Short Film: A BLOODY MESS, 10min., Canada, Drama/Family

Aff321b965 posterVarsha is a young South Asian girl who battles against her family’s traditional beliefs surrounding menstruation, which comes with rules prohibiting her from having an open dialogue with her father about periods. Since she was a child, Varsha has been told that while periods are normal, there are certain things she cannot do while menstruating, which manifests in Varsha’s mental suffocation. This film depicts Varsha’s internal struggle as she tries to strike a balance between respecting her family and her own individual autonomy.

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  • “A Bloody Mess: Short Film On An Important Topic”

    Bollywood Film Fame Canada Magazine

Short Film: JACKS, 9min., USA, Drama/Family

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During these desperate times in 1950’s, Dallas, TX, Sonia is a friendly 8 year old girl that has finally got the courage to face the neighborhood bully, Theresa, but things get out of hand when this sweet little lady goes on a quest to get her stolen Jacks back. When the two girls fail to come up with a solution on their own, their mothers step in to get the job done.

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Short Film: CYCLE, 12min., USA, Drama/Family

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Cycle follows 10-year-old Elina as she observes her mother, Irene, in the aftermath of a violent fight with her husband Marcel. Told backwards, we enter the story with a happy couple, cuddling on the couch and a very confused girl hiding in the shadows. The story unfolds, giving us clues as to what happened until we end at the beginning, with a happy family celebrating a birthday.

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Short Film: NINA SAIZA, 6min., USA, Drama/Family

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Rachel March, a 12 years old girl, suspects that her piano teacher, Nina Saiza, has an affair with her father. Things become more complicated after she finds out that her piano teacher actually has a wedding ring…

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 8 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 13, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    800 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: SUNSET GLORY, 9min., USA, Drama/Family

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Reese is trapped in a seemingly peaceful and quiet room but trying to tell an incredible horrendous story again and again.

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Family
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 1 second
  • Completion Date:
    October 27, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.33:1

Short Film: THE RIVER, 10min, USA, Drama/Family

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A young piano student with a difficult life makes a meaningful connection with the mother of one of her peers.\

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  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 8, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    3,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
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Short Story: ENGLISH LESSONS, 16min., USA, Drama/Family

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An American woman haunted by the past has to overcome her trauma to save her 8-year-old Chinese student from the student’s abusive father

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 10, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    15,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color\

Short Film: MI MADRE, MY FATHER, 16min., Canada, Drama/Family

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Reared by an abusive, pill-popping mother and an absentee father, six-year-old Valentina must fend for herself. The only adults who seem to watch out for her are Robert and Benjamin, the couple across the hall. Valentina does what she can to craft the illusion of normalcy, but Robert observes that the situation has reached a crisis point.

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Short Film: SELFIE, 16min., USA, Drama/Family

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A young teen receives her first smartphone and leaves childhood behind.

  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 28, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color