2018 Films: M
Magic Trick (USA | 2017, )
Written by: Gerald Teaster, Kelley Cantrell
A neurosurgeon must decide whether to complete a complicated and dangerous surgery or abandon the patient to see her son who is dying from a fatal accident. Meanwhile, her dying son is having a spiritual experience of his own.
Man-Babies (USA | 2017, 26 min)
Directed by: Tyler Hollinger
The world’s first pregnant man searches for clues that explain this miracle and uncovers a conspiracy so much greater then he ever thought.
Marble (Marmo) (USA | 2016, 7 min)
Directed by: Nancy Allison, Laura Boato
Written by: Nancy Allison, Laura Boato
Cast: Laura Boato and Michela Lorenzano
High up on a ledge of a marble quarry a sculpture waits to emerge from the rough walls that imprison it. Flesh and stone, sculptor and sculpture, dance around the question of who's creating whom.
March Fool (Canada | 2017, 14 min)
Directed by: Pierre-Marc Drouin, Simon Lamarre-Ledoux
Struggling with depression, Louis finds out that his family is planning a prank on him for April Fools' day. Problem is: we're still in March...
Marguerite (Canada | 2017, 19 min)
Directed by: Marianne Farley
An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past.
Marina (USA | 2017, 13 min)
Directed by: Jianying Chen
Cast: Lily Brooks O'Briant, Lance R. Marshall, Mel House
Marina is a story about a girl who inherited Spinal Muscular Atrophy from her mom. Before she lose the control of her body, does she have the right to decide her own life and death?
Mars Two (USA | 2016, 3 min)
Directed by: Robin Deary
An animated short film of a 90's television infomercial parody about a one way trip to Mars gone horribly wrong.
Mexicanos de Bronce (Mexico, 2016, 1 hour 40 min)
Directed by: Julio Fernandez Talamantes
Written by: Julio Fernandez Talamantes
Three young men (Rocky, Hones and Bullet) meet in prison and decide to form a musical group that lyrically shapes the past that harasses them. While anguish and desperation take over Rocky and Hones, Bullet is about to leave prison for the third time.
Minor Turbulence (USA | 2016, 12 min)
Directed by: Jared Houseman
Two pilots. Two heads in the clouds.
Monster (USA, 14 min)
Directed by: Steve Desmond
Jenn lives in an underground bunker with her family, protected from the monsters that now ravage the world. This is the day that she goes outside…
Mum, I'm back (Greece | 2017, 5 min)
Directed by: Dimitris Katsimiris
A woman returns, after 40 years, to the village where she was born. The cause is the death of her mother. She keeps an old photograph in her hands: a mother with her two sons. Arriving at the cemetery, she encounters the faces of all those she left behind.
Must Escape (Ukraine, 15 min)
Directed by: Vadyam Shapran
A man discovers he’s the protagonist in a cliché, short student film and struggles to get out of it.
My Best Girl (USA | 2017, 16 min)
Directed by: John Tereick
Written by: Angela Morris, John Tereick
Cast: Anthony Stratton, Angela Morris, John Gray, Layla, Emily Chen.
Producers: Jake Winter Newberry and Carl Louis Mohr
Two ex-lovers are reunited by the death of their beloved dog.
My First Time (Israel | 2017, 10 min)
Directed by: Asaf Livni
Tonight Maggie is “doing it” for the first time. She meets Kobi, a guy cute enough for the purpose. Heading to his apartment, Kobi discovers what Maggie’s real intentions are...
My Indiana Muse (USA, 44 min)
Directed by: Ric Serena, Jen Serena
Through an unconventional sequence of events, artist Robert Townsend discovers his muse and embarks on an ambitious and emotional project that will take more than a decade to complete.