Short Films Under 30 Minutes

  • The Nostalgist

    Movie

    In the futuristic city of Vanille, with properly tuned ImmerSyst Eyes & Ears the world can look and sound like a paradise. But the life of a father and his young son threatens to disintegrate when the father's device begins to fail. Desperate to avoid facing his own traumatic reality, the man mus...

  • The Gunfighter

    Movie

    A weary gunfighter walks into a bar, looking for a drink. What he finds instead is a building full of raunchy people, and an audible, bloodthirsty narrator.

  • The Loyalist

    Movie

    A North Korean general visits his talented daughter at a prestigious Swiss school to test her loyalty towards her motherland. An outstanding singer, with a promising future, she dreams of studying in America. But her dream will be at the cost of her father's life if she doesn't return. This polit...

  • Last Fall
    Movie

    Last Fall

    Movie

    When an accidental plane crash causes a devoted father to lose his little daughter, he follows her into death and discovers a mechanical afterlife.

  • Home
    Movie

    Home

    Movie

    Hava's brothers decide to divide their paternal property. According to traditional customs, the right to inheritance belongs to male descendants only whereas Hava has no right to inherit. The eldest brother is obligated to find a husband for his sister. Hava must be married and live at her husban...

  • Chupacabra

    Movie

    On a road trip to spread their father's ashes, Rita and Nora uncover some painful truths about their childhood.

  • Best-Seller

    Movie

    After his first bestseller, the writer Gabriel Balaguer, exposes himself to great pressure to finish his masterpiece.

  • Cough
    Movie

    Cough

    Movie

    Food shortages during a pandemic force recently widowed George to stray far from home to survive. A simple purchase of rations derails when George stumbles upon a Shopkeeper's secret, placing them in mortal jeopardy.

  • Library of Dust

    Movie

    Thousands of corroded copper urns containing the cremated remains of unclaimed psychiatric patients are discovered in 2004. A tour of the Oregon State Hospital involving the local press and a State Senator was conducted to uncover the deplorable conditions of the hospital. What they didn’t expect...

  • Song from a Blackbird

    Movie

    Franz is a young musician struggling to reconnect with his guitar and his mother after his father passes away. Through the conversation with an old Cuban singer, he discovers that in order to get rid of his insecurities and fears, first he needs to confront his mother and heal their relationship.

  • The Thingmaker

    Movie

    For Richard Griggs, art is survival. After narrowly escaping a horrific bicycle hit and run and after a three day comma, Richard had to relearn how to walk, talk and eat. Today, the process of creating art keeps his brain functioning and his body alive.

  • Spider
    Movie

    Spider

    Movie

    Jill is annoyed with Jack, ignoring his attempts to get her to smile as she drives a city road. She stops for petrol, and while she's filling the tank, he goes into the station's mini-mart and buys a bouquet, chocolates, and a few odds and ends. While she's paying, he sits in the passenger seat, ...

  • Homo Politicus

    Movie

    The demons of extreme nationalism regularly recur in Poland. Likewise, a growing level of internal social and political polarization. For the last few years the celebrations of the Independence Day ended up in violent demonstrations, the devastation of Warsaw and brutal clashes between the extrem...

  • Videoclube (Video Store)

    Movie

    On a spring night of 1999, two teens - a videostore clerk and a film buff - set out on a adventure: to deliver the obsolete VHS-tapes to the people who rented those movies the most.
    Based on a script selected by Nisi Masa’s European Short Pitch and shot on location in historical center of Oporto...

  • True Love
    Movie

    True Love

    Movie

    A chance encounter between a desperate woman and an aging ex-con will profoundly change both of their lives...

  • When I Came Across the Feathers

    Movie

    An old man tries to spend two last days with his granddaughter, before they would be separated.

  • A Truth in Silence

    Movie

    Elizabeth is a young, vibrant mother. Recently married and pregnant, she encounters a situation no women should ever have to face. She finds herself under constant mental and physical abuse by her new husband Hector. The only peace found are the moments she is alone caring for her infant son Jose...

  • The Assurance

    Movie

    Alone in the wilderness, a child struggles to understand the role her sister plays in the salvation of their dying world.

  • Down the Road

    Movie

    Priest Henry, who picks up a mysterious hitchhiker in the middle of the night. The hitchhiker claims to be psychic and it's revealed that he knows a lot about Henry's personal thoughts and secrets. What seems to be a coincident meeting evolves into a dangerous matter of life and death.

  • Voice Over

    Movie

    A French narrator jumps from one dramatic scene to another one, confused about the story that he is trying to tell and fighting with himself until he finally finds it.

  • The Example

    Movie

    June 1943, Officer Harvey, a white police officer and black business owner Carver Jefferson meet while Beaumont is under martial law. Tensions explode, forcing them to make decisions that will question their morals.

  • Tom in America

    Movie

    For 50 years, Michael and Betty have been united by one guiding principle: no secrets. But when a provocative Tom of Finland doll triggers Michael's long-buried desires, Betty discovers that secrets have been part of their life all along.

  • Sleepless
    Movie

    Sleepless

    Movie

    A man tries to get some sleep while waiting for a train.

  • Paradox
    Movie

    Paradox

    Movie

    A man falls asleep alone at night, but is woken up by the sounds of someone breaking in. The intruder's identity is scarier than the act itself.