"Zelos"

Watch Brad Leland (Friday Night Lights), Anna Camp (Mad Men), and more flex their acting muscles in indie short films. Film School Shorts is a weekly series showcasing short films from across the country. From compelling dramas to feel-good rom-coms, every episode is Hollywood quality without the three-hour runtime. Make some popcorn and sit back for 30 minutes of fantastic filmmaking.

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Daily Grind

Stephen Singer plays a sock merchant in "Socks & Bonds." He hopes his girlfriend's Hamptons-dwelling ex will invest, only to discover there's a more pressing negotiation at hand. Directed by Daniel Zimbler.

Then, catch a snapshot of life in the law offices of "Hopkins & Delaney, LLP," an animation that captures the hidden cubicle moments that comprise all our working lives. Directed by Sean Buckelew.

In "Butterfingers," every marriage has its moments, and this wife can't listen to another word from her husband about work. Directed by Milan Roganovic.

  • 2018-03-03T16:00:00-08:00
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Blood & Water

Traverse the North American West with three stories that explore the struggles between man and nature: La Graduacion by Rafael Gomez, Rituals by Isabelle Aspin, and Bloodlines by Christopher Nataanii Cegielski.

  • 2018-03-10T16:02:00-08:00
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Coming Home

Three young women experience difficult homecomings as they grapple with the pain and complexity of growing up: AWOL by Deb Shoval, When We Were Young by Gabrielle Capili, and Bookends by Dominic Villarrubia.

  • 2018-03-10T16:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-03-16T17:00:00-07:00
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  • 2018-03-17T17:30:00-07:00
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Somebody to Love

Kaori Momoi stars as a 55-year-old single office worker in Tokyo with nothing to look forward to but forced retirement and a lonely death in "Oh Lucy!" However, when her American English teacher gives her a blonde wig and a new identity, her perspective on life begins to change. Directed by Atsuko Hirayanagi.

Then "Tin" takes us to the alleyways of Harlem, where a man mourns life and lost love in this jazz-age inspired stop-motion animation. Directed by Brandon Lake.

 

Top image: Courtesy of "Oh Lucy!" Facebook

  • 2018-03-23T17:00:00-07:00
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