Chauncey Wright, a champion bull rider, has been risking his life on the weekly to give his kids the ultimate gift—a jet ski. But when he takes Annie Sue and Tommie on a weekend lake trip for a joy ride on their new toy, they are all forced to confront a stubborn legacy swimming just beneath the surface.
Directed by Patrick Valenti
This year, 1 in 5 women will engage in self harm. And, though she may not look it, Bridgett is one of them. While the outside world sees a put-together office worker with a normal life, Bridgett and her boyfriend, Jason, must suffer the strain on their relationship in the privacy of their home.
LIKE THE DINOSAURS
Directed by Emilie Rosas
Daniel, age 16, is persuaded that the end of the world could arise tomorrow. He gets ready physically and mentally for the Apocalypse by following the advice of Randall Wallace, an American survivalist, author of the book ‘how to survive the End of the World’.
Directed by Rana Kazkaz & Anas Khalaf
On a Mediterranean shore, a Syrian Father makes a decision that puts his daughter’s life at risk.
Directed by Marshall Tyler
A day in the life of a bathroom attendant in a Los Angeles nightclub.
That Your Body Is For Receiving Happiness And Good Stuff
Directed by Anna Blum
An 18-year-old boy named Charlie nervously awaits the arrival of his prom date that he found on Tinder. When she continues to be missing in action, he finds himself connecting with her mysterious and lonely mother.
They Charge For The Sun
Directed by Terence Nance
In a dystopian future where people live nocturnally to avoid the harmful rays of the sun, a young black girl unravels the lie that has kept her and her sister in the dark.
Young, up-and-coming photographer, Lana, begrudgingly attends the party of a pretentious and cool gallery owner in the hopes of meeting a respected dealer who may hold the key to her success. Quickly finds that the attendees of the party are more style than substance and her friend, the host, isn’t at all what she seems
Directed by Avery Regen
Over the course of one night out in Manhattan, three teenage girls navigate catcallers, college boys, and each other's demons at a rooftop party.
Directed by Tara Price
A lonely man does battle with a relentless piece of music.
Directed by Lizzy Sanford
After a painful dry spell, a woman attempts to have a one night stand.
A woman tells a great story to her baby. In the manner of a tale with princes and princesses, she remains into his memories to pass on his daughter.
Beware, the Beast I Worship
Directed by Adam Chitayat
A man on a subway train encounters a voice heard only in his head, coming from a dog with twisted intentions.
Directed by Ninaad Kulkarni
A 3D animated documentary on people’s perceptions of time. A selection of brief interviews provide the voices for ten meticulously designed CGI clock characters, in a variety of real-world settings, as they respond to a single question: “What does time mean to you?”
Directed by E. G. Bailey
How far will a mother go to protect her children?
Directed by Michael Goldburg
A fast-paced crime comedy about a NYC con man who stumbles into becoming a movie producer to pay off gangsters threatening to kill him.
Directed by Andy Carrigan
17-year-old smart-ass Jordy Matthews is thrown out of his boarding school the day before Thanksgiving break. When he is forced to spend the holiday weekend alone on campus waiting for his parents to get him, he is confronted by his nemesis—and his own bleak, dark thoughts about his future. Desperate to not spend Turkey Day alone, Jordy recreates his own Thanksgiving family with the help of a pink fuzzy pillow, punching bag and bag of mulch.
Wan Mei (Perfect)
Directed by Yiyi Yin
When a man realizes his girlfriend has been unfaithful to him, he resorts to revenge… and the love of a mannequin.
When free spirited Dewey (Grayson Powell) returns to his family home to help take care of his dementia-suffering father Solomon (Paul Kandarian), he figures he can use his charm to half-ass his way through it. As he is faced with the nightly grind of a wandering, confused father as well as pressure from his high-powered mother Clara (Zele Avradopoulos) and over-stretched sister Tracy (Caitlin Graham), Dewey attempts to escape the stress with late night shady poker games and flirting with fellow gambler Chelsea (Anna Rizzo). As his best efforts continue fail, Dewey is forced to deal with the unpleasant reality of an aging parent and face his worst nightmare: growing up.