Short Films


Price

image coming soon
MOTIVATIONS

Spanish Language  Short Films  Latin-American Studies  Directed by Women 

A portrait of painter Manuel Mendive who discusses the African themes in his art.

image coming soon
I'LL GO TO SANTIAGO

Spanish Language  Short Films  Latino Studies  Directed by Women 

A gentle, loving portrait of Santiago de Cuba and its people.

image coming soon
CASTLES IN THE AIR

Short Films  Directed by Women 

This dramatic short, based on interviews, is a case study of the high divorce rate among young married couples.

image coming soon
LIFE STORY OF AN AFRICAN INYANGA

African Studies  Anthropology  Biology  Education  Health  Religion & Spirituality  Short Films 

A docu-drama portraying the selection and lifelong education of an Inyanga, an African healer who dispenses traditional herbal remedies. The film examines the preparation and use of traditional medicines, the diagnosis and treatment of patients, and the metaphysics and cosmology of African beliefs regarding the powers of the Inyanga.

image coming soon
SULLIVAN'S LAST CALL

Human Sexuality  Short Films  Directed by Women 

This short film offers an intimate peek into the sexual and psychological underpinnings of a modern relationship. Late one evening two former lovers reunite, but when the man declares he is celibate, sparks fly and the woman sets out to prove him wrong. Without profanity or nudity, this sexy film noir explores the emotional complexities of getting too close for comfort.

image coming soon
COUNTERCLOCKWISE

Short Films  Women's Studies  Directed by Women 

This short drama describes the twenty-year friendship of four lively but vastly different women who gather for a three-day reunion after having drifted apart over the years.

image coming soon
ROAD OF NO RETURN: THE BANISHMENT OF MARIA DE LAS MERCEDES BARBUDO

Women's Studies  Spanish Language  Sociology  Short Films  Photography  Media Studies  Latin-American Studies  Directed by Women 

This short drama portrays the efforts of a young woman photographer to uncover the fragmentary and little-known history of an early nineteenth-century Puerto Rican feminist and political activist who was deported for her nationalist beliefs by the Spanish colonial government of the era.

image coming soon
YES, I AM NOT IKTOMI

Anthropology  Cultural Studies  Native American Studies  Short Films 

This video, featuring an all Native American cast and filmed in the sacred Black Hills of South Dakota, dramatizes the Trickster storytelling tradition, delving into the humor and visual language of this central Native American cultural icon.

image coming soon
PARTS

Short Films 

A hungry diner visits a new restaurant with an unusual bill of fare. After being served his order, however, his selection is criticized by the waiter, the bus boy and even another customer, so our befuddled customer opts for another dish he hopes will be less controversial.

image coming soon
LA SEŅORITA LEE

Asian-American Studies  Short Films  Directed by Women  Immigration 

In this prize-winning dramatic short, Jeanie Lee, a young Korean-American woman, pregnant by her recently departed Mexican boyfriend and about to be married to a dull, parentally-approved Korean doctor, is torn between conflicting cultural values.

image coming soon
HARD DRUGS

Alcohol & Drug Abuse  Short Films  Sociology 

Interviews drug addicts, who explain why they started taking drugs, and people who are working to help them.

image coming soon
DAD'S LAST FLIGHT

Short Films  Family Relations  Psychology & Psychiatry 

In this short drama, Eli, a young father, in the midst of a family crisis with his wife and young son, begins to lose his grip on sanity just in time to greet the mysterious visit of Sam, his vagabond father. Sam's delusions push Eli to reclaim the love of his family and the imaginations of his childhood.

image coming soon
IN THE HOUSE

Health  Psychology & Psychiatry  Sociology  Short Films  Directed by Women 

This short video features three autobiographical stories written and performed by teenagers in a children's psychiatric hospital.

image coming soon
WHAT CAN A GUY DO?

Human Sexuality  Short Films 

Focusing on the issue of male contraception, this film features high school students from various ethnic backgrounds portraying couples and individuals in difficult circumstances involving birth control.

image coming soon
PORTRAITS OF POSSIBILITY

Disabilities  Psychology & Psychiatry  Short Films  Sociology 

This inspiring documentary examines the participation of the blind and visually impaired in competitive athletic events, including track and field, swimming, judo, basketball, and goal ball.

image coming soon
COME FEEL THE WIND

Short Films  Death & Dying  Psychology & Psychiatry  Children & Young Adult  Directed by Women 

This short drama tells the story of Clara, a young girl who must learn to cope with painful emotions following the untimely death of her father.

AIDS IN THE BARRIO
AIDS IN THE BARRIO

Short Films  American Studies  Aging / Gerontology  AIDS  Health  Latino Studies  Sociology  Directed by Women 

Examines the impact of AIDS within Hispanic-American communities, focusing on the specific economic, social and cultural factors which influence perception of the AIDS crisis, including macho attitudes about sexuality, traditional relations between men and women, prejudices against homosexuality, and the prevalence of drug abuse.

image coming soon
HEROISM: A COMMUNITY RESPONDS

AIDS  American Studies  Psychology & Psychiatry  Sociology  Short Films 

Looks at the many individuals and organizations that have met the challenge of providing services for people with AIDS (PWAs) in San Francisco, including volunteers who provide vital services that government agencies have been unable or unwilling to provide.

image coming soon
TOGETHER AND APART

Short Films  Directed by Women 

When two former gay lovers meet again, years after one has apparently gone straight and married, they reveal, through song and memory-flashbacks, the feelings they experience during this reunion.

image coming soon
STREAM OF SOCIAL INTERCOURSE

Short Films 

Following his therapist's advice, an introverted but determined young college student faces a class party with high hopes for his new social skills, with unexpected comic results.

1 2 3 4 5