A short film about not being able to let go. We find ourselves in a closed loop, that for a short moment seems to open as the clarity of our conscious appears. At this moment we are left alone with the paradox of choice and desire. Should we change? Director’s[…]
Throw away those flowers and heart-shaped chocolates. Valentines Day is not for everyone, so here’s a fun list of heartbreakingly hilarious short films.
A man plunges into his reservoir of memory, nostalgia and regret. But he finds love there, and curiosity, and earnest dedication to personal expression. Stitched together with layered ink drawings, paintings, paper cutouts, collage and digital manipulation, Too Young for a Memoir lays bare the artist’s halting, anxious, misguided and[…]
Fragments of a love story, composed of point-of-view shots. Director’s Statement The concept of this film stemmed from a simple class exercise I did at Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema (Brooklyn College). The requirement was to shoot a short love story without showing the actors’ faces. I wanted to portray[…]
When their only daughter suddenly dies, a grieving mother and father are forced to confront their once competitive relationship over her – and their failing relationship with each other. In this tale of love and loss, moving forward will require an acceptance the past. Director’s Statement This short was created[…]
Como en Arcadia (Just Like Arcadia) is a personal piece about the loss and mythification of youth and the magic and pain of platonic love. A journey into the beginning of times, when mortals lived like Gods, without worries and no caring about old age. A melancholic, dreamy intrusion back[…]
One woman’s universe expands the more she connects with her lover. An intimate lesbian love story told in contemporary dance, The Ocean celebrates love’s ultimate triumph over fear. Director’s Statement When Wallis first mentioned The Ocean – a new devotional song for her partner Tracey – I prodded her on[…]
Young Hugh is haunted by a past life’s desires in this tale of reincarnation, revenge and lost love. So simple, yet incredibly twisted. The ‘Comeback Kid‘ is a haunting little comedy film directed by Ian Robertson as a graduation film from the National Film and Television School in the UK.[…]
A couple trying to figure out what love is and how it does and doesn’t change us.
If you love someone, set them free. Or… abduct them! Boohoo! is a short chase-and-dance rom-com about a glamorous bicycle thief with a big crush and even bigger plans. The film takes a meet-cute trope and pushes it quickly to a bizarre extreme, essentially to say: if it’s true love,[…]