Narrative Features

Lucky Grandma

Director: Sasie Sealy
Narrative Features :: Vanguard
Grandma Wong lives in Chinatown and her life is pretty straight and narrow. She's a chain smoking grump, recently widowed but determined to live on her own terms. When a...

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Once Upon A River

Director: Haroula Rose
Narrative Features :: Vanguard
It's 1978 and Margo Crane, a 15-year-old part-Native teen, must take to the Stark River on an odyssey. Haroula Rose's debut is based on the best-selling novel by Bonnie Jo...

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Secret Screening

Director: Shhhhhh
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
Well, what can we say. This film is like no other film in the festival. Because we're not gonna tell you anything about it. A cinematic gift.

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Sick, Sick, Sick

Director: Alice Furtado
Convulsions :: Narrative Features
Introspective young Silvia falls for the new boy in class, Artur, an outcast and hemophiliac. Their spiritual and sexual love blossoms quickly, but after he suddenly bleeds to death, Silvia's...

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Straight Up

Director: James Sweeney
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
Sexual orientation is a slippery slope in James Sweeney’s talkative and hilarious comedy. Outrageous one-liners and frank truths pop up all over this romantic journey through the hip world of...

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Swing Low

Director: Teddy Grennan
Narrative Features :: Vanguard
When a nature photographer explains to the Police how she fought her way out of the Watchatoomy Valley, they dismiss her crazed and violent story as a meth-induced nightmare. But...

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Synchronic

Directors: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
Two New Orleans paramedics' lives are ripped apart after encountering a series of horrific deaths linked to a designer drug with otherworldly effects. Anthony Mackie plays Steve as he dives...

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The MisEducation of Bindu

Director: Prarthana Mohan
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
When a bullied Indian teen forges her mother’s signature to test out of school, she discovers she must pay a test fee by 7th period, leaving her no choice but...

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Tito

Director: Grace Glowicki
Narrative Features :: Vanguard
Paralyzed by fear of the outside world, a traumatized man seeks refuge in an abandoned house until the arrival of a cheerfully intrusive neighbor. Tito is trapped. With lank black...

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