6FT.1 ·

By Matt Heywood

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATIONUnited States SYNOPSIS 6FT. is a surreal fever-dream of a short film, in which an isolated creature struggles to break free from the safety and suffocation of its forced seclusion. Created as a collaboration between artists in Brooklyn and London, 6FT. is about loneliness, connection, and our separate-but-shared quarantine experiences. SCREENING INFORMATIONDate: Sunday, August 29Time: Read More...

A Beautiful Nightmare2

By Gorilla Web

PREMIERE DESIGNATION
New England

SYNOPSIS
Daniel, a highly accomplished but troubled dancer, comes home from college only to find himself entangled in a psychological battle between himself and his concerned father.

Amuse Bouche3

By Gorilla Web

PREMIERE DESIGNATION
United States

SYNOPSIS
A peculiar relationship develops between a mukbang Youtuber and her entranced editor.

Annah la Javanaise4

By Gorilla Web

PREMIERE DESIGNATION
Vermont

SYNOPSIS
In 1893, a 13-year-old girl came to work for French painter Paul Gauguin as his maid and model. They called her Annah la Javanaise. This is a reimagining of her story.

An Occurrence At Arverne5

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATION


Vermont





SYNOPSIS


A man arrives at an unknown home with an unknown agenda.

The Badger6

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATION

Vermont



SYNOPSIS

Right before Soodeh Sharifzadegan’s second marriage, her 11-year-old son, Matiar, is kidnapped. After considerable effort, Soodeh is forced to ask for the ransom money from her ex-husband, Peyman. After Matiar’s release, Soodeh comes to the sudden realization that the entire event was her son’s plan to lay the groundwork for his father’s return.

BBQ&A With Billy Day7

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATION


World





SYNOPSIS


It’s the year 2040, just days before the US Census results come out. Billy hasn’t given the census much thought, until halfway through his call-in cooking program, a worried caller confronts him with a question he simply can’t ignore.

Best Summer Ever8

By Matt Heywood

SYNOPSIS



Sage and Anthony have had the best summer ever after falling in love at a dance camp in Vermont. Not expecting to reunite until the following summer, Sage arrives unexpectedly at Anthony’s high school. Now faced with high school cliques, an evil cheerleader, and an illegal secret keeping Sage’s family on the move, they must reevaluate their relationship as Tony struggles to be both a high school football star and the dancer he’s always wanted to be.

Chinese Box9

By Matt Heywood

SYNOPSIS


Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons stars as John, a British journalist living in Hong Kong. John has John, a British journalist living in Hong Kong, has fallen in love with Vivian, a bartender with a jaded past. Vivian is eager to secure her position in Hong Kong society and wants her successful boyfriend Chang to marry her. When Chang proves to be indecisive about their relationship, Vivian turns to John. Starring Jeremy Irons and Gong-Li.

The Cho Stories10

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATION


World





SYNOPSIS


A Korean American immigrant mother’s addiction shatters her family. After the mother’s unexpected death, her sister, Kyung-Hee, becomes the caregiver to the motherless children. Their father, Mr. Cho, struggling to pay back the gambling debt his wife left behind, works two jobs back to back. With barely enough money to feed his family, his problems deepen when his boss turns on him.