus is a love letter to classic hammer style horror. A secret society with a keen interest in the occult gathers for one of its regular ceremonies. Its members are tricked into performing a forbidden ritual and unleash a dangerous spirit in the house. Each member struggles to survive[…]

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Gear | Featured Short Film

Gear

A young girl fights for survival in the back alleys of the city, and her only ally: an old broken down construction robot named Three. Held in a cyberpunk gritty future, Gear is a thrilling science fiction film that thrives on an unusual relation between a young fugitive girl and[…]

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Exit Road

Dane thought he left his demons and his drug addiction behind him, but his first day out of prison challenges both his promise to go clean and his very survival. Having exhausted the sympathy of others in neighborhood, Dane’s desperation leads him to test his fate… and grapple with whether[…]

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