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Dog's Life

Dog's Life

A couple venture into the woods with their dog. Will they be capable of doing what they set out to do?

The Father of Trees

The Father of Trees

A man collects plastic bottles in nature and turns garbage into life.

A Herd

A Herd

A man's journey of realization about where the food on his plate comes from.

The Wasted Effort

The Wasted Effort

The food might not have cost you much, but it took a lot of effort and sacrifice to get to your plate. Every piece of food thrown away adds to another man's hunger and wastes another person's labor.

Scarecrow

Scarecrow

A woman tied in the basement wakes up to find out her ex-veteran husband is experiencing another war trauma.

Rosa

Rosa

To help destiny, we only have to look around and be ready to give a little bit of the best of us.

On The Side Of Right

On The Side Of Right

It is with a deep reverence for the bravery of the men, women, and children of the civil rights movement that we watch Gigi revel in this freedom. An experience that at one time, not long enough ago, was deemed unlawful.

 Capturing Time

Capturing Time

In Mexico, gender-based violence continued and even increased during the pandemic. A movement was generated in social networks, which crossed the screen creating connections that became actions. This is the story of the photojournalists who took to the streets to capture time.

The Dictatorship of Speculation

The Dictatorship of Speculation

Protesters and indigenous people fight against agents of real estate speculation in the Federal District: government, contractors, armed militia and 800 police officers. The fight is against the destruction of an indigenous sanctuary and the removal of the tribe that has inhabited the area since 1957.

School Bell

School Bell

The importance of education is conveyed through a child laborer's point of view.

Maa

Maa

Maa is about the protection of wildlife, showing what can happen when animals are deprived of their natural habitat. This film asks the viewer to consider how happy an animal truly is when placed in an artificial environment.

Moti (Pearl)

Moti (Pearl)

This animated short examines the "sport" of dog fighting from the perspective of those most impacted by it.

MUD

MUD

“LAMA” (Mud) portrays the consequences of the Mariana dam disaster in Brazil, considered to be the largest environmental catastrophe in the global context of tailings dam collapses. Combining documentary and visual art, the film encourages the protesters to be acknowledged as victims of a disaster that was caused by a lack of corporate responsibility.

The Invisible Humans

The Invisible Humans

This film takes the viewer into a world of shadows which conceal some magical beings – elderly citizens, who have been forced into oblivion during the pandemic. The viewer is reminded to light up the lives of these invisible humans.

Toy

Toy

After receiving a farewell from his girlfriend, Jeong-Jin has to look after the dog he raised with her. His friend wants to help Jeong-Jin give the dog up for adoption so that he's no longer reminded of his sadness.

(Shot with an iPhone)

ECHO

ECHO

The story of ECHO is about the understanding and perception of wildlife, environmental damage, and its consequences on the human race.

My Father is an Astro-Not

My Father is an Astro-Not

A father converses with his young daughter via video call one last time before his journey aboard the star “FOREVER 143” where he will spend the remainder of his life.

Painting By Numbers

Painting By Numbers

When we look at great art, do we realise it is looking back with eyes that see more clearly than we do?

In a mysterious gallery, shadows of the past and unresolved futures collide when a child's vision peels away the layers of 'reality'. Journey through masterpieces you thought you knew as their hidden souls are finally given a voice.

The door is open. Who will enter?

Maggie May, An Environmental Story

Maggie May, An Environmental Story

A four-minute, family-friendly, musical animated film about Maggie May, a constant shopper who buys things she doesn’t need. When she gets buried in styrofoam, tissue, and silly purchases, she learns to recycle and reuse.

What Will You Do Now, John?

What Will You Do Now, John?

John likes routine, so when he comes back home one day to find his wife gone, he is very worried. He’s not sure why she’s left, but the more pressing issue is the possible disruption that her disappearance could cause to his routine.

He pretends that she still lives with him. Will anyone find out that his wife has left? Will his routine be disrupted again?

Reshma

Reshma

The true, inspiring story of an Indian teenage girl who survived a brutal acid attack and rose to became a human rights activist and model.

Unsafe Spaces

Unsafe Spaces

As the Coronavirus pandemic affects millions globally, the world is self isolating in the comfort of their own space-their home. But for so many people out there home isn't a very safe place to begin with. This piece was created in an effort to bring some attention to the rising cases in domestic violence in India.

Urban Oasis

Urban Oasis

Caught up in the pace of urban life, a city dweller sees his daily routine shaken up when he meets a weird bird at the bottom of his building. Then he discovers the existence of an unexpected urban biodiversity and he shares his discovery with his neighbors.

The Beautiful People

The Beautiful People

A thought-provoking and creative short film about the struggles a man encounters while he makes his way through the city.

Cracked

Cracked

A little girl lives in a village with her mother where water sources are dwindling by day. Drought effects her imagination, even her doodles and drawings. Not only people but the environment struggles with the unrelenting aridness. This little girl though, never loses hope. She tries to do as best she can, making sacrifices for her love of nature.

World at War: The Creation

World at War: The Creation

This short film covers the journey of Blake McFarland's most recent and meaningful creation, "World at War." This sculpture is a larger than life hero character made out of recycled tires emerging out of a pile of waste. Each piece of garbage was gathered from the remote coastline as well as local landfill and represents everyday items that we humans discard.

90 Minutes Without Meat

90 Minutes Without Meat

In the wake of a global climate crisis, a small town in Gloucestershire has received international acclaim for their environmental achievements in sport. English Football League side Forest Green Rovers are known for being the world's first professional, carbon-neutral football club. Chairman and Ecotricity founder Dale Vince, who saved the team from bankruptcy in 2010, made unprecedented changes to make the club more sustainable; from powering the stadium with solar panels and wind turbines to exclusively serving plant-based food for home and away fans on match days. This documentary explores how the players and fans react to these extraordinary measures, which have set an exceptional standard in world football.

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You can change your vote at any time until voting ends on [END_DATE]. Choose your favorite film. You only get one vote.

Dog's Life

Dog's Life

A couple venture into the woods with their dog. Will they be capable of doing what they set out to do?

The Father of Trees

The Father of Trees

A man collects plastic bottles in nature and turns garbage into life.

A Herd

A Herd

A man's journey of realization about where the food on his plate comes from.

The Wasted Effort

The Wasted Effort

The food might not have cost you much, but it took a lot of effort and sacrifice to get to your plate. Every piece of food thrown away adds to another man's hunger and wastes another person's labor.

Scarecrow

Scarecrow

A woman tied in the basement wakes up to find out her ex-veteran husband is experiencing another war trauma.

Rosa

Rosa

To help destiny, we only have to look around and be ready to give a little bit of the best of us.

On The Side Of Right

On The Side Of Right

It is with a deep reverence for the bravery of the men, women, and children of the civil rights movement that we watch Gigi revel in this freedom. An experience that at one time, not long enough ago, was deemed unlawful.

 Capturing Time

Capturing Time

In Mexico, gender-based violence continued and even increased during the pandemic. A movement was generated in social networks, which crossed the screen creating connections that became actions. This is the story of the photojournalists who took to the streets to capture time.

The Dictatorship of Speculation

The Dictatorship of Speculation

Protesters and indigenous people fight against agents of real estate speculation in the Federal District: government, contractors, armed militia and 800 police officers. The fight is against the destruction of an indigenous sanctuary and the removal of the tribe that has inhabited the area since 1957.

School Bell

School Bell

The importance of education is conveyed through a child laborer's point of view.

Maa

Maa

Maa is about the protection of wildlife, showing what can happen when animals are deprived of their natural habitat. This film asks the viewer to consider how happy an animal truly is when placed in an artificial environment.

Moti (Pearl)

Moti (Pearl)

This animated short examines the "sport" of dog fighting from the perspective of those most impacted by it.

MUD

MUD

“LAMA” (Mud) portrays the consequences of the Mariana dam disaster in Brazil, considered to be the largest environmental catastrophe in the global context of tailings dam collapses. Combining documentary and visual art, the film encourages the protesters to be acknowledged as victims of a disaster that was caused by a lack of corporate responsibility.

The Invisible Humans

The Invisible Humans

This film takes the viewer into a world of shadows which conceal some magical beings – elderly citizens, who have been forced into oblivion during the pandemic. The viewer is reminded to light up the lives of these invisible humans.

Toy

Toy

After receiving a farewell from his girlfriend, Jeong-Jin has to look after the dog he raised with her. His friend wants to help Jeong-Jin give the dog up for adoption so that he's no longer reminded of his sadness.

(Shot with an iPhone)

ECHO

ECHO

The story of ECHO is about the understanding and perception of wildlife, environmental damage, and its consequences on the human race.

My Father is an Astro-Not

My Father is an Astro-Not

A father converses with his young daughter via video call one last time before his journey aboard the star “FOREVER 143” where he will spend the remainder of his life.

Painting By Numbers

Painting By Numbers

When we look at great art, do we realise it is looking back with eyes that see more clearly than we do?

In a mysterious gallery, shadows of the past and unresolved futures collide when a child's vision peels away the layers of 'reality'. Journey through masterpieces you thought you knew as their hidden souls are finally given a voice.

The door is open. Who will enter?

Maggie May, An Environmental Story

Maggie May, An Environmental Story

A four-minute, family-friendly, musical animated film about Maggie May, a constant shopper who buys things she doesn’t need. When she gets buried in styrofoam, tissue, and silly purchases, she learns to recycle and reuse.

What Will You Do Now, John?

What Will You Do Now, John?

John likes routine, so when he comes back home one day to find his wife gone, he is very worried. He’s not sure why she’s left, but the more pressing issue is the possible disruption that her disappearance could cause to his routine.

He pretends that she still lives with him. Will anyone find out that his wife has left? Will his routine be disrupted again?

Reshma

Reshma

The true, inspiring story of an Indian teenage girl who survived a brutal acid attack and rose to became a human rights activist and model.

Unsafe Spaces

Unsafe Spaces

As the Coronavirus pandemic affects millions globally, the world is self isolating in the comfort of their own space-their home. But for so many people out there home isn't a very safe place to begin with. This piece was created in an effort to bring some attention to the rising cases in domestic violence in India.

Urban Oasis

Urban Oasis

Caught up in the pace of urban life, a city dweller sees his daily routine shaken up when he meets a weird bird at the bottom of his building. Then he discovers the existence of an unexpected urban biodiversity and he shares his discovery with his neighbors.

The Beautiful People

The Beautiful People

A thought-provoking and creative short film about the struggles a man encounters while he makes his way through the city.

Cracked

Cracked

A little girl lives in a village with her mother where water sources are dwindling by day. Drought effects her imagination, even her doodles and drawings. Not only people but the environment struggles with the unrelenting aridness. This little girl though, never loses hope. She tries to do as best she can, making sacrifices for her love of nature.

World at War: The Creation

World at War: The Creation

This short film covers the journey of Blake McFarland's most recent and meaningful creation, "World at War." This sculpture is a larger than life hero character made out of recycled tires emerging out of a pile of waste. Each piece of garbage was gathered from the remote coastline as well as local landfill and represents everyday items that we humans discard.

90 Minutes Without Meat

90 Minutes Without Meat

In the wake of a global climate crisis, a small town in Gloucestershire has received international acclaim for their environmental achievements in sport. English Football League side Forest Green Rovers are known for being the world's first professional, carbon-neutral football club. Chairman and Ecotricity founder Dale Vince, who saved the team from bankruptcy in 2010, made unprecedented changes to make the club more sustainable; from powering the stadium with solar panels and wind turbines to exclusively serving plant-based food for home and away fans on match days. This documentary explores how the players and fans react to these extraordinary measures, which have set an exceptional standard in world football.

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