As philosopher Albert Camus said “Life is a sum of all your choices.” In Kingdom of Something’s lighthearted short, they provide some stats about how much of our lives we spend performing everyday tasks, and some of the figures might help you better allocate your time.
“Why the scorn? Why the surprise? Everything that’s born must die, and it isn’t I who made the world that way.” In this animated short, filmmaker Nina Paley retells God’s tenth plague on Egypt from the perspective of Death itself. A feast for the eyes and ears.
(PG-13) In 2012, four teenage girls in a small Japanese town stole hundreds of goldfish then let the fish loose in their school’s swimming pool. Writer and director Makoto Nagahisa turned the bizarre tale into a story of teenage angst in this excellent short film.
Longtime friend of The Awesomer, the multitalented Nathan Barnatt is working on this short about a bounty hunter and a prisoner who end up stranded in the desert, and must find a middle ground to get out of their predicament. Show your support with a pledge on Kickstarter.
“We are stormtroopers. You know what we do best? We die.” Three stormtroopers are in the middle of a battle when one of them sees Darth Vader enter the fray. He geeks out and insists that they all come up to him in this short but sweet fan film. Captions available.
(Gore) A gameplayer thinks he got a great deal on a fancy VR headset, but he gets way more than he bargained for when his virtual reality bleeds into his actual reality. Nukazooka’s short is packed with suspense and slick visuals. They should have called it “Oculus Thrift.”
“Here’s what we’re gonna do… so that the operation isn’t gross.” A group of kids literally play doctor in Dean Fleischer-Camp and Jenny Slate’s charming short film, which wonderfully presents the sorts of things kids would actually say. We wonder how much of it was improvised.
Church’s Fried Chicken co-founder David Bamberger has been spending his capital and the past 41 years rehabilitating 5,500 acres of dry and overgrazed land in Texas. Selah Ranch is now filled with life, and offers tours and seminars for nature lovers of all ages.