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Children of the Dust // Daily Short Picks

Children of the Dust

In 2017 I followed the staff and social workers of Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation as they navigated the streets of Hanoi, Vietnam, looking for kids in crisis. Whether through force or simply being born into dangerous situations, these kids are robbed of a future and thrown down into a life[…]

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Spirit // Daily Short Picks

Spirit

“Spirit” is a celebration of the human spirit, shot on location across Nepal in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and at the Nagi Gompa, Namo Buddha, Tamang and Kanying Sherub Ling monasteries, as well as at Pashupatinath temple. The film’s action follows a community of nuns and monks, young and old, as they[…]

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Hometown // Daily Short Pick

Hometown: A Portrait of the American Opioid Epidemic

An intimate look at the human faces of America’s current opioid epidemic. Seen through the eyes of a mother and the lens of a small town. Director’s Statement We set out to make a film that puts a human face to this tragic epidemic. A lot of people tend to[…]

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You Can't Hide From The Truth // Short Film Trailer

You Can’t Hide From The Truth

You Can’t Hide From The Truth is a musical documentary about a father and son struggling to make ends meet in Zimbabwe’s harsh political and economic environment.

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Volta // Featured Short Film

Volta

200 years after the end of the transatlantic slave trade, children in Ghana are once again becoming slaves…this time in their own country. ‘Volta‘ is a narrative doc that provides a firsthand account of the experience of a young boy sold into bonded labour on the world’s largest man-made lake[…]

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Shadows of Greatness // Daily Short Picks

Shadows of Greatness

Shadows of Greatness follows pro boxer Sena Agbeko, Ghana’s former middleweight boxing champion. With a record of 60-9, he moved to the US to take his career to the next level, but has yet to make his mainstream debut. In the middle of a career gap and an immigrant with[…]

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Sempiternal // Daily Short Picks

Sempiternal

• 3 months • 1 van • Pía Mía, Noa • A creative exploration into life’s most sacred values: love, freedom, compassion and accessing the present moment. Follow the story of a courageous man who reflects on the profound journey onto new worlds that changed his life. Director’s Statement This[…]

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Frank Lukas - Lines // Daily Short Picks

Frank Lukas – Lines

Frank Lukas collected heaps of memories while getting to the very top in the BMX world today. Now we are telling his story in association with Carhartt. What makes the film special is the mixture of old analogue clips, high quality shots, projections and animations which is pretty unusual for[…]

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Sonja // Featured Short Film

Sonja

A poetic portrayal of the story of the sightless artist Sona Zeliskova, who despite adverse fate found her life journey in art and ceramics The film experiments with audio-visual components to recount Sona’s unique story. Combining a documentary, narrative and poetic approach, this short film attempts to depict the real-life[…]

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Little Things // Daily Short Picks

Little Things

“Little Things,” concerns a woman’s efforts to retain her femininity despite the disease’s influence. Together, we can end ALS: a disease that slowly paralyzes the body intermittently over time. Donna has already surpassed the life expectation, having just had ten years with ALS.

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