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A gardener/astronaut crashed on a desolate dwarf planet. When another guest arrives, he will soon see more things in life.
FAR FROM THE TREE
A young panda lets her curiosity run its course as her parents do their best to keep her safe on a beach in the Pacific Northwest.
STEPS ON THE WIND
Famed rocker Sting provided filmmaker Maya Sanbar with the refugee-inspired song “Inshallah” in the story of two siblings who embark on a mysterious journey after losing both their parents.
Written and directed by Erick Oh (Oscar nominated director 2020 Opera), this short passage is a narrative poem inspired by the passing of Oh’s artist grandfather.
A grandmother plans to spend her day off watching her favorite TV show, EWW Smashdown Wrestling. But her plans are soon derailed when her 5-year-old niece is abandoned.
A young foal, raised by a family of rats, grants a Christmas wish in this motion picture Netflix short starring the voices of Gillian Anderson and Richard E. Grant. Will she learn to fly?
STEP INTO THE RIVER
Two young girls living in a Chinese village near a river where several families drowned causing their daughter to drown, stick together to fight past trauma.
Told completely without dialogue, this short tells the story of an elderly man and his wife who rekindled their passion on a magical night.
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