Come Back to Me // Daily Short Picks

COME BACK TO ME

Come Back To Me, follows the relationship between a mother and her son, from infancy to adulthood. The mom, a deployed 20-year veteran soldier, questions the balance between serving her country and raising her son. Director’s Statement I’ve read the headline, “Deadliest Mass shooting in U.S. History “ three times[…]

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Detroit Diamond // Featured Short Film

Detroit Diamond

A childlike single mother, Diamond, has lost everything to her heroin addiction. In a last ditch effort to visit with the only person left in her life to love, Diamond, a heroin addict, must meet with a stern Children’s Protective Service agent. ‘Detroit Diamond‘ is a predominantly female driven cast[…]

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Stella Maris // Daily Short Picks

Stella Maris

Lydia (JoAnn Nordstrom), a widowed mother, obsessively wants her child to join the church as a choirboy. Unfortunately, her son is severely ill and unable to attend choir rehearsals. Lydia takes matters into her own hands as she trains him herself in preparation for a performance at the annual Annunciation.[…]

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Good Bones // Daily Short Picks

Good Bones

Based on the viral poem by Maggie Smith that seized the mood, and social-media accounts, of so many people in the tumultuous year that was 2016, Good Bones directed by Anais La Rocca, is the fantastical story of a mother trying to navigate how to shield her daughter from the[…]

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Dear Mom // Daily Short Picks

Dear Mom

A heartwarming story of love, sacrifice and what it means to be a mom.

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Penny Sucker // Daily Short Picks

Penny Sucker

After the death of his mother, Clint (James Paxton) struggles to connect with friends and family while revealing an odd coping mechanism…

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Dear Mother / Daily Short Picks

Dear Mother

Like thousands of Korean orphans since the 1950s, Kayla Tange was adopted by an American family and brought to the United States as an infant in 1983. She now lives in Los Angeles, where she works as an exotic dancer and as a performance artist. In 2011, Kayla made arrangements[…]

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Hume // Crowdfunding Pick

Hume

Hume’s life is thrown into disarray following the death of his mother. Sent to live with his estranged father, Hume is struggling to feel at home in his new surroundings and makes the decision to go back to the house he shared with his mother. Guided by his memories of[…]

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Maternal // Daily Short Picks

Maternal

A young woman’s doubt begins to consume her before she meets the adoptive parents of her unborn child. Director’s Statement Maternal was a team effort from the beginning. Living on opposite coasts, Anamari and Kevin texted throughout the summer coming up with an idea they could film when we were[…]

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Today They Took My Son / Drama // Daily Short Picks

Today They Took My Son

A mother coping with her young son being taken away by a military system. Her helplessness to prevent the cruel and inhumane treatment she knows he is experiencing is more than any mother can bear.

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