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1.
Signs (2008 Short Film)
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Where do you find love? Sometimes all you need is a sign. (12 mins.)
Director: Patrick Hughes
 
2.
I'm Here (2010 Short Film)
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A young man faces the abrupt loss of his friend. (29 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
 
3.
The Landlord (2007 Short Film)
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An angry landlord hassles her behind-in-rent tenant. (2 mins.)
 
4.
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
 
5.
Alma (2009 Short Film)
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Alma, a little girl, skips through the snow covered streets of a small town. Her attention is caught by a strange doll in an antique toy shop window. Fascinated, Alma decides to enter. (6 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Blaas
 
6.
Kiwi! (2006 Short Film)
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The story of a Kiwi who spends his whole life working towards achieving his dream. (3 mins.)
Director: Dony Permedi
 
7.
Heartless: The Story of the Tinman (2010 Short Film)
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The tragic beginning of the Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz that begins with the tin man as a normal man in love with a girl. (22 mins.)
 
8.
Validation (2007 Short Film)
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A fable about a parking attendant who gives his customers REAL validation -- dispensing both free parking and free compliments. (16 mins.)
Director: Kurt Kuenne
 
9.
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
 
10.
Alive in Joburg (2005 Short Film)
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An eerie tale of a close encounter of the third kind in Johannesburg. (6 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
 
11.
Partly Cloudy (2009 Short Film)
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Everyone knows that the stork delivers babies, but where do the storks get the babies from? The answer lies up in the stratosphere... (6 mins.)
Director: Peter Sohn
 
12.
Geri's Game (1997 Short Film)
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Geri sets up a chess game to play his greatest opponent - himself. (4 mins.)
Director: Jan Pinkava
 
13.
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
 
14.
Rubber Johnny (2005 Short Film)
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An experimental music video about a wheelchair-bound boy and morphs and moves to an Aphex Twin song. The experience gets weirder when he takes cocaine and everything gets out of control. (6 mins.)
 
15.
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
 
16.
One Man Band (2005 Short Film)
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Two buskers engage in a petty feud over a child's donation. (4 mins.)
 
17.
La Luna (2011 Short Film)
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A fable of a young boy who is coming of age in the most peculiar of circumstances. Tonight is the very... (7 mins.)
Director: Enrico Casarosa
 
18.
Mei and the Kitten Bus (2002 Short Film)
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(13 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
19.
Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983 Video)
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A night at the movies turns into a nightmare when Michael and his date are attacked by a hoard of bloodthirsty zombies - only "Thriller" can save them now. (13 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
20.
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 TV Movie)
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Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas. (25 mins.)
Director: Bill Melendez
 
21.
The Snowman (1982 Short Film)
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On Christmas Eve, a young boy builds a snowman that comes to life and takes him to the North Pole to meet Santa Clause. (26 mins.)
 
22.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 TV Movie)
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A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville. (26 mins.)
 
23.
Scenes from the Suburbs (2011 Short Film)
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Directed by Spike Jonze, Scenes from the Suburbs is a half-hour short film inspired by Arcade Fire's Grammy(r) award-winning album The Suburbs... (28 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
 
24.
Paperman (2012 Short Film)
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After meeting the gal of his dreams on a commuter train, an office worker uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention after spying her again in a skyscraper window. (7 mins.)
Director: John Kahrs
 
25.
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
 
26.
For the Birds (2000 Short Film)
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A group of snooty birds roosting on a telephone wire get their just desserts when a goofy bird drops in. (3 mins.)
Director: Ralph Eggleston
 
27.
The Immigrant (1917 Short Film)
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Charlie is an immigrant who endures a challenging voyage and gets into trouble as soon as he arrives in America. (30 mins.)
 
28.
Lifted (2006 Short Film)
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A teenage alien tries to abduct a sleeping human, but with so many switches to do so, it's nearly impossible. (5 mins.)
Director: Gary Rydstrom
 
29.
Big Business (1929 Short Film)
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Ollie and Stanley are two Christmas Tree sales reps who get into one of their usual mutual destruction fights with a homeowner. (19 mins.)
 
30.
Toy Story of Terror (2013 Short Film)
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Woody and the gang are held up at a roadside motel and members of the group start to disappear from everywhere. Woody and set about getting to the bottom of the mystery. (22 mins.)
Director: Angus MacLane
 
31.
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
 
32.
Rare Exports Inc. (2003 Short Film)
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An elite trio of expert hunters venture into the woods to track and capture an especially rare and dangerous prey for the Christmas season. (8 mins.)
 
33.
The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics (1965 Short Film)
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A simple line attempts to woo his true love, a dot, away from the unkempt squiggle she prefers. But... (10 mins.)
 
34.
The Revenge of a Kinematograph Cameraman (1912 Short Film)
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A jilted husband takes his revenge by filming his wife and her lover and showing the result at the local cinema... (12 mins.)
 
35.
The Man Who Planted Trees (1987 Short Film)
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The story of one shepherd's long and successful singlehanded effort to re-forest a desolate valley. (30 mins.)
Director: Frédéric Back
 
36.
Three from Prostokvashino (1978 Short Film)
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Little Fedor brings a cat to home despite his mother's distaste for cats. He runs away with his talking cat, to make more friends on the way. (17 mins.)
Director: V. Popov
 
37.
Oil Gobblers (1988 Short Film)
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A zoologist and a biochemist go out into an oilfield with a cameraman and filmmaker to observe and study the elusive oil gobblers. (20 mins.)
Director: Jan Sverák
 
38.
My Name Is Lisa (2007 Short Film)
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13 year old Lisa deals with her mother's Alzheimer's disease. (7 mins.)
Director: Ben Shelton
 
39.
How to Haunt a House (1999 Short Film)
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Director: Aaron Blaise