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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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Submerged // Crowdfunding Pick

Submerged

We follow Eden, a freelance animator and grieving daughter, who refuses to accept the death of her mother. Eden’s coping mechanism is to submerge herself underwater, where she believes she is still connected to her. In reality, refusing to accept her depression or help from her childhood friend Miles. Eden[…]

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A Dream Dressed in Black // Daily Short Picks

A Dream Dressed in Black

I often wonder what the world would look like if the ancient cultures of the past had survived repeated attempts to have their faiths banished from popular practise through colonization. Did the ancient Mexican culture and religion die during the conquest by the Spaniards in the 16th century, and are[…]

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Stop Eject Rewind // Crowdfunding Picks

Stop/Eject/Rewind

A nearly completed stylistic, sci-fi / dark comedy that needs your help to be seen. Stop/Eject/Rewind is a highly stylized, science-fiction/dark comedy Written/directed by Elliott de Neve. This short film takes place when an off-kilter young man constructs a time machine to impress his female coworker with the intention of[…]

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