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Good Night // Daily Short Picks

Good Night

Together, we can end ALS: a disease that slowly paralyzes the body intermittently over time. Jason and his wife, Annie, met after Jason was diagnosed and continued on to start a family, no matter what is to come. 1/3 in a series of documentary portraits on the realities of late[…]

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Little Brother // Daily Short Picks

Little Brother

On the edge of adolescence, Dexter visits the big city, and his sister, for the first time. The two navigate their relationship after having lived apart for the last few years. Together they explore the big city, trying to understand how to relate to one another again. Director’s Statement Little[…]

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!aouo !a!a wa // Documentary // Daily Short Picks

!aouo !a!a wa

!aouo !a!a wa – meaning „The Stumbling Cheetah“ in traditional San Bushmen language – tells the origin story of the fastest animal on land and interweaves it with the difficult situation today, in which these big cats are considered a pest by many livestock farmers. Director’s Statement In 2017 I[…]

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Debbie Boon // Daily Short Picks

Debbie Boon – Fine Artist

Debbie Boon is a contemporary artist whose work is characterized by an energy and vivacity which reflects the joie de vivre she feels when faced with a subject that captures her imagination. Working in partnership with Debbie and The Norfolk Wildlife Trust we told the story of what inspires her[…]

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Mudfest // Daily Short Picks

Mudfest

Every year in June, a large crowd assembles on an otherwise unassuming farm in rural Wisconsin. A small meadow is filled with water and turned in to a giant mud pit for people to drive their custom-made tough trucks through. What started out twenty years ago with a small group[…]

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Sanderson to Brackettville // Daily Short Picks

Sanderson to Brackettville

Inspired by films like Wim Wenders’ Paris, Texas and David Byrne’s True Stories, photographer Jason Lee set out to document residual American landscapes across Texas in early 2017 with large format color films for his recently released book A PLAIN VIEW. This short documentary follows Jason on the road during[…]

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Erki Pärnoja - Efterglow // Daily Short Picks

Erki Pärnoja – Efterglow

Since Erki’s debut EP ‘Himmelbjerget’, his music has often been described as cinematographic sounding, therefore it seemed natural for him to connect a form of visual art to it. ‘Efterglow’ sees him team up with director Ingel Vaikla to produce a beautifully nostalgic and sensitive journey into the past. At[…]

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As Much As I Can // Daily Short Picks

As Much As I Can – An HIV Epidemic

Cities like Baltimore and Jackson have experienced epidemic levels of HIV+ diagnoses over recent years and African-American men who have sex with men are most at risk. An abstract look at the lives of the men affected, by blending real audio interviews with recreated scenes, we travel through the saturated[…]

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Dear Mother / Daily Short Picks

Dear Mother

Like thousands of Korean orphans since the 1950s, Kayla Tange was adopted by an American family and brought to the United States as an infant in 1983. She now lives in Los Angeles, where she works as an exotic dancer and as a performance artist. In 2011, Kayla made arrangements[…]

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Muay Thai / Doc // Daily Short Pick

MUAY THAI

A surreal, atmospheric descent into the psyche of a Muay Thai boxer in the days leading up to a fight. This intimate portrait reveals the rituals and pressures in Bangkok’s boxing culture that have shaped our boxer and that cause him mounting physical and psychological tension as his dedication, faith,[…]

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