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Thursday, August 8th

9:15pm-11:30pm

Ways to Look at the Moon (PA), Sometimes, I think about dying (CA), Betty Feeds the Animals (PA), Sombra City (NY), The Clinic (MD), Rogers and Tilden (NY), Lost at Sea (NJ), Dunya’s Day (NY), Misdirection (CA), How to Make a Rainbow (CA).

Ways to Look at the Moon

Sensing their relationship is drifting apart, an artist attempts to reconnect with an astronomer but gets lost in a universe of her own making.

Directed by: 

Katherine Clark

Narrative - Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Genre:  

17m

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United States

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PA

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Key Cast:  

Amy Frear, Tony Bolante, Kelvin Smith

Sometimes, i think about dying

Fran is thinking about dying, but a man in the office might want to date her.

Directed by: 

Stefanie Abel Horowitz

Narrative

Genre:  

12m

Run Time:  

United States

Country:  

CA

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Key Cast:  

Katy Wright-Mead, Jim Sarbh

Betty Feeds The Animals

Betty loves animals, she loves them so much that everyday she puts 30 bowls of food outside of her house to feed them. She feeds skunks, raccoons, cats, foxes and the occasional possum. This is her story.

Directed by: 

James P. Gannon

Documentary

Genre:  

9m

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United States

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PA

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Sombra City

In the year 2037, a corporate assassin revisits a city lost in time and the love he left behind.

Directed by: 

Elias Plagianos

Narrative - Film noir, Sci-fi, Drama

Genre:  

10m

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United States

Country:  

NY

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Key Cast:  

Josh Burrow, Mariela Garriga

The Clinic

Amidst a devastating opioid epidemic, a needle exchange and free clinic operates in the shadows of Fresno, California.

Directed by: 

Elivia Shaw

Documentary

Genre:  

16m

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United States

Country:  

MD

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Rogers and Tilden

Fresh out of prison in a Brooklyn he barely recognizes, Marcus (Gbenga Akinnagbe) is looking to seize his second chance. But first, he needs that driver’s license.

Directed by: 

Henry Hayes

Narrative - Drama

Genre:  

11m

Run Time:  

United States

Country:  

NY

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Key Cast:  

Gbenga Akinnagbe, Curtiss Cook Jr., Lorrie Odom

Lost At Sea

A wealthy widow grapples with the disappearance of her son, trying to piece together what happened at the cost of her waning sanity.

Directed by: 

Anna Gamarnik

Narrative - Thriller, Mystery, Suspense

Genre:  

16m

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United States

Country:  

NJ

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Key Cast:  

Tamara Kayne, Laura Jean, Teddy Goldberg

Dunya's Day

Abandoned by her domestic help, Dunya fights to throw the perfect graduation soirée.

Directed by: 

Raed Alsemari

Narrative

Genre:  

14m

Run Time:  

Saudi Arabia

Country:  

NY

State:  

Key Cast:  

Sara Balghonaim, Rahaf, Sarah Altaweel

Misdirection

Camila is your average college freshman with obsessive-compulsive disorder and a big, gay crush on her roommate. After a near car crash, Cam is stuck trying to find a distraction.

Directed by: 

Carly Usdin

Narrative - Comedy, LGBTQ

Genre:  

14m

Run Time:  

United States

Country:  

CA

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Key Cast:  

Victoria Ortiz, Kara Royster, Erick Lopez, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Justin Willman, Jasika Nicole

How to Make a Rainbow

How to Make a Rainbow observes a young girl and her mother over the course of two years as they move together through transitions of home, identity and name.

Directed by: 

Ryan Maxey

Documentary - LGBTQ, Transgender

Genre:  

16m

Run Time:  

United States

Country:  

CA

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