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Narrative Features

Beast Beast

Director: Danny Madden
Narrative Features
Three interwoven stories of youth navigating identity, first love, petty crime, and gun violence in the American South. Brimming with energy and style, Beast Beast captures what it means to...

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Best Summer Ever

Directors: Michael Parks Randa, Lauren Smitelli
Narrative Features
Sage and Anthony face the drama of high school after falling in love at a dance camp over the summer in this charming teen comedy. A twist of fate has...

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CONEJO (Rabbit)

Director: Carla Forte
Narrative Features
A director and an actress rehearse for a play called “Rabbit.” As they rehearse in total isolation and under grueling circumstances, two stories begin to develop and intertwine: the creation...

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Dramarama

Director: Jonathan Wysocki
Narrative Features
It’s summer 1994, and a group of conservative drama teens throw their final murder mystery party before heading off to college. During the game, an unexpected visit by a rebel...

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Drought

Directors: Hannah Black, Megan Petersen
Narrative Features
It’s 1993, and the South is experiencing the worst drought in history. However, Carl, who is on the autism spectrum, is fascinated by weather and he’s predicting that a storm...

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Freeland

Directors: Mario Furloni, Kate McLean
Narrative Features
An aging pot farmer named Devi suddenly finds her world shattered as she races to bring in what could be her final harvest, fighting against the threat of eviction as...

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Inspector Ike

Director: Graham Mason
Narrative Features
Inspector Ike, New York City’s greatest police detective, finds himself in a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse after the conniving understudy of an avant-garde theater group knocks off the star actor....

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Murmur

Director: Heather Young
Narrative Features
Donna has recently been convicted of “Driving While Impaired” and is ordered to perform community service at the local animal shelter. When an elderly dog is scheduled to be euthanized,...

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Secret Convulsions #1

Host: Aaron Hillis
Narrative Features
*** COSTUMES ARE ENCOURAGED, LET'S GET WEIRD! *** Since lockdown began, "Convulsions" curator Aaron Hillis has been hosting a private screening series (#playtimewithHillis) of retro titles, but that velvet curtain...

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Secret Convulsions #2

Host: Aaron Hillis
Narrative Features
*** COSTUMES ARE ENCOURAGED, LET'S GET WEIRD! *** Since lockdown began, "Convulsions" curator Aaron Hillis has been hosting a private screening series (#playtimewithHillis) of retro titles, but that velvet curtain...

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