14 Shorts to Get You Through Holiday Family DRAMAAA!

| November 25, 2015

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Are your folks, kids or significant others driving you crazy this holiday season? You’re not alone!
Lean back and enjoy other people’s problem with our collection of short films on family DRAMAAA.
Let schadenfreude give you the gift of renewed appreciation for your family with a viewing party to take everyone’s minds off the too-dry turkey and annual chisme. .

Lambing Season

If your biological father left you at birth, would you go looking for him? Featuring Breeda Wool from Lifetime’s UnReal.

First Match

Being the only girl on a high school wrestling is tough enough, especially when your dad has a history as a wrestling champ himself.


Doubles With Slight Pepper

So your pops took off to Canada, leaving you and mom behind. What would you do if he showed up out of the blue?


Dude, call your mom. Seriously.

Pagpag (The Refuse)

We hope your grandmother is nicer than Perla.

They Also Serve

Sometimes, it ain’t easy being mom.

Disaster Preparedness

Is your significant other driving you crazy?

Burn to Send

For those of you who miss dad.


Like, REALLY miss dad.


Got a brother who’s falling in with the wrong crowd?

Road to Peshawar

In war, you would do anything for your child.


If you could turn back time to see your parents again, would you?

Dia de los Muertos

Remember this: those who have left our lives will always be with us in our hearts.


How did these films make you feel about your own family? Tell us in the comments on YouTube.


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Film School Shorts is made possible by a grant from Maurice Kanbar, celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image, and by the members of KQED.

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