Cheveux Sacrés by Mario Morin

Mario Morin on his Award Winning Short Film CHEVEUX SACRÉS

Director Mario Morin’s Sacred Hair shares the story of a young boy’s innocent curiosity lifting him beyond the insidious confines of prejudice and showing how the essence of two diametrically opposed individuals are the same. This wonderful film took home the Best Live Action Oscar-qualifying award at the Cleveland International Film Festival,[…]

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The Prince // Daily Short Picks

The Prince

Olivia (a tap-dancer) and her uncle, Amir (an actor) are violently confronted with what it means to be Middle-Eastern/American and artists in today’s racially divided world. The Prince is the directorial debut of actor/director Kyra Zagorsky and is based on real events she experienced while with her multi-racial family. Director’s[…]

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Credible Fear // Daily Short Pick

Credible Fear

Credible Fear is part of international refugee law. The credible fear interview is conducted by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to determine whether a potential refugee or an asylum seeker demonstrate a credible fear of returning to his or her home country, and therefore qualifies for international protection. Nabila Salem,[…]

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Solibet // Daily Short Pick

Solibet

Solibet, a short experimental documentary on young boxer Rahma Soliman. ‘Solibet’ focuses on the themes of identity and belonging and what it means to be a woman in Australia.

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Top 5 Trailers of 2017

Top 5 Trailers of 2017

As the year comes to an end, we can start taking a look back at what 2017 brought us. Once again we’re happy to bring back our Top 5 trailers that rocked the last year. With over 150 trailers to select from, varying in so many shapes, forms or sizes,[…]

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Dastaar // Daily Short Picks

Dastaar

Harpreet and Emily drive to New York days after 9/11

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Daughter || Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Daughter

Daughter is based on the Parable of the Lost Son and follows Lilah, a 16 year old British-Pakistani Muslim girl who is searching for her place in the world. Since the death of her mother, Lilah has begrudgingly taken on her mum’s role in the family home. Frustrated by her[…]

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Facing Mecca || Short Film Trailer

Facing Mecca

The hospital calls Fareed; his wife’s cancer has reached its terminal stage. Swiss pensioner Roli comes to his help and takes him to the hospital but the wife passes away shortly after, leaving the Syrian refugee alone with two daughters. Fareed wants to see his wife buried in accordance with[…]

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Raghead || Daily Short Picks

Raghead

Raghead tells the story of Omar, an 11-year old Arab boy living in New York three months after the 9/11 attacks. Omar has been living with his grandmother since his father was deployed overseas by the American Military. Each day, he is bullied at school by other kids who discriminate[…]

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All Men May Cry || Featured Short Film

All Men May Cry

The year is 2019 and a homosexual couple is feeling the backlash from the hateful rhetoric that has accompanied Donald Trump’s rise to power. The film reminisces of a science fiction post-apocalyptic film, without any giant monsters or aliens (unless you envision a giant Donald Trump with lasers coming out[…]

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