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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Tell No Tales // Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Tell No Tales

In this Western thriller, a train robber, mercenary, and Korean cowboy meet in the desert to recover the money from their last score. A snag in their plan fuels simmering racism, igniting a chain reaction of paranoia, violence, and ill-drawn conclusions. The most artistically challenging and satisfying projets I’ve worked[…]

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Blood // Daily Short Picks

Blood

Ayden, a conflicted white supremacist gang member must face the consequences when his friendship with a black teen is discovered. Director’s Statement Blood is about the perils of hate, racism, and gun violence. The idea came about in early 2016 during rising racial tensions before the election. We always hoped[…]

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The Wrong Box || Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

The Wrong Rock

Have you ever felt like you don’t belong? If you’ve experienced racism, sexism, ageism, or have faced persecution over religious or sexual orientation you will relate to this story. Martin the mushroom’s journey is an allegory for the underdog in all of us. Martin feels he belongs on another rock,[…]

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Lone Hunter || Daily Short Picks

Lone Hunter

Lone Hunter is a dramatic short film based on a true story, directed by Pascal Leister, written by Tom Choi (Teen Wolf, Minority Report) and produced by John Heinsen, Choi and Leister in association with the Gun Violence Survivor’s Foundation. Lone Hunter portrays the story of Lee (Tom Choi), an[…]

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Vision of The Ordinary || Daily Short Picks

Vision of the Ordinary

An exploration into the danger of the hatred that is becoming increasingly encouraged as ordinary. Two soldiers suffering from post traumatic stress plan a misguided revenge attack. Tackling Islamophobia and racism.

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Sweep

A tense chance encounter at a local recycling center leads to an instant friendship— which in turn leads to a bitter moment of reckoning. SWEEP is a compelling tale about fear, fatherhood, and racism.

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Diembe | Crowdfunding We Dig

Diembe

A basketball-mad Kenyan boy moves to the North of England in 2001, only to be met with ignorance, racism and bad weather. Diembe is a coming-of-age comedy drama about a young Kenyan boy who moves to Northern England in the early 2000s with his mother, who is to work as[…]

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