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In a dystopian present, an immaterial catastrophe spreads at the speed of data, traveling in waves. Social isolation. A contagious phenomenon makes people disappear. Empty city, virtual communication ...

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11010

Director(s): Gabriela Monnerat, Rodrigo Amim

Concerning three groups of children from disparate upbringings, A Black Hole is a Black Hole in the Ground intimately depicts the strange, ephemeral realities that arise on evenings of play, when dime...

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A Black Hole is a Black Hole in the Ground

Director(s): Sophia Feuer, Tyler Macri

Strange experiences and realizations lead a grieving artist to reconsider his identity and beliefs in this meditation on loss, family and mental illness.

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A Family That Steals Dogs

Director(s): John C Kelley

‘A WALK DOWN TO WATER’ follows an immigrant employee working at a rural motel after he discovers that a guest has passed away in one of the rooms. While he waits for an ambulance to arrive and lif...

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A Walk Down To Water

Director(s): Levi Holwell

A$$ Level is a comedic music video that celebrates life with a disability while paying homage to 90s dance videos.

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A$$ Level

Director(s): Alison Becker

May 2017. The city of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, is the theatre of the mythic Crawfish Festival. It’s just another day in America.

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Acadiana

Director(s): Guillaume Fournier, Samuel Matteau,Yannick Nolin

Set during the decline and fall of the consumerist empire, a filthy garbage-picker is retained as a personal slave by a wealthy ultra-consumer still worshipping at the temple of a life he once knew.

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Ape Sodom

Director(s): Maxwell McCabe-Lokos

"Shaquita Lopez, a single mother and an aspiring actress, is ready to nail her audition. Things fall apart, however, when her ex- boyfriend bails on watching their 3-year-old son Nezih. Cornered and u...

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Audition

Director(s): Richard Van

Autoscopy follows a young man who escapes to the Swedish wilderness for a period of creativity and introspection. The tranquility and isolation he finds there morphs into something more sinister when ...

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Autoscopy

Director(s): Claes Nordwall

During the 1990’s in ex-Yugoslavia a war rages. A husband and wife try to escape their besieged town but there’s an improvised barricade blocking the road. In attempt to get past it, they make up ...

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Autumn Waltz

Director(s): Ognjen Petković

While sitting on the toilet one November morning, Ben Boyer receives a Jungian lesson on archetypal marketing.

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Ben Boyer and the Phenomenology of Automobile Branding

Director(s): Rian Johnson

After moving across the country, a young girl gets more than a best friend when her parents let her adopt a dog.

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Best Friend

Director(s): Cory Reeder

Utilizing archival footage and stop-motion animation, Black Dog is set during the US and USSR space race of the 1960's amidst a time of heated social and political tension. Two brothers must deal with...

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Black Dog

Director(s): Joshua Tuthill

Beatriz is a teenager from Argentina that, after her mother’s death, finds herself moving to Brazil to an absent father. In a concert, she meets Rogério, a musician in his late 30’s, struggling u...

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Boni Bonita

Director(s): Daniel Barosa

On a rainy night in Calcutta a group of desperate addicts chase brown sugar, but the permanent intoxication they seek proves elusive. Cat Sticks weaves their stories into a chiaroscuro, traverses with...

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Cat Sticks

Director(s): Ronny Sen

An experimental narrative about the creation of online content and the reaction to it.

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Chicken Wraps and Condoms

Director(s): Jacob Gregor

Hell goes animated as apocalyptic graphic novel artwork and eerie Victorian toy theater converge in this subversively satiric update of a literary classic. Reinterpreted with the use of intricately ha...

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Dante's Inferno

Director(s): Sean Meredith

Exploiting 💉 the female “grotesque” 👄 I examine the superficial 🌈 construct of reality 🍩 and play with the voluptuous 🔥 danger lurking beneath the sticky 💋 sweet surface 🍰.

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Desert Air

Director(s): ANDiLAND

Desolation Center is the previously untold story of a series of early 80s guerrilla music and art performance happenings in Southern California that are recognized to have inspired Burning Man, Lollap...

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Desolation Center

Director(s): Stuart Swezey

Portrait of a small dairy town in the tropics.

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Don't Buy Milk

Director(s): Julian Gallese

Adapted from the surrealist drawing game “exquisite corpse,” this short of shorts created by 19 filmmakers is stitched together in a stream of consciousness with unique words bridging each of the ...

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Exquisite Shorts, Volume 1.

Director(s): Ben Fee,Courtney Andujar,Hillary Andoujar,Matt Boman and Tosca Rivola,Doug Klinger and Machete Bang Bang,Niles Howard and Kayli Stollak,Theresa Desautels,Mary Florence Brown and Kevin Kearney,Travis Stevens,Sarah Lind,Ariel Fish,Bossi Baker,Winnie Cheung,Elsbeth Mumm and Andrew Mumm,Ben Kutsko ,Emily Andujar and Manuel Taylor-Alcocer,June Zandona,Hunter Adams,Jessica Calleiro

"A trailer of an experiment searches for meaning in a moldy montage. The detritus of the movie industry swims in organic material. Emulsion and its cracks, its crumbles, and its fades. Is it ready f...

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For All Audiences

Director(s): Josh Weissbach

In 1971, graduate student Gloria Orenstein receives a call from Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington that sparks a lifelong journey into art, ecofeminism and shamanism. The short film, Gloria’s Call...

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Gloria's Call

Director(s): Cheri Gaulke

Struggling with New York living, Dana Schapiro decides to move, saying goodbye to a neighborhood that can barely remember who she is....

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Goodbye, Brooklyn

Director(s): Daniel Jaffe

First-time performers round out the cast of this stunning metaphysical drama, set against the sugarcane fields of Florida. Tempted into stealing a backpack full of rabbits, a young man living on the m...

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Hierophany

Director(s): Kevin Contento

Seventeen-year-old Iva is in the process of coming to terms with the death of her mother. Influenced by this deep personal loss and by the discovery that she didn’t know everything about her mom, th...

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History of Love

Director(s): Sonja Prosenc

Human Helper is a sci-fi comedy short about a doctor's mission to make artificially intelligent human-like helpers not ableist.

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Human Helper

Director(s): Shaina Ghuraya

Known as the Slam Collective, seven Slamdance filmmakers from different continents come together to make "I Want to be an American," Slamdance's first documentary feature. In the spirit of the surrea...

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I Want To Be An American

Director(s): Slam Collective

Two ex-lovers meet at a rarely-used Aspen lodge to reignite their passions, but first they must confess their past sins.

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It's Been Too Long

Director(s): Amber Schaefer

A 7-foot-tall fundamentalist Baptist minister, Markie Wenzel made the decision at age 46 to come out as a transgender woman and start living as female. It was a decision that ended her 20-year marriag...

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Markie in Milwaukee

Director(s): Matt Kliegman

In June of 1969, the fourth Memphis Country Blues Festival took place at the city’s famed Overton Park Band Shell. Fueled by the rediscovery of blues artists like Furry Lewis and Mississippi Fred Mc...

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Memphis '69: The 1969 Memphis Country Blues Festival

Director(s): Joe LaMattina

"It's hot in a ramshackle attic, full-blown fans stir the atmosphere generated by the ""exercises"" of a weird tenant who manipulates objects. He twists cardboard, builds object castles, admires them,...

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Mudanza Contemporánea

Director(s): Teo Guillem

Donna has recently been convicted of “Driving While Impaired” and is ordered to perform community service at the local animal shelter. When an elderly dog is scheduled to be euthanized, Donna deci...

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Murmur

Director(s): Heather Young

In a split-second between life and death, teenager Myeisha Jackson crosses over into a hip-hop musical dreamscape and witnesses her life, what it was and what might have been.

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My Name is Myeisha

Director(s): Gus Krieger

"The well-springs were deeper and less detectable, deeper and shallower both, look at billboards and matchbooks, trademarks on products, birthmarks on bodies, look at the behavior of your pets." Don D...

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Now 2

Director(s): Kevin Eskew

One Nation Under is an investigation into what it means to be an American, questioning idyllic notions of freedom and power by observing the structures around us and hearing from the people overshadow...

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One Nation Under

Director(s): Justin McHugh

Onikuma is Japanese yokai, a demon bear known for chasing horses. Through a combination of live action and animation, this hybrid short film follows the journey of two women as they wander through the...

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Onikuma

Director(s): Alessia Cecchet

A child must create a world where chaos and dread turn to order and awe.

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Oracle

Director(s): Aaron Poole

A boy playing in his backyard begins to exhibit signs of a disturbing physical ability. His parents invite the neighbors over to enact a peculiar rite-of-passage ceremony that will assimilate the boy ...

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Our Boy

Director(s): Kyle Sims

In an advanced society that worships a musical chord, a maintenance worker who tunes sonic shrines is thwarted by teen vandals.

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Out of Tune

Director(s): Aaron With