The Faceless Man // Featured Short Film

The Faceless Man

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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1190 // Daily Short Picks

1190

Being in a post traumatic state, young girl sets on unconscious journey through dark corners of Bangkok in search of her once lost home and identity.

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Varken // Daily Short Picks

Varken

Varken is a psychological surreal short film about the human nature of being an animal. It follows a girl in the trough of 21st century unemployment who starts to believe and act on the feeling that deep down she is a pig… The film follows her reconciliation with this notion[…]

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Sunflower || Daily short Picks

Sunflower

An aging man struggles to protect his memories and preserve his identity as he faces death. A surreal and visual poem.

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Lavender by Crook || Daily Short Picks

“Lavender” by Crook

Lavender is a true life tale of two lovers, united by attraction but distressed with the physical and moral limitations imposed on them by their own gender identities; it is their questions that inform their dance, both wild abandon and innate conflict reflect back and forth off of them in[…]

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Däwit || Daily Short Picks

Däwit

Its an animated short film in the tradition of wood cut technique. About a wolf child, a cat and an angel. A very personal story and emotional journey on the search After an enigmatic journey full of privations and in quest for identity he finds his peace in forgiveness.A very[…]

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Sugarless Tea || Daily Short Picks

Sugarless Tea

Sugarless Tea takes viewers on a journey to India and Queens, NY, in a tale of separated brothers, chance meetings and identity. Sugarless Tea features watercolors paintings filmed using a stop motion technique that evokes travelogues and bedtime stories, and highlights the process of painting itself.

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Hero || Featured Short Film

Hero

Faced with his first real supervillain, an invincible superhero returns to his childhood home defeated — and is forced to reckon with his fear, his identity, and the people he hurt along the way. We’ve all seen superheroes fall and crumble, but ultimately getting back up stronger than ever to[…]

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Barrio || Daily Short Picks

Barrio

Set in San Francisco’s iconic Mission District, BARRIO tells the story of Carlos–a young Latino man, struggling with the ever changing identity of his neighborhood.

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Siren Featured Short Film

Siren

A young woman’s mundane life is turned upside down when she meets a sensuous older Spanish woman, who is passing through the sleepy English coastal town she lives in. Siren is a sexually explicit risqué look at women living and loving in modern Britain, exploring the overlooked subject of bisexuality.[…]

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