There’s a tech incubator popping up, but it’s not in Silicon Valley—it’s inside San Quentin State Prison. The Last Mile program teaches inmates entrepreneurship skills with the goal that each participant founds a socially conscious, tech-forward company. Award-winning filmmaker Ondi Timoner goes inside the innovative non-profit and follows inmates as they work to craft a business plan, pitch their ideas in front of venture capitalists, and then, transition back into society.
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Into the Cave of Wonders is a silent short documentary shot in HDR 4k that strives to show — definitely not tell — a glimpse into one of the most beautiful creations on earth… from its unfathomable beginning millions of years ago to what it has become today.
What would you do if you woke up one day, and realized the entire world had dreamed about you the night before? The man in “Sequence” finds out.
Interesting similarities to the popular It Follows…
h/t The Awesomer.
Debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2000.
Leif Haugen is a fire lookout and spends his summers alone on top of a mountain in Montana. “I think there’s something about keeping things simple that is absolutely resonate,” Haugen says. In this documentary, filmmaker Brian Bolsters explores what it means to live a solitary life.
Brian Bolster’s description via Vimeo:
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Although fire lookouts continue to be critical front-line components of our forest system’s battle to detect and prevent wildfires, their roles often times go unnoticed, due largely to both the manual nature of the work involved and the quiet, extremely solitary nature of the working environment. Leif Haugen is a fire lookout in a remote corner of the Flathead National Forest in northwestern Montana, and each summer he lives and works alone on top of a mountain three miles from the Canadian border. A simple, somewhat primitive one-room structure serves as both his home and office; however, what it may lack in amenities (neither electricity nor running water are available) is more than compensated for by the majestic, 360-degree views of the world that his perch provides.
Officer Cole Freeman has been sent to investigate the missing research vessel, Atropa.
“Les Fiancés Du Pont Macdonald” is a short film within Agnès Varda’s 1962 film “Cléo de 5 à 7″ starring french new wave king Jean-Luc Godard and the beautiful Anna Karina.
h/t Open Culture.
What if all visions and hallucinations of “God” are simply a result of brain malfunctions? Is God merely a neurological construct?
In The Brain Hack, a computer science student enlists a student filmmaker to document his attempts to trigger religious hallucinations with hypno induced temporal epilepsy.
This is probably one of the best short films that I’ve showcased on here. It’s amazingly shot and packs a lot of plot and detail into 20 minutes while then topping off with a somewhat expected self-referential ending. Some of the tech dialogue became corny, but overall the film works and it’s definitely worth the 20 minutes to watch.
For the full ‘Brain Hack’ experience, visit the website: thebrainhack.com
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And listen to the soundtrack: itunes.apple.com/gb/album/the-brain-hack-ep/id963432873
WINNER – Best Short – Best Music – Best Actor – The British Horror Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION – London Sci-Fi Film Festival, Boston Science Fiction Film Festival, Big Apple Film Festival, LA Indie Film Fest, Minneapolis Underground Film Festival, Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival, British Shorts Berlin.… Read the rest
A blind, deaf demon terrorizes a group of friends. 5 must die, 1 must live…who will it be?
From the YouTube description:
Set on one fateful night, six friends gather for their monthly ‘games night’… and accidentally unleash a demonic force that might tear them – and their friendships – to pieces.
‘Don’t Move’ is the 8th slice in Bloody Cuts’ anthology of short horror films, made by a team of UK film-makers on low budgets. Directed by Anthony Melton, written by David Scullion, produced by Ben Franklin and with cinematography by Jonny Franklin, it stars Rachel Bright and Jake Hendriks alongside Kate Braithwaite, Beth Cooper, Ian Whyte, Calvin Dean and Martin Skipper.
This production is presented by http://www.chillingtalesfordarknights…. Check out our website for more creepypastas, scary stories and independent horror films for those long, dark nights.
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