Fiction / Fashion
#AREYOUTHERE is a short film questioning the perception of beauty and identity. While social media empowers us with the freedom to express ourselves, we have become subjected to its comments, likes, tags, and online profiles. Amid a virtual guidance and interference, the film drifts between digital and physical selves.
Street Racers is a short film documenting the illegal motorbiking culture in the Dominican Republic. The film follows a tight-knit community of teens who risk their lives to entertain themselves, blocking off motorways and hitting high speeds on small custom bikes. The short version exclusively premiered on Nowness: www.nowness.com/story/street-racers-aurelien-heilbronn Featured on National Geographic: https://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/short-film-showcase/inside-the-world-of-illegal-street-racing-in-the-caribbean Featured on Directors Notes: http://directorsnotes.com/2017/09/15/aurelien-heilbronn-street-racers/