A young girl whose life has always been governed by the trauma of a rape experienced in her childhood finds herself once again confronted with a similar event. By speaking, she overcome this second trauma and readjust her perception of the female body and her relationship to the others.
Aimee Victoria is a short film conceived and created entirely remotely during the lockdown of 2020 and inspired by true stories of relationships from disabled and LGBTQIA people which never make it to the screen. A film about two profoundly deaf women of color whose relationship is tested during a period of unprecedented turmoil. Separated on their anniversary, Aimee is shaken out of her self-imposed apathy as she demonstrates her love to Victoria.
BISCUIT DUST follows the story of Addy and
Andrew Gella and their families drought stricken sheep station in outback Australia.
In a world of family conflict, financial woe and dried up dreams, Addy and Andrew navigate
through the difficult decisions of what to do
after their father's unspoken struggle with
A young girl is lured from her troubled home by a mysterious stranger that seems to have all the answers.
Comedy drama about supporting the one you love through episodes of difficult mental health. A woman struggles to connect with her depressed husband, when he finally reaches breaking point. Leaving her alone in the middle of nowhere, she finds herself caught somewhere between a dream and reality and with nothing left to lose she makes a wish.
In 1968 Berkeley, CA, a hot bed of political activism, a young man finds his future at the mercy
of the Vietnam draft. When his ex-girlfriend needs his help accessing an illegal abortion, he
learns he is not the only person fighting for control over their life and future.
Nick thinks he can breeze through these therapy sessions with the court appointed psychologist, Dr. Dana Reynolds. After all he's Nicholas P. Berenger - he's charmed or bought himself out of worse situations than this. But soon he realizes that Dr. Reynolds may have something on him, and it's not pretty.
Do Not Disturb is a darkly comic voyeuristic peek into the intimate relationship between the insulated super wealthy and the anonymous staff that take care of their every need. Ariana is agoraphobic, suicidal, and supremely wealthy, but she can't buy friendship. Or can she?
Two young lovers named Somayeh and Zabih, as Afghan citizens living in Iran, have decided to get married. Due to the common tradition in Afganistan, Zabih has to pay money before marriage. He faces with strange problems because of the strictness of the daughter's father and his demand for too much money. Strange things happen.
Ryan, a gas station attendant and chronic smoker, decides to break up with his girlfriend and sentient lighter, El. Unluckily for him, she does not take the news well. Crying and emotionally distraught, El goes on a fiery rampage around the rather flammable gas station. The gravity of his mistake dawning on him, Ryan tries to deescalate things before it all ends in flames.
“Headspace” is a short visual effects film that is a representation panic attacks and hypnagogic hallucinations. Hypnagogia is a common symptom for individuals with sleep disorders as they transition between consciousness and REM sleep. These hallucinations can be frightening and hyper-realistic, and often are tied medically to anxiety.
“Heartland” follows a woman and her grandfather who disagree about the best way to spend his final days. Jackie wants to document their experiences for Heartland Life Site, a virtual reality platform that houses memories. Lance wants to stay present and make memories the traditional way. The more Jackie pushes, the more frayed their relationship becomes.
Set on a utopian ranch in the Texas Hill Country, His Eyes Are Blue traces the growth of a snarky teenage boy as he struggles to write his college admissions essay.
‘I want to make a film about women’ is a queer, speculative, documentary love letter to Russian constructivist women. It asks what the revolutionary women artists of the 1920s said, what they did, and what they might have created had it not been for Stalin's suppression.
Jen, 28 is based on the writer and star's personal survivor story. This film shines a light on the more common forms of date rape in an effort to open the conversation of consent.
This is a story of that inextinguishable hope, a saga of patience and unbroken promise for which a woman can cross all the boundaries. She gives away all of it and sacrifices everything to keep her promise. It was the era when India was just getting freed from British reign. Amidst riots and pressure from the newly emerging government. Graceful Begum Mehrunisa got married to Nawab Sikandar Mirza, notices her husband had an eternal connection with palace (Kothhi). Begum loved her husband and instantly made a place in her own heart for her husband's love as well. The King Mahabat Khan of Junagadh had run away to Pakistan and so nawab’s siblings. Nawab decides to travel to Pakistan to find them. Begum promised him that she would do anything and everything to keep the palace safe. Unfortunately, destiny had its own dice to play.
In 1870, Margaret Knight launched a patent dispute that would be the first of its kind. She is forced to prove in court that she the designer, is the rightful owner of the patent of the machine that puts bottoms on paper bags; not Charles Annan, the man who has already built it.
A female Peking opera actor is experiencing a bad marriage. She impulsively murdered her husband during an argument. Desperate, she felt unprecedented relief and sang the last song of her life on the roof.
Berta's sister Helena has gone missing and there is little hope of finding her. Berta visits the morgue, where she views several bodies, each with her own tragic story. How can Helena be one of them?
Dealing with her own trauma and forced to go by a persistent friend, a dispirited young woman joins a conventional group therapy program where she begins to realise that her road to healing maybe not so.
“Maintenance” (based in 1990): Nia and Franklin are a bickering couple weathering a rough patch in their marriage. While deciding whether to leave Philadelphia to be closer to nature, they take a trail maintenance class from a park ranger and learn the importance of maintaining something you love.
“Migration” (based in 2020): In the time of COVID, Pepper has barely left her home in New Orleans. She must decide if she is willing and able to venture outdoors during a pandemic. As she comes to see the meditative aspects of birding, she learns that nature can bring together strangers when we are at our most disconnected.
After many years, She gets back to her late brother in law’s house and reveals secrets for his two daughter’s.
Widowed after her husband’s overdose, Micah must confront her estranged and recently rehabilitated brother, Jojo, when he moves in the assist with the final stage of her pregnancy.
“Movement” (based in 1960): Carmella takes her daughter, Jojo, a disinterested teenager, on a fishing trip. Wanting to make sure that her daughter is grounded in her roots, Carmella passes on the need for strength and resilience during a burgeoning civil rights movement. Based on real life events.
Myrtle, a trailer park Mom from Indiana, cooks dinner for her son. But something's not quite right. This kitchen is anonymous, industrial, and Myrtle's working to a deadline. As her composure unravels, we realize that 21 grams is all that separates life from death.
Penny grew up barely interacting with Grandpa, the man who had hurt her mother in the past. Now a frail old man suffering from severe dementia, Grandpa cannot remember who Penny is, needless to say hold a conversation with her. When Penny meets Grandpa in her dream, he is back to his healthy and alert self.
Sometimes staying quiet is not the way forward. After being bullied at school and ignored at home, our girl finally finds her voice in the strangest place. It opens her eyes to the joys that have been right in front of her all along. Set in 1973 with a backdrop of political unrest and social change, a young girl in rural New Zealand questions her place in the world, in a search for her freedom. Oranges &Lemons is about summer and heat, childhood and bravery, it is a snapshot of a time gone by, when life was simpler, but bullying was just as complicated.
Bar (12), a longtime member of the boys' clique and the class's soccer team, is forced to re-earn her place in the team's lineup. While asserting her place, she realizes that a deeper issue is at stake.
The fragments of a woman’s life that is reborn after being consumed in the flames.
Natalie, a young dancer finds herself stuck in New York after the cancellation of her first participation in a ballroom dance competition during the lock down. Her female dancing idol and hero, Ana, offers to accommodate her for as long as time Natalie needs. Natalie grabs the opportunity and proposes something rather unexpected. . .
A woman finds herself torn between the bustle of her New York life and the quaint dance floors of her home in Texas. Should she stay or should she go now?
After her comedy video with the school baseball team goes viral, a plus-size broadcasting student discovers that "locker room talk" is more than just talk.
As Adriana lies on her deathbed a young girl appears before her. Together they wander through the Dutch landscape of Zeeland while Adriana tries to make peace with her past. Although her life has been largely dominated by men, 'Sober' shows a brighter future for the next generations of women.
A young adoptee has an unplanned pregnancy and must decide whether to abandon her education and future career to raise her unborn child, or to opt for an abortion or adoption and say goodbye to her only known kin before giving them a chance.
Inspired by coming of age cult classics, #Whitina is a film about exploring the crossroads of the inner and outer struggles of being Mexican-American against the backdrop of a social media obsessed society. High School cheerleader and whitina (white acting Latina) Genesis Valdez is forced to go on the run with her two former best friends (Bella and Chris) after a confrontation with undercover I.C.E. Agents. The altercation is filmed by two middle schoolers and the group goes #viral. While on the run Chris reveals he is a dreamer and could get deported. Genesis makes a decision to help Chris escape and learns what it really means to be "down for La Raza."