2018 Films: G
Game (USA | 2016, 15 min)
Directed by: Jeannie Donohoe
Cast: Rick Fox, Nicole Williams, Tye White, Jamie McShane, Charles Parnell, Dominique Columbus, Michael Purdie
A new kid shows up at the high school boys' basketball tryouts and instantly makes an impression. Will talent and drive be enough to make the team once they discover a secret?
Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story (USA, 1 hour 26 min)
Directed by: James Lester
Cast: Hazel Honeysuckle, Gal Friday, Minnie Tonka, Darlinda Just Darlinda, Perle Noire, Jezebel Express, Julie Atlas Muz, James Habacker
Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story peels back the curtain to reveal the sexy subculture of the neo-burlesque scene in New York City. This verite documentary intimately follows four performers, each of whom has discovered a newfound identity and belonging in a world of bawdy comedy and striptease. However, they find all that glitters is not necessarily gold, as this liberating community does not insulate from the harsh realities of sexism, illness, and existential crisis. "Getting Naked" explores what it means to be an artist, an entertainer, and a woman in the toughest city on Earth.
Girl A (UK | 2017, 7 min)
Directed by: Jess O'Brien
A teenage girl is reprimanded by the head teacher of her school following a violent incident with another student. As we follow a section of her life over three days, the reasons for her violent behaviour are slowly revealed.
Giving Up (USA | 2017, 30 min)
Directed by: Kris Lefcoe
Cast: Zandy Hartig, Ben Kronberg, Dave Hill, Linas Phillips, Kyle Dunnigan,Myq Kaplan
A New York couple faces their own deadline to either "make it" or give up their dreams.
Go Tell Your Fathers (USA | 2017, 13 min)
Directed by: Amy Taylor Rosenblum, Chloe Sarbib
Over a family beach weekend, a young women grapples with whether to confide in her family about a recent sexual assault.
Goodbye (USA | 2017, 9 min)
Directed by: Ali Ozan
It is the story of an aquarium fish, left over from a broken love.
Greenport (USA | 2017, 26 min)
Directed by: Shannon Goldman
Written by: Tony Spiridakis
Cast: Dimitri Spiridakis, Rob Hancock, Ariel Eliaz, Geoffrey Owens, George Bamford, Jennifer Bassey, Michael Nouri, Tony Spiridakis
Written and shot on the North Fork of Long Island, Greenport is inspired by personal chronicles and is a story about a struggling Hollywood filmmaker who is determined to show the world that an autistic kid can do anything. This heartfelt comedy explores a common life conundrum: ambition, family and how to balance it all. Starring Dimitri Spiridakis, a teen with Autism, as 'Danny'.
Guilty (USA | 2017, 8 min)
Directed by: Erin Conroy
Written by: Erin Conroy
Cast: Eddie Ledford, Matt Mahaffey, Katie Novotny, Emma Smith, Jesse Kendall
Guilty is a comedy anthology series that follows Katie Donovan, a 20-something in Chicago, who, despite committing all the sins, is still trying to be a good Catholic for her parents. She makes it to Mass, albeit hungover, and fresh from a one night stand, dares to date outside her religion, and has no problem judging others, constantly. But she’s still a good person, right?