Narrative Short

A narrative or story is any report of connected events, real or imaginary, presented in a sequence of written or spoken words, and/or still or moving images.

Narrative can be organized in a number of thematic and/or formal categories: non-fiction (such as definitively including creative non-fiction, biography, journalism, transcript poetry, and historiography); fictionalization of historical events (such as anecdote, myth, legend, and historical fiction); and fiction proper (such as literature in prose and sometimes poetry, such as short stories, novels, and narrative poems and songs, and imaginary narratives as portrayed in other textual forms, games, or live or recorded performances). Narrative is found in all forms of human creativity, art, and entertainment, including speech, literature, theatre, music and song, comics, journalism, film, television and video, radio, gameplay, unstructured recreation, and performance in general, as well as some painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, and other visual arts (though several modern art movements refuse the narrative in favor of the abstract and conceptual), as long as a sequence of events is presented. The word derives from the Latin verb narrare, “to tell”, which is derived from the adjective gnarus, “knowing” or “skilled”.

Oral storytelling is perhaps[according to whom?] the earliest method for sharing narratives. During most people’s childhoods, narratives are used to guide them on proper behavior, cultural history, formation of a communal identity, and values, as especially studied in anthropology today among traditional indigenous peoples. Narratives may also be nested within other narratives, such as narratives told by an unreliable narrator (a character) typically found in noir fiction genre. An important part of narration is the narrative mode, the set of methods used to communicate the narrative through a process narration.

Along with exposition, argumentation, and description, narration, broadly defined, is one of four rhetorical modes of discourse. More narrowly defined, it is the fiction-writing mode in which the narrator communicates directly to the reader.

U.S. and foreign films

The English film title, original title, country of origin and production year are listed. Foreign-language films are subtitled in English.

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Sinister Allies

Graham Thomas | United Kingdom | 00:20:25 | 2023 English In order to fight gang crime in the government armed local communities and gave them a 24 hour amnesty from prosecution to deal with the problem. The amnesty period is almost over and one gang member is still alive. Writer Graham Thomas Producer Sharon Day


Andreas Kessler | Germany | 00:33:23 | 2023 German, Russian, Ukrainian, Yiddish Twelve year old violin player Mitka is supposed to execute an attack on several SS officers in the name of a ukrainian partisan movement. But this attempt will also put his only friend in life danger. Cast Anton Krymskiy Peter Miklusz Jevgenij Sitochin… Read more »

A Positive Contribution

Nuri Moseinco | United Kingdom | 00:11:55 | 2023 English In the near future, criminals are given a choice – go to prison or get their memories wiped and replaced with fictional ones so they can make a positive contribution to society. Charlotte (Charlotte Coleman), a doctor at the Memory Replacement Institute begins to question… Read more »

Imaginary Friends

Rich West | United States | 00:20:00 | 2023 English Meet Daniel Whittaker, a happily mediocre man who makes a modest living writing how-to-books. His agent has been after him to become a flashy social media personality, but Daniel’s content with the way things are. Until the day he begins receiving text messages from a… Read more »


Shankar Sudhakaran, Eva Nel Brettrager | United States | 00:11:18 | 2023 English David’s obsession with his ex-girlfriend leads to an emotional showdown at their favorite restaurant that redefines the idea of ‘dinner theater.’ Cast Samantha Cocco Mike Frye Hayley Johnson Writer Eric Mansfield Producer Shankar Sudhakaran Director of Photography Dred Geib Continuity Director Kate… Read more »

Cloak of Honors, The tale of the boy and the old men

Rui Falcão | Portugal | 00:20:43 | 2023 Portuguese It’s Christmas in a Trás-os-Montes village, a time of dreams and desires. Valentine has only one: to go to Luxembourg to see his father. To achieve this, he allies himself with Justino, a wise old man with any answer on the tip of his tongue. A… Read more »

Falling Up

Davis Cameron Chu | United States | 00:35:40 | 2023 English College student Davis clings joyfully to his childlike surroundings. Video games, stuffed animals, singing eggs – who could want anything more? He is content in his current stage of life, and has no intention of growing up, due to the notion that being an… Read more »


Zhu Yi | China | 00:08:42 | 2023 Chinese Female artists have turned the killing process into their own works of art. Cast Zhou Yaqi Writer Zhu Yi Producer Zhu Yi WATCH NOW!! Viewing Instructions


Alfonso Otero Mireles | Mexico | 00:13:20 | 2023 Spanish A folk tale set in Mexico’s XIX century. A pregnant woman and her sisters wait for childbirth in isolation. Cast Ana Lancaster-Jones Anna Daniela Alejandra Otero Writers Alejandra Otero Alfonso Otero Mireles Producer Alfonso Otero Mireles WATCH NOW!! Viewing Instructions

Robert Stewart

Shihyun Wang | United States | 00:08:25 | 2023 English The story of Robert Stewart, illegitimate son of King James V. He grew up with Queen Mary of Scots in France and was the only one risked his life to warn King Consort Henry Stuart before his assassination. Cast Jarid Root Toneata Morgan Writer Shihyun… Read more »