Short Narratives (A-I)

 

Directed By

Christopher Holt

3 Sleeps

Based on a true Story. When Mum leaves the girls home alone for the weekend, 9-Year-old Casey is sworn to secrecy. But when Casey’s youngest sister falls seriously ill, she is now caught between protecting her mum or saving her sister's life.

Desert Dunes

19m

Directed By

Buster Marker Jønsson

Bliss of Struggle

A young boxer fights in the present, but struggles with his past. He is haunted by a figure from his past, a figure that gives him strength to overcome the physical obstacles that he is facing, but at the prize of his mental well being.

Desert Dunes

5m

Directed By

Russell Leadbeater

Coming Home

A young orphan is adopted and experiences love for the first time.

Desert Dunes

7m

Directed By

Bernardo Lopes

Eva

Lisbon is heaven. Eva is going to have a son of Adriano. The forbidden fruit is to let yourself be loved.

Desert Dunes

14m

Directed By

Jesse Mittelstadt

Flyby

When a passing asteroid begins to effect how people perceive time, one man struggles to keep up with a life that is quickly disappearing into the future.

Desert Dunes

14m

Directed By

Alma Buddecke, Marleen Valin

HOT DOG

Hannah wasn't always happy about the existence of her 'Vajayjay'. She's in a love-hate relationship with her vagina and chronicles how her feelings towards her sexuality have changed over time.

Desert Dunes

8m

Directed By

Richard Hempton

All of Me

In 1986 four friends have just begun their lives as teenagers and plan to make their eighth grade sleepover the best one yet. In one night they discover things about themselves and each other that could change everything.

Desert Dunes

22m

Directed By

Sean Fredricks

Cannonball

A type-A Brentwood mom hires a superstitious hitman...but the universe teaches them one big lesson: inertia's a bitch.

Desert Dunes

17m

Directed By

Nick LeDonne

Dear Dad

A father and son struggling to communicate; a conceptual film about dialogue, without dialogue.

Desert Dunes

3m

Directed By

Zack Morrison

Everything's Fine: A Panic Attack in D Major

A musical comedy about a woman at the onset of her quarter-life crisis and her existential journey through the various stages of anxiety in song and dance.

Desert Dunes

14m

Directed By

Martin Sandin

Foggy Days

Stockholm 2018. In a time where social media gives us performance anxiety and confirmation is becoming increasingly important, Clara meets Peter. Clara wants the world. Peter wants nothing but to be loved.

Desert Dunes

17m

Directed By

Amber Sealey

How Does It Start

It’s 1983 and 12-year-old Rain wants sex, the only problem is she has no idea what that means. With her self-absorbed parents distracted by their recent divorce, Rain is left alone to navigate the complexities of love and adulthood, and learns to do it her own way.

Desert Dunes

15m

Directed By

Ryan McGlade

Bennifer

Jed's family isn't how he remembered it.

Desert Dunes

13m

Directed By

Michael Boylan

Come Here Often?

A chance encounter of a man and a woman in the park might not be chance after all.

Desert Dunes

4m

Directed By

Raed Alsemari

Dunya's Day

Abandoned by her domestic help, Dunya fights to throw the perfect graduation soirée.

Desert Dunes

14m

Directed By

A.V. Rockwell

Feathers

Elizier, an emotionally-dejected new enrollee at The Edward R. Mill School for Boys, must overcome memories of a tragic past and the present hazing by his peers in order to tackle larger issues dominating his young life.

Desert Dunes

20m

Directed By

Katia Badalian

HEROINES

Nina is a young introspective girl blossoming to understand the world. During a babysitting session her crass middle-aged neighbor explains to Nina through twisted allegories the world of intimacy and love.

Desert Dunes

7m

Directed By

Wade Shotter

I Will Not Write Unless I Am Swaddled In Furs

A fussy writer battles his large ego and high expectations to create a work of art.

Desert Dunes

6m

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