Did you know you can watch movies online with your library card, using Kanopy? To get started, click here for more info. From animated apocalyptic musicals to monsters at the hair salon, this list of short films includes seven titles, among them dark comedy, horror, and documentary.
A professional cellist has an encounter with a stranger on the subway which has unexpected and far-reaching ramifications on his life.
For Fans Of: Whiplash, Tár
What they're saying: "There is scant dialogue in the piece, but a score of discordant strings, overly stylised acting and that ubiquitous fisheye lens infuses every scene with an off-putting menace." -Cassidy Knowlton, TimeOut London
He calls himself "Catman." Christian lives with his two cats Marmelade and Katjuscha. They are inseparable. As he is yearning to become a father, he decides to fertilize his beloved cat Marmelade by an exquisite tomcat from abroad.
For Fans Of: Kedi, EO, Best in Show
What they're saying: "No mere viral cat video can compare with the feline-centric poignancy of Lasse Linder’s astonishingly intimate study of one man’s ardent longing to expand his multi-species household." -Jason Anderson, Toronto International Film Festival
An adolescent boy attempts to untangle his memories of a mysterious infestation, the unraveling of his father, and the little creatures inside us all.
For Fans Of: Badlands, The Eternal Daughter
What they're saying: "All These Creatures evokes a mood that is hard to shake off once it’s over. It’s no wonder it won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. It’s that good." -Collin Souter, Roger Ebert
The family’s mother has absolutely no problems with her son having just introduced his boyfriend to her. She only wants to give him a little well-meaning advice.
For Fans Of: Moonlight, Boy Erased
What they're saying: "The central concept of Mother Knows Best isn't anything we haven't seen or heard before, but from the spot-on performances to the tight direction to the scripting that feels so profoundly honest and authentic it becomes uncomfortable," writes a reviewer on Letterbox.