DRAMA SHORT FILMS

DRAMA SHORT FILMS

A collection of the best drama short films from around the world today.

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DRAMA SHORT FILMS
  • HANN short film, 13min., USA, Romance, Drama, LGBT

    Andri, an anxious teenage boy, hides and represses his sexuality in fear of his masculine father's reaction but, on the eve of Andri's first date, he finds a clever way to reveal his secret.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saPvavEHTKo
    https://facebook.com/hannshort

    Directed by Runar Thor Sigurb...

  • COUNTING short film, 10min., USA, Romance/LGBTQ+

    In 1951 Violet and Milly make a love promise over a penny. In 2015, the promise comes due, and Violet must face a heartbreaking reality.

    https://facebook.com/Countingthemovie

    Directed by Dan Pal

    Written by Kari Morris

    Cast: Kenzie Seibert, Carolyn Reynolds, Joan McGrath

  • THE MIDNIGHT TRIP short film, 7min., USA, Experimental/Drama

    On his way through the desert at night to an important business meeting a man’s car breaks down and he is forced to confront his own past and to reconsider his values.

    http://www.lobofilmproduction.com/
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    D...

  • BETWEEN THE CREAG AND THE SKY short film, 20min., Environment/Drama

    Attempting to find a re-connection, a father takes his estranged teen daughter on a trip into the wilderness.

    Screenplay and Direction by
    Kurt Gerard

    Adapted from
    Jessica Morgan's
    The Space Between the Sand and the Sea

    Produced by
    Kirchner Films
    with support from Missouri State University Coll...

  • MAGPIE, 2min., Canada, Experimental

    An interpretation of Catriona Wright's poem "Magpie" which explodes domesticity.

    http://www.kevinandrewheslop.com/film

    Cast: Ruth Douthwright, Niki Carr

    Director Biography - Kevin Andrew Heslop
    Kevin Andrew Heslop is a polydisciplinary doofus whose debut collection of poetry, the correct fury...

  • A FOREST short film, 11min., Argentina, Experimental/Drama

    The past and the present are intertwined in an old abandoned house in the middle of a forest. Into the trees, Martin walks. A tragedy. Into the trees, into the trees. Based on the song "A Forest" by The Cure.

    Directed by Adriano Curci

    Produced by Christian Sotelo

    Director Biography - Adriano C...

  • MILD short film, 4min., Australia, Documentary/Drama

    Campbell Sims expresses on what it's like to grow up having a learning difficulty in and out of school, whilst talking about how different things such as art has helped him get through life.

    Directed by Daniel Woods

    Cinematography: Thomas Snowden

    Editor: Matt Temby

  • LATE NIGHT SWIM short film, 21min., USA, Romance/Drama/Comedy

    "Late Night Swim" is an introspective psychedelic narrative about a man drifting through his days, until his vibrant ex-girlfriend appears in a dream, only to wake him up to life.

    https://www.facebook.com/latenightswimfilm
    https://www.twitter.com/collinchute
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  • MORNING AFTER short film, 15min., USA, LGBTQ+/Romance

    After a long time abroad, a young man returns home and reunites with friends. A sensual game amongst them forces him to confront deep conflicts within himself that lead to a powerful awakening.

    Director: Patricia Chica

    Writer: Kristian Hodko

    Cast; Thomas Vallières, Kristian Hodko, Zoé De Grand...

  • VAINSANITY, 7min., USA, Drama/Experimental/Action

    A man attempts to get the best out of himself for himself.

    Writer/Director: Pierre Schlumberger

    Produced by Danielle Afori

    Cast: Josh Hardwick

    Cinematographer: Christopher Pilarski

  • MEASURE, 2min., UK, Horror/Experimental

    A woman contemplates how to end her relationship with her wayward partner.

    Director Statement
    I am interested in exploring the boundaries of fantastic genre and experimental film, both in form and content.

    Writer/Director: Shelagh Rowan-Legg

    Cast: Victor Correia, Shelagh Rowan-Legg

    Cinematogr...

  • MISSTEP, 3min., UK, Drama/Fantasy

    A banker is on his way to work when a careless trip on a railway platform forces him to question his prejudices.

    https://vimeo.com/109683698

    Writer/Director: Sam Brewster

    Cast: Alexander Allin

  • WINE AND EGGS short film, 5min., Turkey, Crime/Drama

    A woman watches out the window of in the house. The excitement that she had when her husband's knock the door shows us that days end would be different than other days.

    Writer/Director: Sertac Bozkurt

    Writer: Hanife Sahin Bozkurt

    Cast: Deniz Okay, Soner Cuger

    Cinematographer: Nazim Yilmaz

    Ed...

  • WHAT I SHOULD HAVE SAID short film, 4min., Drama/Family

    A family is in pain after losing their mother and wife. Will these family members say what they desperately need to say? Or will their fractures deepen?

    Director Statement
    I wrote and produced WHAT I SHOULD HAVE SAID because the dining room table is the center of so many families. It's sometimes...

  • AN OPEN LETTER short film, UK, Black & White/Family/Drama

    In 1950s London, two brothers reunite after their mom has been hospitalized. Will they be able to break through their communication barriers and become the family they need?

    Directed by Omri Dayan

    Produced by Jonathan Thompson

    Cast: Jordan Samuel Jackson, Talan Cracknell

    Director Statement
    An...

  • WITHER short film, 8min., USA, Drama

    Wither is a story about finding light in darkness.

    Key Cast: Summyr Wright-Nelson, Cornelius Bryant, L.V. Hamer

    Director Biography - Keisha Cox

    Keisha Cox grew up near East Saint Louis, IL and studied theatre and film at Howard University in Washington, DC. She is particularly fascinated wher...

  • 10 SECONDS, 6min., Bulgaria

    During a boxing match, Alexandra is knocked down. To return to the match, she must first overcome her past and present. Vision and words intertwine in Alexandra's mind where the real battle take place.

    Director Statement - Evgenia Taneva

    The short film “10 seconds” is about the internal battle...

  • Eggs and Soldiers, 20min., USA, Drama

    A single Irish Dad forgets the tree on christmas eve. Ned the older son's humanity is challenged when he risks everything to give his younger brother Marco a real Irish Christmas.

    Director Biography - Imelda O'Reilly
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    Imelda O’Reilly is an independent filmmaker known for expl...

  • Tumbling Towards Home, 14min., USA, Animation/Documentary

    Tumbling Towards Home is a coming of age story about Malcolm Adams, an Irish immigrant who moves to New York in 1989 to study acting under Alan Langdon. He works through the grief from the loss of his mother and his friend Philip Seymour Hoffman. This leads to his decision of where to put his hat...

  • CRUEL WORLD, 16min., Canada, Drama/Thriller

    As he drives down an old dirt road John has one thing on his mind: "Reunite with the woman he loves".

    The journey is prolonged when his SUV runs out of gas in the middle of nowhere. Luckily a mysterious old man intervenes and points him in the right direction.

    He arrives at a campground in sear...

  • WINDOWS, 9min., USA, Thriller

    A conflicted man about to commit murder desperately hopes a stranger can convince him otherwise before it's too late.

    Written & Directed by Timmy Walczak

    Cast: Anthony Consolo, Timmy Walczak

  • IMAGINARY FRIEND, 17min., USA, Thriller

    IMAGINARY FRIEND is a short film following a detective who reluctantly agrees to help her niece, a young girl experiencing vivid nightmares. While the 'help' begins as a lighthearted joke, strange details and events suggest something more ominous is at hand.

    Written & Directed by Jason Sanchez

    ...

  • Löffel, 21min., Germany, Drama

    Günther is planning his death. He´s living in an old-age-home and can´t move his fingers anymore. For a long time he was collecting tablets and right now he has enough to commit suicide - if there wouldn´t be Heinz. The new roommate easily takes away Günther´s tablets. Heinz annoys Günther hardly...

  • THE COLOR OF ME, 20min., USA, Drama

    An adopted African-American named Lewis Clark, falls in love with a young woman named Lisa Adams, who has an unusual condition. Every hour, her skin magically changes color and she turns into 5 different races. Lewis and Lisa struggle with their relationship as Lisa continuously changes skin colo...