Saturday, August 15, 2020

Tag: Short

Brooklyn Breeze (2019)

Title: Brooklyn Breeze
Rating: NR
Directed by: Alex Budovsky
Written by: Alex Budovsky
Release Date: 9/15/2019
Running Time: 4 minutes

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A visual journey through different parts of Brooklyn, some of the iconic spots and others not often seen by the visitors.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (2017)

Title: Olaf’s Frozen Adventure
Rating: G
Directed by: Kevin Deters and Stevie Wermers
Written by: Jac Schaeffer and Brian Kesinger
Starring: Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, and Chris Williams
Release Date: 10/27/2017
Running Time: 22 minutes

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Olaf & Sven team up on a merry mission to bring home the kingdom’s holiday traditions and save Christmas for Anna & Elsa.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Nefta Football Club (2018)*

Title: Nefta Football Club
Rating: NR
Directed by: Yves Piat
Written by: Yves Piat
Starring: Eltayef Dhaoui, Mohamed Ali Ayari, Lyès Salem, and Hichem Mesbah
Release Date: 3/11/2019
Running Time: 17 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



In a Tunisian village, children are playing football on a wasteland. Meanwhile, Abdallah and Mohammed come across a donkey with headphones on his ears and bags full of a white powder on his back. The two young brothers decide to bring those bags back to their village.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Saria (2019)

Title: Saria
Rating: NR
Directed by: Bryan Buckley
Written by: Bryan Buckley
Starring: Estefanía Tellez, Gabriela Ramírez, and Verónica Zúñiga
Release Date: 9/20/2019
Running Time: 22 minutes

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SARIA explores the unimaginable hardships that faced young female orphans at the Virgen de La Asuncion Safe Home in Guatemala, leading up to the tragic fire which claimed 41 of their lives in 2017.

We follow the story of two inseparable orphaned sisters – Saria 12, and her sister Ximena 14, as they fight against mounting daily physical abuse at the very institution designed to protect them. In the sisters’ desperation for survival, they devise a daring plan of escape for all the orphans to find freedom in America.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: During the ShortsTV Oscar-Nominated version of this short, a video is shown of the cast of children who were in the film’s live reaction to hearing they were nominated for the Oscar.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Sister, A (2018)

Title: A Sister
Rating: NR
Directed by: Delphine Girard
Written by: Delphine Girard
Starring: Veerle Baetens, Selma Alaoui, and Guillaume Duhesme
Release Date: 10/1/2018
Running Time: 17 minutes

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A night. A car. Alie is in danger. To get by she must make the most important phone call of her life.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: For the two woman who passed through that night

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Neighbors’ Window, The (2019)

Title: The Neighbors’ Window
Rating: NR
Directed by: Marshall Curry
Written by: Diane Weipert and Marshall Curry
Starring: Maria Dizzia, Greg Keller, and Juliana Canfield
Release Date: 4/26/2019
Running Time: 21 minutes

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The story of Alli (Maria Dizzia), a mother of young children who has grown frustrated with her daily routine and husband (Greg Keller). But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers that she can see into their apartment.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note:

  • During the ShortsTV Oscar-Nominated version of this short, a video is shown of the team who made the film’s live reaction to hearing they were nominated for the Oscar.
  • Special Thanks to DIANE WEIPERT whose true story was the inspiration for this fictional film.Diane recounts her story on Love + Radio’s “The Living Room” produced by Briana Breen.

Dedication: For

Beth Curry (1941-2015)

And

Robert Pridham (1952-2017)

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Brotherhood (2018)

Title: Brotherhood
Rating: NR
Directed by: Meryam Joobeur
Written by: Meryam Joobeur
Starring: Mohammed Houcine Grayaa, Salha Nasraoui, Malek Mechergui, Chaker Mechergui, Rayenne Mechergui, and Jasmin Lazid
Release Date: 9/2018
Running Time: 25 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



Mohamed is deeply shaken and suspicious when his estranged eldest son Malek returns home to rural Tunisia with a mysterious young wife in tow. Brotherhood is a moving exploration of the emotional complexities of a family reunion, and the consequences of past wounds and misunderstanding.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: There is a sunset credit over the beach from the film.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Hair Love (2019)*

Title: Hair Love
Rating: G
Directed by: Matthew A. Cherry, Everett Downing Jr., and Bruce W. Smith
Written by: Matthew A. Cherry
Starring: Issa Rae
Release Date: 8/14/2019
Running Time: 7 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



Centers around the relationship between an African-American father, Stephen, his daughter, Zuri and her hair. Despite having long locks, Stephen has been used to his wife doing his daughter’s hair, so when she is unavailable right before a big event, Stephen will have to figure it out on his own. This sounds simple enough, but we soon come to find that Zuri’s hair has a mind of its own.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Note: During the ShortsTV Oscar-Nominated version of this short, a video is shown of the team who made the film’s live reaction to hearing they were nominated for the Oscar.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Daughter (2019)

Title: Daughter
Rating: NR
Directed by: Daria Kashcheeva
Written by: Daria Kashcheeva
Release Date: 10/20/2019
Running Time: 15 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



A young girl buries in her soul a memory of a painful moment, when as a child she brought home an injured bird and her father burdened by his own weight of worries didn’t notice her feelings and longing for understanding. The girl took her father’s reaction as indifference and closed herself in her inner world longing for her father’s love and its manifestations. Since that moment she and her dad continued to grow apart, and as an adult she is no longer able to accept his endearments. The father suffers from guilt and searches for a way back to his daughter, trying to revive their lost relationship.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: During the ShortsTV Oscar-Nominated version of this short, a video is shown of the team who made the film’s live reaction to hearing they were nominated for the Oscar.

Dedication: Dedicated to Mom and Dad

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Sister (2018)

Title: Sister
Rating: NR
Directed by: Siqi Song
Written by: Siqi Song
Starring: Bingyang Liu
Release Date: 1/10/2019
Running Time: 8 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



A man remembers his childhood memory of growing up with an annoying little sister in 1990s China. How would his life have been if things had gone differently?


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: During the ShortsTV Oscar-Nominated version of this short, a video is shown of the team who made the film’s live reaction to hearing they were nominated for the Oscar.

Dedication: Dedicated to the siblings we never had

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission