Short Film Pleasure

2000s Short Films

Nuit Blanche
Explores a fleeting moment between two strangers, revealing their brief connection in a hyper real fantasy. "Many things are working in concert to make this terrific film work. Sound design with original score is accentuating each point the director is trying to make. The ...
The Cat’s Role in French Literature
Fear and loathing in a suburban sublet. Directed by Virág Zomborácz / Hungary / 2006
1896. The young doctor Georg believes to have found an all-round cure for his patients by using the recently discovered X-rays. He gets lost in his research and risks everything. His wife Charlotte wants to overcome the growing estrangement to her husband and is ready ...
An animator's commissioned works, rejected because of their increasingly absurd and violent tone, eventually find their entire animated world collapsing in upon itself.. In the spring of 1999, the Family Learning Channel commissioned animator Don Hertzfeldt to produce promotional segments for their network. The cartoons were ...
Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos. Won 2010 Oscar for Best Animated Short Film. Another 2 wins. Directed by François Alaux, Herve de Crecy and Ludovic Houplain / France / 2009
200000 fantômes
In 1914, the Czech architect Jan Letzel designed in the Japanese city of Hiroshima Center for the World Expo, which has turned into ruins after the atomic bombing in August 1945. "Atomic Dome" - all that remains of the destroyed palace of the exhibition - ...
Beirut, I Love You (I Love You Not)
A Beirut-ish tribute to Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Amelie Poulain, about (fleeting) love & the little pleasures in life, all set and in relation with the very inspiring city of Beirut. Directed by Mounia Akl & Cyril Aris / Lebanon / 2009
Point of View
Another late night schizophrenic musing. Directed by Robin Glass / Brazil / 2009
Broken Circle
Mitchell Stevens has a troubled conscience and a past he regrets. Having recently left his life as a priest, he's looking for a way to redeem himself to the world and to himself. When the local police ask him to help provide shelter for a ...
Forklift Driver Klaus: The First Day on the Job
A parody on a safety instruction video for forklift drivers follows young Klaus as he begins his first day on the job as a qualified forklift truck driver. The film spoofs the original genre very effectively, notably through employing the best-known German narrator of instructional ...
One morning Gerald wakes up as a woman… The adventures of a man transformed into woman and who discovers a new life in a new body. The film begins with a man waking up to discover that he's magically turned into a lady! He has no ...
A man looking for something white in a black world... Directed by Konstantinos Fragoulis and Alexandros Sipsidis / Greece / 2008
Georgian Summer
A weary donkey causes a huge traffic jam on a busy road in Tbilisi. The donkey refuses to budge. Outside the city, a bull is attracted by the red dress of a pretty girl and chases her. A boy who is deeply in love with her, ...
Having been struck by a 150-ton meteorite, Henry has to adapt to living precisely ninety-one centimeters from himself. An animated short that runs for only 13 minutes, this tells the rather comical and yet sad story of a man affected by a meteorite in a most ...
If I could turn back time.. Would I unlearn all the things I have learned? Would my first kiss be my last one? Would I un-cry all the things I regret? Directed by Robin Glass / Brazil / 2009