Official Selection

Runtime: 04:12:35
Available:: Mar 31, 2021 07:00
Until:: Apr 08, 2021 06:59

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Center for Miracles

Center for Miracles

00:07:15

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.

Cooking the Quotes

Cooking the Quotes

00:10:03

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?

16/8

16/8

00:07:00

Chained to a pipe in a dark room, a young woman must fight her way out and discover the dark secret to her imprisonment.

3 days, 2 nights

3 days, 2 nights

00:09:45

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.

Filters of Life

Filters of Life

00:04:13

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.

Gift From Above

Gift From Above

00:06:28

A boy transforms himself into a superhero after a mysterious object falls from the sky. The boy learns the responsibility that comes with power.

Heartstruck

Heartstruck

00:14:09

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.

In Love With Life

In Love With Life

00:00:11

This is a film showing my personal growth over quarantine.

The Life of a Cat

The Life of a Cat

00:00:05

This shows what my cat, Stella, does throughout her day, from her perspective.

Look Up!

Look Up!

00:07:33

Cynicism and hopefulness meet when a distraught Ellie reflects on the events of the night previous to her more optimistic roommate, Jo.

Magibelle

Magibelle

00:13:10

A girl visiting her mom's friends for Christmas break is dealing with her anxiety, among some other stuff.

The Marlboro Man Died in the Apocalypse

The Marlboro Man Died in the Apocalypse

00:08:55

Four days, no cigarettes, and only the mind of a recovering nicotine addict. We follow his descent into madness and the horror of addiction.

Narc

Narc

00:17:21

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

Thought Cabinet

00:07:58

“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.

Typewriter

Typewriter

00:24:46

An unsuccessful screenwriter is at the brink of a mental breakdown while working on his newest screenplay project.

Unconventionally Sheltered

Unconventionally Sheltered

00:00:40

An eccentric "homeless" man tries to find his place in a society that rejects his unconventional way of life.

The Roma

The Roma

00:24:17

"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.

Bru'dhars

Bru'dhars

00:14:40

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.

The Reunion

The Reunion

00:06:14

A rich kid returns to his hometown only to find his childhood best friend in deep trouble.

Poh (ພໍ່)

Poh (ພໍ່)

00:10:35

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.”

Born Amish

Born Amish

00:08:38

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.

Conversations That Come Along With Chess

Conversations That Come Along With Chess

00:04:55

Danni visits her friend Vic to teach her how to play chess. Their conversation doesn't go so well.

Skateboarding: 101

Skateboarding: 101

00:04:17

One Man. One Skateboard. One Hill. No Skill.

The Tireless Trouble of Two Twins

The Tireless Trouble of Two Twins

00:09:23

Struggling independent filmmaker, Dorian, interviews his significantly more successful brother, Darey, about his art career.

FPD - Fashion Police Department

FPD - Fashion Police Department

00:07:16

Officers, Hip and Style, have come upon a bad case of the jeggings. Luckily and coincidently, they've just picked up a new lead.

The Bluff

The Bluff

00:03:16

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.

Doubles

Doubles

00:07:34

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.

Solitude

Solitude

00:04:57

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.

Now Serving

Now Serving

00:05:24

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.

S.H.I.E.L.D    VS.     HYDRA

S.H.I.E.L.D VS. HYDRA

00:01:37

Two mock audio public relations comercials one for S.H.I.E.L.D another for HYDRA

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