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  • Boris

    A young musician living in Hollywood experiences a bizarre mystery that leads him on a journey to the Los Angeles River. Conor Scheinberg writes and directs “Boris,” a grim slow burn drama set in a bleak rendition of L.A. We meet Boris in the front seat of his car. He does pick-ups and drop-offs ...

  • Lime Parfait

    On a hot day in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne, a young woman paints her Nanna’s pergola before the house is auctioned. Pat Mooney’s “Lime Parfait” is a steady slice-of-life possessing a sentimental outlook on early adulthood and familial responsibilities. Atop a step ladder under a bright summ...

  • V-DAY
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    V-DAY

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    On Valentine's Day in Toronto, a young couple's relationship is fragmented by performance. “V-DAY,” directed by Zachary Lacosse, is a slow-burn drama that’s highly observant of a long-distance couple and their awaited encounter to see each other on the February holiday. We meet a young man, in hi...

  • Goblin High
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    Goblin High

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    Teenage goblins navigate the uncertain waters of life after high school. Isaac Roberts directs “Goblin High,” a whimsical coming-of-age piece observing the qualms of its bright green goblin characters. The film opens with a father goblin doodling in his journal at work as we hear his existential,...

  • Dream Interpreter

    After a series of bizarre dreams, a man turns to a computer program to decipher them. Derek Janzen and Nathan Hare work together to direct “Dream Interpreter,” a subdued sci-fi comedy where an oddly mundane cubicle world meets the anguished dreams of a young man. In khakis and a baby blue button ...

  • Ilona's Bloody Body
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    Ilona's Bloody Body

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    An online model with a huge following is being followed. Maxim Stollenwerk directs “Ilona's Bloody Body,” a dynamic, creeping drama tracking a young Bulgarian woman as she balances her profession as a cam-girl with her everyday relationships. She discusses details of her job and the realities tha...

  • The Christmas Kid
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    The Christmas Kid

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    A man with a broken arm looks for the perfect Christmas gift. David Cardoza and Griffin Conner direct “The Christmas Kid,” a festive character-study of a Manhattan gent told through run-and-gun photos and an affable voice over. It’s the morning of Christmas Eve and Gordon arises from bed in his N...

  • The Audition Tape
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    The Audition Tape

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    Awkwardly making their way through New York City, two brothers prepare to audition for the same role in an upcoming movie. Nicholas Shaya directs and co-stars in “The Audition Tape,” a 20 minute, episodic comedy that showcases the rolling banter of two Iranian-American brothers who might not actu...

  • AirBnB

    Four friends discover hidden cameras at their Airbnb in Los Angeles. Brooklyn comedy group Simple Town and Andrew DeYoung collaborate to present “AirBnb,” a sketch film about a surveillance breach that exposes a secret animosity. Felipe, Will, Sam, and Caroline enter their Airbnb in L.A., just in...

  • Rejoice in the Lamb

    A late-night conversation with an oracle launches a young Brooklyn woman on a quest to slay a vampire. Courtney Bush, Will Carington, and Jake Goicoechea present “Rejoice in the Lamb,” a horror-comedy hybrid where bits of spookiness surround a suspicious new addition to a friend group. Late in th...

  • xx_luv.kitten_xx

    Hustling up quick cash and alienating her loved ones, a struggling Twitch streamer stops at nothing to make it to an influencer meetup at Buffalo Wild Wings. Bobby McCoy directs “xX_luv.kitten_Xx,” an uncomfortably current character study that captures a type of youthful desperation that amalgam...

  • Bambina - Anyway U Want It

    A couple navigates the glitches and complications of virtual reality intimacy. Erin Murray directs the music video, “Anyway U Want It,” a seductive, and comically absurd, VR spectacle for the bouncy track by Bambina. The couple, played by familiar face Whitmer Thomas and Bambina herself, spice th...

  • The Singles Retreat

    Two 75-year-old ladies attend a seniors-only singles retreat in the Poconos with the hopes of meeting some nice gentlemen. Jo Firestone directs “The Singles Retreat,” a charming comedy that observes the weekend pursuits and awkward run-ins of some magnetic seniors. Excited for what the weekend h...

  • How to Cry on Command

    At a dystopian grade school, a determined 11-year-old girl struggles during her final exams. Wylie Anderson directs “How to Cry on Command,” a hilarious satire looking at the requirements and consequences of pursuing stardom. At “Celebrity Preparatory for Girls,” there are classes on how to speak...

  • Close the Gap

    During the 2020 BLM protests, a white protester loses his head trying to corral a group of fellow demonstrators. Alex Bliss directs “Close the Gap,” a satirical character study that boldly examines the loose ends of a young man’s mind amidst a high-tense moment. As he marches, he broadcasts live ...

  • Superfan

    During a sleepover, a tween celebrity obsession tests the boundaries of friendship, privacy, and a young girl's heart. Directing duo Karina Lomelin Ripper and Marc Ripper present “Superfan,” a sharply-crafted modern coming-of-age film. Sleepover gear in hand, Selena arrives to a Pacific Northwest...

  • A Reason to be Larry

    A high-schooler named Larry tries to embrace the harsh reality that he may never be one of the “Great Larrys.” Oszkar Nosek directs “A Reason to be Larry,” a surreal character study of a young man trying to conceptualize his persona. Larry struggles to find confidence toward his own name, especia...

  • Albedo or Apples and Oranges

    In a small east coast town, two teenage boys ruminate on their first stirrings of desire. “Albedo or Apples and Oranges,” directed by Yiro Hu and Sean Dahlberg, is a mood piece that explores longing without sex and the silences between friends. First, we observe Shane. He sits quietly in the pass...

  • Never Fuggedaboutit

    Amid the high anxiety of post-9/11 NYC, a struggling post-production house is hired to make edits to a hit TV show: removing a shot of the twin towers during “The Sopranos” opening credits. Dustin Waldman directs “Never Fuggedaboutit,” a period piece that uniquely captures post 9/11 tension throu...

  • Continuity of Parks

    A glance at the day-to-day happenings and peculiar inhabitants of a park in Russia. Zhenia Kazankina directs “Continuity of Parks,” a 16mm experimental piece shaping Greek mythological figures into everyday park-goers. Hecate looks for Cerberus after leaving it off-leash; the Moirae gossip while ...

  • Gwendoline

    Roaming through rural France on their tandem bike, young post-punk musicians look for an audience and a name for their band. “Gwendoline,” directed by Joaquim Bayle, is a beautifully shot musical odyssey in 16mm black-and-white film that’s both bleak and lighthearted. On the road desperately seek...

  • Horny Kid - A Film Essay

    Reflecting on his lustful youth, a 30-year-old man gets answers from his mother about his early fascination with life-sized Barbie dolls and scantily clad models. “Horny Kid - A Film Essay,” directed by Josh Whiteman, is a priceless compilation of home videos shot in the 1990’s merged with curren...

  • Sexy Furby

    A suicidal woman’s life changes when she encounters a man-sized Furby. Nicole Daddona and Adam Wilder direct the absurd comedy, “Sexy Furby,” a bonkers tale of love and death. After being orphaned by the passing of her mother and the more recent death of her father, a woman prepares to call it qu...

  • Little Boy Maniac

    After being dumped under the Manhattan bridge in a cardboard box, a lost and bewildered man tries to get home to Long Island. A frenetic extravaganza of anything-goes street cinema, “Little Boy Maniac,” directed by David Cardoza, crams what could have been a feature-length film into thirty minute...