Narrative Shorts: Identity
Challenges can help you discover who you really are.
A young military wife gets news that her Marine husband has been severely wounded in combat, sending her on a difficult but amazing journey.
Chris King, U.S., 2015, 13 min.
In a culture requiring an ID card and a commitment to a rigid code, an African-American couple is about to find out just how far the boundaries can be pushed.
Pete Chatmon, U.S., 2015, 14 min.
One afternoon in Sunset Park, another black boy gets broken in.
Adepero Oduye, U.S., 2015, 5 min.
A crafty homeless man changes his life for the better when he decides he's had enough of the harsh New York winter cold.
Cameron Fife, U.S., 2015, 10 min.
A tale of being different and growing up.
Kai Stänicke, Germany, 2015, 3 min.
Two men share an unlikely encounter in a bathroom cubicle.
Martin Edralin, Canada, 2014, 15 min.
Myrna the Monster
A heartbroken alien dreamer from the moon transitions into adult life in Los Angeles.
Ian Samuels, U.S., 2014, 14 min.
New You Hair & Beauty
An insecure hairdresser struggles to conceal an ugly secret.
Trent McClure, Australia, 2014, 12 min.
Nothing Escapes My Eyes
Inspired by Verdi’s “Aida,” this poetic film metaphorically explores current issues of cultural identity and loss.
David Krippendorff, Germany, 2015, 14 min.
A Pirate Named Ned
An animated essay that challenges the accepted understanding of notoriously violent pirate Edward "Ned" Low.