What are your best sci-fi short films?

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Personally, I prefer 5-20 minute movies with both width and depth. Would like to have a natural science focus, especially physics-related.
Here are two of my favorites on YouTube. Time-related.

One-Minute Time Machine (5:40)
A kind of "multi-world generator" with a delete button and quantum mechanical "teleportation".


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A kind of sci-fi teleportation. Happy end with two fascinating, beautiful alien space ships. Like swirling 4D puzzle pieces?
I would like to see the design drawing for them. Together with a complete reference design (how to build and operate an alien space ship).]

 
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There’s a YouTube channel, DUST that’s dedicated to sci fi short films. The ones I’ve seen are pretty good although you feel sad when they end so quickly:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7sDT8jZ76VLV1u__krUutA

It would be good to provide links to your favorites so we didn’t have to search for them.
 
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La Jetee, by Chris Marker, is only 20 minutes long. It's definitely sci-fi, but is it a film? Given that it's technically not "moving pictures".
 
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There’s a YouTube channel, DUST that’s dedicated to sci fi short films. The ones I’ve seen are pretty good although you feel sad when they end so quickly:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7sDT8jZ76VLV1u__krUutA

It would be good to provide links to your favorites so we didn’t have to search for them.
I think I've watched at least half of the "DUST" videos. Too many good ones to list.
Here's one that I found that I really enjoyed.
I don't think it's on DUST, so I'm guessing that YouTube suggested it to me one day:

The Looking Planet​
 
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Here’s one I saw recently, dystopian and dark but with a deeper story

 
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