Veneno // Daily Short Picks


A deep trip into the shaken mind of a man wrecked by attempting to find his sons dead body on the cost of the Pacific Ocean.

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Broken Record // Daily Short Picks

Broken Record

Two photographers explore an abandoned factory. It feels vividly familiar. Director’s Statement Broken Record is my quirky little experiment, trying to explore the liberties I can afford to take as a story-teller. It’s a stylized journey of achieving a perspective shift, through a recurring event.

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The Wound is Where The Light Is // Daily Short Picks

The Wound is Where the Light Enters

The Wound is Where the Light Enters explores the push and pull between love ad hate. Director’s Statement A poetic short by Iranian director and photographer Somayeh Jafari. Shifting between scenes of extreme intimacy and distance, “The Wound is Where The Light Enters” explores the push and pull between love[…]

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Send Me Home // Daily Short Picks

Send Me Home

Before a witness recantation led to his immediate exoneration and release, Rickey spent four decades in prison for a murder he did not commit. Lonelyleap presents Send Me Home, a 360° documentary of Rickey Jackson, one of the longest-serving exonerees in U.S. history, in his surreal, new life post-prison. Director’s[…]

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To Carry On // Daily Short Picks

To Carry On

TO CARRY ON is an interpretive film about the 5 stages of grief. After a machinists loses his father to cancer, he must decide whether to take up the responsibility of running the business, or letting it go to live a life of his own.

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Resistance // Daily Short Picks


Everyone of us knows the struggle Steve goes through: You got THE idea! You want to work it out! But a notorious friend sneaks back into your life. Will Steve find a way to survive this battle?

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Little Lost Girl // Daily Short Picks

Little Girl Lost

Little Girl Lost is an experimental film exploring the nature of transitioning from one state of being to another. This could be perceived in a literal living and non-living approach or it could be perceived on a much smaller scale. Or a much, much larger one. Through following the journey[…]

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Beyond The Rainbow // Daily Short Picks

Beyond The Rainbow

Behind the Rainbow is a three minute experimental film. It’s told through the voice of a woman who loves the Gay community and thought she belonged. She was mistaken. When she looked deeper she saw the scars the LGBTQ community carry. We see her perspective as regular Gay men transform[…]

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Solibet // Daily Short Pick


Solibet, a short experimental documentary on young boxer Rahma Soliman. ‘Solibet’ focuses on the themes of identity and belonging and what it means to be a woman in Australia.

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More of The Same Tomorrow // Daily Short Picks

More of the Same Tomorrow

“More of the Same Tomorrow” is an independent, self-funded, straight from the heart exercise in filmmaking, spearheaded by English filmmaker Ben Lankester and Swedish artist David Hedberg. Director’s Statement Attempting to bridge the gap between music video and short film, our aim was to tell a single story that would[…]

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