August // Caitlyn Greene :: Deep in Louisiana’s swampland, a woman wakes from a fever dream where it has been August for 16 years.
Crick in the Holler // Ursula Ellis :: During West Virginia’s 2014 Elk River chemical spill, a first-generation college student charged with the care of her rebellious younger sister instead becomes consumed by an issue with their water supply.
My Nephew Emmett // Kevin Wilson, Jr. :: In 1955, A 64 year old African American Mississippi preacher tries to keep two racist killers from abducting his 14 year-old nephew, Emmett Louis Till. Based on a true story.
Cézanne // David Ryder :: Jon has everything but happiness. A chance encounter with a troubled artist sends him on an adventure that money can’t buy.
Chains // Jillian Carney :: While on her way to meet her estranged father, Grace gets her dress caught in her bike chain, leaving her stranded on the street and left to make difficult decisions about forgiveness and revenge.
Crab Trap // Shea Sizemore :: Crawling back from the edge of society, Thirsty tries to prove he’s a “changed man” to his sister in order to gain access to his daughter once again.