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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Tears // Daily Short Picks

Tears

Based on a poem by Walt Whitman, Tears depicts a man going through the depths of mind to confront loneliness, pain, and the need to adapt to tragedy in order to move forward in life.

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Erki Pärnoja - Efterglow // Daily Short Picks

Erki Pärnoja – Efterglow

Since Erki’s debut EP ‘Himmelbjerget’, his music has often been described as cinematographic sounding, therefore it seemed natural for him to connect a form of visual art to it. ‘Efterglow’ sees him team up with director Ingel Vaikla to produce a beautifully nostalgic and sensitive journey into the past. At[…]

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#PrayFor // Daily Short Picks

#Prayfor

A short film about the rise in global anxiety across disparate communities and how we respond to tragedy and fear through the use of social media. Director’s Notes A constant feeling of fear and anxiety has been building amongst many Americans (and abroad). There is constantly something to fear, climate[…]

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Las Cenizas // Daily Short Pick

Las Cenizas

In the wake of a domestic tragedy, a turbulent pair of siblings travel to Cuba in hopes of finding peace with their estranged father in his home-land.

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Happy Valentines Day // Featured Short Film

Happy Valentine’s Day

Love,Death, Fate. The downfall of a couple triggers the birth of a new love between two strangers. ‘Happy Valentine’s Day‘ is an award-winning CGI short film told in slow-motion, in one unique camera sequence and in reverse. In other words, all the secret ingredients to create the perfect over-dramatic Valentines[…]

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Petty // Daily Short Picks

Petty

A couple’s argument about finances is framed by an immanent tragic event.

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Danny Boy || Daily Short Picks

Danny Boy

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Danny, a disruptive young man from South-Brooklyn, learns from his court-appointed lawyer Steven, that his sentencing has been postponed until the following day. Unaware of the tragedy unfolding around him, Danny, is able to manipulate Steven into using the time to try and[…]

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The River. My Brother, Me | Featured Short Film

The River. My Brother, Me

When his brother struggles to adapt in the wake of tragedy, a young man tempts fate by returning to the crux of his family’s ruin. A film driven by a mellow tone, where little words will carry a tragedy’s enormous weight. The River, My Brother, Me is a story about[…]

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Las Cenizas | Short Film Trailer on Film Shortage

Las Cenizas (The Ashes)

In the wake of a domestic tragedy, a turbulent pair of siblings travel to Cuba in hopes of finding peace with their estranged father in his home-land.

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