Dance // Daily Short Picks

Dance

DANCE is a silent film for the digital age about how technology has affected modern courtship rituals. “Max”, our antihero, is paradoxically consumed by both self-centeredness and loneliness. Having ceded control of his social interactions to the perfectly curated world of his phone, he finds himself craving a meaningful relationship.[…]

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One In The Dark // Daily Short Picks

One In The Dark

A film about loneliness and isolation and how some times the hardest part of life is having the courage to truly live.

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A Date in 2025 // Featured Short Film

A Date in 2025

In the year 2025, ​a young man’s superintelligent AI system tells him that he must go on a date or face certain suicide from loneliness. When Daniel’s superintelligent AI, ‘Counselor’ (Siri on steroids), finds out that he’s been dreaming about one of the girls in his virtua-class, Counselor persuades him[…]

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Tears // Daily Short Picks

Tears

Based on a poem by Walt Whitman, Tears depicts a man going through the depths of mind to confront loneliness, pain, and the need to adapt to tragedy in order to move forward in life.

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Yeah But No - My Secret Beating // Daily Short Picks

Yeah But No – “My Secret Beating”

This video is an exploration of self isolation. It represents a loneliness and depression that can only come from alienating oneself. This depression can be a sinking whole that’s hard to surface from; but it can also be a semblance of peace in an otherwise chaotic world. Directors Statement From[…]

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Free Bird // Daily Short Picks

Free Bird

Many have children tend to be abandoned by their young mothers. Many mothers pursue attention and popularity and sometimes pick up jobs like stripers and become sugarbabys. This is a short about a child left behind, taken care of and almost raised by many different babysitters. The child reaches a[…]

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#Lingo // Daily Short Pick

#Lingo

To overcome loneliness and contempt of others, Lingo connects to social networks to get some companionship. Briefly he’ll realize that online friends, likes and selfies do not bring happiness.

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4 Weeks // Films de chez nous

4 Weeks – hoodies at night x KROY

Director Thibaut Duverneix makes a visual take on a relationship with an expiry date. The video expresses what happens at the end of this four weeks. It reveals the pain of letting someone into your life then letting them go on purpose. The sexy mini film toys with infidelity, dance,[…]

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All You Can Eat || Daily Short Picks

All You Can Eat

Two people bite off more than they can chew while navigating the perils of dating and loneliness in New York City. Director’s Statement My odd little love letter to New York City at night.

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True Love Waits || Daily Short Picks

True Love Waits

A poignant tale of loss and loneliness. This dance film features world-renowned Batsheva dancer-choreographer Bobbi Jene Smith in a hypnotic performance to Radiohead’s “True Love Waits”. Director’s Statement I originally wrote a script about a girl returning to her childhood home and reliving painful memories, but when we found this[…]

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