2015 Films: M
Making Noize (USA, 19 min 27 sec)
Directed by: Holly Kaplan
Documentary about musicians in the subway and streets of New York City. Music by the people, for the people.
Maman(s) (France, 0:21:00)
Directed by: Maimouna Doucoure
Written by: Maimouna Doucoure
8-year-old Aida lives in an apartment in a Parisian suburb. When her father returns home with another woman, the daily life of the whole family is overwhelmed.
Manislam- Islam and masculinity (Norway, 60 minutes)
Directed by: Nefise Özkal Lorentzen
Written by: Nefise Özkal Lorentzen, Jørgen Lorentzen
Me (USA, 4 minutes)
Directed by: Luz Candelario
A jailed teen confronts his demons as he tries to come to grips with the death of his father. This movie is the 2015 National 4th Place Film in the USA’s leading high school film competition The 10 Day Film Challenge. Awards for the film include being named the PA State Best Film, National winner for Best Special Effects and Best Actor.
Michael S. versammelt (Austria , 2 min 35 sec)
Directed by: Steven Swirko
Written by: Steven Swirko
A boundless love for the cinema has motivated Michael Schneider to collect 8mm films ever since he was young, whatever the cost.
Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things (United States, 1 hour 18 minutes)
Directed by: Matt D'Avella
How might your life be better with less? 'Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things,' is a feature-length documentary from the popular simple-living duo The Minimalists. The film examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from various walks of life.
Miss You (United State , 3minute)
Directed by: William Beutler
Miss You is a film short about chance meetings and missed encounters, written and directed by William Beutler, shot and edited by Cory Falk, inspired by and featuring the music of R.E.M.
Moments of Clarity (USA, 1:37:00)
Directed by: Stev Elam
Written by: Christian Lloyd, Kristin Wallace
Cast: Lyndsy Fonseca, Kristin Wallace, Eric Roberts, Mackenzie Astin, Xander Berkeley, Saxon Trainor, Jon Lajoie, Marguerite Moreau, Bitty Schram, A.J. Trauth.
While escaping their homes to fix a broken camera, a repressed agoraphobic's daughter and a hardened pastor's daughter end up en route to attend an annual church youth group jamboree. On the way there, they both encounter a host of characters that slowly reveal that their worlds aren't what they thought they were.
Moving On (USA, 0: 11 :00)
Directed by: Marcia Fields / Mike Spear
Written by: Marcia Fields / Mike Spear
Cast: Robin Lord Taylor, Ryan Farrell, Mike Ivers, Amelia Martin, Cipha Sounds, Matteo Lane
Muneeza in the Middle (Canada , 50 min)
Directed by: Hoda Elatawi
Written by: Christopher Redmond
"Muneeza in the Middle" is the story of a 2ND generation Canadian Muslim trying to reconcile her religious values with her cultural and western values. Her religion urges modesty in all facets of life. She's a beautiful, confident, outspoken lawyer who dresses well and turns heads. But don't be fooled.
My Big Brother (United States, 2 minutes)
Directed by: Jason Rayner
Written by: Jason Rayner
Cast: John Heritage
The reflections of a boy sharing a room and a childhood with his twenty-foot tall brother.
My Kingdom (United States, 4 minutes)
Directed by: Debra Solomon
Written by: Debra Solomon
Cast: Jane Curtin
A not so meditative meditation on the nature of personal space.
Mystery Skulls - "Magic" feat. Brandy and Nile Rodgers [Official Music Video] (France , 5 minutes )
Directed by: Double Ninja