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6th Festival of Cinema lineup
Black, White and the Greys directed by Casey Nelson and Marchelle Thurman

Festival of Cinema NYC returns for its 6th year, as a live in-person 10-day event, August 5 – August 14. Taking place at the Regal UA Midway theater in Forest Hills, Queens, FOC NYC will showcase 124 independent films from more than 25 countries, with over 90 anticipated filmmakers to be in attendance. The festival opens with the New York premiere of Casey Nelson and Marchelle Thurman’s Black, White and the Greys, and closes with the New York Premiere screening of Michael Glover Smith’s Relative.

The premiere rich film festival includes 12 world premieres, 7 North American premieres, and 13 East Coast premieres. World premieres include Christopher Jackson’s The Beast Comes at Midnight, Yalda Jebelli’s Jamshidieh, and Kim Johnson’s Wishing For Wings. North American premieres include Florian Hessique ‘s In the Moment, Heimir Bjarnason’s Redux, and Yves Matthey’s Wet Dogs.

Casey Nelson & Marchelle Thurman’s family drama Black White and the Greys opens the film festival things off on Friday, August 5. The film follows a young couple and their daughter whose lives are upended by the pandemic and the realities of the quarantine, job loss and the gradual discovery that their beliefs simply don’t align on many important issues. The film will be preceded by a screening of Kary Sarrey’s short film Song of the Same Night.

Michael Glover Smith’s ensemble dramedy Relative closes FOC NYC on Saturday, August 13. The film stars Wendy Robie (Twin Peaks) and Steppenwolf Theater legend Francis Guinan as the parents of a family dealing with separations, new romances, and empty-nesting following the college graduation of their son (played by The Walking Dead’s Cameron Scott Roberts). The film will be preceded by a screening of Maria Juranic’s short film A Feast That Never Comes.

World premieres include Christopher Jackson’s The Beast Comes at Midnight, where two teens come to the realization that their town is being terrorized by a werewolf. The Midnight Madness Horror film features Eric Roberts. Yalda Jebelli’s Jamshidieh looks at a couple dealing with a tragic incident that may tie them to a murder investigation, and Kim Johnson’s documentary Wishing For Wings focuses on the experiences of a shy middle-class librarian who teaches teenage boys in prison. Among the films making their North American premieres are Florian Hessique‘s drama In the Moment about the struggles of a ranch hand’s return from a fall-induced coma which lasted ten years. Heimir Bjarnason’s Icelandic drama Redux follows the lives of three characters whose lives intertwine amidst buried secrets and small town corruption, and Yves Matthey’s Swiss road film Wet Dogs where a woman takes her best friend on a trip to “escape” from a cancer diagnosis.

Additional highlights include Cat Brewer’s documentary Sign the Show which shines a light on Deaf and HoH community members, American Sign Language interpreters, and includes interviews with over 50 artists, including Kelly Clarkson, D.L. Hughley, Waka Flocka Flame, DJ Whoo Kid, and André 3000 focusing on the challenges and barriers faced by the Deaf/HoH community. Joss Refauvelet’s thriller Aamal about a woman Chained to a pickup truck and abandoned in the California desert with a gun as her only apparent means of escape makes its East Coast premiere. Nicola Rose’s female coming-of-age comedy Goodbye, Petrushka follows a young woman (Lizzie Kehoe) as she journeys from New York to Paris as she battles wacky French bureaucrats, nannying for the Parisian family from hell, and a toxic relationship, as she tries to achieve her dreams. Gaysorn Thavat’s The Justice of Bunny Kingfocuses on a headstrong mother of two with a sketchy past, who earns her keep by washing windows at traffic lights. Using her razor-sharp wit to charm money from gridlocked motorists, she saves every cent to get back the custody of her kids, but now she must race against the clock or all of her hard work could go for naught.

2022 FESTIVAL OF CINEMA NYC OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

OPENING NIGHT SELECTION

Black White and the Greys
Directors: Casey Nelson & Marchelle Thurman
Country: United States; Running Time: 99 min

Jordie and Caleb Grey have a seemingly perfect life. They’ve been married for seven years and have an adorable, precocious five-year-old daughter named Millie. Of course they have their ups and downs but for the most part they’re happy. That all changes when a nationwide pandemic hits, and the couple are forced to quarantine together. Caleb loses his job and becomes a stay-at- home dad, while Jordie is tasked with being the sole breadwinner and working from home. As various events of 2020 unfold – the death of Kobe Bryant, Covid, ‘The Black Lives Matter’ movement, a wave of Cancel Culture in Caleb’s field, etc… The couple gradually discovers that their beliefs simply don’t align on many important issues.

Preceded by

Song of the Same Night
Director: Kary Sarrey
Country: United States; Running Time: 12 min

CLOSING NIGHT SELECTION

Relative
Director: Michael Glover Smith
Country: United States; Running Time: 97 min

This Chicago-made dramedy stars Wendy Robie (Twin Peaks) and Steppenwolf Theater legend Francis Guinan as the parents of a family at a crossroads. How will the Frank family handle separations, new romances, and empty-nesting following the college graduation of Benji (played by The Walking Dead’s Cameron Scott Roberts), the youngest member of their clan? Time, love, family reunions and online proclivities test all of the characters in this ensemble film.

Preceded by

A Feast That Never Comes
Director: Maria Juranic
Country: United States; Running Time: 17 min

ADDITIONAL NARRATIVE FEATURES

A Thousand Hours (East Coast Premiere)
Director: Carl Moberg
Countries: Sweden/Denmark; Running Time: 101 min

Anna’s and Thomas’ bandmate was not supposed to die. And Anna was not supposed to kiss Thomas in the aftermath. Nor was she supposed to leave everything and move to Berlin. And Thomas was most certainly not supposed to just show up in Berlin one day, when she’s gotten a new life and moved on from him. But music has its own way.

Aamal (East Coast Premiere)
Director: Joss Refauvelet
Country: United States; Running Time: 87 min

Chained to a pickup truck and abandoned in the California desert with a gun as her only apparent means of escape, a young woman must unravel her captor’s twisted scheme before she is undone herself.

The Beast Comes at Midnight (World Premiere)
Director: Christopher Jackson
Country: United States; Running Time: 85 min

Tuff, a teenage outcast, is struggling to grow his failing live stream which centers around his family heritage of slideshows and carnivals. After a series of animal attacks begin making headlines in town, Tuff begins to suspect that the attacks could be the work of something more sinister. When Mary, one of the most popular girls at school, reveals that she’s a long time fan of Tuff’s live stream, the two begin a journey to uncover the truth about the attacks and discover that a real life werewolf is in their rural Florida town!

Borrowed
Director: Carlos Rafael Betancourt
Country: United States; Running Time: 92 min

David, a middle aged painter and former Navy officer living in a secluded but beautiful shoreline house in the Florida Keys, breaks his willful isolation to do a portrait of a very special guest: young, edgy and openly gay Justin; but as the date takes an unexpected turn, David must do everything in his power to keep control of the situation while discovering Justin’s true intentions.

Don’t Talk to Strangers
Directors: Ryan Lacen & Anthony Baldino
Country: Ireland; Running Time: 84 min

Emmy’s family has always been different, for starters they all have gone dangerously insane at the age of thirty. Now, with her own thirtieth birthday looming, Emmy decides to travel to Ireland to uncover answers to what may be a life-long family curse. It’s there that she tracks down Patrick, a stranger whose own family may have had ties to hers. Now, as Emmy grows closer to the answers to her family curse, she finds herself caught in the middle of a dangerous affair.

Eagle Knight
Director: Alejandro Blazquez
Country: Mexico; Running Time: 98 min

After high school is over three friends most choose their paths in life. Pastor dreams of flying and the love of Flor, her jealous brother Nacho gets seduced by crime.

Emily and the Magic Journey
Director: Marcus Ovnell
Country: Sweden; Running Time: 85 min

Emily and her mother live alone after losing her father. She wants to help her mother find happiness and to learn about the father she never knew. When Emily finds a mysterious chest that transports her to a magical world, she meets fantastic and mythical creatures that become her new friends. After discovering her new friends are in danger, Emily must face her worst fear to complete her journey.

Esme, My Love
Director: Cory Choy
Country: United States; Running Time: 105 min

When Hannah notices the symptoms of a terminal and painful illness in her aloof daughter, Esme, she decides to take her on a trip to their abandoned family farm in a desperate attempt to connect before they have to say goodbye. Inspired by true events and starring Stacey Weckstein and a 9-year-old Audrey Grace Marshall, Esme, My Love is a suspenseful meditation on love, loss, family, and magic.

Goodbye, Petrushka
Director: Nicola Rose
Country: United States; Running Time: 100 min

Claire, 19, is a bit of an oddball: a romantic, a puppeteer, and a fish out of water at college. After one appalling class too many, Claire hits a breaking point. Right around that same time, she has a chance meeting with an intriguing Frenchman named Thibaut, a figure skater at the end of his career. That’s when Claire decides it’s time for a change. She allows her crazy, rich best friend Julia to talk her into an impulsive move from New York to Paris. There, the starry-eyed Claire meets Thibaut again and they embark on a unique project together. But from there, nothing in Paris quite goes as Claire planned. Whether she’s battling wacky French bureaucrats, nannying for the Parisian family from hell, embarrassing herself in front of Thibaut, or finding her way through a toxic relationship — Claire’s stint in Paris is one faux pas after another.

Happy FKIN Sunshine (East Coast Premiere)
Director: Derek Diorio
Country: Canada; Running Time: 98 min

Ronnie Weston and her brother Will live in a one mill town. When the mill workers go on strike, the future for their family looks bleak. Fortunately, Ronnie has found a brisk business selling weed. When Will wants to start a band, Ronnie uses her weed profits to buy Will an electric guitar. Against everybody’s advice, Will enlists local outcast Artie Porter as the bass player. Artie spends his days allegedly partying with heavy metal icons and getting fellatio from rock and roll legends – or so he says. Artie’s lies cause instant conflict within the band, especially with Vince, the egotistical lead singer. But the musical chemistry is undeniable, and Will feels that his band just might hit the big time. If they can survive their dying town…and each other.

Implanted
Director: Fabien Dufils
Country: United States; Running Time: 93 min

Sarah, a struggling young woman, becomes a test subject for an experimental medical AI implant. When the implant turns sinister and takes control of her body, Sarah fights to survive with only one choice: to live or die.

In Her Name
Director: Sarah Carter
Country: United States; Running Time: 142 min

After decades of radio silence and their mother’s recent suicide, family bankruptcy conspires to reunite estranged and wildly incompatible sisters as they face the weird business involved in their egolomaniacal artist father’s terminal prognosis. The film begins when Fiona unexpectedly arrives at Freya and Marv’s doorstep to sell their home before the bank can get to it. Only then does Fiona learn that her dad is dying and her sister’s life is, in her opinion, out of control. Against their wishes, Fiona is compelled to stay. Mirroring an absurd level of denial and delusion over the course of a few days together, the three of them undergo a series of alchemical revelations that unravel their twisted narratives. Their lives are no less tragic but finally, they know love.

In the Moment (North American Premiere)
Director: Florian Hessique
Country: France; Running Time: 84 min

After a fall from a horse that left him in a coma for almost ten years, Joshua returns to the stables he knew so well. Greeted by Mario and Alice, he recognizes nothing and no one. Throughout this day, the latter will try everything to revive some memories in the head of the one they were so close to, but who today seems to be a complete stranger.

Jamshidieh (World Premiere)
Director: Yalda Jebelli
Country: Iran; Running Time: 91 min

After Taraneh and Amir get into a street fight, things get complicated when the taxi driver involved dies. Taraneh wants to make sure they didn’t cause any harm to the man, but it comes at a price opening up a simple death to a murder investigation. Should she stay silent, there would not be any further scrutinization. What Taraneh will choose, puts their marriage in test.

The Justice of Bunny King
Director: Gaysorn Thavat
Country: New Zealand; Running Time: 101 min

Bunny King (Davis), a headstrong mother of two with a sketchy past, earns her keep by washing windows at traffic lights. Using her razor-sharp wit to charm money from gridlocked motorists, she saves every cent to get back the custody of her kids. After promising her daughter a birthday party, Bunny must fight the social services and break the rules to keep her word, but in doing so risks losing her children altogether. Accompanied by her niece Tonya (Thomasin McKenzie), a fierce teenager running away from home, Bunny is in a race against the clock and headed towards an epic showdown with the authorities.

Man with Shadow
Director: Ema Kugler
Country: Slovenia; Running Time: 100 min

Genetic code forces people to reproduce. Infants have no choice: they become a part of this world without any will of their own, and as completely helpless beings they are subjected to training in the civilizational norms… Is anything else possible at all?

Nobody Famous
Director: Elizabeth Ahlstrom
Country: United States; Running Time: 69 min

The Pozo-Seco Singers were an American folk band that experienced national commercial success during the 1960s. Comprised of Susan Taylor, Don Williams and Lofton Kline, the trio hailed out of Corpus Christi, TX, but once they signed to Columbia Records, their music went national. They are perhaps best known for their 1966 hit “Time“ but that was just one moment in their acclaimed history. Susan Taylor was the lead singer. She is best known as Taylor Pie, but with her overly friendly, always smiling, and lighthearted humorous persona she prefers to be simply be called “Pie”.

Redux (North American Premiere)
Director: Heimir Bjarnason
Country: Iceland; Running Time: 92 min

In an idyllic Southern Icelandic village, we follow the lives of three characters, each dealing with loss, regret, life’s paths and dark pasts. Ragna, an aimless delivery woman with aspirations of ambition, finds her world upended when Júlíus, her half-brother, mysteriously disappears in the wake of his wife’s sudden death. Meanwhile, the deceased wife’s sister, Arna, starts to uncover darker truths as she discovers a bleak trail of buried secrets and small town corruption, all in the name of loyalty and family.

Turbo Cola
Director: Luke Covert
Country: United States; Running Time: 95 min

With all of his friends headed to a party on the last night of 1999, Austin takes an extra shift at the Quality Mart gas station and is forced to look down the barrel of what it means to graduate high school and face a future stuck in his middle of nowhere hometown. He’s got one night to make his dreams come true, legal or not, and he’s taking it.

Under Spanish Skies
Director: Nathan Buck
Country: Germany; Running Time: 89 min

After her husband Neil’s death, Leah calls her closest friends, Beth and Gregory to join her for a weekend at her farm in Andalucia. Soon after they arrive, Leah reveals that she and Neil had a suicide pact and that she will end her life the day after they leave. Now, Gregory and Beth face a harrowing dilemma: whether to tell Leah the truths they know about Neil, or to allow her to go to her death holding on to illusions of a perfect marriage. Meanwhile, Alix, a young, rebellious woman arrives to spend the hot summer with her uncle, Andrés, the farm’s environmentalist overseer. This unexpected arrival disrupts Leah’s careful plans, and chaos ensues.

Wet Dogs (North American Premiere)
Director: Yves Matthey
Country: Switzerland; Running Time: 74 min

Alix & Tina. Two best friends. Tina gets bad news: she has a cancer. She calls Alix and then escapes from the hospital. Together they decide to go and live their dreams.

Zeria (East Coast Premiere)
Director: Harry Cleven
Country: Belgium; Running Time: 61 min

Gaspard tells his life story to his grandson whom he has never met…Zeria, his grandson, is the first human born on Mars… after the collapse of humanity, during a great exodus where everyone left Earth – except the oldest ones…Zeria would then be the first human being to return to Earth without ever having known it. Gaspard will entrust the troubled images of his past to his grandson, as sincerely as possible, with all the absurdity, the incoherence, the tragedy and the grotesque. Sometimes he gets a little lost in his memories, mixing them with those he has been told, with his dreams and fantasies…

DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

Finding Courage
Director: Kay Rubacek
Country: United States; Running Time: 80 min

A former journalist for the Chinese Communist Party (YIFEI WANG), living in exile in San Francisco, struggles to settle into life in America while working to heal her family’s wounds from their tragic past. She is seeking justice for the murder of her sister at the hands of the Chinese authorities.

The Game Is Up: Disillusioned Trump Voters Tell Their Stories
Director: Melissa Jo Peltier
ountry: United States; Running Time: 113 min

Imagine how you’d feel if you’d fallen for a lifelong conman, only to learn that everything he told you was a lie. Not all Trump voters were ignorant or “deplorable” in 2016; many were tricked by lies and mesmerized by rhetoric into seeing something that wasn’t there. Those who’ve woken and decided to tell us their stories. In The Game is Up, we’re telling some of those stories, using soft emotional persuasion (deeply personal, intimate stories, leading to audience identification) and experts who explain exactly how Trump hoodwinked them, in this powerful, influential two hour documentary film. Our subjects are a vast array of individuals who deserve voices. We are their vehicle.

One Pint at a Time
Director: Aaron Hose
Country: United States; Running Time: 89 min

Craft beer generates tens of billions of dollars annually for the US economy. Despite beer’s Egyptian and African heritage, these traditions have been mostly forgotten and are rarely found in American brewing culture. Today, Black-owned breweries make up less than 1% of the nearly 9,000 breweries in operation. Eager to shift the historical perception of who makes and drinks beer, Black brewers, brand owners and influencers across the country are reshaping the craft beer industry and the future of America’s favorite adult beverage.

Sign the Show
Director: Cat Brewer
Country: US, Running Time: 96 min

The film brings together entertainers, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HOH) community, and American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters to discuss accessibility at live performances in a humorous, heartfelt, and insightful way.

Something Ain’t Right
Director: Susan Downs, MD
Country: United States; Running Time: 73 min

This documentary with Kevin Sorbo looks at physicians who were successfully treating covid since March 2020. Yet the majority of these physicians throughout the world were censored. Countless lives could have been saved had this not happened. Had this censorship not happened, would we have needed the economically destructive lockdowns? Would people be living in fear as they are today? How would our lives be different?

Wishing For Wings (World Premiere)
Director: Kim Johnson
Country: Trinidad & Tobago; Running Time: 72 min

A shy middle-class librarian is inveigled into teaching Literature to teenage boys in prison. They are from a world of poverty and crime, a universe away from their teacher and her syllabus. Teacher and students must learn to communicate with, and learn from one another so she can help prepare them for examinations. That new relationship affects the lives of both teacher and students in ways neither foresaw.

WEBISODES

A Class Act
Directors: Louie Cortes, Bec Fordyce
Country: United States; Running Time: 19 min

Renowned NYC acting coach, Tommy Turf has hired an indie documentary crew to document his rise to fame. In the pilot episode – we are introduced to him and his students. Each student has a different reason why they are there.

DAD-rahpy – EP 1- It was dads at first site
Directors: Rick “Wind” Herrera, Alexandra “Cloud” Gutierrez
Country: United States; Running Time: 13 min

DAD-rahpy follows two Afro-Latino fathers who randomly met on a bench at a children’s park. As they build a friendship they confront their internal conflicts, and the Joys of fatherhood while juggling the obstacles of life.

Demise – Episode 1
Director: Tony Kim
Country: United States; Running Time: 6 min

Demise is a stylish 10 episode series that portrays a modern day David vs. Goliath fable. It captures the zeitgeist of today” Billionaires living in depraved opulence with impunity vs the rest of us. This is a story of one man, Jason Stone, who must fight for his innocence against a system that protects billionaires and the sycophants who enables Jason’s demise.

Dichos
Director: Mary Angélica Molina
Country: United States; Running Time: 5 min

Because a “saying” in any language never has a literal translation in another, the episodes present tall-tales that describe their spirit and essence. Cheeky and playful, Dichos attempts to translate the untranslatable.

How to Hack Birth Control (East Coast Premiere)
Director: Sassy Mohen
Country: United States; Running Time: 27 min

A 3-segment satire pilot that focuses on how to navigate and take charge in today’s contraception universe. The film takes a run at ‘not supposed to talk about,’ scenarios and answers the questions women truly want to know but are taught to be too afraid to ask.

Prisoner
Director: Ingrid Franchi
Country: France; Running Time: 13 min

Five characters struggle in their respective lives to get rid of a destiny imposed, suffered, or thwarted, in order to fully flourish in their respective choices. They will have to face their families, society, to be able to live their lives freely without being a prisoner.

Visitation (webseries) – Episode One
Director: Patrick Devaney
Country: United States; Running Time: 20 min

An elite NASA research team go against directives and launch their own investigation into a strange signal coming from the edges of the solar system. They decide on their own, mostly for fun, to see if they’d get some sort of response. They are hardly prepared for the day when they do and after that moment, everything moves quicker than they can compensate for. And what is this response exactly?

Wherever You Go
Directors: Eevin Hartsough & Andrew Beguin
Country: United States; Running Time: 12 min

A pair of new friends stick together as they run away from a series of antagonists but discover the one person you can’t run away from is yourself.

SHORT FILMS

Narrative

40ish… (East Coast Premiere)
Director: Traci Hays
Country: United States; Running Time: 25 min

Adjustment of Status
Director: Josh Deal
Country: United States; Running Time: 11 min

After Sunset
Director: Melo Zhang
Country: China; Running Time: 8 min

All That Glitters
Director: Dan Bronzite
Country: United Kingdom; Running Time: 24 min

Animals You Want Tao Eat (World Premiere)
Director: Phil Cheney
Country: United States; Running Time: 7 min

Behind the Wall (World Premiere)
Director: Tanya Gambourg
Country: United States; Running Time: 9 min

Bloom
Director: Paul De Cinque
Country: Australia; Running Time: 9 min

Bridge
Director: Shannon Morrall
Country: United States; Running Time: 15 min

Breaking Up (North American Premiere)
Directors: Claudia Nankervis, Jessica Sofarnos
Country: Australia; Running Time: 16 min

Charlie
Director: Matthew Horvat
Country: Canada; Running Time: 10 min

Charter (North American Premiere)
Director: El Houssine Hnine
Country: Maroc; Running Time: 20 min

City Creatures
Director: Michael Johnston
Country: United States; Running Time: 12 min

Cookaphony
Director: Joe Chvala
Country: United States; Running Time: 9 min

Dance Till Dawn (East Coast Premiere)
Director: Austin Nunes
Country: United States; Running Time: 10 min

Dear Juan Manuel
Director: José Luis López Ortiz
Country: Spain; Running Time: 17 min

The Della Morte Sisters
Director: Bill Sorvino
Country: United States; Running Time: 18 min

Delirantissimo
Director: Alain Rimbert
Country: France; Running Time: 10 min

Derrick & Boyd
Director: Chris Goodwin
Country: United States; Running Time: 26 min

Double Zero
Director: Pat Bradley
Country: United States; Running Time: 20 min

F* the M Train
Director: Peter Gagnon
Country: United States; Running Time: 20 min

Forest Giants
Director: Augusta Mariano
Country: United States; Running Time: 21 min

For I Am Dead
Director: Patricia Delso Lucas
Country: Belgium; Running Time: 18 min

The Four Walls of Charlotte Moreland
Directors: Alison Stover, Joe Benedetto
Country: United States; Running Time: 23 min

The Grave With No Name
Director: Gérard Corporon
Country: France; Running Time: 15 min

Han
Director: Titus Paar
Country: Sweden; Running Time: 22 min

The Head of the Cat (East Coast Premiere)
Directors: Harriet and Peter Meining
Country: Germany; Running Time: 29 min

The Hunter Permutation (North American Premiere)
Director: Zora Cielle Anri
Country: United Kingdom; Running Time: 25 min

I Mustache You
Director: Shara Ashley Zeiger
Country: United States; Running Time: 13 min

I’m Not Nice
Directors: Shannon Morrall, Tom A. Capps
Country: United States; Running Time: 17 min

Kalamiti
Director: Glenn Pack
Country: United States; Running Time: 14 min

Knightman
Director: Jun Sekiya
Country: United States; Running Time: 20 min

Kold
Director: Marley Hasselbach
Country: Denmark; Running Time: 18 min

Last Seen
Director: Nathan Ginter
Country: United States; Running Time: 13 min

Let’s Leave The Planet!
Director: Chelsea Bryn Lockie
Country: United States; Running Time: 8 min

The Little Drummer Boy
Director: John Gray
Country: United States; Running Time: 11 min

Love and Addiction (East Coast Premiere)
Director: Directed by Richard Lampone
Country: United States; Running Time: 10 min

Margarita Milne
Director: Margarita Milne
Country: United Kingdom; Running Time: 20 min

The Night Clubbers
Director: Matthew James Thomas
Country: United States; Running Time: 16 min

No Reasons (World Premiere)
Director: Masataka Ishizaki
Country: United States; Running Time: 12 min

Nothing Is Real
Director: Masa Gibson
Country: United States; Running Time: 4 min

Odd Man Out
Director: Peter Ethymiou
Country: United Kingdom; Running Time: 11 min

Orbital Christmas
Director: Mitsuyasu Sakai
Country: Japan; Running Time: 16 min

Part Forever
Director: Alan Chung An Ou
Country: Taiwan; Running Time: 12 min

Rusty The Robot Desert Waltz
Director: Alan Rosenfeld
Country: United States; Running Time: 3 min

Sada (East Coast Premiere)
Director: Alex Andre
Country: United States; Running Time: 27 min

Sapo
Director: Muhammad Bilal
Country: United States; Running Time: 24 min

Seven Fishes
Director: Jaclyn Gramigna
Country: United States; Running Time: 10 min

She’s Fine (East Coast Premiere)
Director: Ramuel Galarza
Country: United States; Running Time: 20 min

Sold
Director: Chris Thompson
Country: United States; Running Time: 20 min

Solitary
Director: Daniel Farmer
Country: United States; Running Time: 9 min

Sonny, Mammy and Patch the Dog (East Coast Premiere)
Director: Adam Hart
Country: Ireland; Running Time: 15 min

Spin
Director: Lisa Marie Tedesco
Country: United States; Running Time: 17 min

Suburban Fantasy
Director: Peter Mancuso
Country: United States; Running Time: 28 min

Survival Job
Director: Monica McCarthy
Country: United States; Running Time: 13 min

Sushi (World Premiere)
Director: Tim Martin
Country: United States; Running Time: 20 min

Sweet Pea & Glass
Director: Daniel Merino Villavicencio
Country: United States; Running Time: 11 min

There’s Something in the Silence
Director: Mike Castro
Country: United States; Running Time: 8 min

There’s Something Wrong With Paul
Director: Mark Clauburg
Country: United States; Running Time: 12 min

True Crime
Director: Kai Brown
Country: United States; Running Time: 15 min

The Vow
Director: Charles Sweeney
Country: United States; Running Time: 19 min

Wicks
Director: Vadim Egoul
Country: United States; Running Time: 10 min

Will You Take This Dog?
Director: Shari Albert
Country: United States; Running Time: 11 min

Documentary

In a Whole New Way
Director: Jonathan Fisher
Country: United States; Running Time: 31 min

Just Benjamin (East Coast Premiere)
Director: Paige Murphy
Country: United States; Running Time: 24 min

Living Through It
Director: Daniel E. Kennedy
Country: United States; Running Time: 19 min

Animation

Blind Date
Director: Alan Rosenfeld
Country: United States; Running Time: 2 min

Jason Pell’s Pinpricks
Director: Adam Stover
Country: United States; Running Time: 15 min

Sucks To Be The Moon (World Premiere)
Director: Eric Paperth, Tyler March
Country: United States; Running Time: 11 min

Experimental

The Game Called Go Insane (World Premiere)
Director: Jake LeCarner
Country: United States; Running Time: 10 min

Into the Colors
Director: Jessica Juliao
Country: United States; Running Time: 7 min

Old Friends and Other Days
Director: Cameron Menzies
Country: Northern Ireland; Running Time: 36 min

Sally
Director: Phillip Russell
Country: United States; Running Time: 4 min

Unsaid
Director: Ayodeji Otuyelu
Country: United States; Running Time: 18 min

Vultures (World Premiere)
Director: Daniel Denegre
Country: United States; Running Time: 12 min

Music Video

BubbleBathAntics Carrie (World Premiere)
Director: Adam M. Tuller
Country: United States; Running Time: 6 min

Erin Hill: Eleanor Rigby
Director: Erin Hill
Country: United States; Running Time: 4 min

Reminiscence (World Premiere)
Director: Jia Zhao
Country: China; Running Time: 4 min

Sananda Maitreya – Her Kiss (Music Video)
Director: Luciano Boschetti
Country: Italy; Running Time: 6 min

Snakes of Russia – Heart Caves In (Robot Koch remix) – Official Video
Director: Jeremiah Hutchens
Country: United States; Running Time: 4 min

Todo (North American Premiere)
Director: Michael Dürr
Country: Austria; Running Time: 6 min

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