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.

The Act3

By Gorilla Web

PREMIERE DESIGNATION
Vermont

SYNOPSIS
It’s 1965, the eve of decriminalization of acts of male homosexuality. Matthews, a young gay man at odds with the world, discovers love, sex and a family in the backstreets and underground bars of London’s Soho.

Amuse Bouche4

By Gorilla Web

PREMIERE DESIGNATION
United States

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

Annah la Javanaise5

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 Arverne6

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATION


Vermont





SYNOPSIS


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

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.

Burnt Toast8

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATION


Vermont





SYNOPSIS


Galen Paul Dively III lives on a remote mountaintop in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and makes his living selling “novelty toast art”. Burnt Toast follows Galen on a day in the life and explores the evolution of his company Burnt Impressions from the Jesus Toaster to the Selfie Toaster, while he entertains a future beyond the world of toast.

Cell 3649

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATION

Vermont



SYNOPSIS

While Germany sees itself as one of the major democratic models of government, an ex-prisoner of the Stasi, the former East Germany’s notorious secret police, delivers from his former cell a frightening testimony that questions the sustainability of our contemporary democracies.

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.