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They might be short in length, but these films know no boundaries to the variety, depth, and creative storytelling. Representing 16 countries, Shorts-in-a-Feature-Length-World offers a little something for everyone.

Add Contact
Spain 2016 3 min.

As he does every weekend, Jamie returns home after a party, but this time it will take a little longer to get there.

All The Presidents' Heads
USA 2016 9 min.

Howard Hankins is a builder and an entrepreneur. And he has 42 giant busts of the presidents of the United States decaying on his Virginia farm.

The Art of Flying
Netherlands 2015 7 min.

Bird murmuration creates unfiltered art through the ebb and flow of natural patterns.

As Is Was
USA 1995 3 min.

Part of An Evening with Saul Levine, this highlight from Mr. Levine's filmography exemplifies his use of celluloid to create personal cinema, which heavily influenced the avant-garde movement of the 20th century.

Beat Around the Bush
Canada 2016 12 min.

A 75-year-old widow with Alzheimer's decides it's time to have her very first orgasm ever.

Big City
Australia 2015 9 min.

A lonely Indian taxi driver is befriended by an enigmatic passenger who tries to coax him out of his shell.

Bisonhead
USA 2016 9 min.

A family of Ponderai Native American hunters embarks on a controversial journey from northern Montana to Yellowstone to take part in the federal culling of 900 wild bison.

The Black Belt
USA 2016 11 min.

In 2015, the state of Alabama closed 31 DMVs across the state. Many of these closures occurred in the Black Belt, a predominantly African-American region, directly impacting voter enfranchisement in a state that requires photo IDs at the polls.

Black Head Cow
Tanzania 2016 12 min.

In a remote Maasai village in rural Tanzania, a young schoolgirl is suddenly confronted by an arranged marriage.

Break
USA 2016 10 min.

A young woman turns the tables on an intruder with ties to her past, setting off a madcap romp involving desire, destiny and a coveted sombrero.

The Chop
United Kingdom 2015 17 min.

Yossi, a charismatic kosher butcher, loses his job. When he cannot find work at other kosher establishments, he decides to pretend to be Muslim in order to get work at a halal butcher shop.

Cloudy All Day
USA 2016 10 min.

Two struggling performers have a life-changing experience after they accept help from a stranger.

Curve
Australia 2016 10 min.

Clinging to a smooth, curved surface high above a sentient abyss, a girl tries to cover the few feet back to safety without losing purchase and falling to her death.

Debris
USA 2016 15 min.

Caught in the gears of an immigration detention center, 12-year-old Ana finds that seeking safety will cost more than she bargained for.

Decorado
Spain 2016 11 min.

The world is a wonderful stage, but the casting is deplorable.

Deer Flower
South Korea 2015 8 min.

In the summer of 1992, Dujung, an elementary student, goes to a farm in the suburbs with his parents. A bizarre series of events unfolds.

Denizen - Devan
USA 2015 2 min.

D. Michael Kingsford (also known as Devan) is Denver's own resident street poet. Armed with only a typewriter and an English degree, Devan writes poems on the 16th Street Mall in front of Tattered Cover Bookstore.

DIRT
USA 2016 7 min.

Some things must die to live.

The Egg
Israel 2016 19 min.

A woman desperately wants to become a mother—by any means necessary.

The Empty
France 2016 10 min.

Time is what the room has the most. Dust is what I have the most.

Falling Notes Unleaving
USA 2013 13 min.

Part of An Evening with Saul Levine, this highlight from Mr. Levine's filmography exemplifies his use of celluloid to create personal cinema, which heavily influenced the avant-garde movement of the 20th century.

Fata Morgana
China 2016 20 min.

A Chinese couple must examine their relationship's fractures—and future—after they arrive in the United States to organize the funeral rites for their only child.

Glove
USA 2016 6 min.

An astronaut loses a glove in space and contemplates where it will go.

The Head Vanishes
Canada 2016 10 min.

Jacqueline isn’t quite in her right mind anymore, but she’s determined to take the train to the seaside, as she does every summer.

Her Friend Adam
Canada 2015 17 min.

A boyfriend's jealous impulses spiral out of control in 16 minutes of romantic doom.

I Am Here
Canada 2016 5 min.

Our protagonist travels the universe for trillions of years in search of its origin. Along the way, he discovers that God does not exist. He indirectly voices his conclusions to a crowded restaurant, but his teachings are ignored as the incoherent babble of a deranged man.

The Italian Gaze
USA 2016 14 min.

An Italian artist now living in the States offers a look at his native country with this animated film, made from thousands of hand-colored, oil-painted photographs.

The Itching
USA 2016 15 min.

In this handmade collaboration, a shy wolf tries to befriend a group of hip, party-loving bunnies—but finds her body is in revolt.

Join the Club
USA 2016 5 min.

A writer’s dilemma over whether or not to join a professional networking club takes many interesting turns as it unfolds during a single therapy session.

JonBenet's Tricycle
USA 2016 10 min.

A man who collects almost everything decides what to do with one of his eeriest acquisitions.

The Journey Is the Destination
USA 2016 4 min.

Artist and elementary-school teacher Barth Quenzer weighs the values of imagination and storytelling by looking backward at the creative process.

Light Licks: Daily Camera
USA 2011 9 min.

Part of An Evening with Saul Levine, this highlight from Mr. Levine's filmography exemplifies his use of celluloid to create personal cinema, which heavily influenced the avant-garde movement of the 20th century.

LIGHTNINGFACE
USA 2016 19 min.

In the aftermath of an inexplicable incident, a man decides to sequester himself inside his apartment, setting the stage for a profound transformation.

Mr. Madila
United Kingdom 2015 9 min.

Through the sacred art of animation, the filmmaker has a series of conversations exploring the inner mind, the fabric of the universe and the nature of reality itself with Mr. Madila, a gifted spiritual healer.

Mr. Sand
Denmark 2016 8 min.

A dreamy bedtime story about the dangers of early cinema.

Mr. Sugar Daddy
Sweden 2016 14 min.

After a recent breakup, Hans falls for young Andrej in a nightclub and is thrown into a game that doesn't have a winner.

A New Civilization
USA 2015 15 min.

Election Day ballot volunteers are wrapping up their work when, suddenly, a group of suspicious officials appears.

New Left Note
USA 1968 27 min.

Part of An Evening with Saul Levine, this highlight from Mr. Levine's filmography exemplifies his use of celluloid to create personal cinema, which heavily influenced the avant-garde movement of the 20th century.

Night Stalker
USA 2016 10 min.

The night stalker will poison your take-out food and change your face to plastic and destroy your life!

The Noise of Licking
Hungary 2016 9 min.

The story of a voyeur cat, a woman with an excessive love for plants and a peculiar visitor in a fur hat.

Note One
USA 1968 6 min.

Part of An Evening with Saul Levine, this highlight from Mr. Levine's filmography exemplifies his use of celluloid to create personal cinema, which heavily influenced the avant-garde movement of the 20th century.

Note to Erik
USA 1966 4 min.

Part of An Evening with Saul Levine, this highlight from Mr. Levine's filmography exemplifies his use of celluloid to create personal cinema, which heavily influenced the avant-garde movement of the 20th century.

Note to Pati
USA 1983 8 min.

Part of An Evening with Saul Levine, this highlight from Mr. Levine's filmography exemplifies his use of celluloid to create personal cinema, which heavily influenced the avant-garde movement of the 20th century.

The Polaroid Job
USA 2016 9 min.

Our family business was photographing you.

The Procedure
USA 2016 4 min.

A man is kidnapped and forced to endure a strange experiment.

The Rain Collector
United Kingdom 2015 13 min.

Inspired by true events from Vanessa Kentworth’s life, this is the story of a woman who confounded ideas of what was appropriate or expected and got involved in science in Victorian England.

Riot
USA 2015 4 min.

Nine-year-old Nathan attempts to direct a movie based on the LA Riots. But the actors aren't cooperating.

The Rocket On The Roof
USA 2016 13 min.

Wes wants to be the guy who wants to go up there.

The Send-Off
USA 2016 12 min.

Emboldened by a giant block party on the evening of their high-school prom, a group of students enters the night with the hope of transcending their small town and the industrial landscape that surrounds them.

Soy Cubana
Cuba 2016 17 min.

This film explores the unique sound and story of the Vocal Vidas, a female a cappella quartet from Santiago de Cuba, the cradle of Afro-Cuban music.

Speaking Is Difficult
USA 2016 16 min.

This film always begins in the present day. A scene of tragedy unfolds, accompanied by fear, chaos and disbelief. As it rewinds into the past, retracing our memories, it tells a cumulative history that is both unbearable and inevitable.

Strays
USA 2016 15 min.

Fleeing the responsibilities of her crumbling relationship, a young Brooklyn woman retreats to her late grandmother's neglected house upstate—only to discover some unexpected guests have moved in.

Thunder Road
USA 2016 13 min.

Officer Arnaud loved his Mom.

Timecode
Spain 2016 15 min.

Luna and Diego are parking-lot security guards. Diego does the night shift, and Luna works by day.

To Build a Fire
France 2016 13 min.

In this adaptation from Jack London's short story, a trapper and his dog try to survive in the hostile, frozen Yukon territory.

Vocabulary 1
USA 2016 4 min.

A gawky Snake and his neighbor, Butterfly, come to life on a vocabulary worksheet.

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