Dziadzio / No Crying at the Dinner Table / It’s Nothing / Volcano / Brotherhood
Director: Aaron Ries / 16:00
As summer days grow longer 22-year old Stefania, who lives with her aging grandfather, begins to spiral into fantasy in Aaron Ries’ unpredictable and darkly comedic drama about inter-generational disconnect and malaise.
No Crying at the Dinner Table
Director: Carol Nguyen / 16:00
In an emotionally complex and expertly composed documentary, filmmaker Carol Nguyen turns the camera on her own family and uncovers untold stories of grief, secrets, and trauma.
Director: Anna Maguire / 16:22
Encouraged by an impossibly perfect girl, Robin begins digging a hole in a park. It’s an obsession that throws her carefully maintained routines off balance, and sends her dangerously down a path of self-destruction.
Director: Karen Moore / 10:30
In Karen Moore’s razor-sharp debut, two long-time friends (Hannah Cheesman, Jess Salgueiro) meet at a Tiki bar to catch up, but underlying resentment and uncomfortable truths are bubbling just below the surface.
Director: Meryam Joobeur / 24:57
Mohamed is deeply shaken and suspicious when his estranged eldest son returns home to rural Tunisia from a religious mission in Syria with a mysterious young wife. Every moment in Meryam Joobeur’s wrenching drama is infused with emotional complexities of a family reunion, and the consequences of past wounds and misunderstanding.