Short Films Under 30 Minutes

  • Sitka: A Piano Documentary

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    The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. has been presenting concerts alongside its paintings since 1941. Some of the world's leading pianists have played its Steinway Concert D 542016, but they started hearing something wrong with it: the soundboard. This half-hour documentary — named for the...

  • Play!
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    Play!

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    What do Bingo and Sponge Bob have in common? Dusan, an eight year old boy trapped in limbo between two polar opposite worlds, spends his time amongst gambling adults in a casino while his imagination is captivated by children's television series. When does one grow up? Let's play and find out!

  • Mrs Birks' Sunday Roast

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    A Japanese food writer embarks on her quest to cook the perfect Sunday roast. Her gravy evokes a taste of home both gently Japanese and quintessentially English. Blending her passion for British food with the memories that accompany each dish, it is a labour of love with all the trimmings.

  • When I Came Across the Feathers

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    An old man tries to spend two last days with his granddaughter, before they would be separated.

  • Chunky Tuna

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    In an attempt to gain the respect of her peers, Nicole tries out for the high school's men's wrestling team and makes the cut. Little does she know, she will have to wrestle with her own insecurities before bringing them to the mat.

  • Chupacabra

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    On a road trip to spread their father's ashes, Rita and Nora uncover some painful truths about their childhood.

  • Daughter
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    Daughter

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    A short film and awareness project exploring victim blaming and gendered violence in society, following three women out on a Friday night in St Kilda, who's lives become entwined and affected by an act of violence.

  • A Tale of Love, Madness, and Death

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    My uncle is schizophrenic and my grandmother suffers from a terminal illness. My grandfather, who is unable to take care of both, must decide between his wife or his son.

  • Signs
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    Signs

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    Where do you find love? If we knew, we would all know where to look. Sometimes all you need is a sign.

  • Tape Recorder

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    All Joe's conversations are pre-recorded. Alison can't let him get away with that.

  • Notte Sento

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    A girl misses her train to Milan and is set to wait overnight in Rome until dawn. However, a chance encounter with a guy changes her plans and the night lights of the capital turn into the background to a tender love story. An extraordinary chemistry made of knowing glances and small gestures fil...

  • Blooming Night

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    Mesmerized by a pair of red heels, a lonely street guy in Shanghai follows its owner into an old club where he discovers something challenges yet awakens his mind.

  • Donkeys
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    Donkeys

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    Donkeys follows two down-on-their-luck best friends as they try to enter the crime world, only to quickly realize they are way out of their depth.

  • I Love Sarah Jane

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    Jimbo is thirteen and he has a crush on Sarah Jane, the girl of his dreams. She still doesn't want to hear of him. But Jimbo is persistent. He will make Sarah Jane fall for him, no matter how long it must take. And what does he care if he lives in a post-apocalyptic environment? If all the adults...

  • No Bread
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    No Bread

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    Luis (Palma, Rául) is the owner of a little grocery store that suffers a sudden downturn when a supermarket sets up in its neighborhood and he is told that he'll no longer be provided with bread. The man faces a crossroads: closing the store, or finding another bread supplier to keep his business...

  • I Say Dust

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    Two Arab-American women in New York City fall in love, argue home and identity, engage in a chess battle, and express themselves through the power of the spoken word. 'I Say Dust' explores poetry in cinema.

  • Stamm
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    Stamm

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    Two soldiers from different sides are unified by their faith and shared humanity. During this unexpected and life changing encounter at the Battle of Belleau Wood in 1918, the men must choose between their country and their beliefs.

  • Bad Habits

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    Bad Habits is a short film that revolves around a library cataloger who makes a discovery. In his quest to resolve the matter he gets caught up in a dangerous scheme that puts him at risk. In the meantime he forms a new habit. Good or bad? That's subjective!!!

  • Miles
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    Miles

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    Three lifelong friends involved in a love triangle embark on a road trip that will change their lives forever.

  • Name Escapes Me

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    A couple's fragile unity is threatened when a local disappearance makes them question what their son could be capable of.

  • Whoever You Are...

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    A man who feels isolated and has lost all hope, stands on Waterloo Bridge contemplating his fate. A stranger seeks to intervene. She can't stop him but she can't walk away.

  • In a Dream

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    KATE, a young office worker and aspiring pet portrait painter, is determined to find a mysterious man who keeps appearing in her dreams at night. Her acerbic co-worker and best friend, HEATHER, does not share Kate's conviction the Dream Man even exists, and she begins to get seriously concerned a...

  • Who's in the Fridge?

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    A dark comedy about madness, psychiatry and cinema.

  • Blindly
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    Blindly

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    Two young men hold prisoner a former French Defense Minister to get him to understand the consequences of his past deeds.