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Women Directors

    Female filmmakers might be underrepresented in Hollywood, but they make up nearly half of our directors on Film School Shorts! Watch amazing films from women directors making an impact on their industry.

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "I Feel Stupid"

    Film School Shorts

    "I Feel Stupid"

    An awkward teenage girl reconnects with a quickly maturing childhood friend.

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    "I Feel Stupid"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Kiss Me"

    Film School Shorts

    "Kiss Me"

    A boxer must confront his inner demons.

    "Kiss Me"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Pearl Was Here"

    Film School Shorts

    "Pearl Was Here"

    A scraggly young girl hides from her mother in a claw machine.

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    "Pearl Was Here"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Spark"

    Film School Shorts

    "Spark"

    Two kids try to kill time with fireworks while the adults have an affair.

    "Spark"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Bombshell" | Trailer

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    "Bombshell" | Trailer

    See the trailer for Erin Sanger's Bombshell

    "Bombshell" | Trailer

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Dia de los Muertos"

    Film School Shorts

    "Dia de los Muertos"

    A little girl visits the land of the dead and experiences the holiday Dia de los Muertos.

    "Dia de los Muertos"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "I Am John Wayne"

    Film School Shorts

    "I Am John Wayne"

    In New York City, an urban cowboy avoids going to his friend’s funeral.

    "I Am John Wayne"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Priceless Things"

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    "Priceless Things"

    When jewelry goes missing in a salon, an engaged couple suspect the immigrant employees.

    "Priceless Things"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "A Series of Kinetic Sets Tells a Story"

    Film School Shorts

    "A Series of Kinetic Sets Tells a Story"

    An astonishing voyage of immigration, love, and World War II in a single take.

    "A Series of Kinetic Sets Tells a Story"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Disaster Preparedness"

    Film School Shorts

    "Disaster Preparedness"

    A hurricane pulls a couple out of their comfort zone.

    "Disaster Preparedness"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Humpty"

    Film School Shorts

    "Humpty"

    A father-to-be revisits an old high school experiment.

    "Humpty"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Keep the Change"

    Film School Shorts

    "Keep the Change"

    David has autism and comes to reevaluate “normal” when he meets a new love interest.

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    "Keep the Change"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Lambing Season"

    Film School Shorts

    "Lambing Season"

    A woman travels to Ireland to meet the father who left her before she was born.

    "Lambing Season"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Little Favour"

    Film School Shorts

    "Little Favour"

    In this delightful animation, a single leaf morphs from clay to pencil to paper.

    "Little Favour"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Owl and Mouse"

    Film School Shorts

    "Owl and Mouse"

    A curmudgeonly owl must fight his nature when he has to watch over a mouse for a night.

    "Owl and Mouse"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "So You've Grown Attached"

    Film School Shorts

    "So You've Grown Attached"

    An imaginary friend is forced to consider retirement when his creator starts to grow up.

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    "So You've Grown Attached"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Bottle"

    Film School Shorts

    "Bottle"

    A stop-motion animation about two unlikely pen pals who forge a relationship.

    "Bottle"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Busted on Brigham Lane"

    Film School Shorts

    "Busted on Brigham Lane"

    A young teenage girl tries to reconcile her relationship with her estranged father.

    "Busted on Brigham Lane"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Expiration Date"

    Film School Shorts

    "Expiration Date"

    Fridge foods come to life to fight a zombie apocalypse.

    "Expiration Date"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Farewell Exile"

    Film School Shorts

    "Farewell Exile"

    A young woman grapples with the risky decision to escape poverty with her son.

    "Farewell Exile"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "First Date"

    Film School Shorts

    "First Date"

    Two women discuss last night's disastrous date, unaware that someone is listening in.

    "First Date"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Hypebeasts"

    Film School Shorts

    "Hypebeasts"

    Racial tensions explode among sneakerheads waiting to buy the hottest new sneakers.

    "Hypebeasts"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Rita Mahtoubian is Not a Terrorist"

    Film School Shorts

    "Rita Mahtoubian is Not a Terrorist"

    A satirical comedy about romance, terrorism and self-help.

    "Rita Mahtoubian is Not a Terrorist"

    Video thumbnail: Film School Shorts "Sequin Raze"

    Film School Shorts

    "Sequin Raze"

    This inside look at reality TV inspired Lifetime's hit series UnREAL.

    "Sequin Raze"

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