Julia is a victim of sexual violence. Rubens is a police inspector who lives a failed marriage. They don't know each other, until their destinies intersect.
A Spanish man living in Hong Kong fights desperately for his life and trying to keep his baby safe under the COVID 19 situation.
Andrew has his life shaken up, when he gets an unexpected surprise at home. A man whom thought his life was on track, now has to deal with a situation that he is not that knowledgeable in, and uncomfortable. Through the help from an unexpected person, Andrew gets to see things from a different perspective, and takes on a role, to fully understand what has happened.
Abstract non-linear visual poem inspired by the shut down and isolation of the pandemic of 2020.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a curfew is declared for everyone aged 65 and over. Ali, aged 66, and living alone, finds himself desperate to see his newborn grandson.
Mockumentary experimental film, which shows one day in the life of a young man.
The action takes place on the Day of Soviet Cosmonautics, April 12, one of the last years of the USSR. Outside the window, it is gradually getting warmer, the onset of spring is felt, promising hope for the possibility of changes in the country.
The hero of the film is fond of space. The young man, who idolizes Gagarin, is engaged in reconstruction, making the uniform in which the cosmonaut walked in the prime of his glory. Our hero is also a film enthusiast. He makes films with stories of space flights and shows them to his friends.
The film is stylized as amateur films of the 1980s and was shot on a 16-mm color film made by the company" Svema", made in the Soviet Union. The quality of this film allows the viewer to fully immerse themselves in the atmosphere of the time of the film, which is dedicated to Soviet cosmonautics and Edward D. Wood Jr.
Every girl dreams of a happily ever after. But what if the happily ever after is only a myth and the harsh reality is actually something else?
Ania calls her friend Kolia and asks him to come and open the door to the balcony where she is stuck. She comes into the flat and tells her friend Marina that she is not sure if their plan is good. 30 minutes on the balcony changes her life. Kolia proposes to her.
Hannah, a phobic and hypochondriac young woman living alone in her mansion, spends her time chasing dust with her army of rags. Her servant Louise, helps her in this permanent mania. Everything must be clean... Clean... Clean... Tirelessly, the young heroine is always looking for a miracle product.
Some mysterious events are the talk of the town. Amongst these strange incidents there is an introvert, soft hearted guy Romeo; he is a kind and compassionate being. He has no family but an aunt Nice who cares for him like a mother. Romeo is happy being single until one day he meets Layla, a passionate social worker who makes Romeo experience love. Will Romeo fall or rise ?
2 friends catchup to play Video games but one of them is a Clepto.
Pascal has the dream of turning an abandoned house into a cultural center. In secret, Manuel, her boyfriend, begins to use the house for other purposes.
A look into the lives of a couple whose child has gone missing. After living with the disappearance of their only child for months, they have no choice but to move on with life. But when ladybugs appear, Kelly believes it's a sign her daughter is still alive. Her husband isn't so quick to believe. One clings to the last bit of hope she has, the other is at his wit's end. Both hoping for a miracle the next time the phone rings.
Deadly -C is a 5 minutes short film ,which tells the story of human negligence ,where irresponsible behavior of oneself can generate life threatening circumstances not only for individual but for the entire human race.
When a drunkard comes to his rental room to quarrel with his room mate, he sees the door is locked inside. When he knocks the door, a stranger runs and hides inside. This film delineates the existential angst of three men and their dilemma created by their lurking instincts to evade morality and seek pleasure, thus ending themselves in inescapable situations.
A short film about bodily autonomy, women's rights & the politics of gender.
Vito has been undergoing therapy for mental disorders for some time but he continually hears a voice and has visual hallucinations. Realizing the uselessness of drugs, Vito acquires a new self-awareness: he understands what appears crazy to others is nothing more than an integral part of his life or at least of his past.
After suffering a brutal loss, a widow succumbs to her fears, gives up on the world, and imprisons herself in her home. But just when she decides to better herself, she discovers that she may not be as alone as she thought.
The truth is that the pursuit of freedom has been a long journey from early civilization to massive slavery for profits. Economic emancipation for women in the workplace to freedom under law where equal rights are not observed, time and time again we rise up when injustices is a spectacle for the world to see and nothing is done.
A man (Marcus) who once had everything, now struggles with addiction, stemming from a tragic loss in his family. His purpose in life dissipates after losing everything important to him. Despite Marcus being so far gone, his best friend (Bobby) is his only hope to salvage what is left. This film raises alcohol / substance abuse, domestic violence and mental health awareness. "The Fix", encourages friends and family to do all they can to help, while their loved one is still alive.
A very poor but brilliant student wants to get a job to help his father. Being failed and lost his love, tried to commit suicide. He takes marijuana. In his intoxication he visualizes his death and after death chaos. He finally realizes the value of life. He starts his journey in a new direction.
It's a story of an illiterate labour who takes his illiterate son to work instead of letting him be educated. One day the labour falls sick and goes to a doctor. The doctor advises him to have his blood tested and thereafter consult him. The blood test report comes out that he is suffering from blood cancer. On hearing this, he gets a terrible shock of his life and straightaway goes home instead of going to the doctor. Taking it for granted that he will die soon, he makes arrangements to hear the Bhagawat read out and whimpers in fear of death. In the end he gets his son admitted to a school
A short film about the holes we sometimes find ourselves in and the ways in which we can help each other out of them.
‘I Stand Proud’ is a spoken word piece that encourages black students and people to stand out freely for who they are, whenever they appear to be the minority in an institution.
This piece was originally part of a theatre performance I created at university called FUSE. The performance explored and celebrated race and identity between three women of different races, through: theatre, spoken word, music, and dance.
Tooba unexpectedly ends his relationship with Kaveh. Kaveh looks for the reason for this separation. He realizes that their disagreement over the issue of voluntary assistance to poor people has led to Tooba's decision.
We talk about transmissible infections or diseases, but we don’t try to understand the origin as in the case of the covid-19 virus. We must be aware that this is due to our contempt for nature and our bad practices and daily habits.
A girl reads a story. Where two young people with a special connection fall in love. Their love is interrupted by the violence of their context. The girl refuses to believe that this is the end of the story...
Life channel made a documentary about the end of the Third Karabakh war in 2020. It lasted for 44 days . The shooting crew came to Nagorniy Karabakh and filmed the events and locals' talks.
This is a story of lower caste man named Hari,he is a sewage worker, he has a problem with foul smell he does't like it at all,he always keeps himself clean, he wants to remove the foul smell from this world ,this story is about that effort.
Created by Deepankar Kumar
Cinematography By Rajat Dubey
Lucy is insecure, broke, and newly single. As she starts to pick up the pieces, her life is turned upside down when she is immersed in the local drag scene. Perhaps the true key to happiness is acceptance of herself. Can she escape the past in order to face her fears and start living her truth?
«If the last surviving soldier of the first World War wanted to get rid of the terrible burden that kept him alive ... his name would be Simon Rosenberg.»
A young man finds his way within the unlikely environment of a hotdog cart. Seduced by the camaraderie around the cart and especially by the charismatic, energetic and poetic vendor our young man slowly begins to see a path for his life. "The Lesser Road" is the story of the decisions taken in order to make one's own path, the decisions, concious or not, to find one's unique voice, and of the help and inspiration that nudges us to what we call home. The video also examines the nature of creativity, the stereotype of the genius and of the many ways that an 'original' idea can take shape.
Semi-Finalist in the Los Angeles International Festival WINNER! 2020 SPOTLIGHT Gold Award winner-Short Films for "let life happen." An autobiographical account of one day in a young man's life when he is forced to make a painful decision, to choose one parent's welfare over the other. It's also about the circumstances you are given and the choices you make that count. .
William is a farmer in the Manx countryside who keeps to himself - until Nancy comes along. A free-spirited traveller, she enchants him into a whirlwind romance. But six months later Nancy is missing. William becomes isolated once more, letting the farm slip into disrepair and visited only by lifelong friend Jane. Nancy's absence causes unspoken tensions, and someone is always watching.
Abraham Lincoln, a little-known lawyer at the age of 28, delivered a lecture before a gathering of young men and women at the Young Men's Lyceum in 1838. He spoke of the dangers of slavery in the United States, mob violence, and the future of the nation itself.. It was so well received that his reputation soon extended beyond the limits of the locality in which he lived.
A confrontation between two good friends leads to a mishap, but who is to blame?
Vanessa is a young mother, who facing the loss of her little girl Malu, is able to transcend and resignify her suffering by questioning the concept of faith and giving new meanings to life and death.
Cel animation, each frame is painted by hand, using acrylic paint. Sad love story inspired by polish folk song. The betrayed girl decides to commit suicide during the wedding of his love.
When Suresh springs a surprise on his friends by announcing that he is to be wedded, it is Suresh himself who is in for a surprise.
The Mosquito Philosophy is an interrogation of a society that is caught in the throes of tradition and modernity. The protagonist, a man with a seemingly progressive outlook, discovers the hollowness of his beliefs during an evening’s merry-making at his friend’s home. The film, which unfolds at an almost real-time pace, begins with the middle-aged Suresh announcing his wedding to his (also middle-aged) friends. The announcement comes as a surprise as it does not tally with Suresh’s radical beliefs. Under sustained interrogation by the host (JP), his wife (Sindhu), Pradeep and Ravi, Suresh admits to consenting to the marriage only to please his mother, as in the case of most arranged marriages in India. The friendly banter throws serious questions on love, relationships, consent, individual choice and marriage. Although they are all directed at Suresh, they also bring out the irony of each questioner’s situation too. As Suresh begins to look inward to confront his hypocrisy, the evening’s mood turns grim.
Look How sassy our GrannyBai can get! She surely knows how to vent out her frustration. All this while she was being taken for granted until she converts her cribbing into a comic rap. And yet she leaves a thought to ponder...Are Moms worth it? They exert themselves so much ,as to keep their children & family happy , only to be neglected or taken for granted. GrannyBai will not only leave you in splits but also make you dive deep into serious soul searching to value our moms all the more! On a serious note, There's always a Grannybai/Mummybai somewhere, inside every mother's soul, whether she's young, middle aged or old. She may /may not complain or vent out about her circumstances, grievances or trials in life, the way Grannybai did. But, at every stage, she truly deserves to be admired, cared for, cherished, loved & supported Mothers are caring, doting, giving, hardworking, loving & selfless beings. Their love is divinely beautiful , forgiving, generous, and yet strong & uplifting! The purity & strength of their soul is matchless. They always wish the best for their children,families, relatives, friends and everyone that matters to them With this epilogue, lets make a tiny personal resolution - an initiative to make our moms feel happy & treasured Let's try and do our bit to make them feel cared for,in any or every little way possible . Let's not make them feel like a devastated or resentful Grannybai. May everyday, indeed, be a Happy Mother's day.Not just one.
A college goer from a lower-middle class family asked his father to buy him a new motorcycle because his new girlfriend felt awkward to ride on his father's old moped. Father agreed and asked for two months to buy him a new motorbike. But, the boy want it now. He left the house on rage. In hurry, he put on his father's shoe and took his father's wallet instead of his won. On the way towards railway station the boy realized the struggle of his father to raised him well. He returned home and left the plan of buying motorbike.
Nature Morte. Life may have stilled. All is not calm. This is Pandemic Dance No. 3 from a series of 5 - a response to the time in which we're living in movement on camera.
A young boy describes the Apocalypse of 2021.
Odd Man Out: The Series follows Charles Winters, a young African American man who’s desperate to find his place in the world. The series will detail the struggles Charles and many minorities face feeling accepted in their everyday lives while trying to make their mark in the world. Social issues such as those that plague the black community will be explored and we’ll see the tr
Endless distractions threaten to destroy creativity.
Lida is an ageing theatre director. She sets a play about the tragic consequences of love affair of the respected family head. Young girl Yana comes to auditions. She is the perfect embodiment of a paramour - brazen, cheeky and defiantly sexy. During the auditions Lida's dislike suddenly turns into something strange and intricate. Where is the acting and where is the reality, who is the director now - everything is not clear.
„One without a name, from an unknown society, his actions following a goal that only he knows. He invigorates. He leaves traces. He puts himself into action. But a fight without an opponent is a never ending one that will not lead to victory. The fight against the ocean is at the same time a fight against the fear of death itself.“
The human mind is a powerful thing in many ways but in others, it's endlessly fragile. It takes only a moment of pure terror to tear a hole in it and break the illusion of what's real and what's not, leaving you with a shadow of a person. When you lose sight of your own memories, you lose the touch with reality and try to find comfort in the only place with a questionable existence, your mind palace. After a severe accident, a patient seeks help from a doctor to explore that very human mind and the palace inside it to find and fix his lost memories.
An adventure/suspense short inspired by true events surrounding Irena Sendler and her network. As curfew approaches, we follow Irena posing as a plumbing specialist in Nazi-occupied Poland. She risks it all in a smuggling operation through the shadows of Warsaw - where her bravery is put to the test.
Robby, a lonely artist is out seeking his newest piece for his artistic expression. On his travels, Robby experiences a bizarre event when a box under an abandoned bridgeway calls to him. Inside the box Robby finds a small fur covered puppet. Robby will soon discover that there's more to this mysteriously abandoned puppet than meets the eye.
Everyone has a right to education.
A taped confession by a troubled teenager, tells the agonizing tale of his decision to kill his abusive step-father.
Set against the blistering heat of Australia's 2019 bushfire-ravaged summer, a couple meet to decide: does love overcome our failures, or does it make failing those we love inexcusable?
This is a story of a seven-year-old boy who identifies with the character of Batman. He encourages his friends to cross the stairs and the streets in the dark with their eyes closed and his mother, who is tired and disgusted with her life because they both have a common reason with different approaches and views…
One night, an office worker wakes up after discovering he'd fell asleep working late. After greeting a friend, he sees... HIMSELF.
‘TRADE’ tells the story of two men, one a streetwise hustler, the other a straight-laced lawyer, who meet and form a relationship that brings to light who they really are.
As their relationship deepens and their lives intertwine, the complexity and dangers of it reveal themselves in ultimately tragic ways.
Carol was the perfect mother. So what was she doing hiding under a bridge with a hammer? Carol answers the door to an unexpected early morning visitor "I suppose you want to know why I was hiding under a bridge with a hammer?" Taking the stranger through the house, she says she needs to finish baking her cupcakes. As she bakes, she talks about how much she loves her daughter, Jessica, who has become the absolute focus of her life and about her long-running feud with the neighbours. Having given her life to bringing up her daughter she still finds herself alone and aware that she and Jessica are growing apart. She delves into Jessica’s belongings and online accounts, discovering that she isn’t the perfect Oxford-bound girl she’d supposed and that Jessica has become someone else entirely, someone Carol can’t recognise. In a fit of madness, Carol chases after Jessica and her secret boyfriend, Storm, the much despised boy next door, to their meeting place on a bridge, where she swings a hammer…and flees the scene unable to face the consequences of her actions. The cupcakes, Carol explains, are to make amends. She is ready now to go with the police as long as she can take the cakes round to the neighbours. As the film ends, she is taken away.
A harried woman is trying to keep everything moving forward. She has errands to run before she picks up her daughter for softball practice. While leaving a message for her daughter, a woman turns into a parking lot and literally runs into a young man’s car. Could this everyday accident have darker consequences?
The film features young married couple from the middle working class and their formal city life in which their love is slowly waning. Sudden circumstances brings two echoed life to certain symphony.
'Until Next Bite' is a nostalgic reminiscence of an Indian student studying abroad who misses her mother's home cooked food. She tries to recreate that missing flavour by cooking on her own for the first time.
Samuel Taft is black police officer with the Philadelphia Police Department. He’s an officer that bleeds blue but is also conflicted with the violence cops throughout the nation are perpetuating on African Americans. Samuel believes in the importance of his job, but hates the fact that officers commit these injustices and are never charged or even prosecuted. Samuel’s twin brother, Howard Taft, quit the police force for many of the same reasons. His nephew, Smith Taft, is very progressive and often reminds Samuel of the double life he seems to be living. Samuel must come to terms with the career he’s chosen and everything that comes with it or try and fight back against the system for his people. Ultimately, he must choose which side he’s truly on.
Twenty years back, an accidental death in India of a US resident turns into a mystery when her daughter wants to reinvestigate her death in the light of new evidences. Will Detective Tanmay Nandi from Kolkata be able to find the truth through virtual investigation?
An adaptation of “Waiting for Godot” from Samuel Beckett. A conversation between he and himself in the midst of this pandemic times. He wants to leave, but he cannot. He is waiting!
Z=1 is a short film that sheds a small spotlight on a huge topic, which is the Syrian refugees in the west. Influenced by the experiences of writer/director Bashaar Jouhar and many other syrian refugees. In the course of the film, we will follow the main character Mohammad, a chemical engineer from Syria, in a week of his life in Norway. Mohammad is trying to run from his past in war, by finding a human connection with a girl he likes hoping that this love will finally make him find a home he lost. “In this short film I wanted to talk briefly about the struggle of the Syrian people as refugees in the west. All the characters in the film are looking for something and running from another. The film will explore how the circumstances of each character will have a huge impact of their wants and needs. Being a refugee myself I had to go through many hard and new things, from the day the war broke out till today. one of them is trying to find a new home in a new country and new society. To find that no matter how much I try home will never be just replaced.” - Bashaar Jouhar
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