Films: By Genre/Subject

Search Results

Your search by 'Short' identified 96 films

Showing 1 thru 50 back | next

  • AMOK

    AMOK

    Germany , 2013 , 14 min. In reaction to a school shooting, a teacher withdraws into the quiet of his own apartment. What happens to his solitude when the mother of one of the victims demands to talk?... more
  • Amstel

    Amstel

    Netherlands , 2013 , 10 min. After a night of drinking and carousing, Maarte unexpectedly finds the woman of his dreams, but he is still very drunk and the details of how to find this woman again are fuzzy, at best... more
  • Animation Hotline, 2013

    Animation Hotline, 2013

    USA , 2011 , 6 min. This year’s edition of the hotline offers a hugely entertaining combination of micro-animations set against a soundtrack of crowdsourced voicemail messages... more
  • The Animation of Man

    The Animation of Man

    Netherlands , 2012 , 3 min. An ornery animated figure makes life difficult for its creator... more
  • Aurora Borealis, Northern Norway

    Aurora Borealis, Northern Norway

    Norway , 2013 , 3 min. Shot in the Arctic Circle in Norway earlier this year, using extremely sensitive lenses, innovative filmmaker/composer Philip Clemo’s film captures the subtleties and fine details of this famed natural phenomenon... more
  • Authentic

    Authentic

    Australia , 2012 , 13 min. A sex addict who has spent his life trying to find the reason for his unhappiness discovers that the answer lies closer than he thought... more
  • Balance

    Balance

    Netherlands , 2012 , 11 min. A rugged, remote mountain is the backdrop for two climbers. One slips but quick thinking by the other creates a counterweight, so they are both left hanging above an abyss … but now the wind is picking up and the sunlight is fading... more
  • The Beauty

    The Beauty

    USA , 2012 , 7 min. This particular cold early morning requires a farmer to tackle a very different chore in this hauntingly atmospheric, mysterious tale... more
  • The Blue Rider - 12-6-10

    The Blue Rider - 12-6-10

    USA , 2013 , 2 min. Old-school send off of rock ’n’ roll shot on Super 8mm. A part of SDFF Music Video Mixtape Vol. 1... more
  • Breathe

    Breathe

    USA , 2012 , 11 min. Tensions run high when a teenage girl feels suffocated by the burden of raising her asthmatic younger sister... more
  • Breathing In

    Breathing In

    USA , 2012 , 5 min. Combining remarkable sound design with lovely hand-drawn paintings, this short explores the myths, religious iconography, and pagan symbolism of giving birth... more
  • Caged Animals - Too Much Dark

    Caged Animals - Too Much Dark

    USA , 2013 , 4 min. A papier-mâché head figure connects with his inner child while mournfully wandering the streets and subways. A part of SDFF Music Video Mixtape Vol. 1... more
  • Camp Story

    Camp Story

    USA , 2013 , 27 min. Animator/storyteller David B. Levy (SDFF 2011 and 2012) created a perceptive remembrance of his father’s experience as a poor NYC boy who discovers a whole new world—and a bit about himself—when he volunteers to work at a Catskills summer camp... more
  • Capstone's Oak

    Capstone's Oak

    USA , 2013 , 21 min. Mike and his wife, Sarah, live on the family ranch and are going bankrupt. Having promised to never abandon the ranch, Mike makes a grisly discovery that may allow them to pay the bills, but at what cost?... more
  • Caretaker

    Caretaker

    USA , 2013 , 2 min. The illusory line between the natural world and domestic space... more
  • Chopper

    Chopper

    Netherlands , 2012 , 2 min. A wildly popular animated look at the “circle of life.”... more
  • The Cold Side of the Pillow

    The Cold Side of the Pillow

    Spain , 2013 , 12 min. A charming film posing the inevitable question of just how vulnerable one is willing to be when a couple spends their first night together... more
  • Daylight Moon

    Daylight Moon

    USA , 2002 , 13 min. “Of all the films I’ve made using collage … this one gets the closest to what I’m after,” says Lewis Klahr of his film, which Wexner Center for the Arts film curator Chris Stults called “one of the most exhilarating explorations of light, shadow, color, rhythm, and melancholy in recent cinema.”... more
  • The Diver

    The Diver

    USA , 2013 , 14 min. The Diver is an animated tale that follows the strange and fantastical life of a plastic toy diver out on his own... more
  • Elsa Kirk

    Elsa Kirk

    USA , 1999 , 5 min. Lewis Klahr’s “hieroglyphic montage” trilogy began with photo contact sheets of three actress/models the filmmaker found in a New York thrift store. One was named and dated—Elsa Kirk, Feb 22 ’63. “I found myself intrigued by the strong sense of fiction and document in these photos,” says Klahr... more
  • Empress Of - Champagne

    Empress Of - Champagne

    USA , 2012 , 3 min. Eating watermelon has never been this cool, in triptych-screen fashion. A part of SDFF Music Video Mixtape Vol. 1... more
  • The End of Pinky

    The End of Pinky

    Canada , 2013 , 8 min. Gorgeous hand-drawn illustrations, a warm palette, and mysterious voice-over create an animated noir story about murder and revenge in the lives of those on the fragile edges of society... more
  • Engram Sepals

    Engram Sepals

    USA , 2000 , 6 min. “A Buddhist noir—the dead body remembers.”—Lewis Klahr... more
  • The Epilogues - The Fallout

    The Epilogues - The Fallout

    USA , 2013 , 4 min. An intense thriller from Denver’s The Epilogues. A part of SDFF Music Video Mixtape Vol. 1... more
  • Esme Patterson - My Young Man

    Esme Patterson - My Young Man

    USA , 2013 , 4 min. A founding member of Paper Bird, Esme Patterson pleads with her lover in Colorado’s countryside. A part of SDFF Music Video Mixtape Vol. 1... more
  • Exterior Extended

    Exterior Extended

    Austria , 2013 , 9 min. Siegfried A. Fruhauf´s Exterior Extended exemplifies an artistic strategy whereby a maximum effect is achieved through the combination of a minimum of individual elements. A 35mm film with 36 photos provides starting material for a stringent study on the theme of spatial perception in film... more
  • Facing Fear

    Facing Fear

    USA , 2013 , 23 min. This is the extraordinary real-life story of a gay street kid who is left for dead after an attack by a group of neo-Nazi youth. Decades later he crosses paths with one of the thugs, which leads them both on a difficult road to reconciliation, collaboration, forgiveness…and even friendship... more
  • FLO

    FLO

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. Her diminished vision, lung cancer and MS don’t slow down the creative life of Flo Fox, a determined NYC photographer and “sassy downtown art star.”... more
  • Fluffy the Flying Fish

    Fluffy the Flying Fish

    USA , 2013 , 2 min. The unbelievable true story of how a Los Angeles family got their pet goldfish, Fluffy, to Denver... more
  • Four Seconds to Midnight

    Four Seconds to Midnight

    Iceland , 2013 , 3 min. Shot in Iceland and the United Kingdom, this extraordinary film explores the concept that if the Earth’s 4.5 billion-year history was represented in 24 hours, the human experience would account for approximately 4 seconds... more
  • Frances England - Day You Were Born

    Frances England - Day You Were Born

    USA , 2013 , 2 min. Local artist Antonina Clarke employs stop-motion collage to build beautiful images of nature and color. A part of SDFF Music Video Mixtape Vol. 1... more
  • Future Islands - Walking Through That Door

    Future Islands - Walking Through That Door

    USA , 2013 , 5 min. A fairy-tale romance between a Rapunzel-type figure and a bear. A part of SDFF Music Video Mixtape Vol. 1... more
  • A Girl Named Elastika

    A Girl Named Elastika

    Canada , 2012 , 4 min. A spirited stop-motion look at the life of a little girl made of rubber bands... more
  • Gloria Victoria

    Gloria Victoria

    Canada , 2013 , 7 min. The music of Shostakovich provides the backdrop for this stunningly powerful animated look of the horror of war... more
  • Haerts - All of the Days

    Haerts - All of the Days

    USA , 2013 , 5 min. A cinematic dance-off that will make you swoon. A part of SDFF Music Video Mixtape Vol. 1... more
  • Hangdog

    Hangdog

    USA , 2012 , 14 min. A degenerate and his troubled teenage cousin rob a farmhouse in an effort to change their lives... more
  • The Happy Go-Lucky Sunshine Twins

    The Happy Go-Lucky Sunshine Twins

    USA , 2013 , 7 min. Twin girls bring cookies to their elderly twin neighbors, but the women’s desire for mayhem overcomes their taste for baked goods... more
  • Her Fragrant Emulsion

    Her Fragrant Emulsion

    USA , 1987 , 11 min. “An obsessional homage to the ’60s B-film actress Mimsy Farmer. The film’s visceral collage images act as a metaphor for sensuality and move in and out of sync with the soundtrack to evoke the distancing and intimacy cycles that are common in love relationships.”—Lewis Klahr... more
  • History of Virginity

    History of Virginity

    Switzerland , 2012 , 6 min. Losing one’s virginity—is it a gift, a barrier, a reward or a taboo? The development of the whole concept is traced in this extremely witty and surprisingly educational film... more
  • Hollow Land

    Hollow Land

    Canada , 2013 , 14 min. Using clay puppets, cutouts and breathtakingly beautiful drawings, the film tells the tale of devoted married couple Berta and Solomon, always in the company of their trusty bathtub, struggling to find a place to call home... more
  • Honeymoon Hotel

    Honeymoon Hotel

    Germany , 2013 , 22 min. A highly explosive wedding is about to take place with cops instead of guests, weapons instead of rings, and a bank-robbing bride and groom whose first kiss might be their last... more
  • I Love You

    I Love You

    USA , 2013 , 7 min. Without a word of dialogue, this is a moving account of a young woman who creates just the right way to relive 102 important moments in her life... more
  • Impromptu

    Impromptu

    Canada , 2013 , 10 min. We’re not sure what is more fun—the playful lines and colors of the drawings or the sound design in this delightful re-creation of a man preparing a dinner for just his family that grows into a party for family, friends, and even a stranger or two... more
  • In Confidence

    In Confidence

    USA , 2013 , 10 min. Based on a short play, In Confidence gives Molly the opportunity to tell how she made a fateful decision so many years ago, a choice that she both accepts and regrets in equal measure... more
  • Juaritos

    Juaritos

    USA , 2013 , 12 min. Ivan is living a risky life by fighting the violence of his hometown of Juarez through his blogs and postings, but it takes a whole different kind of courage when he ventures onto the streets... more
  • The Kalasha and the Crescent

    The Kalasha and the Crescent

    Pakistan , 2013 , 13 min. Award-winning activist/filmmaker Iara Lee (SDFF 2010 and 2011) presents an intimate look at the Kalash, a small, fiercely independent people of northern Pakistan who are struggling to keep their religion and cultural identity alive... more
  • Karriem Riggins - Round the Outside

    Karriem Riggins - Round the Outside

    USA , 2013 , 3 min. This bizarre tribal instructional video teaches the importance of determination, focus, expression, and sensitivity. A part of SDFF Music Video Mixtape Vol. 1... more
  • The Kolin - Mountain King

    The Kolin - Mountain King

    Hungary , 2012 , 4 min. Winner of two MTV Europe Music Video awards. Join The Kolin on an animated journey in a mystical forest. A part of SDFF Music Video Mixtape Vol. 1... more
  • Lady with Flower-Hair

    Lady with Flower-Hair

    Iran , 2012 , 11 min. It is not easy having flowers growing out of one’s head in this captivating animated tale of a woman with this exact problem... more
  • The Legend of Julio de la Casa

    The Legend of Julio de la Casa

    Germany , 2012 , 23 min. A romantic comedy plays out on the set of a pornographic movie. David is forced to fight for the woman he loves when the Mexican porn star Julio de la Casa threatens to put her under his spell forever... more

Your search by 'Short' identified 96 films

Showing 1 thru 50 back | next

S M T W T F S
      6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17            

Browse Films