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This Way Up (2008 Short Film)
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On their way to deliver a coffin to a graveyard, a grim duo of undertakers go through hell and back, as formidable and tangled obstacles stand in the way. (9 mins.)
 
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I Love Sarah Jane (2008 Short Film)
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Jimbo is 13 and can think of only one girl -- Sarah Jane. And no matter what stands in his way-bullies, violence, chaos, or zombies-nothing will stop him from finding a way into her world. (14 mins.)
Director: Spencer Susser
 
3.
We Learn About the Telephone (1965 Short Film)
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Bill sketches an animated person, Mr. Man, who takes us back through history to explain how people developed a need to communicate, and shows us devices that helped to do so. (22 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarbrough
 
4.
Advantage (2007 Short Film)
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A young couple stumble home after a big night out. Their frisky interlude at a suburban tennis club lands them a role in a far more sinister, supernatural game and their opponents have a distinct home court advantage. (11 mins.)
Director: Sean Byrne
 
5.
When You Grow Up (1973 Short Film)
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Educational short that introduces children to the concept of working in a career for income to acquire the necessities and pleasures of life. Briefly looks at many different jobs to get kids to consider what they will do when they grow up. (11 mins.)
Director: Jerry Kurtz
 
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Live and Learn (1951 Short Film)
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The perils of children acting first and thinking later are illustrated in these stories of what happens to children who exhibit such rash behavior. (12 mins.)
Director: Sid Davis
 
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The Spine (2009 Short Film)
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Uses a twisted, beautiful and highly original visual aesthetic to look at the ways individuals evolve, adapt and break. (11 mins.)
Director: Chris Landreth
 
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Land of the Heads (2009 Short Film)
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Emile is an unhappy little vampire, doing a job he detests, in a world plunged into perpetual gloom. He serves a despotic mistress who loathes wrinkles, in the most extreme way. (6 mins.)
 
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A'Mare (2008 Short Film)
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ANDREA and FELICE are two kids whose lives centre around the sea. One day during a fishing excursion their usual routine is disturbed when something unexpected appears from the water. (15 mins.)
Director: Martina Amati
 
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L'ondée (2008 Short Film)
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A sudden rainstorm is unleashed on a city. Everyone seeks refuge. When the clouds thin out, life continues. (8 mins.)
 
11.
Oktapodi (2007 Short Film)
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Two Octopi fight for their lives with a stubborn restaurant cook in a comical escape through the streets of a small Greek village. (3 mins.)
 
12.
Antychryst (2002 Short Film)
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Four boys act out games in a nearly barren landscape near a mining excavation where blasting is going on... (27 mins.)
Director: Adam Guzinski
 
13.
Pol Pot's Birthday (2004 Short Film)
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The office staff of the most brutal dictator on earth attempts to throw their boss a surprise birthday party. (10 mins.)
Director: Talmage Cooley
 
14.
The Real Place (2009 Short Film)
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Cam Christiansen gives playwright John Murrell's imagination free rein, suspending the laws of time and space to create a visual accompaniment to his flights of poetic fancy. (6 mins.)
 
15.
Soft (2006 Short Film)
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A father rediscovers his fear of confrontation at the worst possible time. (14 mins.)
Director: Simon Ellis
 
16.
There's a Message in Every Bottle (1969 Short Film)
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A teenager recalls an incident where he and three of his friends used fake IDs to buy and consume alcohol in a bar...
Director: Nick Boris
 
17.
Six Murderous Beliefs (1955 Short Film)
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This short film from the National Safety Council details six commonly held beliefs that can lead to death...
 
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French Roast (2008 Short Film)
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In a fancy Parisian Café, an uptight businessman discovers he forgot to bring his wallet and bides his time by ordering more coffee. (8 mins.)
Director: Fabrice Joubert
 
19.
Good Table Manners (1951 Short Film)
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Chuck, a young loner, is invited by a neighbor to a dinner party, but turns it down. He finds himself... (10 mins.)
Director: Ted Peshak
 
20.
Ten for Grandpa (2009 Short Film)
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David Karr, husband, father, White House press reporter, film producer, powerful millionaire, defense contractor... (8 mins.)
Director: Doug Karr
 
21.
Short Term 12 (2008 Short Film)
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A day at a group home for troubled adolescents. Denim is the head counselor, involved somehow with Natalia... (21 mins.)
Director: Destin Cretton
 
22.
Her Name Was Ellie, His Name Was Lyle (1967 Short Film)
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In New York City, a relationship is threatened when a young man discovers he's caught syphilis from a tryst with a waitress named Ellie (Lynne Lipton)... (28 mins.)
Director: Lothar Wolff
 
23.
Instead of Abracadabra (2008 Short Film)
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A man who still lives with his parents tries to realize his dream of becoming a magician. (22 mins.)
Director: Patrik Eklund
 
24.
On the Line (2007 Short Film)
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A department store security guard is secretly in love with a clerk in the store's bookshop. When he... (30 mins.)
Director: Reto Caffi