Short Films

Short Films

Short films (under 40 minutes) covering various topics.

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Short Films
  • 20 Over

    Movie

    Star track athlete Noah Malone was only in middle school when he began developing a rare eye disease that eventually left him legally blind. Amidst these difficult circumstances, Noah pursues greater achievements and continues to break down barriers.

  • 50 Little Birds
    Movie + 1 extra

    50 Little Birds

    Movie + 1 extra

    A short documentary about Indiana-based folk artist Geoff Davis. As an artist, Geoff finds ways to translate his experiences in nature into his art. His long canoe journeys provide him inspiration, connecting with the wildlife that eventually become delicate wood carvings. But Geoff is seeking mo...

  • Time to Heal

    Movie

    Jeri Hall sent a message to her daughter one evening stating “I’m going on a vent. I love you.” As of June 2021, there have been over 30 million cases of COVID in the United States. Time to Heal tells a story of just one of those cases.

  • In The Present

    Movie

    Nationally renowned glassblower Kiva Ford lives in two worlds. By day, he blows custom scientific glass for the University of Notre Dame. By night, he creates breathtaking artistic pieces in his studio.

  • The Jewel of Richmond

    Movie

    Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, an Indiana landmark celebrated for its architecture and Tiffany stained glass, was forced to close, and now the building’s future is uncertain.

  • The Bladesmith

    Movie

    A bladesmith in Anderson, Indiana explains how he got his start making knives for movies and collectors.

  • The Aviators: A Father/Son Story

    Movie

    After tragedy strikes, a son seeks to connect with his father through the joy of flight.

  • Wild Winds: Spirit of the Bison

    Movie

    Over 30 years ago, Dr. John Trippy, set out to achieve his life long dream of preserving North American culture through the bison. Now Wild Winds buffalo preserve is home to over 250 of these free roaming animals. In this short documentary film, the caretakers for the bison tell the stories of th...

  • Nurk
    Movie

    Nurk

    Movie

    A portrait of Professional Drone Racer, Paul Nurkkala.

  • MTXE: Mental Toughness Xtra Effort

    Movie

    Two Warren Central high school wrestlers talk about their lives and the challenges they face beyond the mat that have made them the men they are today.

  • Cos Wars: More Than a Hobby

    Movie

    Two avid Star Wars fans live out their love of the franchise through costuming.

    Winner of the Crystal Pillar for student production from the Lower Great Lakes Emmy organization. Also screened at the Lake George Film Festival and Hoosierdance Film Festival.

  • JB
    Movie

    JB

    Movie

    When rubber collides with dirt it shoots a brown cloud into formation, into life, and into a circle. It’s a living storm that rises from the ground in thunderous bursts at the explosive tails of the dueling chariots.

    All eyes are drawn to the spectacle of the men behind the wheel. Some are frie...

  • The Supper Club

    Movie

    The menus were printed. The space was ready. The date was set. Then the world shut down. This is a story of heartbreak, adaptation, and great food.

    The dream was a neighborhood bistro - fresh, local ingredients, thoughtfully and expertly prepared. So, they packed up their belongings, left Denver...

  • I'm Transgender

    Movie

    Writer Sawyer Patrick transitioned only eight months ago, yet he has so much to share to shed light on what it means to be transgender.

    Official Selection at Wildwood Film Festival, 2019

    Credits:
    Starring Sawyer Patrick
    Carmen Vincent, Director/Producer/Editor
    Mark Young, Camera
    Evan Knowles, P...

  • Chatterbox: A Love Note to Indianapolis

    Movie + 1 extra

    In college, director Daniel Arthur Jacobson traveled to the “big city” of Indianapolis for shows at the Murat Theater, and would often stop by a bar across the street called The Chatterbox for a cocktail. He got the sense something about the place felt like home. After graduating college and movi...

  • Cubed
    Movie + 1 extra

    Cubed

    Movie + 1 extra

    The quick-witted Luke Bastin journeys to Mishawaka, IN to compete in a Rubik's Cube competition.

  • Black Unscripted
    Movie + 1 extra

    Black Unscripted

    Movie + 1 extra

    Told through the personal stories of five individuals, Black Unscripted is a fearless
    exploration of the way America’s need to define blackness has challenged the identity of an
    entire community

  • Snag in the Plan
    Movie + 1 extra

    Snag in the Plan

    Movie + 1 extra

    10 to 15 years ago when biologists caught and tracked bats in Southern Indiana, for every three bats captured, one was a northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis). Now, scientists are lucky to find one or two during a week-long search. In July 2019, researchers went looking for the norther...

  • Slow Moments: Blatchley Nature Preserve

    Movie

    This short slow moment film takes you to Blatchley Nature Study Club, a private preserve along the banks of the White River in Hamilton County. It’s an early spring day: you’ll hear the cacophony of birds, creaks of swaying trees, trickle of running water and sighing of breezes through grasses an...

  • Larry from Gary

    Movie

    A dedicated dance teacher continues inspiring his current and former students even after the arts high school in Gary, Indiana where he's taught for decades is shut down by the state.

    By seeing a person who's devoted his life to teaching have to leave his position because of the financial crisi...

  • Onward Ever
    Movie + 1 extra

    Onward Ever

    Movie + 1 extra

    Onward Ever by Brandon Walsh focuses on nine people in Indianapolis who, in some way, work on the White River. Each shares why he or she is inspired by the river and what he or she hopes for its future. The film features particularly stunning photography and views of the river and the city.

    In ...

  • Braided With the Current

    Movie + 1 extra

    Braided with the Current by Katelyn Calhoun and Hannah Hodges looks at some of the historical uses of the river then spends time with young people who live on the river and/or who study its environmental conditions. Through the characters in the film, we learn about some of the factors impacting ...

  • The Earth Keepers

    Movie

    In southern Indiana, a married couple decide to leave academia to move to a farm and start a composting business—employing ex-offenders along the way. Now they’re on a mission to avert a looming waste crisis in Indiana, and beyond.

    Supported by: Indiana Humanities, for the INseparable Film Tou...

  • If Not Now, Then When?

    Movie + 1 extra

    Some people feel like the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's was a long time ago. It wasn't. The fight still rages on in the year of 2020 with many changes still not happening. If not now, then when? If not us, then who?

    Winner Best Documentary Short Film
    Screen Power Film Festival 2020
    Londo...