Films: Narrative Feature
All She Wrote (USA, Bulgaria | 2018, 1 hour 37 min)
Directed by: Niki Iliev
Written by: Niki Iliev
Cast: Gary Dourdan, Sanya Borisova, Orlin Pavlov, Bashar Rahal, Diana Lubenova, James Tumminia
When Aaron, an ex-fighter, turns to music after years of being knocked around and left with permanent mental disabilities, falls for Jana, an off-centered Bulgarian immigrant living in New York. While he recognizes that she is as crazy as him, Jana does not share the same opinion. But her brother, Bobby, an upcoming wannabe fighter, decides to convince her she is that crazy, in order to get Aaron in the ring against him.
Alt Space (USA | 2017, 1 hour 20 min)
Alt Space is a psychological thriller that tells a contemporary story of what it's like to have a dissolving sense of reality. The story is told through the eyes of Julian and Liv, a young couple living in New York City.
Captain Hagen's Bed & Breakfast (USA | 2017, 1 hour 28 min)
A comedy about four couples spending a wild weekend at an unusual Bed & Breakfast run by a German boat captain and his strange family. The eccentric Captain becomes an unexpected sage as he helps - in his own quirky way - each couple sort out their problems.
Chimera (USA, UAE | 2018, 1 hour 20 min)
Directed by: Maurice Haeems
Cast: Henry Ian Cusick, Kathleen Quinlan, Erika Ervin, Jenna Harrison, Karishma Ahluwalia
A brilliant but disturbed scientist decides to freeze his children alive, while he races against time to cure their deadly genetic disease by unlocking the secret of immortality encoded within the DNA of the Turritopsis jellyfish.
Cut Off (USA | 2017, 1 hour 29 min)
Directed by: Jowan Carbin
Written by: Jowan Carbin
Cast: John Robinson, Jean-Marc Barr, Lew Temple, William Baldwin, Brad Dourif, Anna Margaret, Devyn A. Tyler, Laura Cayouette,
Struggling with his new life in New Orleans, Clive follows Trevor, a former professor to his country home on the bayou to gain a new perspective. While Trevor helps Clive deal with his demons, Clive is sucked into a mission to kill.
Elsewhere (USA | 2016, 1 hour 17 min)
Directed by: Patrick James Lynch
Written by: Nick Vergara
Cast: Nick Vergara, Nikki Borges, Brian Williams, Rob Bradford, Patrick James Lynch, Katy Wright Mead, Seth Kirschner, Ryan Gielen
After bombing their LA debut at the Troubadour, a band battles demons, exes and excesses at an afterparty in the Hollywood Hills on the eve of their first west coast tour.
Even Lovers Get the Blues (Belgium | 2016, 1 hour 35 min)
Directed by: Laurent Micheli
Written by: Laurent Micheli
Cast: Gabriel da Costa, Adriana da Fonseca, Marie Denys, Séverine Porzio, Arnaud Bronsart, Tristan Schotte
Ana is sleeping with Hugo, Dalhia with Graciano, Léo with Louis, and Arthur with everyone. Parties and love affairs lead to heart searching, deep desires and the craving to live life to the full. Even Lovers Get the Blues draws the portrait of the love and sexual lives of disenchanted and passionate young people.
Forgotten Man (UK | 2016, 1 hour 27 min)
Directed by: Arran Shearing
Cast: Obi Abili, Eleanor McLoughlin, Jerry Hall, Toby Wharton, Tyler Dawson
A troubled young actor in an East London Theatre Company for the homeless romances a wealthy out-of-towner in the bustling streets of contemporary London.
Kook (USA | 2017, 1 hour 29 min)
Directed by: Bill Kiely
Cast: Percy Hynes White, Peter Stormare, Jake Ryan, Charlotte Sabina, Jonathan Daviss, Bryana Salaz, Diarmaid Murtagh, Kane Ritchotte, Hudson Ritchie, Mcabe Gregg
As if being the new kid in town isn't enough of a challenge, Minnesota loses his beloved bike, his best friend and his innocence during his first summer on the beach, but what he discovers about himself will change the course of his life forever.
Nosotros (Spain | 2017, 1 hour 33 min)
“Nosotros” follows a group of friends during the weekend of the Spanish presidential election held in December 2015, probably the most important one in Spain’s recent history due to the deep political and financial crisis in Southern Europe. Our protagonists are in a crucial moment in their lives; as Spain decides its future, all of them will have to make a decision that could shake the grounds on which they are building their existence.
Pledge (USA | 2017, 1 hour 18 min)
Directed by: Daniel Robbins
Written by: Zachary Weiner
Cast: Zachery Byrd, Aaron Dalla Villa, Cameron Cowperthwaite, Jesse Pimentel, Phillip Botello, Zachary Weiner
A group of college freshmen are given a chance to pledge what they believe is an exclusive fraternity.
Provenance (UK | 2017, 1 hour 33 min)
John Finch has fled to his holiday home in the south of France to start a new way of life. Whilst waiting for his younger lover Sophia to join him, a seemingly chance encounter with a man called Peter will threaten to destroy everything.
Stretch Marks (USA | 2017, 1 hour 32 min)
Following the death of his father, Lyle Bennett sets out on an extreme weight loss journey in the hopes of reaching health and happiness. His goal will push him past his physical limits and test the strength of his mental and emotional stability.
Stuck (USA | 2017, 1 hour 41 min)
Directed by: Jillian Armenante
Written by: David Mickel, Heather Turman
Cast: Heather Matarazzo, Amir Talai
After getting into trouble with the law, Darby is sentenced to 30 days of house arrest, and is now confined to the same house she once shared with her ex-boyfriend, who now shares it with his beautiful new fiancee.
The Best of All Worlds (Die Beste Aller Welten) (Austria | 2017, 1 hour 43 min)
A kid's true story of his life in the unusual world of his heroin addict mother and their love of each other.
Wash Up (Canada | 2016, 1 hour 25 min)
Mason O'Brien is a failed first round NHL pick who returns to his small town childhood home during the hockey season. While hiding the true reason he is home, Mason is finally forced to confront the idea that his hockey playing days may be over.
Winter Claire (Canada | 2017, 1 hour 5 min)
As a cargo spaceship threatens to plummet down to Earth, young artist Claire is having a difficult winter. For her début fiction, Sophie Bédard Marcotte adapts the intimacy and visual style of Chantal Akerman to the concerns of the Millennials in this daringly exploratory narrative.