Short Films Under 30 Minutes

  • The Final Scene

    Movie

    Heine Mix (78), an important playwright that now lives as a hermit in a shack with his dogs, faces the uncertainty of staying or having to leave the land he lives in, because it does not belong to him. Heine will be frustrated by the course his life has taken y the consequences of his past actions.

  • No Bread
    Movie

    No Bread

    Movie

    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...

  • A Tale of Love, Madness, and Death

    Movie

    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.

  • Ulises
    Movie

    Ulises

    Movie

    Ulises is a 50-year-old calendar salesman who suffers from the teasing of his classmates because of his prominent nose and the harassment of his ex-wife. He only feels appreciated by Camila, a 19-year-old girl who treats him with respect. These attitudes misinterpreted by Ulysses lead him to leav...

  • Magic Dream

    Movie

    A magician intend to seduce his audience, but his gags get disconnected from him, including the rabbit in his hat. Despite not being free, the coney try to help him.

  • Levantar (Arise)

    Movie

    Luis's earthquake is not the one that left him homeless in 2010; his own tremor starts with the imminent departure of his sister Ale, who has decided to escape from a city that rises leaving them behind.

  • How Many Times?

    Movie

    A bride to be finds out her abusive mother is released from prison and has trouble dealing with this news.

  • The Example

    Movie

    June 1943, Officer Harvey, a white police officer and black business owner Carver Jefferson meet while Beaumont is under martial law. Tensions explode, forcing them to make decisions that will question their morals.

  • Paradox
    Movie

    Paradox

    Movie

    A man falls asleep alone at night, but is woken up by the sounds of someone breaking in. The intruder's identity is scarier than the act itself.

  • I Love Sarah Jane

    Movie

    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...

  • Videoclube (Video Store)

    Movie

    On a spring night of 1999, two teens - a videostore clerk and a film buff - set out on a adventure: to deliver the obsolete VHS-tapes to the people who rented those movies the most.
    Based on a script selected by Nisi Masa’s European Short Pitch and shot on location in historical center of Oporto...

  • The Nostalgist

    Movie

    In the futuristic city of Vanille, with properly tuned ImmerSyst Eyes & Ears the world can look and sound like a paradise. But the life of a father and his young son threatens to disintegrate when the father's device begins to fail. Desperate to avoid facing his own traumatic reality, the man mus...

  • The Gunfighter

    Movie

    A weary gunfighter walks into a bar, looking for a drink. What he finds instead is a building full of raunchy people, and an audible, bloodthirsty narrator.

  • The Loyalist

    Movie

    A North Korean general visits his talented daughter at a prestigious Swiss school to test her loyalty towards her motherland. An outstanding singer, with a promising future, she dreams of studying in America. But her dream will be at the cost of her father's life if she doesn't return. This polit...

  • The Man at the Counter

    Movie

    A boy working at a small-town coffee shop notices an old man repeatedly pocketing sugar packets. The boy attempts to solve the mystery of the stolen sweetener, and when the answer isn't at all what he expected, he is forced to deal with some of life's most basic questions.

  • Manifesto
    Movie

    Manifesto

    Movie

    A young man in a domestic terrorist cell runs into an ex-girlfriend the day before he's supposed to plant a bomb in the Staples Center.

  • When I Came Across the Feathers

    Movie

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

  • Library of Dust

    Movie

    Thousands of corroded copper urns containing the cremated remains of unclaimed psychiatric patients are discovered in 2004. A tour of the Oregon State Hospital involving the local press and a State Senator was conducted to uncover the deplorable conditions of the hospital. What they didn’t expect...

  • Song from a Blackbird

    Movie

    Franz is a young musician struggling to reconnect with his guitar and his mother after his father passes away. Through the conversation with an old Cuban singer, he discovers that in order to get rid of his insecurities and fears, first he needs to confront his mother and heal their relationship.

  • Home
    Movie

    Home

    Movie

    Hava's brothers decide to divide their paternal property. According to traditional customs, the right to inheritance belongs to male descendants only whereas Hava has no right to inherit. The eldest brother is obligated to find a husband for his sister. Hava must be married and live at her husban...

  • Chupacabra

    Movie

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

  • Cough
    Movie

    Cough

    Movie

    Food shortages during a pandemic force recently widowed George to stray far from home to survive. A simple purchase of rations derails when George stumbles upon a Shopkeeper's secret, placing them in mortal jeopardy.

  • Last Fall
    Movie

    Last Fall

    Movie

    When an accidental plane crash causes a devoted father to lose his little daughter, he follows her into death and discovers a mechanical afterlife.

  • The Thingmaker

    Movie

    For Richard Griggs, art is survival. After narrowly escaping a horrific bicycle hit and run and after a three day comma, Richard had to relearn how to walk, talk and eat. Today, the process of creating art keeps his brain functioning and his body alive.