Weltschmerz // Featured Short

WELTSCHMERZ

After a failed escape attempt from a concentration camp, a prisoner is in the hands of a Nazi SS Officer WELTSCHMERZ is an emotionally-charged drama about a concentration camp prisoner and the SS officer who intends to make an example out of her for the rest of the camp. Meanwhile,[…]

Read More »
The Sermon // Featured Short Film

The Sermon

In an isolated church community in the English countryside, a powerful hate preacher prepares to deliver a sermon to his flock, but his daughter has a secret that could destroy them all. The Sermon is a short ‘Folk Horror’ dealing with sexuality, faith and oppression shot on 35mm film. In[…]

Read More »
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[…]

Read More »
Blood // Daily Short Picks

Blood

Ayden, a conflicted white supremacist gang member must face the consequences when his friendship with a black teen is discovered. Director’s Statement Blood is about the perils of hate, racism, and gun violence. The idea came about in early 2016 during rising racial tensions before the election. We always hoped[…]

Read More »
Daily Short Picks | Cochran

Cochran

Jim Cochran hates his job, he wishes he could just shoot clay pigeons all day. jamespgannon.com

Read More »

Catharsis

Catharsis is a humorous and truthful look at the multiple personalities that seem to overwhelm us all in the heat of a breakup. Performed by four actors as a set of mock interviews, each actor embodies these personalities from forgiveness, rage, denial, and desperation as their recollections of how the[…]

Read More »

The Best Shorts in Your Inbox!

Every week we send an email with the top short films from Film Shortage.


Subscribe!