DORMEZ VOUS? 4m, Thriller DIRECTOR: Himerria Wortham PRODUCER: Krystal Demus, Melissa Suan SCREENPLAY: Kathryn Lockhart CAST: Kathryn Lockhart, Lockett Pentz SYNOPSIS: A mother wrestles with her memories, good, and evil.
PUSHING WOOD 6:16, Drama DIRECTOR: Tyler Schiffman PRODUCER: Kirstie Simone SCREENPLAY: Kirstie Simone CAST: Michelle Somruthai Dangelo, Aliysa Shareef, Tuisdi Layne McClure, Crystal Ferreiro SYNOPSIS: Four young girls from East Los Angeles escape the pressures of drug use, violence, and their everyday lives’ through skateboarding.
STRANGERS IN THE PARK 12m, Drama DIRECTOR: Gabriel De Santiago PRODUCERS: Beto Angulo, Matthew M. Stevens, Gabriel De Santiago SCREENPLAY: Gabriel De Santiago CAST: Jim Freivogel, Natalie Berwick SYNOPSIS: Home alone, A lonely man gets an unexpected visit from the stranger that will change his life.
MIMI'S MISADVENTURE 12m, Dark Comedy DIRECTOR: R.D. Womack III PRODUCER: Ashley Atwood SCREENPLAY: R.D. Womack III CAST: Ashley Atwood, Frederick Lawrence, Ricardo Molina, Sean Crampton, Alexsander Ristic, Angela Nordeng, Kylierae Condon. SYNOPSIS: Mimi, a former prostitute and heroin addict knows how awful her life has turned out. She tries a little sex, drugs, and revenge to turn it around. Will a conversation overheard at her awesome job at a divey strip club change her life forever?
BROTHERS 28m, Drama DIRECTOR: Jared Kahn PRODUCERS: Romeo Perlman, Damian Martorana, Chris Kimball SCREENPLAY: Jared Kahn CAST: Jilon VanOver, Matthew Fahey, Phillip Gordon SYNOPSIS: Two brothers are forced to go against their own morals in order to save the life of their father.
CASSIDY JONES 5m, Horror DIRECTOR: Chris Gatpo PRODUCER: Chris Gatpo, Aysha Salam, Henry Power SCREENPLAY: Chris Gatpo CAST: Chris Gatpo, Aysha Salam SYNOPSIS: An idiot guy goes in search of a 7-year old girl's ghost at Wisdom Tree Hiking Trail in Los Angeles.
CLOSURE 17m, Drama/Horror DIRECTOR: Nicholas Acosta PRODUCERS: Golan Ramraz, Adam C. Sherer, Nicholas Acosta SCREENPLAY: Adam C. Sherer, Golan Ramraz CAST: Kelly Russo, Savannah Schoenecker, Gianna Russo SYNOPSIS: After losing their daughter a family must come together to rescue her when an evil force takes her captive.
DATE NIGHT 10m, Comedy DIRECTOR: Roxy Winiarczyk PRODUCER: Rebecca Remy SCREENPLAY: Kate Marin Davis CAST: Ramona Young, Tom Schneiders SYNOPSIS: Ava experiences the difficulties of dating with multiple personality disorder.
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MONDAY NIGHTS AT SEVEN 109m, Drama/Romance DIRECTOR: Marty Sader PRODUCER: Laura Keys, Edward James Olmos, Kenyon Robertson, Marty Sader SCREENPLAY: Laura Keys, Marty Sader CAST: Marty Sader, Vanessa Lyon, Edward James Olmos, Mary Apick, Anderson Silva, Kelea Skelton, Lorraine Bracco SYNOPSIS: A groundbreaking reinvention of neorealism, Monday Nights At Seven is a love story about a single father, Lazo Saroby, struggling unsuccessfully to let go of his past; then he meets Isabel, a young woman who is also facing the consequences of her own life choices. As feelings for Isabel expose the lie Lazo is living, he is forced to awaken to the fact that it is not his dreams but his illusions that are holding him back, and facing the hard truth might be the only thing that can set him free. WATCH MONDAY NIGHTS AT SEVEN TRAILER
A LESSON IN RESTRAINT 3:20, Comedy DIRECTOR: Nicholas Harsin PRODUCER: Nicholas Harsin SCREENPLAY: Nicholas Harsin CAST:Christopher Gatpo,Nicholas Harsin SYNOPSIS: Desperate to get his best friend laid, Nicholas takes Christopher on a metaphorical vision quest, explaining to him the importance of picking his first peach.
RUSSIAN MOM 3m, comedy Director: Xenia Le Blanc Producer: Azize Erim Screenplay: Azize Erim, Xenia Le Blanc Cast: Anastasia Narinskiy, Azize Erim, Xenia Le Blanc SYNOPSIS: Azize is so excited to meet Xenia’s mom, who is visiting from Russia. However, things don’t go as expected when Mrs. Petrova takes over the kitchen...
GIRL WITH THE RED PURSE 4:25, Drama, Thriller, Crime Mystery DIRECTOR: David Palmieri PRODUCERS: David Palmieri, Paria Zeydi SCREENPLAY: Paria Zeydi CAST: Paria Zeydi, Henry Foster Brown, Jessica Abuchaibe, Laura Coover SYNOPSIS: The girl with the red purse knows that there is a jewel thief terrorizing the neighborhood. Will she be safe?
LOST YOUTH 3m, Drama DIRECTOR: Andreas Gärdnert PRODUCER: Andreas Gärdnert SCREENPLAY: Andreas Gärdnert CAST: Alec Toselli SYNOPSIS: A day in the life of a young man on the verge of becoming a drug addict. An overdose will either be the end of his life, or a new beginning.
GO FISH 2m, Comedy DIRECTOR: Ashley Renée Scott PRODUCER: Christopher Liebe SCREENPLAY: Ashley Renée Scott CAST: Danny Jordan, Rocky Russo SYNOPSIS: A young priest gets in over his head when he decides to gamble with the Devil
THAT MOMENT 3m, Romance/Drama DIRECTOR: Chris Gatpo PRODUCER: Aysha Salam SCREENPLAY: Aysha Salam CAST: Aysha Salam, Angel Sabate, Daniel Imperiale, Courtney Lacombe, Rachel Braff, John Wayne Constance, Siri Harkins, Grey Robertson, Kristen Shapero SYNOPSIS: A pretty and lonely girl at a cocktail party tries to live out a nice moment, or 'spark,' she has with an attractive guy she locks eyes with.
SWEET PEA 7m, Comedy DIRECTOR: Matthew M Stevens PRODUCER: Matthew M Stevens, Tyler Wilson Schnabel SCREENPLAY: Tyler Wilson Schnabel, Eric Rigby CAST: Tyler Wilson Schnabel, Katie Mary Garland, Matthew M Stevens, Gabriel De Santiago, Kevin O’Farrell SYNOPSIS: When Rachel believes she may be pregnant Mark must come to terms with growing up… by eating candy.
A ROMANCE IN SUNSET STATION 8m, Romance/Drama DIRECTOR: Chris Gatpo PRODUCER: Chris Gatpo, Aysha Salam, Nicholas Harsin, Henry Power SCREENPLAY: Chris Gatpo CAST: Chris Gatpo, Aysha Salam SYNOPSIS: Two drug addicts find love in a hopeless place.
VENGEANCE FOR CHLOE DARLING 28m, Drama DIRECTOR: Peter John Casey PRODUCER: Erik Fauske SCREENPLAY: Peter John Casey CAST: Ben Kauffman, Sonya Davis, Tim Whitcomb, Kyle Vahan, Nick Hope SYNOPSIS: A young mechanic untangles a web of corruption and violence in the search for his missing girlfriend.
GET HOME SAFE 7m, Comedy DIRECTOR: Larissa Pruett PRODUCERS: Larissa Pruett, Pierre Habib SCREENPLAY: Larissa Pruett CAST: Bessie Jo Hill, Dylan Werth, Grayson Low SYNOPSIS: Evan is being interviewed with Joystick games, if he beats the demo they’ve built, he gets the job. The demo is called, ‘Get Home Safe,’ all he has to do is play the video game as a female character and get home safe after leaving the bars.
WITHOUT GRAVITY, CHOCOLATE FLOATS 8m, Sci-Fi DIRECTOR: Yin Hao Pou PRODUCER: SCREENPLAY: Dino Dumandan CAST: Nicholas B. Gianforti SYNOPSIS: A U.F.O fanatic unexpectedly proves that extraterrestrial lifeforms exist.
WALL OF GLASS 16m, drama DIRECTOR: Ryan Francis Johnson PRODUCER: SCREENPLAY: Ryan Francis Johnson CAST: Jeni Reed, Grayson Low, Bessie Jo Hill SYNOPSIS: A shy and alienated young woman becomes obsessed with her roommate's new relationship.
SLEEPING DOGS 29:48, Drama DIRECTOR:Eric Lommel, Adam Lowder PRODUCERS:Eric Lommel, Adam Lowder, Manu Menon SCREENPLAY:Adam Lowder, Manu Menon CAST:Christian Stephen, Manu Menon, Carlotta Brentan, Katie Barbaree, Adam Lowder, Jim Parrack, Ariel Pacheco SYNOPSIS: The lives of two men change permanently when one of them takes matters into his own hands.
GELATO 7m, Comedy DIRECTOR: Brian Carberry PRODUCER: Jessie Rabideau, Bryan Carberry SCREENPLAY: Brian Carberry CAST: Jessie Rabideau, Luke Stratte-McClure, Lincoln Hoppe SYNOPSIS: A couple goes out on a date and realizes something may be off.
ONE IN 15m, Drama DIRECTOR: Vasha Narace PRODUCER: Christine Melton SCREENPLAY: Vasha Narace CAST: Michael Harris, Molly Durand, Amber Patino, Jude Binkley, Marius Layus SYNOPSIS: When Kassie's parents confiscate the lock to her bedroom door, they leave her exposed to an unexpected danger.
MONDAY 18m, Drama DIRECTOR: Dinh Thai PRODUCER: SCREENPLAY: Dinh Thai CAST: Kevin David Lin, L.A. Williams, Diamonique Noriega, Steve Castillo, Alexis Clayton, Sarah Johanna Jewell SYNOPSIS: In the culturally diverse world of Los Angeles, a young hustler navigates through various cliques while facing racism, danger and a moral struggle with his illicit occupation. And it's only Monday. **WON 1ST PLACE in the HBO ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN VISIONARIES SHORT FILM COMPETITION
COMING CLEAN 23m, Drama DIRECTOR:Cynthia Wikler PRODUCERS: ShaunPaul Costello, Cynthia Wikler SCREENPLAY: Cynthia Wikler CAST: Kevin Cammarota, Samantha Lyn Parry, Cynthia Wikler, Ameerah Briggs SYNOPSIS: A young man with a mental health disorder meets a young woman with troubles of her own.
END GAME 10m, Drama/Thriller DIRECTOR: Nicholas Acosta PRODUCERS: Golan Ramraz, Adam C. Sherer SCREENPLAY: Golan Ramraz, Adam C. Sherer CAST: Laura Marie Steigers, Lulu Jovovich, Robert Robinson SYNOPSIS: Greed, deception, power and murder occur between two best friends and a trophy husband over a friendly game.
STRIPPED 12m, Drama DIRECTOR: India Dupré PRODUCER: India Dupré SCREENPLAY: India Dupré CAST: Katheryn Winnick, Boyd Austin, Kimberly Cashner, Stella Bonstin, Melissa Bickerton, Alan Shearman SYNOPSIS: A true story of family survival, Stripped follows the Dupre family’s life on the run, trying to create a sense of normalcy while living in a tent as the Australian Government tracks them down. Supported by The Kevin Spacey Foundation.
INFRINGEMENT 16m, DRAMA DIRECTOR: Aaron Marciniak PRODUCER: Aaron Marciniak, Ric Maddox SCREENPLAY: Aaron Marciniak, Ric Maddox CAST: Kaitlin Bauld, Ric Maddox, Alexa Hamilton, Jim Freivogel, Morris Black SYNOPSIS: Each year there are 293,00 victims of sexual assault. Approximately 47% of rapists are friends or acquaintances.
RED 39:57, Drama/Romance DIRECTOR: Tony Savant PRODUCERS: ShaunPaul Costello, Tony Savant, Ed Aristone SCREENPLAY: Tony Savant CAST: Evangeline Young, Luke Eddy, Jim Parrack, Tony Savant, Kim Savant SYNOPSIS: Two young musicians play music together and discover love while trying to escape their dysfunctional lives in the rural south. **WINNER OF 14 FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS
MULLY 81:04, Documentary DIRECTOR: Scott Haze PRODUCER: Lukas Behnken, Elissa Shay SYNOPSIS: Mully depicts the extraordinary rags-to-riches story of Charles Mully, whose meteoric rise from orphaned poverty in Kenya leads him on an unimaginable journey of selflessness.
TO BE, OR NOT... 4m, Comedy Director: Xenia Le Blanc Producer: Azize Erim Screenplay: Azize Erim, Xenia Le Blanc Cast: Xenia Le Blanc, Azize Erim, Zachary Zarvos SYNOPSIS: When you work with a film director, who does not know what she really wants.
THE MAGICIANS 3:29, Comedy DIRECTOR: Michelle Timm PRODUCER: Phil Montgomery SCREENPLAY: Michelle Timm CAST: Jordan Becker, Kevin Lin SYNOPSIS: Two magicians are forced to face their true emotions during their weekly webisode.
VARIEGATED LIFE 5m, Abstract Narrative DIRECTOR: Andrew Grace PRODUCER: Andrew Grace SCREENPLAY: Andrew Grace CAST: Gustavo Solis, Kelli Radwanski SYNOPSIS: A dying man is guided through his past, present and future.
NOW IS GONE 9m, Drama DIRECTOR: Jake Bryant PRODUCER: Jake Bryant SCREENPLAY: Jake Bryant CAST: Charlie Velasco, Rebecca Remy SYNOPSIS: A young man who is dealing with regret and wishing he can change that past. A story about love, loss and how we can never truly be in the moment if we are focused on our past.
PAPER BOATS 9m, Drama DIRECTOR: Kristy Walsh PRODUCER: Andrew Moffatt SCREENPLAY: Kristy Walsh CAST: Andrew Moffatt, Emily Bruner, Chad Ney, Mike Mazur, Taylor Williams SYNOPSIS: A young man reflects on his motivations for wanting to reconcile with his ex-girlfriend.
PROSPECT 13m, drama DIRECTOR: Victoria Ratermanis PRODUCER: Ricardo Burgos SCREENPLAY: Ricardo Burgos CAST: David Lombardo, Eric Gravez, Jenna Ross, Manu Menon, Marianne Goodell, Ricardo Burgos SYNOPSIS: What would you do if you had a day to make things right?
CONTRITION 13m, Drama DIRECTOR: Chris Newhard PRODUCER: Edward William Wasser Sr. SCREENPLAY: Edward William Wasser Cast: Edward William Wasser, Joan Chak, Cassandra Cain, Rachel Nielsen, Danny Plaza, Tim Butterly, Alexis Phillips, Sarah Mercury, Kara Koser, Chris Mercury, Kevin Cammarota, Steven Scott Adams, Ameerah Briggs, RJ Arbaczewski, Frank Halbiger, Weston Pierce, ShaunPaul Costello, Carly Mazzochetti, John Tilmont, Becca Jackson SYNOPSIS: One man's journey through the random cruelty of life.
MY NAME IS DAVID 10m, Comedy DIRECTOR: Andrew Grace PRODUCER: Andrew Grace SCREENPLAY: Andrew Grace CAST: Zach Ihn, Grace Inouye, Faith Salentine, Andrew Grace SYNOPSIS: A quiet college student goes to his library to feel normal.
IAMYOU 12m, Drama DIRECTOR: Micah Van Hove PRODUCERS: Paul S. Tracey, Presciliana Esparolini SCREENPLAY: Paul S. Tracey CAST: Paul S. Tracey, Presciliana Esparolini SYNOPSIS: A codependent couple living in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco struggle to overcome their circumstances within a harsh and destitute environment.’
TUCKER'S WAR 38m, Western/Drama DIRECTOR: Stephen Savage PRODUCERS: Trinity Houston, Michael Croke, Dan Ferguson, Stephen Savage SCREENPLAY: Stephen Savage CAST: Steve Silkotch, WOLFGANG BODISON, Angela Daune, Natalia Abelleyra, Dan Ferguson, Michael Thomas, Oscar Torre, MARLENE Mc'COHEN, Frank Jaramillo SYNOPSIS: 1920. Tucker Hick's has returned home from the Great War in Europe, hoping to rebuild his neglected California ranch and start a new life with his young bride. But the quick paced new decade of cars, planes, and prohibition that Tucker finds himself living in, has dark elements with which the war weary cowboy finds hard to cope.
INNER KITTY 7m, Comedy DIRECTOR: Phil Biedron PRODUCER: Laura Coover SCREENPLAY: Phil Biedron, Devon Goodman, Tiffany Wolfford CAST: Ashley Renée Scott, Wes Tate, Devon Goodman, Phil Biedron, Corena Crystal, Courtney Lacomb, Natalie Davis, Tiffany Wolfford SYNOPSIS: An inexperienced young woman tries to take her relationship to the next level.
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GRIM BROTHERS 7m, Comedy DIRECTOR: Trevor Hoar PRODUCER: Ryan Famulari, Anthony Famulari SCREENPLAY: Ryan Famulari, Anthony Famulari CAST: Anthony Famulari, Ryan Famulari, Alexander Carney, Sarah Villegas, Amanda Griemsmann, Julie Franklin, Nick Riccardo SYNOPSIS: A grim reaper and his lovesick brother must deliver a dead man to heaven before a vengeful old flame tries to drag him to hell.
QUARTER.LIFE.CRISIS 16m, Comedy DIRECTOR: Adam Zeitoun PRODUCER: Kirstie McHugh SCREENPLAY: Adam Zeitoun CAST: Adam Zeitoun, Reed Arnold, Rik Baron, Owen Halpert, Charley Rossman. SYNOPSIS: In the midst of his millennial angst, Adam finds himself in a pathetic, self pitying depression. He'll go to any length (or a mysterious drug) to change his current predicament.
HALFWAY THERE 5:48, Drama DIRECTOR: Scott Trost, Daniel Imperiale PRODUCER: Lauren Eather SCREENPLAY: Daniel Imperiale, Antonio Robles, Heidi Schlitt CAST: Daniel Imperiale, Dwayne Johnson, Chris Lee, Antonio Robles, Anna Scott, Lisa Su, Scott Trost, Elaine Truong SYNOPSIS: The woman in charge of a halfway house for the mentally unstable must prepare her patients for an impending visit from her boss.
SATURDAY 10m, Drama DIRECTOR: Nick Phad PRODUCER: Enid Cortes, Jeff Houkal SCREENPLAY: Jeff Houkal CAST: Wes Tate, Jeff Houkal, Laura Coover SYNOPSIS: Joey is an autistic adult who lives with his older brother and sole provider, Adam. Through this film we see the weekly Saturday routine of the brothers and glimpse into the struggles they both face.
SANVEAN 17:41, Drama DIRECTORS: Elizabeth Yoder, Paul Allan, Alina Patra PRODUCER: Elizabeth Yoder, Paul Allan, Alina Patra SCREENPLAY: Alina Patra CAST: Wolfgang Bodison, Elizabeth Yoder, Sydney Sepulveda, Ryan Mihaly, Alina Patra, Harmony Smith, Dawn Forrester, Jabriela Dike, Jason Paul Field, Joel Slabo SYNOPSIS: Debilitated by self-condemnation, Sanvean’s mother loses her will to live. In her darkest moments, a kind man befriends and helps set her free from the debilitating weight of guilt so she can find the self-forgiveness and courage necessary to let go of the past.
FEAR, LOVE AND AGORAPHOBIA 90m, Drama DIRECTORS: Alex D'Lerma PRODUCERS: Alex D'Lerma, Dustin Coffey, Markus Linecker SCREENPLAY: Alex D'Lerma CAST: Linda Burzynski, Dustin Coffey, Lori Petty, Chanel Marriott, Doug Haley, Ed Aristone, Frank Gerrish, SYNOPSIS: An agoraphobic man and a female Marine become emotionally entangled as they struggle to escape from their personal prisons.
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