Short Film, Biography (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
3. My Dead Dad's Porno Tapes (2018)
14 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
A short documentary that follows director Charlie Tyrell as he tries to uncover a better understanding of his deceased father through the random objects he inherited, including a pile of VHS dirty movies.
5. Follow the Roses (2018)
23 min | Short, Biography, Drama
Follow the Roses, set in rural Wisconsin at the heart of summer, follows 'Bruce', an intuitive and independent young girl, and her sister 'Ruby' as they move through an unusual day. It is 1994.
6. Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life (1993)
23 min | Short, Biography, Comedy
While trying to decide what Gregor Samsa wakes up as, Kafka's constantly being interrupted by knife-selling strangers, party noise, girls, fancy dress costumes, and other strange, dreamlike... See full summary »
14. 7 Days: The story of Blind Dave Heeley (2019)
Short, Biography, Drama | Post-production
Dave Heeley has decided to run one of the toughest marathons in the world, the "Sevens" - 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days. The only problem is that Dave is completely blind.
16. Shooting an Elephant (2016)
13 min | Short, Biography, Drama
Adapted from George Orwell's short story - a young British policeman in Burma is given the task of handling a rogue work elephant only to find that the role he is destined to play is that of public executioner.
18. House Painting (2010)
12 min | Short, Biography, Comedy
'HOUSE PAINTING' is the story of Larry, a young boy who finds a spiritual guide in a chain-smoking, hard-living house painter named Dade Smith. As Dade instructs Larry on how to paint a ... See full summary »
20. Guyana: A Visual Essay (2013)
15 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
In March 2010 Kurt Hemmer, an English professor from Chicago, flew to Guyana to see his friends Doodnauth Singh and Basil Rodrigues. The last time they had been together was at a writer's ... See full summary »
22. Forever Now (2017)
19 min | Short, Biography, Comedy
After several years together William and Cecilie breaks up. To treat the sorrow with love the same night they decide to do the drug, MDMA, together. This results in a emotional ... See full summary »
40 min | Documentary, Short, Biography | Completed
New documentary completed in May 2018. An individual's own journey of living with Aspergers Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) but also depression, which was brought on by an early childhood trauma.
Director: Nicholas Ryan-Purcell
25. Kony 2012 (2012)
30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
A documentary that explores why African cult and militia leader and indicted war criminal fugitive Joseph Kony needs to be arrested by the end of 2012.
26. Island of Lemurs: Madagascar (2014)
39 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure
A documentary that follows Dr. Patricia C. Wright's mission to help lemurs, the highly evolved creatures who arrived on Madagascar millions of years ago as castaways but are now highly endangered.
Votes: 835 | Gross: $11.25M
27. The Twelve Steps of Jason Mewes: Get Greedo (2013)
20 min | Short, Biography
Actor Jason Mewes and filmmaker Kevin Smith set out on a quest to hunt down a rare Star Wars figure, as way of distracting Jason from his drug withdrawals.
28. Priest 2.0 (I) (2015)
15 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
One Jesuit priest's redemption and reinvention as he goes through his own internal conflict and crisis of faith, emerging to have found new ways to fulfill his calling and have a greater impact for good on more people than ever before.
29. The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life (2013)
39 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Aliza Sommer-Herz, aged 109 and the world's oldest Holocaust survivor, tells the story of how music saved her life: both during her time at Theresienstadt concentration camp and in the years afterwards.
30. The Disease (2014)
15 min | Documentary, Short, Biography | Completed
A veteran outdoors-man, Redbeard, consumed by a passion for wild turkey hunting, takes us on a trip from his turkey call shop building to his secluded hunting camp and reflects on his life of outdoor adventure and cigar smoking.
31. Tesla (2015)
7 min | Short, Biography, Drama
We've all read about the great scientists and inventors in our school textbooks: Thomas Edison, Madam Curie, Albert Einstein, and more. But one name seems to be missing in each one - a man ... See full summary »
32. Como Fernando Pessoa Salvou Portugal (2018)
26 min | Short, Biography
During the 20's, at the request of one of his employers, the poet Fernando Pessoa conceives an advertising slogan for the drink Coca-Louca, which panics the authoritarian government of that time.
33. Jim Carrey: I Needed Color (2017)
6 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Jim Carrey was once the king of movie comedies, but he's been something of a recluse on the big screen over the last several years. His last string of starring roles came in 2013 and 2014 ... See full summary »
34. Moro (2019)
Documentary, Short, Biography
A man decides whether to accept a call to protect his country's independence in a new war. Joining a special intelligence unit, he is testing his destiny with allies and enemies with a slight but sweet chance for reward.
Director: Vyacheslav Bihun
35. Patti (2012)
14 min | Short, Biography, Drama
"Patti" focuses upon Patti Smith's performance of the iconic "Gloria" on Saturday Night Live in 1976. Inspired by the art, words and life of Patti Smith, the film ventures behind the scenes... See full summary »
37. Where Are the Dolls (2012)
6 min | Short, Biography, Drama
'Where Are the Dolls' follows a woman as she embarks on a late-night journey through an unfamiliar urban landscape, searching for something she cannot name. The film is inspired by the poem... See full summary »
38. Black Crow (2015)
6 min | Documentary, Short, Biography | Completed
Crows, memories, emotions and minimal colours; Baghdad-based artist, Zahraa Al-Baghdadi, guides us through her process, her family line, and which things matter most to her in work and life.
39. A Rose That Grew from Concrete (2019)
26 min | Short, Biography | Post-production
The story of Latasha Harlins, a mild-tempered 15-year-old girl from South Central, struggles to find herself in a world where she must overcome the tragedy and heartbreaks of the past.
40. The Lottery (II) (2016)
16 min | Short, Biography
Based on his book, Shane Dawson tells the story about how his mother and his pre-teen-self dream big after they buy a lottery ticket.
41. Old Man (2012)
7 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
For more then 20 years Charles Manson has refused to communicate to the outside world. Until now. These are actual never before heard phone conversations between Canadian best selling author Marlin Marynick and Charles Manson.
42. Haber (2008)
34 min | Short, Biography, Drama
In 1914, Fritz Haber is Germany's greatest chemist. His Nobel prize-winning synthetic fertilizers have saved the world from mass starvation. But as World War I breaks out across Europe, ... See full summary »
43. My Father's Chinese Wife (2007)
18 min | Short, Biography, Drama
A young Sandra Tsing Loh's life is turned upside-down when her eccentric father suddenly decides to get a mail order bride from China. Based on the short story by Sandra Tsing Loh.
46. Movie Cool (1995)
5 min | Short, Biography
This short film explores the effect that cinema has on its audience. The term "Movie Cool" is used to describe the feeling of elation a good film can cause in its viewers. "Movie Cool" also... See full summary »
48. The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Baiul (2015)
8 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Adorned in pink sequins, little girls from all over a divided, war-torn Ukraine audition to play the role of a national hero whose tears of joy once united their troubled country, the gold-winning figure skater Oksana Baiul.
50. Walden (III) (2017)
Documentary, Short, Biography
In 1854, noted American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau published his influential book 'Walden; or, Life in the Woods' about his attempt to live self-sufficiently in his cabin in the woods near Walden Pond, MA for two years.