Written by Raúl Mendoza ""Fifth of June” has an interesting approach that blends the lines of documentary and narrative. In Humberto Flores’ film, we follow a group of young protesters who are kidnapped by off-duty police officers disguised as civilians. … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "From the first drumbeat of the score in Aisling Conroy’s animated short “Bardo,” I knew there was something special about this film, the way the characters speak to each other, instead of ulterior motives, it's out … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks ""Vale” is a short film about the character-building moments that come from spending time with friends and having new experiences together whether big or small. Directed by Alejandro Amenabar, the film manages to stand out from … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "Short films often feel the need to pack a larger punch than a feature-length film because of their runtime, this leads to grand, cathedral-sized ideas gestating for such a short period of time that it can … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks Janina Gavankar writes, directs, and stars in her first short film along with co-director Russo Schelling in “Stucco” which sees Gavankar as an agoraphobic woman whose fears manifest behind a wall in her home. Much of … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks “I Am Easy to Find” is a short film written and directed by Mike Mills that uses snippets from a woman's life that encapsulate the human experience while utilizing several… Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison “Distant” opens with a mother and her child on the bus, silently wrapped around each other, the handheld closeup giving the image a hazy dreamlike quality—only when an alarm clock goes off...… Continue reading.
Interview by Anna Harrison Manahar Kumar is a Student Emmy Award-winning actor, director, and producer who starred in and produced the short film “Distant,” following Indian immigrant...… Continue reading.
Written by Raúl Mendoza “El Carrito” is an intimate portrayal of the American Dream and what it truly means to lose the source of your livelihood. The film is written, directed, edited, and produced by Zahida Pirani who has before … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao In this holistic look at the Oscar Nominated Live-Action Short Films of 2022 Patrick Hao provides a glimpse of distinctive qualities each title has and notable similarities and differences they share.… Continue reading.