Feature Selections - So Far
Sisters with Transistors
Director: Lisa Rovner
Bio: SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS is the remarkable untold story of electronic music’s female pioneers, composers who embraced machines and their liberating technologies to utterly transform how we produce and listen to music today.
Director: Hunter Hopewell
Bio: A coming-of-age comedy enhanced by a bit of stop motion animation. Amidst mounting parental pressure to find a real job, college filmmaker Keller has one week to secretly produce a short film with his brother and longtime crush. When their shoot goes wrong, they confront each other about much more than production issues. Faced with his own selfishness, Keller must decide which is more important, his filmmaking or close relationships.
The Golden Age
Director: Jenna Suru
Bio: May 1967. A penniless Franco-American producer living in Los Angeles returns to Paris, following in his mother’s footsteps to flee the Vietnam War. He meets an ambitious French theater actress, who acts in small Parisian theaters in front of empty seats.
The Last Pig
Director: Allison Argo
Bio: THE LAST PIG is an achingly beautiful meditation on what it means to be a sentient creature with the power to kill. Deeply immersive and experiential, the film follows a pig farmer through his final year of slaughtering pigs. The bucolic life of the pigs on the farm is ruptured by weekly trips to the slaughterhouse. Through sparse, intimate musings, the farmer reveals his growing conflict of a life spent “peddling in death.”
Connecting the Dots
Director: Noemi Weis
Bio: Connecting the Dots is the first feature documentary of its kind to offer a raw and intimate look at youth mental health from a global perspective. With heart-felt poignant stories of lived experience, the film exclusively showcases young voices breaking barriers surrounding youth mental health. Through highly cinematic and character driven storytelling, Connecting the Dots is emotional, reflective and hopeful. Our future leaders are speaking up. It's time to listen.
Short Film Selections - So Far
Genre: Documentary, Short
Director: Doug Lehmann
Bio: Our Town is a short Documentary film about a public art project that took place in Nashville, Tennessee. An artist collective seeks to make a portrait of Nashville using the citizens of the city as artists themselves.
Director: Mikhail Tot
Bio: A female-centric dramatic comedy that has garnered over 40 awards in 8 different countries since its completion in January, 2021. PRETTY METAL contains stellar performances and high production value. Audiences will be amazed to learn that this film was made in July 2020, during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Make Me Perfect
Director: Sarah Santore
Bio: A young woman models for an artist, giving her best effort to meet his vision, but finds that the artists perfectionist intentions to be toxic.
Director: Victor Tapia
Bio: What starts as a weekend hunting trip quickly spirals out of control as two men fight for their lives against the forces of nature and the wildest depths of their souls.
Director: Sharon Contillo
Bio: A vulnerable little girl believes that her curly hair makes her ugly and that straight hair is ultimate beauty, must summon the courage to embrace her natural locks and accept her true self in order to be happy.
Director: Hunter Hopewell
Bio: Jeremy is tormented by cyberbullying and finds that bullying hurts and kindness heals more than most know.