Drama

Drama

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Drama
  • Handheld

    A forgotten handheld camera disrupts the bedtime routine of a single mother and her young son. Pisie Hochheim and Tony Oswald direct “Handheld,” a tender drama on family bonds and frays carried by wonderfully real performances from Jordan Gosnell and Emery Oswald. One night while searching for a ...

  • Unfold

    Two exes whirl through the memories of their relationship in a single glance. Daniel Antebi directs “Unfold,” an elliptical montage of a young couple reliving their recent past after running into each other on the streets of New York. An awkward exchange spins into a flashback of moods and feelin...

  • Dirt

    A woman tries to clean her apartment, but her unkempt lover won't let her. Sara Silva directs and stars in “Dirt,” an experimental portrait of a messy relationship built with layers of spontaneous energy and complex threads of dissatisfaction. The two women wake up on the couch to find a dirty ap...

  • K.I.N.G.

    A troubled teen ventures into an unfamiliar city seeking a bond with his estranged father. | Directed by Rashad Frett. Starring Jadiah Bailey, Janice Dias, and Yarc Lewinson.

  • Partners in Crime

    Two best friends rob a house to get fast cash for an abortion. | Writer and Director: Kerry LeVielle. Cast, Phoebe Amirault, Cassidy Stanley, Kristine Gallo.

  • Short Shorts

    An American Muslim teenager tries to maintain both her family and friends' approval. | Directed by Karina Adriana Dandashi.

  • Years

    A married couple invites a young artist to temporarily live with them as the husband partakes in a new fitness trend - wearing knight’s armor in daily life. “Years,” directed by Christian Cerezo, is a chamber piece that renders its observations on domestic life, artistic pursuit, parenthood, and ...

  • Thus Began Antoine's Down-Going

    Spending his days in a café in Paris watching people, Antoine falls for a woman he sees walking to the cinema. Paul Rigoux directs “Thus Began Antoine's Down-Going,” a poetic contemplation of love, art, and self; both an iconic depiction of a youthful French romance and a meta dissection of one. ...

  • Souvenirs

    A friend-for-hire balances his time with an eclectic clientele as he prepares for his most involved assignment to date: becoming a father. Andrew Theodore Balasia directs “Souvenirs,” a film that builds on a foundation of loneliness and disconnection to explore the realities (and unrealities) of ...

  • Moth Music

    Cast off by society, a former fast food worker seeks justice for himself and other men through the teachings of a self help leader. “Moth Music,” directed by Ciaran Davis-McGregor, operates within modes of repulsion, distortion, and self-hate, with wafts of pitch black humor and touches of absurd...

  • Hellmouth

    A L.A. couple takes a shortcut down a steep staircase while playing a question-and-answer exercise designed to rekindle intimacy. “Hellmouth,” directed by Gus Reed, is a dramatic vignette that’s vaguely unsettling, almost dream-like in tone, and shouldered by performances from Rhian Rees and Shan...

  • Perfect as Cats

    Inseparable sisters, Henriette and Anais, find their relationship being torn apart under mysterious circumstances. “Perfect as Cats,” directed by Kevin Vu, is an atmospheric drama that moves in dreamy ripples, crafted with stylish visuals, costuming and production design. At an austere boarding s...

  • The Dangerous Type

    A mechanic in a small midwestern town would do anything to leave her boring life but she can’t seem to break free. Tipper Newton directs and stars in “The Dangerous Type,” an entertaining throwback to 80’s (and before) tropes that renders its snappy banter and B-movie characterizations with style...

  • Big Crush

    An awkward teenager in Park Slope, Brooklyn goes out one night in search of a boy, any boy, to bring home and prove to her sister she’s actually normal. Sophia Bennett Holmes directs “Big Crush,” a coming-of-age vignette that captures the tentative expressions of a teen girl on a weekend when her...

  • Bandits

    Two con women in a romantic relationship take a man prisoner in his own home. “Bandits,” directed by Natalie Fält, is a stylish pulp crime drama, a darkly poetic noir about dissociation and twin flames. After kidnapping and robbing a man, two lovers - Sweetie and Rose - keep him captive in his be...

  • Fairchild

    A 15 year old girl struggles through a seemingly mundane day at summer camp in the Florida Everglades. Kali Kahn directs “Fairchild,” an impressionistic character study of Joey, whose severe expressions during group activities juxtapose the carefree giggles and jokes of her campmates and counselo...

  • Wait

    A young woman checks out of a clinic after her procedure. Directed by Johanna Block. Starring Odalis Rojas.

  • A Bitter Fruit

    Sisters Wren and Eileen are orphans living in the secluded desert home where their parents killed each other. | Directed by Ryan Weatrowski. Starring Clare Gillies, Andreja Pejic, Lorraine Farris, Steve Rizzo.

  • everyone gets to be friends

    A short anthology of four loosely related vignettes in which the central characters throw away their opportunities at happiness for something even more out of reach. | Director & Editor: Rob Schmidt. Writer: Nick Funess.

  • I Love to Wait

    Sarah gave Ezra a soul crystal, and that may have been a mistake. “I Love to Wait,” directed by Harrison Atkins, is an imaginative, free-roaming vision of an on-and-off relationship in Los Angeles, a rare melding of the mundane and the mystical. In a world where couples communicate via crystals (...

  • Gossamer

    An Illinois farming family on the verge of collapse confronts an uncertain future, and a tick finds a host. “Gossamer,” directed by Charlie Schmidlin is a heavy drama exploring familial hardship, generational loyalty, and a shifting society. Drawing on his own family’s experience, Schmidlin rende...

  • Hot Water

    Freshly divorced and new to the US, Jeanne finds herself navigating the world of housemates for the first time. Madeline Mack directs “Hot Water,” a complex drama exploring social misunderstandings, power dynamics, subtle manipulation, and misogyny. Arriving in L.A. with no job or place to stay, ...

  • Your Hands in My Hair

    When Nitin finds out that his first crush is moving to Orlando with her family, he considers a way to get her attention. | Directed by Amitabh Joshi (Tabha). Starring Satya Shaw, Avery Garcia, Anna Itty, Joe Garcia.

  • Spare Parts

    Emily Kaplan’s “Spare Parts,” in which she also stars, explores a young woman confronted with surprising intimacy. Kaplan plays a nomadic grifter who speeds from one brief encounter to the next, pocketing what spare change, electronics, jewelry, etc. she can before moving on to the next hit. One ...