Any film not long enough to be considered a feature film for individual release at cinemas or on television.

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A short I saw on YouTube years ago

I asked about this short on imgur, and a person told me to come here and ask the same question. I hope I can find some help here. So I once saw a short on YouTube with an alien man who came down to ...
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Looking for Belgian short silent movie about dystopian society

I'm looking for a Belgian short silent movie, black & white, probably from the 30s. I saw the movie some 30 years ago, when our physics teacher showed it to us, probably because class finished 10 ...
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What is this short film where some guys make an old man drink wine?

I was at an international film festival at the Mary Riepma Ross Theatre in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1997 (though maybe it was '98, '99, or 2000), and before the feature there was a short film in English. ...
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What is the title of this animated short about a man blinded in an accident?

I'm trying to track down an animated short from the late 1980s or early 1990s. Here are some details: The plot involves a man who is in an accident (most likely involving a car) where he is ...
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Elderly man sending postcards to random addresses during wartime

I'm trying to identify this short film I watched a while ago. Here's what I remember; I watched it on YouTube around 2012/2013 (it was very professionally done, and won a few awards) It was live ...
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Anyone seen stop-motion short with Cyrillic title featuring yellow bag as dictator and red bag as rebel

I remember some decades ago (probably 1980s) seeing a stop-motion animation film on my PBS in the gap following an odd-length program. I think it was preceded by a Janus Films logo, but I'm not ...
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What is the short in which a man has a nightmare complete with broken physics?

It's been at least two years now since bits of a movie short started echoing around in my head and I'd like to get them out. I've searched using every term I can think of and can't root out the clip. ...
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surreal short film with 3 “nations” with primary color paint; shown at World Expo in 1986-87

There was a beautiful silent film I saw at the World Expo in Vancouver in 1987. In it, there are 3 "nations", each of which has its own color -- red, blue, and yellow. They are in a state of tense ...
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François Truffaut - Los 4 Golpes

Yesterday I went to see a screening of Truffaut's La sirène du Mississipi (aka Mississippi Mermaid). It's prelude was a short film called Los 4 Golpes and it was also directed by Truffaut, but I can't ...
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Comedic silent short film identification

I need help identifying a silent short film. It was probably around ten minutes and most of those ten minutes were dedicated to the credits. The "plot" of the film featured a woman walking around town ...
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short 1970s film about a man who dresses and cooks on an elevator

I remember a short film from 1970s or early 1980s about a man who one day gets dressed on an elevator and each day does more and more tasks until he dies. Well that's my memory of it. He cooks an egg. ...
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What is the name of the sesame street horror short film?

There was a short film dealing with creativity where the sesame street characters sit at the table and talk about doing creative stuff. At the end they start killing each other. One of them says "Let ...
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1970s short film about pollution and a greenhouse?

When I was in elementary school, I remember seeing a film about a future of Earth in which it was so polluted that everything natural was dead and people had to wear hazmat-like suits and gas masks. ...
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Was it standard for studios to design/print posters for short films?

I'm able to find some movie posters on Google for old Disney shorts (the Mickey Mouse ones that ran 10 minutes or less), but not all of them. And I'm not entirely sure why it's hit and miss... was it ...