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Featuring // Union County • 14m. A young man in rural Ohio navigates a drug court recovery program and the return of his ex-girlfriend.

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  • Union County

    A young man in rural Ohio navigates a drug court recovery program and the return of his ex-girlfriend. Written and Directed by Adam Meeks. Starring Zachary Zamsky and Lexi Jenne.

  • LP

    A Loss and Prevention officer faces a difficult moral decision in Alexander Etseyatse’s “LP.” An attempted theft leads to a tense back-room stand-off in this riveting drama, placing complex characters in an agonizing dilemma. While it stays grounded as a personal account, it also raises larger qu...

  • Good News

    A struggling novelist throws a dinner party to announce his acceptance into a prestigious writer's program. But his big plans are soon overshadowed by a more pressing matter. Directed by Joe Stankus.

  • The Complaint

    With the world on coronavirus lockdown, a college professor and a troubled student struggle to connect over Zoom. | Writer/Director: Nelson Kim.

  • Sweet Things

    Anne gathers herself for a job interview, a casual one at a coffee shop, but still a job interview. When her potential new employer arrives, a smooth, well-dressed man named Georg, giving off all the social cues of a first date, she’s caught off-guard and scrambles to react. Brilliantly observed ...

  • Taxfree

    A young woman arrives in Norway, does some shopping at the taxfree store, gathers her bag, waits outside for her ride. What appears to be an ordinary airport arrival slowly reveals itself as something else entirely. Director: Henry K. Norvalls. Screenwriters: Line Dalheim & Henry K. Norvalls. Cas...

  • Dominant Species

    A queer sci-fi about 10 aliens in human host bodies learning how to be men. Profound and strangely funny. Directed by Joseph Sackett. Julian Cihi, Will Seefried, Marchánt Davis, Vasile Flutur, Colby Minifie.

  • 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, ...

  • Important Police Shit

    A group of police cadets are mercilessly hazed as they suffer through the worst day of their training. Andrew T. Betzer directs “Important Police Shit,” a series of provocative vignettes tracking the physical and emotional abuse that cops-in-training endure, a captivating but painful glimpse insi...

  • WRATH

    Amidst a mandatory quarantine, a young woman living in isolation battles her growing paranoia and deteriorating mental health. Meg Case and Brad Porter direct “Wrath,” a craftily devised and executed homemade project, which in any other year would fall firmly in the sci-fi horror realm; in 2020, ...

  • Downbeat

    After a difficult break-up, Annie reckons with the imminent departure of another close friend who is moving away from their shared apartment and city. From a script she co-wrote with Hannah Rehak, Nina Slesinger directs “Downbeat,” an intelligent and emotionally astute portrait of friendship and ...

  • In Spirit

    On the Tulalip Reservation, a young man confronts loss as he attends the funeral of a childhood friend. “In Spirit,” written and produced by Jonathan Salmon and Nathan Williams, is a reflective character study on a Native American man reckoning with the trauma of his people and within himself. Ja...

  • 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 ...