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.
As he does every weekend, Jamie returns home after a party, but this time it will take a little longer to get there.
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.
Bird murmuration creates unfiltered art through the ebb and flow of natural patterns.
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.
A 75-year-old widow with Alzheimer's decides it's time to have her very first orgasm ever.
A lonely Indian taxi driver is befriended by an enigmatic passenger who tries to coax him out of his shell.
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.
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.
In a remote Maasai village in rural Tanzania, a young schoolgirl is suddenly confronted by an arranged marriage.
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.
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.
Two struggling performers have a life-changing experience after they accept help from a stranger.
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.
Caught in the gears of an immigration detention center, 12-year-old Ana finds that seeking safety will cost more than she bargained for.
The world is a wonderful stage, but the casting is deplorable.
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.
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.
Some things must die to live.
A woman desperately wants to become a mother—by any means necessary.
Time is what the room has the most. Dust is what I have the most.
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.
An astronaut loses a glove in space and contemplates where it will go.
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.
A boyfriend's jealous impulses spiral out of control in 16 minutes of romantic doom.
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.
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.
In this handmade collaboration, a shy wolf tries to befriend a group of hip, party-loving bunnies—but finds her body is in revolt.
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.
A man who collects almost everything decides what to do with one of his eeriest acquisitions.
Artist and elementary-school teacher Barth Quenzer weighs the values of imagination and storytelling by looking backward at the creative process.
In the aftermath of an inexplicable incident, a man decides to sequester himself inside his apartment, setting the stage for a profound transformation.
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.
A dreamy bedtime story about the dangers of early cinema.
After a recent breakup, Hans falls for young Andrej in a nightclub and is thrown into a game that doesn't have a winner.
Election Day ballot volunteers are wrapping up their work when, suddenly, a group of suspicious officials appears.
The night stalker will poison your take-out food and change your face to plastic and destroy your life!
The story of a voyeur cat, a woman with an excessive love for plants and a peculiar visitor in a fur hat.
Our family business was photographing you.
A man is kidnapped and forced to endure a strange experiment.
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.
Nine-year-old Nathan attempts to direct a movie based on the LA Riots. But the actors aren't cooperating.
Wes wants to be the guy who wants to go up there.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Officer Arnaud loved his Mom.
Luna and Diego are parking-lot security guards. Diego does the night shift, and Luna works by day.
In this adaptation from Jack London's short story, a trapper and his dog try to survive in the hostile, frozen Yukon territory.
A gawky Snake and his neighbor, Butterfly, come to life on a vocabulary worksheet.