Short Film Tag Archive

A Young Russian Girl Plays Translator at Her Parent-Teacher Conference in Gosha Shapiro’s Drama ‘Lena’

Live Action

3rd July, 2020

Gosha Shapiro reveals how he exposed the emotional and psychological struggles of the immigrant experience in his parent-teacher drama 'Lena'.

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The Best Short Films of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

3rd July, 2020

Sheffield Doc/Fest's carefully curated selection is available to stream in the UK until August 31st. These are the 10 shorts you don't want to miss!

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Tyler Rabinowitz Captures the Beauty of Gay Intimacy in his Bittersweet Romance Short ‘See You Soon’

Live Action

2nd July, 2020

The perfect weekend is laced with melancholy in Tyler Rabinowitz's bittersweet drama 'See You Soon' - an aching look at the complexity of gay romance.

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Julian Muller Humanises Homelessness in Gritty, Hard-hitting Drama ‘Sickboy’

Live Action

1st July, 2020

Julian Muller strives to humanise homeless in 'Sickboy', a gritty drama about a New Yorker who survives the streets by going home with the women he dates.

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How an Ambitious Fish Became a Girl in Thessa Meijer’s Celebrated Tragicomedy ‘The Walking Fish’

Live Action

30th June, 2020

Thessa Meijer discusses overcoming language barriers for her Japan-set short about an ambitious sea-creature who becomes a woman striving for perfection.

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Mohammad Gorjestani on Capturing the Trauma of War in ‘Exit 12’

Documentary

30th June, 2020

The last film of his 5-cycle For Every Dream project, 'Exit 12' sees director Mohammad Gorjestani capturing the disorientation of war in beautiful detail.

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EunJu Ara Choi Animates the Testimony of a Korean Sex Worker in Poetic and Poignant ‘Happy Ending’

Animation, Documentary

29th June, 2020

EunJu Ara Choi talks to DN about finding a balanced visual language to illustrate the testimony of a Korean sex worker in animated short 'Happy Ending'.

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Serafima Serafimova Celebrates the Beauty of Movement & Human Connection in Dance Short ‘Still Life’

Animation, Premiere

26th June, 2020

Serafima Serafimova reveals how lockdown inspired her to fuse dance, animation and stylised design for a joyful celebration of movement and connection.

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Justine Raczkiewicz Forewarns the Dangers of Extreme Cuisine in Darkly Absurdist Short ‘Waste’

Live Action

24th June, 2020

Justine Raczkiewicz weaves an absurdist romcom horror about pushing the extremities of culinary exploration for her directorial debut short 'Waste'.

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A Man Attempts to Hold His Partner up Emotionally (And Physically) in Randall Maxwell’s ‘Bad Furniture’

Live Action

23rd June, 2020

Randall Maxwell reveals how he discovered the unique world of forniphilia, the fetish of becoming a chair, for his relationship comedy 'Bad Furniture'.

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Fede Canal Santiangeli on How Visual Poem ‘Absolution’ Deconstructs Traditional Masculine Roles

Art & Fashion, Premiere

22nd June, 2020

Setting Rodrigo Molinero's poem to a series of bold images, Fede Canal Santiangeli discusses creating a reverie on outmoded masculinity in 'Absolution'.

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Two Exes Impersonating Dragons Perform a Mating Dance in Benedict Cohen’s Refreshingly Funny ‘Rushes’

Live Action, Premiere

19th June, 2020

Director Benedict Cohen talks to DN about awkward exes and exotic bird mating dances, all of which inspired his brilliantly funny short ‘Rushes’.

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