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1.
Skhizein (2008 Short Film)
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Having been struck by a 150-ton meteorite, Henry has to adapt to living precisely ninety-one centimeters from himself. (13 mins.)
Director: Jérémy Clapin
 
2.
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
 
3.
The House Is Black (1963 Documentary)
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Set in a leper colony in the north of Iran, The House is Black juxtaposes "ugliness," of which there is much in the world as stated in the opening scenes, with religion and gratitude. (20 mins.)
 
4.
World of Glory (1992 Short Film)
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A plain, ordinary man tells us about his work as a real-estate broker, his dead father, his ordinary home and so on in a naturalistic voice... (14 mins.)
Director: Roy Andersson
 
5.
Powers of Ten (1977 Documentary)
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A scientific film essay, narrated by Phil Morrison. A set of pictures of two picnickers in a park, with... (9 mins.)
 
6.
Afrique 50 (1950 Documentary)
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Documentary about the living conditions in a small Ivorian village during French colonization. (17 mins.)
Director: René Vautier
 
7.
The House of Small Cubes (2008 Short Film)
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To save his house from rising flood waters, an old man uses bricks to build it higher, then he relives events from his past while searching for his dropped pipe. (12 mins.)
Director: Kunio Kato
 
8.
Balance (1989 Short Film)
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A group of fishermen on a precariously balanced platform fight over a trunk. (7 mins.)
 
9.
Dimensions of Dialogue (1983 Short Film)
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A three-part depiction of various forms of communication. 'Factual Discussion' depicts three heads (made up of fruit... (12 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
10.
Donald's Snow Fight (1942 Short Film)
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Donald Duck, in a battleship made of ice, goes to war against his three nephews, who fight back from their ice fort. (7 mins.)
 
11.
Northwest Hounded Police (1946 Short Film)
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A wolf convict makes his escape, but is pursued by a diminutive Mountie who seems to be everywhere. (7 mins.)
Director: Tex Avery
 
12.
The Barber of Seville (1944 Short Film)
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An opera-singing Woody Woodpecker takes over a barbershop and harasses the customers. (7 mins.)
Director: James Culhane
 
13.
Steamboat Willie (1928 Short Film)
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Mickey Mouse, piloting a steamboat, delights his passenger, Minnie, by making musical instruments out of the menagerie on deck. (8 mins.)
Director: Ub Iwerks
 
14.
More (1998 Short Film)
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A worker in a factory learns a lesson about life. When is enough? (6 mins.)
Director: Mark Osborne
 
15.
The Cat Concerto (1947 Short Film)
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Jerry is determined to disrupt Tom's concert while Tom fights him with the piano without missing a single note. (8 mins.)
 
16.
Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century (1953 Short Film)
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Space hero Daffy battles Marvin the Martian for control of Planet X. (7 mins.)
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
17.
Porky in Wackyland (1938 Short Film)
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Porky Pig goes on a hunt to catch the surreally elusive last Do-Do bird. (7 mins.)
Director: Robert Clampett
 
18.
Duck Amuck (1953 Short Film)
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The short-tempered Daffy Duck must improvise madly as the backgrounds, his costumes, the soundtrack, even his physical form, shifts and changes at the whim of the animator. (7 mins.)
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
19.
Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988 Short Film)
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Karen Carpenter's battle with anorexia nervosa and the cultural influence of the Carpenters in the 70s. (43 mins.)
Director: Todd Haynes
 
20.
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.)
 
21.
Honey, I Shrunk the Audience (1994 Short Film)
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Wayne Szalinski is receiving the Inventor of the Year Award for his shrink ray. When attempting to demonstrate it... (23 mins.)
 
22.
Rabbit Seasoning (1952 Short Film)
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Daffy Duck tricks Elmer Fudd into believing it's rabbit season; but Bugs Bunny uses a female disguise and faulty pronouns to fight back. (7 mins.)
 
23.
Vincent (1982 Short Film)
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Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother. (6 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
24.
Minnie the Moocher (1932 Short Film)
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Betty Boop and Bimbo run away from home, but that night they are scared by a chorus of ghosts singing the title song. (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
25.
The Wrong Trousers (1993 Short Film)
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Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers. (30 mins.)
Director: Nick Park
 
26.
Rejected (2000 Short Film)
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A hilarious collection of animated television commercials that were rejected because of their creator's failing grip on sanity. (9 mins.)
Director: Don Hertzfeldt
 
27.
Isle of Flowers (1989 Documentary)
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The ironic, heartbreaking and acid "saga" of a spoiled tomato: from the plantation of a "Nisei" (Brazilian... (13 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
28.
Winnie Pooh (1969 Short Film)
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Winnie Pooh finds a beehive on the top of a big oak tree and tries to get to the honey with the help of Piglet. (11 mins.)
Director: F. Khitruk
 
29.
Winnie the Pooh and a Busy Day (1972 Short Film)
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Vinni-Pukh is trying to help his friend donkey with huge depression which happened to be on his birthday (21 mins.)
 
30.
Jasenovac (1945 Documentary)
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(16 mins.)
 
31.
The Skeleton Dance (1929 Short Film)
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The clock strikes midnight, the bats fly from the belfry, a dog howls at the full moon, and two black cats fight in the cemetery: a perfect time for four skeletons to come out and dance a bit. (6 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
32.
The Man Who Planted Trees (1987 Short Film)
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The story of a shepherd's single handed quest to re-forest a barren valley. (30 mins.)
Director: Frédéric Back
 
33.
Voyage to the Sky (1937 Short Film)
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We begin on planet Earth, with a demonstration of measuring distances using triangulation. Then, an imaginary voyage begins from earth to the moon... (11 mins.)
Director: Jean Painlevé
 
34.
The Struggle for Survival (1937 Documentary)
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(14 mins.)
Director: Jean Painlevé
 
35.
Stanley Kubrick's Boxes (2008 Documentary)
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A few years after his death, the widow of Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) asks Jon Ronson to look through... (48 mins.)
Director: Jon Ronson
 
36.
The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon (2008 Short Film)
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The epic story of one man's encounter with what could be the most relentless murderer of all time. (10 mins.)
Director: Richard Gale
 
37.
One Froggy Evening (1955 Short Film)
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A man futilely struggles to make his fortune with a frog that sings and dances, but only when it is alone with the owner. (7 mins.)
 
38.
Presto (2008 Short Film)
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A stage magician's rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats. (5 mins.)
Director: Doug Sweetland
 
39.
The Tell-Tale Heart (1953 Short Film)
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A madman tells his tale of murder, and how a strange beating sound haunted him afterward. (8 mins.)
Director: Ted Parmelee
 
40.
Day & Night (2010 Short Film)
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The personifications of daytime and nighttime learn to get along. (6 mins.)
Director: Teddy Newton
Stars: Wayne Dyer