Die Flucht // Daily Short Picks

Die Flucht

Die Flucht follows the story of a lonely figurine, traveling on a fixed track, trying to catch a red balloon. When the machine breaks down, the boy comes to life, and attempts to finish the cycle he was originally destined to be on forever. Director’s Statement Die Flucht follows my[…]

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Rajam // Daily Short Pick

Rajam

A Syrian woman living under strict Sharia Law is accused of adultery, imprisoned and sentenced to death by stoning.

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Just Dance: The Xoe Xapoian Story // Short Film Trailer

Just Dance: The Xoe Xapoian Story

“Just Dance: The Xoe Xapoian Story” is a short documentary film focusing on the life of Xoe Xapoian, an actress, model and dancer who lost her leg in an unfortunate car accident just one year ago. Drawing upon an inner reserve of strength, willpower and love, she has been able[…]

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Time Chicken // Daily Short Picks

Time Chicken

In a bid to heal the rift in society, a clucky chicken sets out to find out what came first – the chicken or the egg? Contains giant egg colliders and explosions.

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Pigskin // Featured Short

Pigskin

When cheerleader Laurie accepts a date from the dreamy quarterback, a grisly manifestation of her own bodily insecurities pushes her into a self-destructive nightmare. ‘Pigskin‘ sinks deep into your skin. A seemingly sweet and innocent high school story holds its share anxious secrets as a cheerleader’s insecurities push her into[…]

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Kushtaka // Short Film Trailer

Kushtaka

Based in the 1900s, a recently widowed prospector remains alone in the Alaskan wilderness during his desperate search for gold. He has been hearing strange noises from the trees, and can’t shake the feeling someone or something is watching him. Can he find his fortune and leave Alaska for good?[…]

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Como en Arcadia // Daily Short Picks

Como En Arcadia

Como en Arcadia (Just Like Arcadia) is a personal piece about the loss and mythification of youth and the magic and pain of platonic love. A journey into the beginning of times, when mortals lived like Gods, without worries and no caring about old age. A melancholic, dreamy intrusion back[…]

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In Exile // Daily Short Picks

In Exile

In Exile is a short abstract film about the feeling of ‘spiritual homelessness.’ Chasing a home that we will never reach.

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The Hands of Time // Daily Short Picks

The Hands of Time

Treacherous lovers get what they deserve in this noir split screen palindrome. Director’s Statement This film was inspired by the film noir genre of the late ’40s and ’50s popularized by works such as the Lady from Shanghai and The Maltese Falcon. Borrowing the visual technique used by Michel Gondry,[…]

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Die Flucht // Short Film Trailer

Die Flucht

Die Flucht follows the story of a lonely figurine, traveling on a fixed track, trying to catch a red balloon. When the machine breaks down, the boy comes to life, and attempts to finish the cycle he was originally destined to be on forever. Premiering January 4th on Film Shortage

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