"Zelos"

Watch Brad Leland (Friday Night Lights), Anna Camp (Mad Men), and more flex their acting muscles in indie short films. Film School Shorts is a weekly series showcasing short films from across the country. From compelling dramas to feel-good rom-coms, every episode is Hollywood quality without the three-hour runtime. Make some popcorn and sit back for 30 minutes of fantastic filmmaking.

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First Gen 101

Three stories of misadventures as first generation Americans navigating identity, love and acceptance amid converging cultures: Fanny Pack by Uttera Singh, Prom by Imran J. Khan, and Groomed by Wyatt Rockefeller.

Blood & Water

Traverse the North American West with three stories that explore the struggles between man and nature: La Graduacion by Rafael Gomez, Rituals by Isabelle Aspin, and Bloodlines by Christopher Nataanii Cegielski.

Coming Home

Three young women experience difficult homecomings as they grapple with the pain and complexity of growing up: AWOL by Deb Shoval, When We Were Young by Gabrielle Capili, and Bookends by Dominic Villarrubia.

Pet Problems

Three wayward pets wreak havoc on the lives of their owners, neighbors and even distant acquaintances in these short films: Rosie, Oh by Andy Koeger and Apple Xenus, The Execution by Elise Ahrens, and Cupcake Bob by Olivia Accardo.