Short Films

Short Films

Short films created by award-winning independent mediamakers from around the world.

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  • Maxine

    Set in a high school, Maxine follows the story of a middle-aged teacher coping with the traumatic aftermath of a brutal attack that occurred 30 years prior. As she heads back to her classroom one afternoon, the sighting of a new male janitor sends Maxine into a state of paranoia and confusion. Sh...

  • Hurtful Truth

    Despite her open wounds, a young professional, victim of sexual abuse, find the strength to bring her abuser to justice with the help of a friend, who also was a victim of abuse in the past.

  • The Sacrificed Ones

    Paris 2023: France is devastated by a new strain of the Coronavirus. Under Commander Gomez, the BPSS (Brigade for Protection and Sanitary Security) has a simple mission: locate, test, and transport infected citizens to a militarized medical zone known as, RAGUSE. But when a routine inspection at ...

  • First Date Jitters

    Two people who have been dating finally meet up for their first date. Both of them believe that the other person stood them up. Their emotions come alive and get the best of them, they are left deciding whether to stay or go. Until they realize they've been wrong all along.

  • Makeup

    This is a story about a woman who is going through abuse in her marriage but is obligated to put on a mask outside. It captures the challenge we all face in having to project an image on the outside and the realities we face within.

  • Pressed

    When Carmen is peer pressured into a full makeover for her big date, she is unpleasantly surprised by her date's reaction.

  • Wanderlust

    A film made from Instagram Stories videos, “Wanderlust” is an ode to the people, places, and moments that one experiences while traveling around the Indian subcontinent. The film is a reminder that these experiences are still out there, waiting for our return.

    The film features scenic landscapes...

  • 10

    A person's uniqueness is what makes them unique. We must accept our uniqueness as well as others.

  • Man Down

    After the racially charged shooting of an unarmed teenager, an officer of color must decide whether to stand on the side of the law or seek justice for his community.

  • Caroline

    A professional artist is on the brink of failure as she struggles with self-doubt and the resignation of her new assistant just before her first solo show.

  • Beauty Mark

    A young woman struggles with the illusion that pain is love while trapped in an abusive marriage.

  • Break

    BREAK explores a single mother handling a custody battle, low-wages, and a water crisis.

    One day at the grocery store, out of shame and guilt for not being able to buy her little girl some candy, she steals a chocolate bar for her daughter, and consequences ensue.

  • Smell the Trees

    While social distancing during a pandemic, Jakayla reluctantly embraces her ill sister’s request to create a list of ways to find joy during sorrow.

  • Remember Their Roots

    Remember Their Roots studies the impactful influence Black musicians have on the American music industry.

  • Together At Last

    A wife's grief turns to revenge towards his children, that never called him.

  • Within 8 Hours

    A family, a rookie cop and his trainers all meet on a quiet Sunday day..Their lives will never be the same

  • ReUp

    Brent Bartley, a former black ops agent is hired to protect a prized scientist. He compromises his objective when he falls in love with her and breaks his cardinal rule. Business is never personal.

    Blindsided, he's betrayed by friend and team member Solomon Chiang and loses more than his reputat...

  • Becoming: ORLANDO DUGI

    "Becoming" explores the connection of Orlando's contemporary designs with his traditional Navajo upbringing, the honoring of Native women, especially his grandmothers. It challenges the notion that Native art must be fixed in time, and shows how weaving the past into the present can be a powerful...

  • The Little Death

    A doting young married couple riding the emotional wave of infertility & miscarriage.

  • Black Girl

    Black Girl is a short film highlighting the epidemic of missing and mostly forgotten about African American girls, which continues to spread throughout the U.S.

  • Don't Be Afraid

    Haunted by her fears of a world rife with masks and disease, Lynn begs a neighbor to go pick up her meds for her, lest her worsening psychosis consumes her -- and possibly others.

    • Produced in 2020 during the Covid-19 quarantine, adhering to all CDC guidelines and parameters.
    • Shot entirely on...

  • The Washerwoman

    Woman encounters a ghostly figure but is everything as it seems?

  • Love Forgotten

    A photo roman narrative of a soldier's struggle to search for his purpose with the inevitable that he is becoming dehumanized by war. Following another battle that ends with him getting injured from an explosion and waking up to be the only one alive, our protagonist decides to use this second c...

  • Shred

    A controversial story of snowboarders in the Olympic games who are caught up in an amateur sports organizer's power game. The film depicts the athletes' struggle and conflict through the beats and rhymes of rap music.