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1.
Big in Vietnam (2012 Short Film)
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(28 mins.)
Director: Mati Diop
 
2.
Running Around San Francisco for an Education (1938 Short Film)
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To encourage voters to approve a bond issue, the city commissioner of schools talks about some of the typical problems that students face. (2 mins.)
 
3.
Tevya (1939)
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The original, non-musical film version of the book which inspired "Fiddler on the Roof". (93 mins.)
 
4.
Yesterday - Today: The Netsilik Eskimo (1971 Documentary)
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How heated dwellings, schools, hospitals, etc. have changed the way of life for the once nomadic Inuit families in the Arctic. (58 mins.)
Director: Gilles Blais
 
5.
Cologne (1939 Documentary)
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Structures, people and events are documented in Cologne, Minnesota, USA in 1939. (14 mins.)
 
6.
Offon (1967 Short Film)
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The human eye, the human form, the human face: these are the three central images of this avant-garde... (9 mins.)
Director: Scott Bartlett
 
7.
Blah Blah Blah (1995 Short Film)
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(12 mins.)
Director: Julie Delpy
 
8.
Una Hora Por Favora (2011 Short Film)
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A woman hires a day laborer for an hour and gets more than she bargained for. (13 mins.)
Director: Jill Soloway
 
9.
The Arm (2012 Short Film)
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In an attempt to keep up with social pressure in a technologically advanced world, Chance starts a texting relationship with Genevieve... (10 mins.)
 
10.
Johnny Loves Dolores (2012 Short Film)
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A lonely clerk at a remittance center and a jobless cleaning lady form an odd arrangement. (27 mins.)
 
11.
The Reality Clock (2011 Short Film)
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The Reality Clock is an experimental animated portrait of an elderly watchmaker's struggle to accept... (8 mins.)
Director: Amanda Tasse
 
12.
When the Day Breaks (1999 Short Film)
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A rooster has his last biscuit for breakfast and goes grocery shopping. A pig prepares her breakfast (potato peelings... (10 mins.)
 
13.
Henry (2011 Short Film)
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Henry, a great concert pianist, has his life thrown in turmoil the day the love of this life, Maria, disappears mysteriously. He'll then discover the inevitable verdict of life. (21 mins.)
Director: Yan England
 
14.
Death of a Shadow (2012 Short Film)
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Stuck in a dark limbo between life and death, a deceased soldier Nathan Rijckx collects shadows of dying... (20 mins.)
 
15.
Curfew (2012 Short Film)
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At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his nine-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours. (19 mins.)
 
16.
Buzkashi Boys (2012 Short Film)
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Set against the dramatic landscape of contemporary Afghanistan and the National sport of Buzkashi -... (28 mins.)
Director: Sam French
 
17.
Asad (2012 Short Film)
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A coming of age fable of a Somali boy as he struggles to survive in his war-torn land. (18 mins.)
Director: Bryan Buckley
 
18.
The Longest Daycare (2012 Short Film)
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Maggie Simpson spends the day in the Ayn Rand School for Tots. (5 mins.)
Director: David Silverman
 
19.
Paperman (2012 Short Film)
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An office worker meets the girl of his dreams and uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention. (7 mins.)
Director: John Kahrs
 
20.
Head Over Heels (2012 Short Film)
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Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, the couple must face their equilibrium. (11 mins.)
Director: Timothy Reckart
 
21.
Fresh Guacamole (2012 Short Film)
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Transforming familiar objects into fresh guacamole. (2 mins.)
Director: PES
 
22.
Adam and Dog (2012 Short Film)
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Adam, and a dog, in the Garden of Eden. (16 mins.)
Director: Minkyu Lee
 
23.
Redemption (2013 Documentary)
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Redemption is a documentary about New York City's canners - the men and women who survive by redeeming bottles and cans they collect from curbs... (35 mins.)
 
24.
Open Heart (2013 Documentary)
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Eight Rwandan children leave their families behind to embark on a life-or-death journey seeking high-risk heart surgery in Sudan... (54 mins.)
Director: Kief Davidson
 
25.
Mondays at Racine (2012 Documentary)
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Every third Monday of the month, two bold, brassy sisters open the doors of their Long Island hair salon to women diagnosed with cancer... (39 mins.)
Director: Cynthia Wade
 
26.
Kings Point (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on five seniors living in a retirement resort in Florida - men and women who came decades ago with their spouses by their sides, and now find themselves grappling with love, loss and the universal desire for human connection. (40 mins.)
Director: Sari Gilman
 
27.
Inocente (2012 Documentary)
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A personal and vibrant coming of age story about a young artist's determination never to surrender to the bleakness of her surroundings... (40 mins.)
 
28.
In Youth, Beside the Lonely Sea (1925 Short Film)
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Thomas Bailey Aldrich's poem is dramatized in triptych. In the center panel, a young man muses on the seashore where mermaids beckon... (5 mins.)
 
29.
Westinghouse Works (1904 Documentary)
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Collection of 21 American short silent films. The films were taken from April 18, 1904 to May 16, 1904 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and document various Westinghouse manufacturing plants. (68 mins.)
 
30.
Palace of Electricity (1900 Documentary)
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A panoramic shot, making a full circle, at the 1900 Paris Exposition. It begins and ends looking at the front of the Palace of Electricity...
Director: James H. White
 
31.
Melody on Parade (1936 Short Film)
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A sing-along short with Irving Kaufman singing, Lew White at the organ, lyrics displayed for the viewing audience... (5 mins.)
 
32.
Captain Nissen Going Through Whirlpool Rapids, Niagara Falls (1901 Documentary)
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Here we show Captain N. P. Nissen, formerly known as Captain Bowser, making a trip through the Whirlpool... (2 mins.)
 
33.
Down the Hudson (1903 Documentary)
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Film taken from a boat heading down the Hudson is shown at varying speeds, often giving a sense of rapid transit... (3 mins.)
 
34.
La cartomancienne (1932 Short Film)
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In a European seaside village, a maiden takes clean sheets down from the clothesline. Carrying her basket of linens home... (12 mins.)
Director: Jerome Hill
 
35.
Portrait of a Young Man in Three Movements (1931 Documentary)
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Without sound, in three movements. Title cards declare that what a person likes and his manner of liking them reveals character... (54 mins.)
 
36.
Jack and the Beanstalk (1902 Short Film)
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Porter's sequential continuity editing links several shots to form a narrative of the famous fairy tale story of Jack and his magic beanstalk... (10 mins.)
 
37.
Black Metal (2013 Short Film)
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When a teen murders his math teacher in the name of a black metal band, the mid 30s lead singer will have to re-evaluate the two things he loves most... (9 mins.)
Director: Kat Candler
 
38.
What Do We Have in Our Pockets? (2013 Short Film)
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A most unusual love story unravels when the objects in a young man's pockets come to life. (4 mins.)
Director: Goran Dukic
 
39.
Irish Folk Furniture (2012 Documentary)
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An animated documentary about repair and recycling in an Irish village. (9 mins.)
Director: Tony Donoghue
 
40.
A Film from My Parish: 6 Farms (2007 Short Film)
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An animated film shot on location in North Tipperary. It consists of six stories by six farmers from one parish. (7 mins.)
Director: Tony Donoghue
 
41.
The Thieving Hand (1908 Short Film)
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A one-armed man obtains an artificial limb. The man cannot control his new arm, which steals from passers-by. (5 mins.)
 
42.
The Impossible Convicts (1906 Short Film)
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Four prisoners, in convicts' stripes, march backwards down stairs and, under the watchful eyes of guards... (3 mins.)
Director: G.W. Bitzer
 
43.
The Fall of the House of Usher (1928)
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Allan has a hard time finding the Usher's house, which is known to be cursed... But he is a personal friend of Roderick Usher... (63 mins.)
Director: Jean Epstein
 
44.
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.)
 
45.
Field of Dreams 2: Lockout (2011 Short Film)
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A small-town Iowa farmer who, fed up with the NFL lockout, decides to build his own football field after hearing voice instructions from beyond. (3 mins.)
Director: Eric Appel
 
46.
Catnip: Egress to Oblivion? (2012 Short Film)
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Catnip is all the rage with today's modern feline, but do we really understand it? Is it a source for harmless kicks... (7 mins.)
Director: Jason Willis
 
47.
Palimpsest (2013 Short Film)
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A successful house tuner provides clients a unique form of therapy that examines subtle details in their living spaces. (18 mins.)
 
48.
Until the Quiet Comes (2013 Short Film)
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(4 mins.)
Director: Kahlil Joseph
 
49.
Volume (2012 Short Film)
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Sam lives in a place where everything is polished and secrets are cleaned up and kept. So when Georgina goes missing... (27 mins.)
Director: Mahalia Belo
 
50.
The Mad Masters (1955 Documentary)
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In one of the first mockumentaries ever created, director Jean Rouch takes his viewers to the city of... (36 mins.)
Director: Jean Rouch
Stars: Jean Rouch
 
51.
Sci-Fly (2013 Short Film)
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SCI-FLY is a space adventure short film that follows the tiny vessel 'Spud' trying to elude the death of the universe... (6 mins.)
 
52.
Manos sucias (2013 Short Film)
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First short film shot entirely in Alberche, 'Dirty Hands' immerses us in a rural western under the stifling sun of Castilla La Mancha... (13 mins.)
 
53.
Likeness (2013 Short Film)
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For Mia, beauty is everything. A trophy, a promise, a ball and chain, a wish upon a star. A life sentence. (9 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Prieto
 
54.
Twenty-Four-Dollar Island (1927 Documentary)
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In 1626, Dutch traders bought Manhattan for $28 of beads and gift product. Within 30 years, there were 1,000 residents... (12 mins.)
 
55.
Aeron (2012 Short Film)
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Based on a true story, 'Aeron' explores the notion of home and identity through the perspective of childhood imagination... (21 mins.)
Director: Orban Wallace
 
56.
Some Part of Us Will Have Become (2012 Short Film)
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(3 mins.)
 
57.
Secretion (2013 Short Film)
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(20 mins.)
Director: Willie Doherty
 
58.
Rhinoceros (2012 Short Film)
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"Rhinoceros" (Rinoceronte) involves the fascinating figure of Alessandro de Medici (played by Justin... (8 mins.)
 
59.
Rita Larson's Boy (2011 Short Film)
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Rita Larson's Boy portrays ten actors auditioning for the role of Rollo Larson in the 1970s sitcom Sanford and Son... (11 mins.)
 
60.
Emergency Needs (2007 Short Film)
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Emergency Needs is an experimental work, considering the July 1968 Hough Riots and the Glenville Shootout in Cleveland... (7 mins.)
 
61.
Bite of the Tail (2013 Short Film)
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A wife is suffering from stomach pain and she firmly believes that she can find the cure from Doctor... (9 mins.)
Director: Song E Kim
 
62.
pareidolia (2012 Short Film)
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An abstract narrative, exploring the landscape/architecture of the body as a container of memories. Layers of stories... (8 mins.)
Director: Maya Erdelyi
 
63.
Entre temps (2013 Documentary)
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A meditation and a reverie upon a city at once real and imagined. (12 mins.)
Director: Ana Vaz
 
64.
The United States of America (1975 Short Film)
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(27 mins.)
 
65.
Nile Perch (2013 Documentary)
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A hand-processed 35mm CinemaScope documentary that looks at the economy and ecology of the Nile Perch... (17 mins.)
Director: Josh Gibson
 
66.
Burning Star (2011 Short Film)
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Dedicated to my father, who asked that I make a more colorful work. Made during my residency at the now defunct Experimental Television Center... (4 mins.)
Director: Josh Solondz
 
67.
Skinningrove (2013 Documentary)
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A photographer shares unpublished images chronicling time spent among the 'fiercely independent' residents of a remote English fishing village. (15 mins.)
 
68.
Where She Stood in the First Place. (2011 Documentary)
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A portrait of Baker Lake, Nunavut. The only inland settlement in the North and the exact geographic center of Canada. (10 mins.)
 
69.
Spend It All (1972 Documentary)
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Portrait of the Cajun lifestyle in Southwest Louisiana. (41 mins.)
Director: Les Blank
 
70.
Solo, Piano: NYC (2011 Documentary)
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On a cold winter morning, a lone piano stands curbside in New York City. All day long, passersby stop to play... (5 mins.)
Director: Anthony Sherin
 
71.
Malaria (2013 Short Film)
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A young mercenary is hired to kill Death. (6 mins.)
Director: Edson Oda
 
72.
Tape Generations (2011 Short Film)
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Large groups of tape rolls go through a long process of development and degeneration. The extremely... (2 mins.)
Director: Johan Rijpma
 
73.
Futurestates (2010 TV Series)
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Two astronauts, husband and wife, crash on a distant moon. The woman is killed in the crash, but her...
 
74.
Six Men Getting Sick (1966 Short Film)
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A short continuously looping animation of six grotesque human figures vomiting. (4 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
75.
Sangam (2004 Short Film)
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Two South Asian men on a subway share their nostalgia, loneliness, hopes and despair about life in America. (28 mins.)
 
76.
The Accordion (2010 Short Film)
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(8 mins.)
Director: Jafar Panahi
 
77.
Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1977 Short Film)
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(42 mins.)
Director: Larry Jordan
 
78.
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.)
 
79.
Delicacy (2012 Short Film)
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A culinary connoisseur and a chef go on a hunt for a rare animal. (11 mins.)
Director: Jason Mann
 
80.
Assault (2007 Short Film)
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(11 mins.)
Director: Kazik Radwanski
 
81.
A Young Couple (2009 Short Film)
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(13 mins.)
Director: Barry Jenkins
Stars: Jenn, John
 
82.
Tall Enough (2009 Short Film)
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In this day-in-the-life piece, a young, interracial couple explore their relationship on a quiet Saturday in Brooklyn. (7 mins.)
Director: Barry Jenkins
 
83.
One Small Step (2012 Short Film)
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After her brother dies in the Vietnam War, a young girl searches for the meaning of life with the help of her teddy bear. (15 mins.)
Director: Elle Schneider
 
84.
Making Noise in Silence (2011 Documentary)
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(19 mins.)
Director: Mina T. Son
 
85.
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
 
86.
The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (2011 Documentary)
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Survivors in the areas hardest hit by Japan's recent tsunami find the courage to revive and rebuild as cherry blossom season begins. (39 mins.)
Director: Lucy Walker
 
87.
The Return (2012 Short Film)
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A man comes back from a Serb prison to his wife and son. A lot has changed since he was declared missing. Continuing where they left off four years ago may not be as easy as it seems. (21 mins.)
Director: Blerta Zeqiri
 
88.
The Great Gatsby in Five Minutes (2011 Short Film)
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The Fitzgerald classic as you've never seen it, transposed to a Los Angeles of sleek modern architecture and strip-mall foot clinics. (10 mins.)
 
89.
Mulatto Saga (2012 Short Film)
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Coquette is about to marry the love of her life until she finds out that society at large and her fiancée's parents don't approve because Coquette's father is black and her mother is white. (7 mins.)
 
90.
Revolution Reykjavík (2011 Short Film)
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As the Icelandic economy collapses, Gudfinna (58) struggles to retain her dignity. (19 mins.)
 
91.
A Lumiere (2008 Short Film)
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A boy erases a drawing in a gallery. (1 mins.)
Director: Eliza Hittman
Stars: Peter Hood
 
92.
Trickster (2009 Short Film)
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On a Reservation in Northern Nevada, a Pauite boy shoots an animal and must cover up the incident.
Director: Eliza Hittman
 
93.
Second Cousins Once Removed (2010 Short Film)
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On a family vacation, distant cousins Naomi and Jo-Jo are left alone for the night in a motel room. Against her grandfather's permission, Jo-Jo leaves the room in search of soda, playing cards and mischief. (11 mins.)
Director: Eliza Hittman
 
94.
Captured Melody (2013 Short Film)
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Director: Melissa Garza
 
95.
Regardless (2008 Short Film)
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96.
Chef de meute (2012 Short Film)
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Clara's overwhelming family can't understand her solitary life, wishing she would find someone to grow old with... (13 mins.)
 
97.
Moi non plus (2010 Short Film)
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Stephanie is a young graduate afraid of her future. Her relation with a powerful politician will force her to reconsider her life choices. (11 mins.)
 
98.
Nature morte (2010 Short Film)
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Sophie is a nurse in a Palliative Care Center. A chance encounter with Marilyne in the hallway of the center causes her past to come rushing back. (12 mins.)
 
99.
Au revoir Timothy (2009 Short Film)
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Patrick is an ordinary student, living a simple life with his two roommates. Patrick's dad, a boat captain... (9 mins.)
 
100.
The Acting Lesson (2012 Short Film)
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Emily, rising starlet, interviews her director's maid Pepa claiming that she is doing research for her next big movie role... (8 mins.)