A SIMPLE GOODBYE
A young girl who indulges herself in cyber love and cannot get herself out of the hurtful affair. A middle-aged father who’s perplexed about death, tortured by terminal disease, he gives up the hope to live on. This is the story of their last days together.
Feature documentary focused on the Syrian refugee crisis. Follows two refugee families in transition and aid workers fighting to keep open and run Zaatari, the the largest camp for Syrian refugees.
ALL COLORS OF THE NIGHT
Lea and her sister Colette spend a last night in their sold childhood's house, since their mother passed away. Together, they will say goodbye to what is gone and yet still here.
A flamboyant kidnapper performs the hit single 'Baby Doll' by Austin, TX's Pop-Rock super band Sweet Spirit. He gives an electric performance to his "captivated" fans!
AMERICAN CARNIVAL: LIVE SCREENPLAY READING
Fantasy thriller about a US Marshal-turned- killer who is contracted to hunt down escaped, genetically-altered madmen.
A lonely witch looks for love. She becomes infatuated with the idea of finding her fairytale. Once she finds her prince, however, her love spells prove not to be for the faint of heart.
In an era when violence is met increasingly by violence by State and non-State actors alike, and where ordinary people are most often the casualties, ASHA is the story of a woman who offers a path out of this cycle. At the heart of ASHA is an invitation to conciliation
Six friends and strangers, arrive at a Brooklyn dinner party, that their hosts have no memory of planning.
One of the great lost masterpieces of Japanese animation, never before officially released in the U.S., Belladonna of Sadness is a mad, swirling, psychedelic light-show of medieval tarot-card imagery with horned demons, haunted forests and La Belle Dame Sans Merci, equal parts J.R.R. Tolkien and gorgeous,explicit Gustav Klimt-influenced eroticism.
A personal response to treating black and white as an editing afterthought, the culmination of a year and a half of experimentation with black and white textures.
Chronicles a Waffen-SS troop detachment during the Second World War on anti-partisan operations in occupied Yugoslavia. Taken from German and Polish partisan (resistance fighters) perspectives, this film gives insights into German sentiments felt and experienced during the war and follows how those sentiments manifested themselves when faced with something other than utter compliance from the local populace.
Trapped in a seedy and illegal fight club, one woman's only chance for escape is to win a gruesome brawl against the one person she refuses to harm.
When the Easter Bunny discovers nobody believes in him, he has an existential crisis. As celebrated pop artist and anthropomorphic rabbit E.B. White's artistic integrity is challenged, he falls down a rabbit hole of self-discovery.
A probing portrait of Chris Burden, an artist who pushed creative expression to the limits and risked his life in the name of art.
An agoraphobic former soap star hides from her past and present in “Angie,” the first installment of the film series Cathedral Park. A story told in ten standalone parts, the films individually introduce the residents of a Pacific Northwest town and the mysterious park that exerts its psychic influence over each of them.
A New Yorker settles in the California desert near one of the largest active military bombing ranges in the States. The range supports a community of outlaws and anarchists who dare to scavenge the abandoned missile parts for recyclable metal
To the Cuban people, the horizon line can be friend, family or foe--but it is always present. 'Circunstancia' is a documentary short inspired by the recurrent theme of insularity in Cuban art and poetry. It explores the complex dualities that exist living in a country where the ocean is a constant reminder of the political, symbolic and geographic isolation of its people -- for better or for worse.
The obstacles of poverty and the harrowing domestic consequences of a growing drug epidemic come into stark relief in this close-up portrayal of the lives of young Appalachian children.
On the eve of a big art show, a diminished gallery girl finds a way to silence her toxic boss.
In a post-apocalyptic world, a false prophet with an insatiable thirst for power enters the dominion of the church rats to gamble his life once again.
The job hunt takes a strange turn for Renée when she visits the home of a wealthy potential employer.
Pixie's party-filled, promiscuous existence is turned on it’s head when a mysterious young boy turns up in her seaside town at the dying end of the summer. Blondie’s arrival blows apart her gang’s regular routine, as she finds herself struggling with emotions she’s never dealt with before.
For Emmett, waiting can be hard. A melodramatic approach to a sketch concept allowing comedians to showcase their dramatic acting abilities.
Eye of India is a visual record of a journey across India that showcases the diverse culture of one of the world's fastest developing nations.
Exit Interview is a 3 minute short film about a dead housewife who reflects on her recently departed life while being interviewed by the devil's personal assistant.
In the dark of night, a mother searches for her son after finding his bed empty.
When an apocalyptic virus threatens to turn her father into a violent monster, 18 year-old Max must lead him and her younger sister, Ellen, through a perilous mountain range in hope of finding a cure on the other side.
Tony is on a casual run in his Brooklyn neighborhood. When eggs are thrown at him by a boy from a secondstory window, Tony decides to confront the aggressor. Upon finding the provoker, he quickly realizes that things are quite different than what he expected.
Texan rancher Bick Benedict visits a Maryland farm to buy a prize horse. Whilst there he meets and falls in love with the owner’s daughter Leslie, they are married immediately and return to his ranch. The story of their family and its rivalry with cowboy and (later oil tycoon) Jett Rink unfolds across two generations.
An accident. An amulet. A missing person or two. Some things are better left alone.
This short film appears to be a classic switched places scenario – a white housekeeper and a Latina boss, but it becomes clear that the script can’t flip completely.
Oscar Nominated director Josh Fox (GASLAND) continues in his deeply personal style, investigating climate change – the greatest threat our world has ever known. Traveling to 12 countries on sixcontinents, the film acknowledges that it may be too late to stop some of the worst consequences and asks, what is it that climate change can’t destroy? What is so deep within us that no calamity can take it away?
After years of waiting for a signal from home, Takumi and his toy robot companion receive a message that they will be returning to their home planet. Suddenly he's faced with a choice to follow his cosmic destiny or pursue the love of his life here on earth.
What does life look like in a place where the anti-abortion movement has made access to legal abortion nearly impossible? Set against the backdrop of the fight over the last abortion clinic in Mississippi, this film is an intimate, first-of-its-kind look inside the issues surrounding abortion through three women who stand on all sides of this debate and live at a turning point for reproductive healthcare in America.
A satirical look at a male nude model with a God complex who poses for a group of painters and ponders his relation to art, artists and the known universe.
The Apache say it is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand.
An origin story, of sorts—LIGHTNINGFACE stars Oscar Isaac as Basil Stitt, who in the aftermath of an inexplicable incident, decides to sequester himself inside his apartment, setting the stage for a profound transformation.
SCREENING: Crowley Theater - SAT 7/16 - 2:45 PM
A fading lounge singer believes she was present at the JFK assassination and holds a séance to try and connect to him
Frustrated, angry and infertile, Stanley and Elvira will try anything to pull their relationship out of the dog house.
Bintou, a Muslim girl, and Gaus, a Christian boy, are on opposing sides of the sectarian civil war in Central African Republic. With escalating personal, tit-for-tat revenge violence, people are often targeted along religious lines. Bintou and Gaus must discover who they are.
Olena is an immigrant and single mother confronting the reality of a commitment she made to her dying home patient in this portrait of unspoken devotion.
After having an annoying dinner party, a co-habitating couple have a pointed exchange that sends them to urgent care.
Dimitris (a 10 years old boy) is the only child of a rich family. The only person that took care of him, his grandma, is dead. Now his only companion is his pet guinea pig. When Dimitris parents decide a cruel future for him, Dimitris in order to survive he “cripples” the most pure side of himself.
Showcases the dynamic current food culture of Paris, France, through a clever, fictional narrative.
A bereaved man copes with a burdensome past and realizes he is inextricably linked to it.
Follows an eccentric Iranian writer through his travails as he pursues his ambitious goal of bringing together Metallica and Kabul Dreams, Afghanistan’s first rock band, at a satellite radio station in San Francisco.
“Relics of the New World” challenges the fate of forgotten things in a world of excess, and breathes new life into discarded and found objects. By repurposing objects, Shapiro creates a narrative of nostalgia and wonderment in the modern relic.
A teen from a broken home falls through the cracks as parents move on with their lives.
A young actor working for a Reality Theater business. We see the emotional toll of acting with non-actors/real people.
The Story Of A Girl In A Cardboard Box
Two boys fall through the clockwork of a grotesque nightmare London. Endeavouring to survive and escape, and perhaps find hope, in this dark comedy.
A deformed girl takes on a team of too-cool-for-school dancers.
One man's journey through Africa, discovering the harsh truths of rhino poaching and uncovering the urgency to address the issue. Yet hope remains.
Humans going animal, portrayed by animals playing humans.
Tav Falco is a self-propelled man of constant motion. A musician, writer and filmmaker, the Arkansas native started his life of art and discovery as the assistant to acclaimed photographer William Eggleston and then went on to found transgressive rock and roll bands with the likes of Alex Chilton.
There's something odd about Laila. An unexpected invitation will lead her to unknown lands and feelings.
A comedy-drama about two young boys coming to blows due to religious stereotypes learned from their parents
When Monica suddenly disappears, Bryce knows exactly who to blame – but in order to find the truth he might lose more than he bargained for.
Sidelined by concussions, ex-NFL linebacker J.P. “The Duke” Duke denies the magnitude of his injuries while clinging to gridiron glory. When J.P.'s pregnant wife, Aubrey, hosts a Super Bowl bash, he faces the realities of life on the sidelines.
Tomboy Toni lands a spot on the Lionesses Dance Team, but when members of the group begin to experience a series of mysterious spasms -- "the fits" -- she fears how far she must go to fit in.
When in 2089 humans become an out-of-date concept, the only way to survive is to integrate into A.I. constructs. Yet Luc—a rebellious ballerina—would rather die than conform. But when she meets an odd robot Azul, the idea of integrating into a better version of herself suddenly sounds tempting.
An allegorical tale of a couple who attempt to renew their dying relationship by plugging directly into recordings of their memories.
When Sweetpea Jake arrives in Japan with the intention of breaking it off with her rockstar boyfriend, she finds a mystery awaiting her.
Inspired by true stories, a lighthouse keeper’s wife struggles with her work and her sanity as she cares for her sick husband in 19th century Maine. When a mysterious stranger washes up on shore, secrets buried in deep waters come to light, and she is forced to confront both her past and her future.
On the outskirts of Mumbai, a group of childhood friends fight the daily boredom of their small industrial town by putting their lives at risk, ‘surfing’ the roofs of the old moving trains. This dangerous addiction fills the void left by the uncertain future of these young rebels.
With an insider and a group of facilitators, this is a film that sets out to uncover the truth of the Trans Pecos Pipeline.
For three Border Patrol agents working a remote desert checkpoint, the contents of one car will reveal an insidious plot within their own ranks. The next 24 hours will take them on a treacherous journey that could cost them their lives.
One incident occurs, two families tangle. There’s nothing new under the sun.
A story of a woman who is shot and killed during a vacation with her family. We stay with her body as various people interact with – the passerby, the police, the pathologist, the mortician, her family; it becomes the journey of her body until the casket is finally closed.