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  • Chandler

    Feeling ignored on an important day, a 12-year-old girl seeks attention from an unexpected source. Written and directed by Julia Kennelly, “Chandler,” is a tender yet frank coming-of-age drama about the awkwardness and swirling expectations of young girlhood. At gymnastics practice one day, Chand...

  • Molly's Single

    After a devastating break-up, a guilt-ridden amateur singer seeks solace through a series of encounters with prospective partners. “Molly’s Single,” by director Ariel Gardner, is a brutal, hawk-eyed assessment of the state of affairs between young women and men, specifically of the aspiring artis...

  • Kim Bush's Abduction

    Several hours of unanswered texts and phone calls have everyone at a Christmas party wondering: where is Kim Bush? Filmed in Gulfport, Mississippi, and starring real-life sisters Courtney and Gabe Bush (playing themselves), “Kim Bush’s Abduction,” is a rolling mix of mystery and comedy, brimming ...

  • Nora At The Beach

    A group of friends go to the beach, but Nora isn’t having fun. This anxious drama from director Ryan Martin Brown throws us into the interior life of a young woman who’s starving, dehydrated, and perturbed about the lack of plans amongst her friends. A film about group dynamics — being stuck on o...

  • Squirrel

    A meager apology tests a woman's fortitude to forgive. “Squirrel,” by director Alex Kavutskiy, is a masterfully-crafted cringe comedy about the unlikely intersection of two L.A. residents who must come to terms with a new reality and one another. As their scenario unfolds, Noreen and Patrick, pla...

  • Sophie & Stephen

    Two AI assistants conspire to get their human counterparts to meet. In “Sophie & Stephen,” directed by Rob Perri, a love story between two people who have yet to meet, there are plenty of questions beyond the central connection: is this where we’re headed as a society? Is that a good thing? In a ...

  • The Practice of Loneliness

    Brie adapts a new practice, a lifestyle of loneliness to achieve her highest self. Written and directed by Ester Song Kim, “The Practice of Loneliness,” is a stylish anti-rom-com about seeking happiness in solitude. Shot on nostalgia-soaked 8mm film, and featuring actors dubbed into French (thoug...

  • thematrix061702_ROUGHV.5.wmv

    First of all, it’s not a typo. That's the actual name of the movie. Got it? Okay, so the movie is about a group of friends trying to remake "The Matrix" in a Brooklyn apartment. They take the harebrained scheme very seriously though every element of the production is utterly unconvincing, from th...

  • Unscripted

    When an artist couple sits down to write a script, it devolves into a bitter argument. Sophia Sabella and Pablo Feldman direct and star in “Unscripted,” a rolling farce about the creative process and fragile egos. They set the mood - classical music and tea - and open up their laptop to begin a n...

  • Koreatown

    In Los Angeles, a young man working as a doumi - a host/hostess who entertains clients in private karaoke rooms - encounters a strange request. “Koreatown,” directed by Grant Hyun, is a stylish drama full of controlled tension and striking neon visuals. The handsome Kyeong sings to patrons who ha...

  • Gigging

    A documentary tracking a day in the life of three gig workers - driver, content creator, and dogwalker - goes off the rails in this satirical comedy directed by Jake Fertig. “Gigging” takes aim at the gig economy which finds desperate freelancers working for pennies to support tech behemoths. Fra...

  • Exit Statement

    When a doomsday cult leader decides that he can’t spend eternity with his most aggravating follower, their plan falls into chaos. “Exit Statement,” by director Ben Kitnick, is an oddball comedy about a ragtag group of believers aiming to transcend to a higher plane. It’s December 31st, 1999, and ...

  • Smiling Worker Coughs in Hand

    A love letter to corporate synergy in the age of COVID-19. Made entirely from stock footage, “Smiling Worker Coughs in Hand” achieves an unsettling atmosphere from its generic visuals of average Americans engaged in basic daily activities. Director Ben Kitnick taps into the mood of the moment wit...

  • Betty Feeds The Animals

    Betty loves animals, she loves them so much that every day she puts 30 bowls of food outside of her home to feed them. James P. Gannon directs “Betty Feeds The Animals,” a cozy portrait about an eccentric older lady “caring for something that no ones cares for.” The Super 8mm documentary profile ...

  • The Inconceivable Mountain

    A musicologist and her dog climb a mountain in search of an indecipherable song hoping to understand its meaning. “The Inconceivable Mountain" registers both as an homage and a satire of black and white silent films of the 1930’s, particularly a type of German film common to the era. Directed by ...

  • Valeria

    Discharged from the hospital after a partial face transplant, Eva is struck with an intense curiosity about her donor. Shot in gorgeous, richly textured 35mm images, the film is minimally constructed but full of ideas. Written and directed by Erin Vassilopoulos. Starring Alexia Rasmussen. Cinemat...

  • How the Sky Will Melt

    Gwen, a musician with a growing paranoia disorder, returns to her hometown after a traumatic event. Diverting their emotional issues with a strange and unholy discovery, she and her friends begin to deteriorate the fabric of the universe. Directed by Matthew Wade.

  • Hardware

    An amateur electronic-drum enthusiast travels to a housewares trade show looking to strike up the perfect business partnership. “Hardware” is an out-there drama/comedy about a desperate man in search of opportunity, bolstered by cheesy drumbeats and awkwardly earnest performances. Directed by and...

  • Outline

    A young woman spirals into darkness following the death of her mother. Set against a desolate Nordic backdrop, “Outline” is a minimalist character study tracking the grief of Thea over the course of a couple rocky days. Written and directed by Anna Fredrikke Bjerke. Starring Inga Ibsdotter Lillea...

  • The Overture

    A dreamy, slow motion glimpse into the quiet moments of two young relationships. Based on a dance performance, interesting because much of "The Overture" is still -- a couple lying in a bathtub, or in bed, or sitting at a table. Directed by Kate Wallich and Jacob Rosen. Cinematography by Jacob Ro...

  • POTS N' TOTS

    The bond of a ceramics duo is threatened by a conniving pottery studio head. “Pots N’ Tots" is an absurd tale of love, artistic collaboration and the powers that be. Writer, Director: Kati Skelton. Cast: Ruby McCollister, Andrew Ryder, Abbey Siegworth, SJ Son, Steve Arons.

  • Business

    A wide-eyed man gets caught up in a surreal scheme presented as a business opportunity. Written, directed by Kati Skelton. Starring Branson Reese with Peter Reznikoff, Dagmar Stansova and Matt Dennie.

  • Aquaculture

    The employees of a cult-like biotech start-up test their product on themselves. “Aquaculture” is a (slightly) sci-fi satire about the grandiose vision of a quietly eccentric entrepreneur. Freely mixing absurdity and sincerity, it’s a strangely engrossing film filled with mystery and restraint. Wr...

  • In Full Bloom

    The life of Cecile, an older Vietnamese hoarder, is upended when a black hole opens up in her home. “In Full Bloom” is an imaginative fantasy about grief and loneliness, told with rich, expressive visuals and spectacular production design. Written and directed by Maegan Houang. Starring Kieu Chinh.