The Darkroom // Daily Short Picks

The Darkroom

A photographer wrestles with a void in his life after his brother passes away suddenly. His emotional anguish does not prohibit him from bringing something positive out of the experience. Captured across Iceland and Australia, this exploratory documentary shows a journey both mental and physical. Director’s Statement Stories are something[…]

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Il Velo di Gila // Daily Short Picks

IL VELO DI GILA

Almost every adolescent goes through a period where he or she feels unloved, unwanted or unworthy – up to a point where this might result in complete isolation, mental and sometimes even physical self-destruction. Only by acknowledging what makes you human – that you are worthy even when everyone tells[…]

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The Best Is Yet to Come // Featured Short Film

THE BEST IS YET TO COME

Injured dancer, Ella, is consumed by her desire to be prepared for an upcoming performance. Forgoing rest and convalescence, Ella pushes through physical pain and mental exhaustion to perfect her routine. In doing so, she leads a solitary existence, where nothing can deter her from being the best she can[…]

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Warsnare Syndrome // Daily Short Picks

Warsnare – Syndrome

A man living in isolation is awoken by a mysterious intruder… In this music video for UK artist Warsnare, director duo Lukas Schrank and George Thomson push the boundaries of the conventional music video edit into a triptych structure, with the three acts of the story playing out simultaneously, mirroring[…]

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Umut // Short Film Trailer

Umut

Umut, a University student with some mental problems, wants to help a girl who has stepped on a spiky wood stick. He leaves his mental problems aside and decides to see this girl one more time. This will cause him to realize his psychological problems and change himself.

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Overcome || Short film Trailer

O V E R C O M E

Due to unforeseen circumstances friendships are formed. As we follow six different stories a common thread emerges. Realizing the future of their mentally stability lies in assisting each other grow the group bands together.

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Fragments of May | Featured Short Film

Fragments of May

A mix of real accounts with a semi-autobiographical short story by DF Wallace, which visualises mental discomfort as living on a different planet to Earth Fragments of May reaches a different level of subconsciousness, where director Maria Pia masterfully illustrates the mental discomforts that people with anxiety will go through.[…]

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Sultan of the Sea | Daily short Picks

Sultan of the Sea

When Leah’s mentally ill brother goes missing in an abandoned Sea Side Resort, she is forced to search through rotting homes and forgotten memories. Every door she opens, pulls her deeper into her brother’s world. “Sultan of the Sea” is an experimental narrative film about siblings, mental illness and abandoned[…]

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Meat The Leekes

Meat the Leekes discusses themes of isolation, despair, pressure, and mental illness. It is a tense and uncomfortable portrait of an idyllic and aspirational family life gone stale, and the now vacuous and toxic relationships that remain within. It’s commonplace that the families we grow up with, the people we[…]

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Daily Short Picks | Post Human

Post-Human

Post-Human is a scifi proof-of-concept based on the bestselling series of novels by David Simpson. Filmed over three hours by a crew of three, the short depicts the opening of Post-Human, giving viewers a taste of a world of immortality, onboard mental computers, nanotechnology, and even flight. facebook.com/posthuman.by.david.simpson

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