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1.
The Phone Box (1972 Short Film)
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A man gets trapped inside a telephone box and nobody is able to free him. (35 mins.)
Director: Antonio Mercero
 
2.
The Short & Curlies (1988 Short Film)
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A short comedy by Mike Leigh about the romance between a young woman and a man who communicates only through jokes and humor... (17 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
 
3.
The Day We Disappear (2001 Short Film)
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TDWD is a dark surreal nightmare dealing with the themes of desire, jealousy, and ultimately pursuing something that cannot be obtained... (24 mins.)
Director: Carl Savillo
 
4.
The Call of Cthulhu (2005)
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While sorting the affairs of his late Uncle, a man accidentally stumbles across a series of dark secrets connected to an ancient horror waiting to be freed. (47 mins.)
Director: Andrew Leman
 
5.
Rakvickarna (1966 Short Film)
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Two puppets, Punch and Joey, do battle to the death over the custody of a live guinea pig. (10 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
6.
Zvahlav aneb Saticky Slameného Huberta (1971 Short Film)
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Lewis Carroll's poem is read and followed by a free-form animated depiction of images and toys from childhood, repeatedly overturned by a live cat. (14 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
7.
Et Cetera (1966 Short Film)
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A small, animated figure learns how to use a whip, a pair of wings and a house. (8 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
8.
Another Kind of Love (1988 Short Film)
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Svankmajer's music video for Hugh Cornwell's "Another Kind of Love." (4 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
9.
Flora (1989 Short Film)
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The last moments of a creature made out of fruits and vegetables. (1 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
10.
Tell (2012 Short Film)
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Tortured by guilt, Taylor seeks to hide his sin in hopes that it will become another dirty little secret... However, as he begins to see menacing visions and the line between reality and paranoia becomes blurred, his plans quickly unravel. (33 mins.)
Director: Ryan Connolly
 
11.
Letuchiy korabl (1979 Short Film)
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The tale about Ivanushka who love Zabavushka engaged to meanie, and also about Vodyanoy who was tortured by life and pasterns with accordions. (18 mins.)
Director: G. Bardin
 
12.
The Red Balloon (1956 Short Film)
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A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris. (34 mins.)
 
13.
Tatal meu e cel mai tare (2012 Short Film)
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The big day has arrived for Andrew (13): he sets up a score with the neighborhood hotshot, his role-model when it comes to street life... (29 mins.)
Director: Radu Potcoava
 
14.
Bora Bora (2011 Short Film)
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ION lives in one of the most drought-affected areas in Romania. Wishing to put an end to his bad luck, Ion commits to work for a foreigner, unaware of the fact that he becomes involved in illegal activities.
Director: Bogdan Mirica
 
15.
Black Girl (2006 Short Film)
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"Black Girl" is loosely based on a true story of a young inner city girl that comes from a troubled household... (27 mins.)
Director: Archie Roper
 
16.
Tulnukas ehk Valdise pääsemine 11 osas (2006 Short Film)
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(22 mins.)
Director: Rasmus Merivoo
 
17.
Patriotism (1966 Short Film)
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Two characters on a Noh stage dramatize the rite of love and death of Lieutenant Shinji Takeyama and his wife Reiko... (30 mins.)
 
18.
Boiling Point (2011 Short Film)
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Questions the definition of right and wrong. (14 mins.)
Director: Jack Leigh
 
19.
Carne (1991 Short Film)
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After he thinks that his mute daughter is attacked, a butcher stabs and beats a man, which changes his whole life in a very short time. (40 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
 
20.
A arte de andar pelas ruas de Brasília (2011 Short Film)
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(18 mins.)
Director: Rafaela Camelo
 
21.
The Ballad of the Green Wood (1983 Short Film)
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Cycles of life, with fantasy elements. An ax splits wood. Bits of split wood move in stop-motion; one piece has a woman's face near the top... (8 mins.)
Director: Jirí Barta
 
22.
Before Dawn (2005 Short Film)
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Before dawn, people will rise and other people will take away their hope. (13 mins.)
 
23.
As You Like It (1976 Documentary)
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(20 mins.)
 
24.
Capriccio (1969 Short Film)
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(18 mins.)
 
25.
Spider (2007 Short Film)
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Some people make ignorant choices that harm others, yet never seem to suffer the consequences themselves - until they do. (9 mins.)
Director: Nash Edgerton
 
26.
Everything Will Be Ok (2006 Short Film)
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A series of dark and troubling events forces Bill to reckon with the meaning of his life - or lack thereof. (17 mins.)
Director: Don Hertzfeldt
 
27.
Danse macabre (2009 Short Film)
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For a period of time, while we believe it to be perfectly still, lifeless flesh responds, stirs and contorts in a final macabre ballet. Are these spasms merely erratic motions or do they echo the chaotic twists and turns of a past life? (9 mins.)
Director: Pedro Pires
 
28.
The House of Ghosts (1908 Short Film)
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A group of travelers go into a house for protection. Little do they know, it is filled with ghosts who make unusual things happen to them.
 
29.
The Heart of the World (2000 Short Film)
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Nikolai, a mortician, and Osip, an actor playing Christ in a play, are brothers in love with the same woman... (6 mins.)
Director: Guy Maddin
 
30.
Genesis (1998 Short Film)
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A sculptor is traumatized by the death of his wife in a car accident. He builds a sculpture in her memory... (30 mins.)
Director: Nacho Cerdà
 
31.
In Memory of the Day Passed By (1990 Documentary)
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(40 mins.)
Director: Sharunas Bartas
 
32.
Homeless (2000 Short Film)
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A homeless woman, improbably well-groomed and (as seen naked to the waist as she changes from one shabby sweater to another) well-toned... (9 mins.)
Director: Dennis Hopper
 
33.
Four Seasons (1975 Documentary)
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The last collaboration of Artavazd Peleshian and cinematographer Mikhail Vartanov is a film-essay about Armenia's shepherds, about the contradiction and the harmony between man and nature, scored to Vivaldi's Four Seasons. (29 mins.)
 
34.
My Last Minute (2006 Short Film)
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The last minute in a man's life.
Director: Leos Carax
 
35.
Expectations (2008 Short Film)
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(29 mins.)
 
36.
Story of the Eye (2012 Short Film)
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An operatic, feminist re-interpretation of Georges Bataille's classic 1920's transgressive novella 'Story of The Eye'. (13 mins.)
 
37.
Rangha (1976 Short Film)
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(16 mins.)
 
38.
Zang-e Tafrih (1972 Short Film)
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A boy on his way home from school kicks a ball out of street where some children are playing. He's cased and forced to take a new way home. (11 mins.)
 
39.
The Bread and Alley (1970 Short Film)
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A child carrying a bread is going home but in the alley on his way to home, there is a frightening dog and he doesn't seem to pass it alone. (10 mins.)
 
40.
The Night It Rained (1967 Documentary)
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(35 mins.)
Director: Kamran Shirdel
 
41.
J'aurais pu être une pute (2011 Short Film)
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(24 mins.)
Director: Baya Kasmi
 
42.
Comedy (2002 Video)
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A young girl, desperate to save her village, sets out in search of a legendary swordsman who accepts only rare books of a particular genre as payment. (11 mins.)
Director: Kazuto Nakazawa
 
43.
Les ventres (2009 Short Film)
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Things have an interesting turn in a society consisting of snail-eating identical chubby men. (18 mins.)
 
44.
Bolero (1993 Short Film)
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(5 mins.)
Director: Ivan Maximov
 
45.
Lord (2011 Short Film)
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Although he hates dogs, Toni is engaged in finding lost animals and then sentimentally blackmails the... (25 mins.)
Director: Adrian Sitaru
 
46.
Waves (2007 Short Film)
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A beautiful Western woman asks a Gypsy to watch her four-year-old child while she is taught how to swim by a flirtatious married man, before she disappears into the sea. (16 mins.)
Director: Adrian Sitaru
 
47.
The Cage (2010 Short Film)
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Parents squabbling over a sick bird that was brought in by their son Alex. (17 mins.)
Director: Adrian Sitaru
 
48.
Santul (2012 Short Film)
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On a hot summer day, Vasile, a 50-something year old peasant, refuses to accompany his wife Lucretia... (19 mins.)
 
49.
Chefu' (2012 Short Film)
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Neli (55) goes to Bucharest for a few days, while Dan, her 17 year old son is left home alone. On her return... (18 mins.)
Director: Adrian Sitaru
 
50.
Geography of the Body (1943 Short Film)
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A quotation from Aristophanes, "The desire and pursuit of the whole is called love," precedes views of a man and a woman's bodies... (7 mins.)
Director: Willard Maas
 
51.
Precursor (1988)
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52.
Undo (1994)
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Moemi is not overly pleased when Yukio brings home a couple of turtles to keep her company. Although Yukio works at home as a writer... (47 mins.)
Director: Shunji Iwai
 
53.
The Smell of Burning Ants (1994 Documentary)
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A haunting documentary on the pains of growing up male. It explores the inner and outer cruelties that boys perpetrate and endure. The film provokes the viewer to reflect on how our society can deprive boys of wholeness. (21 mins.)
Director: Jay Rosenblatt
 
54.
Interior. Scara de bloc (2007 Short Film)
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A story which might take place in anybody's life. The death of a person starts a chain reaction which involves the neighbors. A satire of the world we live in based on a true story. (16 mins.)
 
55.
Liviu's Dream (2004 Short Film)
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A strange dream forgotten in the morning and an unaccountable feeling cause Liviu to look with resignation upon the world he's living in. His awakening to reality may coincide with the birth of his child. (39 mins.)
 
56.
Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
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Filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews re-imagine the lost 40 minutes from "Cruising" as a starting point to a broader exploration of sexual and creative freedom. (60 mins.)
 
57.
Joseph Kilian (1963 Short Film)
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(38 mins.)
 
58.
Oramunde (1933 Short Film)
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A title card tells us this is a study on the theme of Mélisande. A female figure, her face hidden by a long veil... (13 mins.)
Director: Emlen Etting
 
59.
Turbulent (2002 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Shirin Neshat
 
60.
The Danish Poet (2006 Short Film)
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A woman ponders over the strange coincidences that made her forefathers and -mothers meet and create the premises for her becoming the person that she is. (15 mins.)
Director: Torill Kove
 
61.
The Capsule (2012 Short Film)
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Seven girls, a mansion perched on a Cycladic rock, a cycle of lessons on discipline, desire and demise-infinitely. (35 mins.)
 
62.
Siberia (2009 Documentary)
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'Siberia' is a first-hand account of a collision between the Siberian oil-gas frontier, a remote Indigenous community... (24 mins.)
 
63.
Fokus (1987 Short Film)
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(3 mins.)
Director: Lutz Mommartz
 
64.
The Piano Tuner (2010 Short Film)
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Adrien is a young pianist prodigy. He collapsed psychologically having failed in a renowned competition and henceforth works as a piano tuner... (14 mins.)
Director: Olivier Treiner
 
65.
Hostage (2002 Short Film)
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The driver races to locate a kidnapped victim locked in the trunk of an abandoned car somewhere on the water's edge. Linked to her only by cell phone, the driver narrows in on her location in a desperate race against time and tide. (9 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
66.
Blow Job (1963 Short Film)
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Andy Warhol directs a single 35-minute shot of a man's face to capture his facial expressions as he receives the sexual act depicted in the title. (35 mins.)
Director: Andy Warhol
 
67.
Bear (2011 Short Film)
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Follows the continuing adventures of Jack, who always takes things too far. This time he is organizing a surprise for his girlfriend, with unintended consequences. (11 mins.)
Director: Nash Edgerton
 
68.
Winter Light (1983 Short Film)
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(9 mins.)
Director: Larry Jordan
 
69.
Adagio (2000 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Garri Bardin
 
70.
Aprili (1961)
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(46 mins.)
Director: Otar Iosseliani
 
71.
Tale of Tales (1979 Short Film)
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A reflection of Russian history and memory. Norstein creates a visual emotional response to a changing Russia... (29 mins.)
Director: Yu. Norshteyn
 
72.
Blocks (2010 Short Film)
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A child secretly in love with his neighbor. (15 mins.)
Director: Marialy Rivas
 
73.
The Great Sadness of Zohara (1983 Documentary)
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A young, orthodox Jewish woman is alienated from her Jerusalem community and drawn into the world of spirit... (38 mins.)
Director: Nina Menkes
 
74.
Lucifer Rising (1972 Short Film)
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Egyptian gods summons the angel Lucifer - in order to usher in a new occult age. (29 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Anger
 
75.
Don't Get Me Wrong (2007 Documentary)
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A glimpse at the daily lives of patients in a Romanian psychiatric hospital. (50 mins.)
Director: Adina Pintilie
 
76.
Skagafjördur (2004 Documentary)
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(28 mins.)
Director: Peter Hutton
 
77.
Kaldalon (1971)
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(45 mins.)
Director: Dore O.
 
78.
Umshini Wam (2011 Short Film)
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Named after the Zulu language struggle song, the compiled shenanigans of an eccentric South African couple with wheelchairs and guns and their attempts to prove they are not to be trifled with. (15 mins.)
Director: Harmony Korine
 
79.
Forklift Driver Klaus: The First Day on the Job (2000 Short Film)
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Short film depicting a fictional educational film about fork lift truck operational safety. The dangers of unsafe operation are presented in gory details. (10 mins.)
 
80.
Cops (1922 Short Film)
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A series of mishaps manages to make a young man get chased by a big city's entire police force. (18 mins.)
 
81.
Pa Rubika Celu (2010 Documentary)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Laila Pakalnina
 
82.
Old Believers (2001 Documentary)
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(46 mins.)
Director: Jana Sevciková
 
83.
H Is for House (1973 Short Film)
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Experimental short film set in the English countryside, with strange narration which has a particular focus on objects beginning with the letter 'H'. (10 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
 
84.
Cigarettes and Coffee (2004 Short Film)
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Two characters discuss business in a restaurant. (15 mins.)
Director: Cristi Puiu
 
85.
Talk (1997 Short Film)
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Birger is old and retired from work. Still, he goes back to work since he has nothing else to do. Back... (14 mins.)
Director: Lukas Moodysson
 
86.
Copy Shop (2001 Short Film)
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Wordless story about a man who awakes in his bed wearing his clothes (including a check vest). He rises... (12 mins.)
Director: Virgil Widrich
 
87.
Railroad of Hope (2002 Documentary)
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(56 mins.)
Director: Ying Ning
 
88.
Letter (2013 Documentary)
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A remote village in the North-West of Russia. A mental asylum is located in an old wooden house. The... (21 mins.)
Director: Sergey Loznitsa
 
89.
A Relationship in Four Days (2007 Short Film)
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Coming from a wealthy family, Paul recently turned 30 and has never had, or needed a real job. Lost in his own imagination, he often preaches his grand ideas, but in reality never does much... until he meets Sabine. (25 mins.)
Director: Peter Glanz
 
90.
Superman, Spiderman or Batman (2011 Short Film)
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Aron, a 5-year-old boy, together with his worried father, sets out on a journey at the end of which he wishes, like the superheroes in the comic books, to save his mother who is suffering from a heart condition. (11 mins.)
Director: Tudor Giurgiu
 
91.
Brutal Relax (2010 Short Film)
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Mr Olivares has already recovered, but now he needs a vacation. To go to some heavenly place where he can relax and blithely enjoy himself. (15 mins.)
 
92.
Mermaid (1997 Short Film)
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An elderly monk, while training the young novice who will succeed him, recalls the mysterious lost love of his past - just as his young successor appears to be encountering her himself. (10 mins.)
 
93.
Romance in NYC (2014 Short Film)
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This film is a PoV perspective of a Boyfriend and his Girlfriend enjoying an everyday in NYC, but capturing the tiny nuances that are romance... (18 mins.)
Director: Tristan Pope
 
94.
Bad Penny (2013 Short Film)
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One night, just before the holidays, in an empty park, two small-time thugs hold up a strange looking man. Where's the Christmas spirit? (13 mins.)
 
95.
Kowalski (2014 Short Film)
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Three men go into a pub. The first man has too many questions, the second man has the perfect plan, the third man has no chance. (18 mins.)
 
96.
O Velho do Restelo (2014 Short Film)
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Don Quixote, Luís de Camões, Camilo Castelo Branco and Teixeira de Pascoaes meet in an eternal garden in the middle of a modern city and talk about life. (19 mins.)
 
97.
Emotion (1966 Short Film)
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Experimental short film depicting the life, perhaps real, perhaps a dream, of a young girl named Emi. Emi travels to the city where she encounters her counterpart, Sari, and falls in love with...a vampire? (39 mins.)
 
98.
Meshes of the Afternoon (1943 Short Film)
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A woman returning home falls asleep and has vivid dreams that may or may not be happening in reality. Through repetitive images and complete mismatching of the objective view of time and space, her dark inner desires play out on-screen. (14 mins.)
 
99.
The Shoes: Time to Dance (2012 Video)
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A serial killer played by Jake Gyllenhaal travels through the hippest parties on a killing spree of Dalston hipsters... (9 mins.)
Director: Daniel Wolfe
 
100.
Candy Crush (2015 Short Film)
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A young couple is having an ordinary afternoon together until Andreea finds a massage oil in the bathroom. (13 mins.)