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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Down Again // Daily Short Picks

Down Again

Down Again is an exploration of the connection between mental illness and creativity told through the lens of photographer and Chimaira frontman Mark Hunter. The film explores the catharsis of making music and art and how the result affects the fans. Director Statement Down Again is a very personal project[…]

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After the Date // Daily Short Picks

After the Date

A trans woman meets a new romantic interest, while taking photographs at a mosaic garden in Philadelphia, and an incident of police harassment forces them to make a stand together.

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Broken Record // Daily Short Picks

Broken Record

Two photographers explore an abandoned factory. It feels vividly familiar. Director’s Statement Broken Record is my quirky little experiment, trying to explore the liberties I can afford to take as a story-teller. It’s a stylized journey of achieving a perspective shift, through a recurring event.

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The Art of Flawsome // Crowdfunding Campaign

The Art of Flawsome

Antonia is a perfectionist film photographer trying to complete a collection of photos. However, the man who employed her isn’t convinced that Antonia’s collection is good enough and believes it needs something more. He gives her a week to complete her collection or he will use another photographer’s work. Antonia[…]

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Sanderson to Brackettville // Daily Short Picks

Sanderson to Brackettville

Inspired by films like Wim Wenders’ Paris, Texas and David Byrne’s True Stories, photographer Jason Lee set out to document residual American landscapes across Texas in early 2017 with large format color films for his recently released book A PLAIN VIEW. This short documentary follows Jason on the road during[…]

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The Minimalist // Daily Short Picks

The Minimalist

Thomas, a self-proclaimed recluse, is a photographer in New York City who sees the world through the lens of his camera. He approaches his photography—as well as his life—in a minimalist style, focusing on the purity and simplicity of things. His world is turned upside down when he encounters Sylvia,[…]

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Pepper and the Salt Sea // Daily Short Picks

Pepper and the Salt Sea

After losing everything in Superstorm Sandy, a devastated photographer tries to forget that she ever loved the sea. Until a mermaid appears, to seduce her into picking up her camera again. Pepper and the Salt Sea is a magical realism fable about holding on to your dreams against all odds.[…]

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The Photographer // Daily Short Pick

The Photographer

A reclusive photographer finds himself confronted with a disturbing reality, after he becomes obsessed with following a young woman. Should he act and risk being discovered? Director’s Statement We can all admit to having behaved like Sebastian; watching without actually taking part in life. We all look at images of people[…]

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