BEYOND is a fun short film directed by Jeremy Haccoun about a family trip gone awry when a rockslide traps a family of three inside their car out in the desert. It’s a simple enough set up for this roughly 10 minute ride. Haccoun does a great job of taking a simple concept and executing it […]
Engaging a world of dream-like magical realism, SHE GONE ROGUE references Maya Deren's Meshes of the Afternoon, utilizing a space where singular selves multiply and expand, offering windows into parallel dimensions, with time and space collapsing into a whirlpool of divergent possibilities. When Drucker finally finds the white rabbit, the process of identity construction completes a full circle, offering more questions than answers.
Hoping to make amends with his girlfriend and turn his life around, Jake suddenly finds himself in a dangerous situation. Frank, an aging bail-bondsman, comes to Jake's rescue and invites him to relax on his boat as they await help. What ensues is a complicated mix of secrets and lies that threaten to destroy the life of one man and the soul of another. Buoyancy is a thriller, riding the treacherous and unforgiving seas of the ocean of revenge. I hope you know how to swim.
Nico Raineau‘s new short film MOTHER’S DAY (available to watch in its entirety above), is co-written by and stars Lauren Schacher as Mara, a club-stamped, chain smoking young lady who wakes up in a stranger’s bed after a one-night stand to find that she agreed to watch the man’s six year old son Brandon for […]
The disappearance of a fragile, teenage boy leaves his dysfunctional family helpless and desperate for answers. The truth is that the desperate boy has run away with someone who he couldn't have imagined was even more desperate than himself... dangerously so.
"Snow Bunny" is a triptych of scenes spanning a day in the life of an American family. Dean and Abigail are having a "grown-up party." Abigail asks Dean to take their daughters, Mandy and Delilah, out for an afternoon drive so she can get ready. While out, Dean makes some decisions that will effect his daughters for a long time to come. Upon his return, Abigail tries to connect with Dean to get him in the partying mood. Thwarted by both Delilah's quest for attention and Dean's hostility, Abigail loses her cool and fights with Dean. Later that night, after the guests have left, Dean and Abigail stay up drinking cocktails and talking. Abigail continues her attempts to connect with Dean by bringing up the past. The push and pull of their interactions leads to an awkward expression of passion born out of an unhappy mixture of obligation and devotion.
In the heart of us all, there may lie a SUPERHERO. Based on a true story of a mother's love for her dying child. 10 year old, Jeremy Champion, has a vivid imagination, a love for comic books, and has been diagnosed with Leukemia. From a bed time story, told nightly by his mother, Isabelle, into the child's imagination, The Mighty Celestial, a powerful guardian from another world, swoops in to save her young innocent; a boy named "Jeremy". However, when faced with a real life threat, can the fantastical hero protect the boy?