Narrative Shorts: Music
Music is an essential component of these shorts.
CountryFrance Finland U.S. Taiwan
Film CategoryAsian Focus Chinese Spotlight International Spotlight Race in America: The Black Experience Robert French and French-Language Focus Shorts Competition Women in Film Spotlight
SubjectAfrican American Dance Music
GenreBiopic Drama Historical Drama Musical
Farid is an enigma to others, but one day he will change thanks to an improbable musical instrument.
Brand New Day
An animated music video for Big D and the Kids Table's "Baby Don't Cry."
The Circle Game
A video-game character experiences the ups and downs of the human condition.
The Chippewa tribe believes that the spider woman protects children from bad dreams at night while they sleep.
A band struggles with a radioactive energy in their music that they can't control.
An exploration of three kinds of love: self-actualization, romantic love, and family love.
Repairations! The Musical
Through song and dance, Isaac lives during the end of slavery, the end of segregation, and the inauguration of President Obama.
Through the Supermarket in Five Easy Pieces
In this dance film, a family tries to manage through their weekly grocery shopping without disintegrating.
To Be Free
In a tiny after-hours club, Nina Simone finds a way, for one moment, to be free.
The Wayward Kite
A colorful kite finds a way to persevere.