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Haley, a young adult struggling with her mental health, begrudgingly attends therapy. She attempts to convince her therapist that she is "thriving" and has in fact made improvements, despite having to move back in with her mom, a "big step backwards" in her book. Dr. Shultz easily sees through Haley's happy, well-adapted facade, leading her to a meltdown, an uncomfortable discovery, and some much-needed self-awareness.
A young newspaper journalist, Jimmy Jacks, gets kicked out of a press briefing. After another paper threatens to publish a story of the event, Jacks is given one day to find them a better story and save his career. Can he find what he needs without jeopardizing his responsibilities as a journalist?
Chained to a pipe in a dark room, a young woman must fight her way out and discover the dark secret to her imprisonment.
A couple by the name of Tony and Sam go to an Airbnb to reconcile their marriage before they reach a breaking point while Luna's love for her best friend Sabina is at boiling point and she is ready to come out. All while a rainstorm is going on and they are stuck in with the oddball caretaker Paul the magician.
Living in a two bedroom home with 2 different families, filmmaker Angelica Rubio embarks on a path to understand family dynamics, vulnerability, and personhood. This film documents that journey as well as what she discovers along the way.
A boy transforms himself into a superhero after a mysterious object falls from the sky. The boy learns the responsibility that comes with power.
Four interconnected people go out on the town looking for love. By the end of the night they realize what they were looking for may not have been what they really wanted.
This is a film showing my personal growth over quarantine.
This shows what my cat, Stella, does throughout her day, from her perspective.
Cynicism and hopefulness meet when a distraught Ellie reflects on the events of the night previous to her more optimistic roommate, Jo.
A girl visiting her mom's friends for Christmas break is dealing with her anxiety, among some other stuff.
Four days, no cigarettes, and only the mind of a recovering nicotine addict. We follow his descent into madness and the horror of addiction.
After watching a drug bust, Jamey goes undercover in his school to stop the spread of a new drug circulating the school by the name of crack cocaine. Teaming up with the Student President's Assistant, Nicks, the pair infiltrate a drug dealing circle realizing that it might just be bigger than they thought.
“Thought Cabinet” is an experimental short about a man forced to confront his most disturbing fantasies. Literally trapped in his own mind, the man’s only salvation lies in the Thought Cabinet - a mysterious, object-spawning wardrobe which allows him to experience a brief flurry of pleasant stimuli before waking once again to his isolated prison.
An unsuccessful screenwriter is at the brink of a mental breakdown while working on his newest screenplay project.
An eccentric "homeless" man tries to find his place in a society that rejects his unconventional way of life.
"El Roma" tells the story of Cine Roma, an independent cinema from Alfaz del Pi that has been standing for more than 40 years, overcoming modern competitors like multiscreen and digital platforms. Pep, one of the owners, tells us how El Roma came about and what makes it so special to last so many years in the face of the adversities of this industry.
Through his tumultuous relationship with his younger brother, a young man begins to understand the troubled past that was running his life and has a chance to end a generational cycle of abuse and pain.
A rich kid returns to his hometown only to find his childhood best friend in deep trouble.
In the unknown regions of Laos, the country faces the catastrophes of war filled with bloody murder, horrific events, and nation unrest. Displacement and unease of Lao civilians cause a young boy named Phomma to seek refuge in the United States, the “land of the free.”
An Amish family in Maine lives life off the grid and on the land, making the most of daylight. Hearing from the voices of Maine, Amish community members, they give us an inside look at their lifestyle and particular sect.
Danni visits her friend Vic to teach her how to play chess. Their conversation doesn't go so well.
One Man. One Skateboard. One Hill. No Skill.
Struggling independent filmmaker, Dorian, interviews his significantly more successful brother, Darey, about his art career.
Officers, Hip and Style, have come upon a bad case of the jeggings. Luckily and coincidently, they've just picked up a new lead.
Hot on the trail of two suspected mobsters, a detective is forced to use only his wits to get himself out of a dangerous situation.
FLASHING LIGHTS WARNING: 4:21 - 4:30
A girl on break from college carries out her part-time job dispensing of a very particular kind of inconvenience.
A young man fresh out of high school finds himself alone on earth after a devastating virus took out the population. . . or so he thought.
Jack (Matt McDonald) awakes disoriented in a waiting room and is given a mysterious number. He must find out what's to come before his number is called with the help of his Father (John Tench) who is shocked to see him, but may have the answers he's not ready to hear. A short film about the bond between father and son, acceptance and moving on.
Two mock audio public relations comercials one for S.H.I.E.L.D another for HYDRA