Samira // Daily Short Picks

SAMIRA

From becoming the first female in history to join her University’s all male American football team, to getting the lead in Shakespeare’s Othello, Samira redefines what it means to be a woman in modern day Britain, in this visual exploration of youth, identity and womanhood. Director’s Statement The desire to[…]

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King, Coward // Daily Short Picks

King, Coward

Andy Pitt, an average Australian youth, slowly learns the tragic circumstances surrounding a fatal brawl that he was involved in. The story tracks the reverberations of the tragedy, as they ferociously ripple through his friends, family and the media. These events ultimately lead to Andy’s downfall as he learns that[…]

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King, Coward // Short Film Trailer

King, Coward

Andy Pitt, an average Australian youth, slowly learns the tragic circumstances surrounding a fatal brawl that he was involved in. The story tracks the reverberations of the tragedy, as they ferociously ripple through his friends, family and the media. These events ultimately lead to Andy’s downfall as he learns that[…]

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Good Medicine // Daily Short Picks

Good Medicine

Filmed on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, Good Medicine is a short film looking at how the youth and elders of the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribes find peace and healing through skateboarding and traditions.

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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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Knives Down, Bikes Up // Daily Short Picks

KNIVES DOWN, BIKES UP

London is currently experiencing a knife crime epidemic. In response to this crisis, some of London’s youths have banded together to start the Knives Down, Bikes Up movement which is about breaking down barriers & creating a community of like-minded riders. The death toll from knife violence is still rising[…]

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Roam // Daily Short Pick

ROAM

One dark night on the road to adulthood, a teen must choose between his friends, and his future. ROAM is a short film exploring themes around youth, friendship and connectivity in the pre-internet world. Director’s Statement This is my first film, and I wanted to tell a simple and timeless[…]

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Grow Up // Short Film Trailer

Grow Up

A nostalgic glimpse into the lives of Southern California’s suburban youth. A group of teenagers hang on to their last moments of adolescence, as senior year is coming to an end and the pressures of growing up are looming around the corner.

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Not(e) for a Dreamer // Featured Short Film

Not(e) for a Dreamer

Changing of seasons reflect the transition from childhood into adulthood. Anaïs voices her feelings with a mixture of anticipation and anxiety. Anaïs is fully aware that things are changing, though not entirely sure to what extent. Each season represents a specific time in one’s life: spring full of the carelessness[…]

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Honor The Father || Daily Short Picks

Honor the Father

Diana Bright grasps for a means to escape her husband’s transformation from insecure youth to domineering husband in this musical short about the 1950s South.

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