Shades // Daily Short Picks

Shades

A lively and diverse group of people candidly discuss their own emoji usage and their feelings about other people’s emoji usage. Through the process, we learn both how serious and also how fun emojis can be and what our own emoji choices might say about us. Director’s Statement The goal[…]

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Indochine - Station 13 // Daily Short Pick

Indochine – Station 13

From the transatlantic slave trade in the 16th century to the conquest and subjugation of indigenous people in the 19th century to current race riots in major urban cities, the ideological pattern of intolerance, bigotry and prejudice has been omnipresent throughout history. This film depicts the representation of what initially[…]

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The Example // Short Film Trailer

The Example

During a race riot in Beaumont, Texas in June 1943, Officer Miller Harvey, a white police officer is determined to protect and serve his city and his family. Black business owner Carver Jefferson is hell bent on taking his family far away from the city as racial hostility has led[…]

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Evolutionary // Short Film Trailer

Evolutionary

The first contact brought a peaceful treaty, but over time we discovered them to be a ruthless and violent race. ….They had no name given to them by god…..we called them…….hunters.

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Cable: Chronicles of Hope || Daily Short Picks

Cable: Chronicles of Hope – X-Men Fan Film

In a dystopian future, a race of mutants have almost been wiped out. Their fate lies with a young girl named Hope and her protector Cable, and they battle forces that want to end the mutant race for good!

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Hala || Featured Short Film

Hala

A Muslim American teenager struggles to reconcile desire with family obligations. Striking the chords of taboo storytelling, ‘Hala’ is an inspiring story about a sixteen-year old Muslim teenager with a rich and complex inner world, which serves as an escape from her socially conservative home. When she meets Jesse, a[…]

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Missio – Can I Exist

Separated during childhood due to the color of their skin, two friends are reunited years later during the Baltimore City race riots of 1968.

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Los Angeles 1991 | Featured Short Film

Los Angeles 1991

Los Angeles, 1991. The streets are a hotbed of racial tension, ready to burst at any moment … We all remember the tension that surrounded the LA region back in the early 90s. Particularly fascinated by the events, filmmaker Miguel Olaso decided to plunge into the idea of creating a[…]

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The Pride of Strathmoor | Featured Short Film

The Pride of Strathmoor

​Extracts from the journal of Pastor John Deitman, Strathmoor, Georgia. June & July, 1927 The Pride of Strathmoor seems like something straight out of nightmares. Or in this case, straight out of a journal. A journal-like narrative that creator Einar Baldvin has been painfully putting together since he watched Scorsese’s[…]

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Upon The Mountain | Daily Short Picks

Upon The Mountain

Chad Evans, a musician, races against time in order to provide medical funds for for his ill father. mrpresents.net instagram.com/matthewprojas

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