2017 Films

GOD BLESS AMERICA

PLAYING: Between 11:30pm-Midnight A satirical animation based on the idea of toxic masculinity and its sources. An unhealthy competition — the American pastime. The destruction of people and earth for oil. The name of war, nationalism and greed. Directed...

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Fish Story

PLAYING: Between 11:30pm-Midnight A search for the truth behind a fishy tale.   Director Biography   Charlie Lyne is a filmmaker and film critic, best known for the feature-length essay films Beyond Clueless (2014) and Fear Itself (2015) as well...

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Break

PLAYING: Between 11:30-12:00AM Love is something complicated and hard to comprehend at times. Multiple layers make up a fully functional heart. Life can break a healthy heart, but time can mend it back together.   Director Biography   Sierra is...

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Babushka

PLAYING: Between 11:30pm-12:00AM A young girl gets into trouble after meddling with her grandmother's potion and setting off an explosion. When an angry mob discovers their secluded house in the woods, she must use what she's learned to save them.  ...

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A share of share

PLAYING: Between 10:00-10:30 In a tent of refugee camp, man of the family protests to the problem that happened for their food's share Rate This Film ...

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Prysia’s Garden

PLAYING: Between 10:00-10:30 A quiet rumination on exile, photography and transplanting roots, this short tells the story of two women: an aging refugee and a photographer/daughter of refugees.   Director Biography Prysia’s Garden is a collaboration...

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Fulfillingness’ Rebirth

PLAYING: Between 10:00-10:30 A shadow puppet stop motion animation dealing with losing/regaining creativity and sense of self after childbrith.   Director Biography   Chamindika Wanduragala is a Sri Lankan American visual artist, DJ (DJ Chamun),...

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Intruder Man

PLAYING: Between 10:00-10:30 Intruder Man is the story of a woman at two distinct stages in her life. As a young home economics teacher, Jessie faces the wrath of an authoritarian superintendent who blacklists her from teaching. As an elderly woman,...

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Waabooz

PLAYING: Between 8:00-8:30 Twelve year-old Rabbit spends most of his days, drawing, collecting comics, and avoiding the teasing of his peers. Insecure and shy, Rabbit dreads dancing in the upcoming powwow and begins to draw Waabooz, a superhero that...

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The Gardener

PLAYING: Between 8:00-8:30 Based on a poem of the same name by John Jacobson, "The Gardener" is a visual poem about the small wonders that fill our everyday world. https://vimeo.com/221373356 Rate This Film ...

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Unique, With Love

PLAYING: Between 8:00-8:30 This is the story of a father who's lost his young daughter in the midst of a large department store. In his frantic search to find her, he reflects on life as an immigrant and his journey into fatherhood. This short film was...

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Ukelele Song

PLAYING: Between 8:00-8:30 A window separate us. A lonely waiting.   Director Biography Isa Feliu. Actor and producer. This is her first experimental film. Rate This Film ...

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Mr. Tomato Head

PLAYING: Between 8:00-8:30 Animated video of a character called Mr. Tomato Head traveling to London and he meets Mr. Green Bean. It is light fun. Rate This Film ...

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The Ragman – A Hobo’s Story Untold

PLAYING: Between 6:30-7:00 This character-driven film tells the untold tale of The Ragman - the storyteller, the vagabond, but most importantly the songwriter, willing to unearth an entire lyrical catalog of his documented past. A collaboration of...

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Soy Cubana

PLAYING: Between 6:30-7:00 Winners of the 2016 CUBADISCO Award for best vocal group, the Vocal Vidas are a female a cappella quartet from Santiago de Cuba - the cradle of Afro-Cuban music. This short documentary follows this unique and until now little...

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The Little Ships

PLAYING: Between 5:15-5:45 A visual music animation set to a song written by Jean-Jacques Perrey. Rate This Film

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Silently Steal Away

PLAYING: Between 5:15-5:45 Andrew Swant co-wrote and starred in The Jeffrey Dahmer Files, which premiered at SXSW, was acquired by IFC, and became a New York Times Critics' Pick. He also co-wrote and produced Modus Operandi, which screened at AFI Fest, was...

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Dead Birds

PLAYING: Between 5:15-5:45 After a tragedy occurs in a remote desert town, a boy sees his world through a new, more sinister perspective. With a fairybug as his sidekick, he sets out to unearth the truth behind what happened. Director Biography Emily is an...

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Indigo Ocean

PLAYING: Between 5:15-5:45 Where Do we go when we die? Indigo Ocean is a representation of what could be beyond this world. This experimental piece has a strong meaning visualized in beautiful colors and particles. Director Biography Sierra is an alumni...

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Balloonfest

PLAYING: Between 3:00-3:15 Cleveland attempts to overcome its nickname, 'The Mistake by the Lake' by launching a bunch of balloons. https://myspace.com/balloonfest.86 Rate This Film ...

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Thursday’s Child

PLAYING: Between 3:00-3:15 Thursday's Child has far to go. My recollections of childhood invariably lead to memories of storm-watching: Of staring out my window with wide eyes and a soft mouth. As I gazed into the storm, I was never more receptive to the vast journey...

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Walking this Frozen Road

PLAYING: Between 11:30-12:00AM “Walking this Frozen Road” was commissioned for Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theater In 2012. This poem is a response to Susana Di Palma’s family story: An Ojibwe woman’s daughters were taken by her white husband to a mission...

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