Undercurrent // Featured Short Film

Undercurrent

After a dangerous sea crossing, a young Syrian girl faced with tragedy is forced to find hope. Undercurrent is a meditation on survival, grief and the outcome of war. Writer and director Patrick Fileti found inspiration for the film by drawing from the hours he spent interviewing refugees about their[…]

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Matthew And The Arrogant Sea – Traveling Show (Official Music Video)

“Traveling Show” is the third part in Matthew and The Arrogant Sea’s three part series directed by Cole Mitchek, “A bump on the head in the three parts.” This music video follows Matthew Gray as his environment becomes weirder and more mysterious the deeper he journeys in to the woods.[…]

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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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Young Sea || Daily Short Picks

Young Sea

YOUNG SEA is a visual poem set to and inspired by the poem of the same name by Carl Sandburg. Director’s Statement YOUNG SEA is a visual poem drawn from multiple sources of inspiration. The first is Carl Sandburg’s poem of the same name, which is featured as the vocal[…]

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Mariner || Featured Short Film

Mariner

An ambitious marine navigation cadet is on the verge of cracking during his final exams. The recruit is haunted by an incident from his past — and fights to find a way to turn his personal demons into a source of strength. Mariner is a taut and unsettling drama by[…]

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Eventide || Daily Short Picks

Eventide

Set in the 70’s and inspired by the poem, Abide with Me by Henry Francis Lyte (1847), Eventide tells the story of Norman, a lonesome lighthouse keeper battling with depression, grief and doubt. As he prepares to take his own life and end his suffering, he is confronted by the[…]

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The Longest Night || Daily Short Picks

The Longest Night

Páll Pálsson has been a man of the sea for 36 years. With a life of fishing, comes a life of little sleep. Research shows that nearly half of Icelandic fishermen suffer from sleep-related disorders such as chronic fatigue and apnea.

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Seaside || Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Seaside

A feature length thriller set on the Oregon Coast Inspired by 50s noir, early Roman Polanski films, Body Heat, and French films like Strangers by the Lake and See the Sea, I wanted to create a movie full of TWISTS AND TURNS where nothing (and no one) is exactly what[…]

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Sultan of the Sea | Daily short Picks

Sultan of the Sea

When Leah’s mentally ill brother goes missing in an abandoned Sea Side Resort, she is forced to search through rotting homes and forgotten memories. Every door she opens, pulls her deeper into her brother’s world. “Sultan of the Sea” is an experimental narrative film about siblings, mental illness and abandoned[…]

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