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Watch 'The Old Negro Space Program' - Short Mockumentary Imagining Black Space Program

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2014 12:07 PM
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The fellow who put this together - Andy Bobrow - is a writer and producer on the TV comedy series "Community."

Watch 'Storms of Carnage: The Black Panther Unleashed' (A Fan-Made Film While You Wait for the Marvel Feature)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2014 11:32 AM
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According to the filmmaker, the short was made with "only about $50 and a bag of trail mix."

Watch Trailer For the Quirky, Funny Short Film 'Ackee & Saltfish'

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  • July 21, 2014 10:29 AM
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Watch the trailer for the Robert Altman-like oddball and humorous short film 'Ackee & Saltfish'

A Struggling Actor Receives an Offer He Can't Refuse in Short Film 'Casting Notice' (Watch)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 10, 2014 11:17 AM
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Marcus Thomas' "Casting Notice" is a few years old, but it still feels fresh and very relevant.

Watch The Influential And Truly Unique 1944 Musical Short 'Jammin’ The Blues' (Perhaps The Greatest Music Video Ever?)

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  • July 9, 2014 7:41 PM
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Gjon Mili's 1944 Warners musical short 'Jammin' The Blues' could be considered the greatest music video ever made, decades before the term was ever used. Decide for yourself

Short Shouts: Watch Film Noir Inspired Short Film ‘Straight Down Low’ (It's Not What You Think it is)

  • By Sergio
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  • July 9, 2014 4:13 PM
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Take a look at filmmaker Zach Wechter's film noir inspired short film ‘Straight Down Low’

Watch Academy Award Winning 1993 Short Film 'Black Rider'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 8, 2014 7:51 PM
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The title is a play on words: Literally, "Schwarzfahrer" means "black rider" in German, but is also translatable as "fare-dodger." This word-play forms the punch line of the short film.

Watch Informative, Inspiring Documentary Short 'From the Heart of Black Nova Scotia'

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  • July 3, 2014 10:13 AM
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It's equally surprising to see a group of high school kids so impassioned and proactive...
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Watch Barry Jenkins' BORSCHT-Commissioned Miami-Set Short Film 'Chlorophyl'

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  • July 2, 2014 6:14 PM
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The Miami-set film, set against some of Miami’s hidden architectural gems, follows a listless girl as she struggles with unrequited love, moving to the beat of the city.

Watch Experimental 'The Rhythm Of My Life: Ismael Sankara' (Short Shout!)

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  • July 2, 2014 1:06 PM
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The film was toured the international film festival circuit in 2011, 2012 and is now available to watch online, embedded below: