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Watch 'Market Hours' and 'Operation Barn Owl,' Two Adorable Short Films

The Weinstein Company is known primarily for its big dramas, especially this time of the year when it fills art house theaters with award hopefuls like St. Vincent, Big Eyes and The Imitation Game. But the studioe does occasionally branch out to the smaller screen, and recently it has formed a partnership with Lexus to create some short films that give aspiring feature filmmakers a shot. Though they're dubbed the Lexus Short Films, these movies aren't car commercials in the slightest. They're cute, heartfelt efforts with self-contained stories and the latest entries are Market Hours (from director Jon Goldman) and Operation Barn Owl (from Satsuki Okawa), which you can see below. Market Hours is about a security guard who often gets distracted on the job while...

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Market Hours and Operation Barn Owl Premiere At “Life is Amazing” Lexus Short Films Series

On Wednesday evening, The Weinstein Company and Lexus hosted the Los Angeles premiere of their 2nd Annual Lexus Short Film Series ‘Life Is Amazing’.

Those in attendance included Harvey Weinstein, Kristen Bell, Allison Janney, Ted Danson and many others. TWC and Lexus challenged two rising filmmakers to interpret “Life is Amazing” through short film. The result were Market Hours (directed by Jon Goldman) and Operation Barn Owl (directed by Satsuki Okawa).

In Market Hours, Randall spends his days imagining the vibrant inner lives of various vendors at the multicultural urban market where he works; none more so than Angela, an angel with her own pastry shop. But Randall’s inattention to his work has led to a string of thefts and soon threatens to cost him his job. A chance encounter with a beautiful starlet and her lapdog provides Randall not only an opportunity to break the ice with Angela,
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