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Ai Weiwei Is Starring In A 'Secret' Sci-Fi Thriller

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.03.2014 | Arts

"The Sand Storm" isn't long -- clocking in at 10 minutes -- but the short film does star Ai Weiwei. Right, that Ai Weiwei. The one with cameras tra...

You'll Never Look In Someone's Eyes The Same Way Again

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.27.2014 | Arts

No matter how much time we spend looking at them, there is something magical about the human eye. Whether you consider it the window into the soul or ...

Imagining Reproductive Rights in a Homonormative World

Sal Bardo | Posted 03.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Sal Bardo

But the concept of a homonormative society invites all sorts of other, less obvious questions, paramount among them being the logistics of procreation and gender roles.

Vimeo Acts As Therapy For Harold and Kumar Director

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.13.2014 | Media
Shira Lazar

At 32, Todd Strauss-Schulson came up in Hollywood at a time when traditional director gigs for big features were few and far between. After years hust...

Watch This Cat Artist Short Film Now

Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

This cat artist Henri has more anguish than he knows what to do with, so he pours it all into his art. If you're in the Los Angeles area, the Cat Art ...

'Based On What My Grades Say, I'm Destined To Be A Failure'

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen

"Minimum Max" is the title of this short film and its leading fictional character, but it was inspired by the real life of a teenage director named Jo...

Here's Basically Fireplace Porn

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.19.2013 | Comedy

It's about the log. The perfect positioning. The duration of the flame. To be an architect of fire, you must be an artiste -- a true direct...

BACK TO THE FLOOD With Alan Cumming

Jennifer Elster | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jennifer Elster

The latest installment from The Being Experience is BACK TO THE FLOOD featuring Alan Cumming narrating a story about a tragic suicide, while my soul and other things drowned in the flood.

Leaving Hollywood To Break Into Hollywood: 'Thula'

Turnstyle | Posted 12.16.2013 | Entertainment
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) It takes a lot for filmmakers to stand out in Los Angeles. After all, there's a whole lot of talent and desire ...

Heart-Wrenching Video Shows How One Elderly Man Confronts Loneliness

Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts

In just over seven minutes, Barcelona-based filmmaker Theo Putzu manages to paint the most heart-wrenchingly beautiful depiction of loneliness V...

A 'Normal' Day In 2019 Looks Utterly Horrible

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.26.2013 | Technology

This disturbingly funny film created by Brooklyn-based comedy group Serious Lunch takes us through a day in the life of someone living in 2019. Are...

Poignant Short Film Depicts Teenage Breakup Unfolding Online

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment

A poignant new short film offers a portrait of modern-day teenagers that's never been seen before. Told entirely from the perspective of one guy's com...

WATCH: Trippy Time-Lapse Captures Kaleidoscopic City Views

Posted 07.19.2013 | Arts

If you could take your favorite city, stick the entire thing inside a lava lamp and watch the results, we imagine you'd see something like this. "...

Best of 2013 Palm Springs Short Film Festival

Brad Schreiber | Posted 08.24.2013 | Entertainment
Brad Schreiber

While this writer was not able to see all 330 films from 49 countries over three days at the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival -- the largest of its kind in the U.S. -- all or part of 98 shorts were seen.

Much More Than a Zombie Film: Danger Word Brings Special Messages to Black Community

Olympia Duhart | Posted 08.04.2013 | Black Voices
Olympia Duhart

In "The Walking Dead," Warm Bodies and the upcoming World War Z, zombies are leaving deep footsteps in Hollywood. Now, black filmmakers are adding their own imprint to the zombie trek with the short film Danger Word.

WATCH: Short Film About Man Losing His Dog Is Incredible

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts

A lot of people use the phrase "man's best friend" to talk about dogs, but few people have put it as well as Indiana-based cinematographer Chris Neal ...

NY Indian American Film Festival Triumphant in 13th Year

Jim Luce | Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) announced the winners of its competition categories at a ceremony at NYU's Skirball Center last week, in the...

WATCH: Journey Across Mongolia By Train

Posted 03.09.2013 | Arts

"What is that feeling when you're driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? -- it's the too-huge wor...

A Short Film Shot From The Window Of An Airplane

Posted 02.28.2013 | Arts

Have you ever tried to snap a picture from the window of an airplane thousands of feet above the Earth? We bet you weren't as successful as Tim Sessle...

David Singer Talks His Sweet, Funny Debut Film, Advantage: Weinberg

Mark Bazer | Posted 02.17.2013 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Chicago musician David Singer has made some of the most infectious indie pop music over the last several years. His debut film, the short Advantage: Weinberg, is no less appealing.

Stop-Motion Literature

Electric Literature | Posted 01.09.2013 | Books
Electric Literature

2012-11-09-BrandonRayELUsing construction paper and stop-motion animation, Brandon Ray has created a haunting and heartbreaking animation for Electric Literature's Single Sentence Animation series.

A Day In the Life At Contigo Restaurant

Christian Remde | Posted 10.13.2012 | Food
Christian Remde

A good restaurant should make you feel welcome, serve you good food and drink and leave you feeling satisfied and wanting to come back. A great restaurant should make all of that seem effortless.

Your Chance To Live In A Spaghetti Western

Posted 07.25.2012 | Arts

If you have ever fantasized of being in a Western, of wading through a sea of cacti and corpses to the distant echoes of yodeling... now may be your b...

A Journey From Childhood To Old Age

Posted 07.19.2012 | Arts

Growing older feels like it happens right before our eyes, but Swiss directors Ramon and Pedro decided to make this figure of speech into a stunning r...

WATCH: LA As Interpreted By Louis Vuitton

Posted 06.27.2012 | Los Angeles

Paris and Los Angeles have never felt closer. French fashion label Louis Vuitton has just released a short film that pays homage to the City of Ang...