Short Films Under 30 Minutes

  • 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.

  • Spider
    Movie

    Spider

    Movie

    Jill is annoyed with Jack, ignoring his attempts to get her to smile as she drives a city road. She stops for petrol, and while she's filling the tank, he goes into the station's mini-mart and buys a bouquet, chocolates, and a few odds and ends. While she's paying, he sits in the passenger seat, ...

  • Homo Politicus

    Movie

    The demons of extreme nationalism regularly recur in Poland. Likewise, a growing level of internal social and political polarization. For the last few years the celebrations of the Independence Day ended up in violent demonstrations, the devastation of Warsaw and brutal clashes between the extrem...

  • True Love
    Movie

    True Love

    Movie

    A chance encounter between a desperate woman and an aging ex-con will profoundly change both of their lives...

  • A Truth in Silence

    Movie

    Elizabeth is a young, vibrant mother. Recently married and pregnant, she encounters a situation no women should ever have to face. She finds herself under constant mental and physical abuse by her new husband Hector. The only peace found are the moments she is alone caring for her infant son Jose...

  • Down the Road

    Movie

    Priest Henry, who picks up a mysterious hitchhiker in the middle of the night. The hitchhiker claims to be psychic and it's revealed that he knows a lot about Henry's personal thoughts and secrets. What seems to be a coincident meeting evolves into a dangerous matter of life and death.

  • Voice Over

    Movie

    A French narrator jumps from one dramatic scene to another one, confused about the story that he is trying to tell and fighting with himself until he finally finds it.

  • Sleepless
    Movie

    Sleepless

    Movie

    A man tries to get some sleep while waiting for a train.

  • Une Libération

    Movie

    On the eve of the liberation of Paris from Nazi occupation during World War Two, Juliet, a female American resistance member, risks her life by descending into the underground tunnels of Paris to deliver a secret message. However, a final deadly encounter with a pair of German deserters threatens...

  • Warrior
    Movie

    Warrior

    Movie

    Sitting around a campfire, three infantry veterans candidly talk about their experiences in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Integrating real helmet camera footage from their tour the film delivers an unforgettable insight into the warrior psyche by contrasting the here and there.
    Nearly 5 years since the...

  • Exotique
    Movie

    Exotique

    Movie

    Philomène, a teenager of African origin, loves Bastien, a guy in her class. But with her frizzy hair, she doesn't feel she has the weapons of seduction to challenge those girls with vaporous hair. She gets a weave. Philomène lives this capillary change as a metamorphosis.

  • Ebru
    Movie

    Ebru

    Movie

    Ebru- a young muslima, born and raised in Amsterdam- likes to party. She returns home with a broken shoe heel. The next day she visits the shoe repair to fix her shoe.

  • As Life Shifts

    Movie

    "As Life Shifts" is intended to focus on ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that causes muscle weakness, paralysis and, ultimately, respiratory failure. There is no cure for ALS, and it is a terminal dise...

  • I Am Virgin
    Movie + 1 extra

    I Am Virgin

    Movie + 1 extra

    In a world somewhere outside reality, parents control when and with whom their children lose their virginity. The night has come for Richard and Debbie, two awkward teens, to do the deed. Immediately after being introduced by their parents, the two virgins head upstairs in reluctant anticipation....

  • The Backwater Gospel

    Movie

    Backwater is doomed by the regular visits of the undertaker. The town priest and the faithful think that a merry non-religious tramp brings the death that follows living in an improvised shed in the middle of the town. It looks like when he sings the undertaker visits. But is he the one to blame ...

  • The Robber

    Movie

    The movie gives insight into the perspective and actions of an 11-year old girl, who is being sexually abused: it is a fight for words. The experiences of the girl are transmitted by means of atmospheric imagery and metaphors within the movie. The faces of the parents are never seen in the entire...