Weekly Featured Shorts

Volta // Featured Short Film

Volta

2017 / / / 12m

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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The Faceless Man // Featured Short Film

The Faceless Man is an offbeat fable about a disillusioned man who discovers his face has been transformed into a mirror and must venture out into the world to reclaim his identity. One of the unwritten rules in cinema is to heavily limit the use of mirrors in a scene,[…]

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8328 // Featured Short Film

8328

2017 / / / 5m

8328 is about an unexpected encounter between young Hugo and Raymond, to whom life has given few gifts… except a few wooden carvings. 8328, c’est une rencontre entre le petit Hugo et le grand Raymond, à qui la vie ne fait pas de cadeaux. À part des petites sculptures en[…]

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Sonja // Featured Short Film

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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This Is a Dog // Short Film

This is a Dog examines why dogs are so unique, and explores what makes something truly alive and special in our hearts. Our ode to the art of stop motion. A short conversation between ‘Logic’ and ‘Love’ about what makes a dog a dog. Logic sees a dog for its[…]

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Black Canaries // Featured Short Film

Isolated, desperate, and haunted by his coal-stained birthright, Father continues his daily descent into the accursed Maple mine—even after it has crippled his ancestors and blinded his youngest son. Set in 1907 and based on director Jesse Kreitzer’s own coalmining heritage, Black Canaries is a powerful meditation on patrimony, loyalty,[…]

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Another Cancer Movie // Daily Short Picks

Bobby, a young hospice caretaker, and his elderly cancer patient Geraldine have formed a deeply honest and beautiful connection with each other as she lays on her deathbed moments away from the end. But are Bobby and Geraldine simply just friends or is it actually something more? Another Cancer Movie[…]

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Lily // Featured Short Film

Lily

2016 / / / 12m

A widow faces a great erotic desire about a young man. The story takes place some time in the past. ‘Lily‘ is an atmospheric drama/thriller short film, inspired by baroque paintings. The piece was put together by Paris Grigorakis and shot entirely in Thessaloniki, Greece, where the style was draw[…]

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Damage Control // Featured Short Film

While surprising his fiancé with a newly inherited property, a man is forced by a mysterious woman to confront his past behavior. Damage Control is a seldomly paced film with some wonderful little developments, in a contained, yet contingent situation. As we are lured in by the subtle tone, and[…]

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La Macchia Rossa // Featured Short Film

Young American Billy brings a red-stained shirt to the dry-cleaning business of an elderly Italian couple. After he leaves, they spend hours spinning increasingly intricate, improbable yarns about the origin of the stain. People tempt to fringe when they hear the term branded films, but if done correctly, these can[…]

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