2012: Shorts

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1.
Getting Stronger Every Day (2001 Short Film)
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A man tells the story of a movie he once saw. (7 mins.)
Director: Miranda July
 
2.
ORA (2011 Short Film)
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ORA is a stunning meeting between the artistic worlds of choreographer José Navas and filmmaker Philippe Baylaucq... (15 mins.)
 
3.
Manhatta (1921 Documentary)
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This groundbreaking silent documentary captures the beauty and majesty of the New York City in its streets, skyscrapers, bridges, rail yards and harbors. (11 mins.)
 
4.
Waning (2011 Short Film)
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A man, a dead woman, a rundown apartment. Far from your typical murder mystery, Waning engages in a visual and temporal deconstruction of a homicide in a single, multi-layered frame. (8 mins.)
Director: Gina Haraszti
 
5.
Waning (2011 Short Film)
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A man, a dead woman, a rundown apartment. Far from your typical murder mystery, Waning engages in a visual and temporal deconstruction of a homicide in a single, multi-layered frame. (8 mins.)
Director: Gina Haraszti
 
6.
Sunday (2011 Short Film)
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On a typically boring Sunday a small boy goes to church with his parents before being taken to a relative's house for a family lunch... (9 mins.)
Director: Patrick Doyon
 
7.
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011 Short Film)
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After a hurricane levels his city, a young man wanders into a mysterious library where books literally come to life. (15 mins.)
 
8.
A Morning Stroll (2011 Short Film)
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When a New Yorker walks past a chicken on his morning stroll, we are left to wonder which one is the real city slicker. (7 mins.)
Director: Grant Orchard
 
9.
Wild Life (2011 Short Film)
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Calgary, 1909. An Englishman moves to the Canadian frontier, but is singularly unsuited to it. His letters home are much sunnier than the reality. Intertitles compare his fate to that of a comet. (14 mins.)
 
10.
Pentecost (2011 Short Film)
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Ireland 1977. Eleven-year-old Damian Lynch (Scott Graham) is called in at the last moment to serve as... (11 mins.)
Director: Peter McDonald
 
11.
Raju (2011 Short Film)
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A German couple adopts in Kolkata an Indian orphan. Their child suddenly disappears and they realize that they are part of the problem. (24 mins.)
Director: Max Zähle
 
12.
The Shore (2011 Short Film)
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The story of Joe and Paddy, whose childhood friendship is shattered by the troubles in Northern Ireland. Twenty five years later they are reunited. (29 mins.)
Director: Terry George
 
13.
Time Freak (2011 Short Film)
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A neurotic inventor creates a time machine and gets lost traveling around yesterday. (10 mins.)
Director: Andrew Bowler
 
14.
Tuba Atlantic (2010 Short Film)
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Everybody is going to die one day. Oskar (70) is going to die in 6 days. He is now ready to forgive his brother for a disagreement years ago... (25 mins.)
Director: Hallvar Witzø
 
15.
Krazy Kat Goes A-Wooing (1916 Short Film)
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Krazy Kat, carrying his banjo, leaves home and flies his plane "Kazook" to the house of Ignatz Mouse... (3 mins.)
 
16.
Bydlo (2012 Short Film)
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An allegory of mankind heading for disaster, this animated short is a tragic vision inspired by the... (9 mins.)
 
17.
Decapoda Shock (2011 Short Film)
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An astronaut returns to Earth after a fatal accident on a distant planet. (10 mins.)
Director: Javier Chillon
 
18.
La Jetée (1962 Short Film)
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Time travel, still images, a past, present and future and the aftermath of World War III. The tale of a man... (28 mins.)
Director: Chris Marker
 
19.
The Escape on the Fast Freight (1915 Short Film)
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Two yeggmen hold up Helen, on night duty at Ferndale, lock her in a closet, and escape. Later, standing on a bridge over the freight yards... (13 mins.)
Director: Paul C. Hurst
 
20.
The Wild Engine (1915 Short Film)
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Helen, informed of the danger which menaces an excursion train because another engine on the same track is running wild...
Director: J.P. McGowan
 
21.
Rescued by Rover (1905 Short Film)
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A dog leads its master to his kidnapped baby. (7 mins.)
 
22.
A Trip to the Moon (1902 Short Film)
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A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the Moon. (13 mins.)
 
23.
Suspense (1913 Short Film)
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An isolated house in deserted area is too remote for a servant, who leaves a note, quietly exits the back door... (10 mins.)
 
24.
The Invaders (1912 Short Film)
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The U.S. Army and the Indians sign a peace treaty. However, a group of surveyors trespass on the Indians' land and violate the treaty... (41 mins.)
 
25.
The Battle of Elderbush Gulch (1913 Short Film)
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The fact that an Indian tribe is eating puppies starts an action packed battle in a western town. (29 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
26.
The Great Train Robbery (1903 Short Film)
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A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels. (11 mins.)
 
27.
Broncho Billy and the Schoolmistress (1912 Short Film)
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A new schoolteacher arrives at Snakeville and immediately all the marriageable men of the county come a-courtin'...
 
28.
The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912 Short Film)
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A young wife and her musician husband live in poverty in a New York City tenement. The husband's job requires him to go away for for a number of days... (17 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
29.
New York Subway (1905 Documentary)
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Starting at Union Square, we are taken for an underground excursion, following the path of a subway... (6 mins.)
Director: G.W. Bitzer
 
30.
Skyscraper Symphony (1929 Documentary)
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A montage of the skyscrapers of Manhattan opens with a succession of stationary views of the upper portions of numerous buildings... (9 mins.)
 
31.
The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra (1928 Short Film)
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This short experimental film tells the story of a man who comes to Hollywood to become a star, only... (11 mins.)
 
32.
Regen (1929 Documentary)
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Rain falls on a Dutch city. (14 mins.)
 
33.
À Propos de Nice (1930 Documentary)
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What starts off as a conventional travelogue turns into a satirical portrait of the town of Nice on the French Cote d'Azur, especially its wealthy inhabitants. (25 mins.)
 
34.
Images d'Ostende (1929 Documentary)
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Belgian director Henri Storck presents a tribute to one of the most well-known spots in Belgium: the Ostende beach... (15 mins.)
Director: Henri Storck
 
35.
Maple Leaf Viewing (1899 Short Film)
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Historical nobleman Taira no Koremori fights a demon who has disguised itself as Princess Sarashina. (6 mins.)
 
36.
Gôketsu Jiraiya (1921 Short Film)
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(21 mins.)
Director: Shôzô Makino
 
37.
Meaning of Robots (2012 Documentary)
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Mike Sullivan has been shooting a stop-motion robot sex film in his apartment for the past 10 years. Now his miniature robot porn stars are threatening to squeeze him out of the space he needs to shoot his epic. (4 mins.)
Director: Matt Lenski
 
38.
Lady, Play Your Mandolin! (1931 Short Film)
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Things are hopping at a certain Mexican café. And then Foxy walks in and the customers go really wild. (7 mins.)
 
39.
The Hard Guy (1930 Short Film)
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An unemployed man hangs around his flat. (6 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hurley
 
40.
The Eyes Have It (1931 Short Film)
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A nine-year-old boy named Charlie McCarthy is sent by his teacher to an eye doctor. The lad has been... (10 mins.)
Director: Alf Goulding