This film was utterly astounding in every sense, most importantly in the way it just lets a strange, inexplicable, simple truth emerge on its own. It is not a film that makes you feel better about the world or yourself, but rather one that makes you remember, oh yes, all this is real, and it really matters. Without providing a spoiler, the final scene also underscores why documentaries are made, and the very real, very important things that utterly cannot be faked with all the acting, special effects, and make up in the world. That life is real.
Plot:Logorama explores the extent to which logos are embedded in our daily existence. Police chase an armed criminal in a Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos.Production:This is a short film that was directed by the French animation collective H5. It was presented at the Cannes Film Festival 2009. Logorama opened the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and won a 2010 Academy Award under the c [...]
2019 Oscar nominated documentary about black man lliving on a white estate run by racistsAfter the high-profile killing of Damilola Taylor, Cornelius' family move out of London. But when they discover their new town is run by racists, Cornelius takes a drastic step to survive.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled its short list of documentary shorts contenders for the upcomi [...]
In order to cope with the battle around him, the soldier in a trench during the first world war, becomes paralyzed with fear. imagines a land where toy soldiers kill only balloons, shoot daisies from their rifles, and receive chocolate coin medals. But even in his imagination, he can't escape the horrifying truth about war and what it costs the people who fight.La Détente is a 2011 short French f [...]
The 3rd Letter (2010) - dystopian bio-mechanical vision!The 3rd Letter is a distinctive dystopian vision where humans utterly depend on bio-mechanical alteration to withstand the deteriorated climate. Set against a polluted megalopolis world, the tragic tale of Jeffrey Brief unfolds. Faced with imminent loss of his crucial health insurance, Brief unwittingly unravels the dark truth behind populati [...]
A comedy about tragedy - the desire to impose control! This masterpiece tells us how some individuals can decide about life and death, and what the army really is. Soldiers are just a tool to achieve the goal of the art called WAR. This award winning animated film depicts soldiers who have lost their minds due to the hardships of past military missions.Fallen Art is a breathtaking show of animatio [...]
Shortlisted by the Academy for Oscar consideration in the best documentary short categoryAlone tells the story of a 20-something black girl in Louisiana, who is in love with a prisoner apparently serving a ten year sentence and intends to marry him. I say apparently, because this black and white short is frustratingly vague about details. It's mainly composed of close-ups and voice overs of the gi [...]