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“The Town Where Nobody Lives”

Richard and Elizabeth are a married couple on a road trip who find themselves lost in a mysterious ghost town.  Rated: PG-13

Student Film

Runtime:  22:00

“Home”

Abby, a time traveler, came to this world in search for a place to call it home. Alienated by the people surrounding her, she fights the urge to go back to her past.  Rated: PG-13

Student Film

Runtime:  7:41

“Thornbird”

An award-winning experimental fairy-tale about a young girl who is transported into a dreamworld after finding a magic mask.  Rated: PG

Student Film

Runtime:  8:48

“Bittersweet Lane”

Sal Parker returns home from college to Doylestown, PA on one of the biggest drinking nights of the year, only to run into the person she’s tried desperately to forget.  Rated: PG-13

Student Film

Runtime:  10:22

“Georgian Dance:  The Nation’s Soul 4 Century B.C. to Modern Day ”

“Georgian Dance” describes the journey of discovering the choreography, cultural context, and music in Georgian dance. Teeming with epic stage fencing and interviews with scholars and archaeologists, “Georgian Dance” translates into film the passion and energy found in the dance.  Rated: G

Student Film

Runtime:  29:52

“Auld Lang Syne ”

Cam and Eli have dedicated the day to preparing for their New Year’s Eve party, but a painful secret renders Cam’s spirits less than festive.  Rated:  PG-13

Student Film

Runtime:  5:50

“Endo ”

A robo-phobic man has a foul incident with his new cleaning android.  Rated: PG

Student Film

Runtime:  8:17

“Dimensions ”

A large scale adventure through alternate dimensions featuring a grumpy scientist, his hyperactive daughter and a gormless chicken.  Rated: PG

Student Film

Runtime:  4:40

“Introducing Parker Dowd ”

A dark comedy about a struggling actress who loses a role to her dog and must watch him skyrocket to celebrity as she descends into vengeful madness.  Rated: PG-13

Comedy Short

Runtime:  15:39

“Mary and Louise ”

After the Talkie World explodes on the Hollywood scene, Mary and Louise find themselves suddenly out of work when they have a disastrous experience on the set of their first Talkie. With no job prospects in sight they decide to move in together to an apartment in Brooklyn. Seemingly stuck in her role as America’s sweetheart, and still living as though in a silent film, Mary’s resentment of Louise’s provocative antics goes politely unspoken until threatened with the loss of her one true love Mary must face her fears and expose the unused voice inside her if she is ever to get what she wants.  Rated: PG-13

Comedy Short

Runtime:  16:44

“Screwdriver ”

‘Screwdriver’ is a political satire on the culture of bans in India, from alcohol to beef. It also mocks the red tape, the culture police and the right wing fringe groups.  Rated: PG

Comedy Short

Runtime:  13:20

“To Live Forever ”

Set in Los Angeles, To Live Forever is a modern adaptation of the Greek myth of Sybil the prophetess who sleeps with Apollo in exchange for eternal life. Sybil fails to heed the warnings of her sister Cassandra and the goddess Aphrodite who both do their best to protect her from Apollo’s charms – and her own folly. Eventually she realizes living forever isn’t all she had hoped it would be… but is it too late?  Rated: PG-13

Comedy Short

Runtime:  14:22

“Four Doors ”

Accessing Internet is very difficult on our little island. Only a privileged minority has email accounts or access to a limited number of websites. Ernesto is about to be one of the privileged ones…  Rated:  PG

 

Comedy Short

Runtime:  6:49

“A Perfect You ”

Comedy about a young woman seeking perfection, who encounters disaster when a single flaw creeps in.  Rated: PG-13

 

Comedy Short

Runtime:  10:10

“Think Twice ”

Will Tess’ “double vision” be the end of Tony or will he save the day by proving his identity?  Rated: PG-13

 

Comedy Short

Runtime:  6:44

“Roller Coaster ”

A young actress encounters “Murphy’s Law” while on the way to a potentially career-making audition.  Rated: PG

 

Comedy Short

Runtime:  15:26

“Mother’s Day ”

Tragedy forces a mother and son to say goodbye forever.  Rated: PG-13

 

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  5:54

“The Mother ”

When a hardened widow receives an unexpected visit, she is given the chance to shed light on her husband’s death.  Rated: PG-13

 

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  11:05

“Depression ”

“Ray’s walking to his first date with Faith but his Depression has other plans. Will Ray keep control or will his old companion suck him in?”  Rated:  PG

 

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  3:51

“Age of Kaos ”

When a young nurse finds herself caring for a famous comic book writer with dementia, she struggles to find a way to help him escape the terror and loneliness of a world that only he can see. Rated: PG-13

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  25:00

“Finding Santa ”

When Santa Claus mysteriously disappears and the rest of the world gives up the search, a lone elf scours the globe trying to find him.” Rated: PG

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  7:00

“Through The Valley ”

Julie Groves, a victim of domestic violence and stuck in a dead end job, finds her life drastically altered by a mysterious stranger whose motives aren’t altogether clear.  Rated: PG-13

 

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  7:00

“remnants ”

An elderly successful writer struggles to reveal his dark and troubled past while suffering from Alzheimer’s.  Rated: PG-13

 

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  19:06

“Through The Night ”

Through The Night is a short film about the intense connection of love overcoming the devastating disconnect created by violence. Liam is a retired soldier who can’t sleep through the night. Cara, his fiance, tries to use her passion and care to create a connection that could begin a new chapter in their life and relationship.  Rated: PG-13

 

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  13:05

“Till The End of the World ”

The Earth has been invaded by extraterrestrial biological entities that possess much more intelligence than humans.  Soh Tokita is a retired high school teacher who has joined the UN force dedicated to maintain order of the world. But his wife, Misaki, who once was his student has not been able to accept the reality that the world has gone to ruin. She has kept living in her own beautiful memories and a fictional ordinary life. All Tokita could do was watch over her, acting like nothing is going on.  Rated: PG-13

 

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  14:00

“Organs of Opportunity ”

Med school students Kate and Steven find a creative way to pay off their bills.  Rated: PG-13

 

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  10:00

“Balloon Ride ”

The story follows a young boy who is part of a dysfunctional family. He and his mother are victims of domestic violence inflicted by the father. The boy dreams of escaping with his mother, only to wake up to a tragic reality.  Rated: PG-13

 

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  5:22

“The Song of Wandering Aengus ”

An ambitious stop frame animation short created over 1 year. Based on W. B. Yeats poem ‘The Song of Wandering Aengus’, narrated by BAFTA Award Winner Liam Cunningham, with original music score from IVOR NOVELLO Award Winner David Holmes and Keefus Ciancia.  Rated: PG

 

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  4:00

“In Your Prayers ”

Twenty something college student, SIDNEY, is attempting to study in a local coffee shop, but is unable to concentrate. His mind is elsewhere. He steps outside to have a smoke break and meets LARRY, a homeless man in his 40s or 50s. LARRY starts up a conversation with SIDNEY in an attempt to bum a cigarette. SIDNEY is, at first, reluctant, but soon realizes there is more to LARRY than meets the eye…  Rated:  PG-13

 

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  13:51

“Day Zero:  Alpha ”

As backup arrives to support General Cain’s men, a returning survivor tries to seek refuge. Elsewhere, Ben’s team is met with even more opposition.  Rated: PG-13

 

Dramatic Short

Runtime:  13:51

“Exploring Seneca ”

Seneca Lake is perhaps the best known finger lake in upstate New York. It is known for great fishing, water sports and its surrounding wineries, but could there be something far more frightening living in the region’s deepest lake?  Rated: PG

 

Documentary Short

Runtime:  32:00

“The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid ”

A Film About The Loss Of An Ecosystem – The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. It’s a species few people have heard of – yet it is devastating the Hemlock forests and the delicate ecosystems that depend upon them. From infestations within our own backyards, the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid has already spread throughout the east coast of North America from the Carolinas up into Canada.  Rated: G

 

Documentary Short

Runtime:  23:42

“Ghosts in the Mountains ”

Ghosts in the Mountains is about one man’s drive and determination to document, preserve, and popularize Pennsylvania folktales and myths over a thirty year period.  Rated: PG

 

Documentary Short

Runtime:  18:52

“Energy of Nuns”

Energy of Nuns is a collection of 13 uncommon stories of life with the poor. Featuring interviews women religious (aka nuns) who have served the poor. Their stories are uncommon ones from revolutionary Peru to a nursing home in West Philadelphia and everywhere in between. Look beyond the caricatures and stereotypes about who nuns are and listen to their stories of strength and energy to do the work.  Rated: PG

 

Documentary Short

Runtime:  30:15

“Wanda the Wonderful”

She had four husbands, but she only shot one of them… ‘Wanda the Wonderful’ is a documentary about a 1920’s era gun slinging wild-woman, Wanda, and her journey from Indian Territory to sheep country, via the circus, Vaudeville, Hollywood and a brothel. It is a story about family, sacrifice, struggle and the American West; about what it means to forge your own way, and the realities behind a glamorous and exciting lifestyle.  Rated: PG

 

Documentary Feature

Runtime:  79:00

“Saving Jamaica Bay”

“Saving Jamaica Bay” tells the  story of how one community – led by a family with roots in the area stretching back more than 100 years – fought the government and overcame Hurricane Sandy to clean up and restore the largest open space in New York City, which had become a dumping ground for garbage, sewage, sludge and bullet-riddled mobsters. Narrated by actress Susan Sarandon, the film includes interviews with the community activists who led the fight, and state and city officials. The film also symbolizes efforts to preserve nature, combat climate change and make good national parks great again.  Rated: G

 

Documentary Feature

Runtime:  76:00

“I Once Was Blind”

“I Once Was Blind” documents the transformation of a young woman as she battles for her life and independence. With humor and faith, she wrestles blindness, kidney failure, and the discovery of her new husband’s addiction. After surgeries to save her kidneys fail, her brother, YouTube sensation Ed Bassmaster, is tested as a possible donor.  Rated: PG

 

Documentary Feature

Runtime:  73:00

“First U.S. Secretary of Labor – Beloved Coal Miner of Arnot – Blossburg, PA”

He immigrated with his family to Blossburg from Scotland as a child and began working in the Arnot mines when he was nine. Wilson had incredible integrity, supported laborers’ and women’s rights, a living wage, finance reform and was against drinking. He served four terms in the United States Congress.  As the first U.S. Secretary of Labor under U.S. President Woodrow Wilson he oversaw four bureaus – Children, Immigration, Naturalization and Labor Statistics and a Division of Conciliation. Many of the labor department’s activities today can be traced back to Wilson’s time.  Rated: G

 

Documentary Feature

Runtime:  92:00

“Sycamore”

A coming of age story about two old friends, a recently released convict and an ex-seminarian, who find what they need in each other and what they need from themselves.  Rated: PG-13

 

Feature Film

Runtime:  97:00

“Kiss of Life”

One day Metin, a guy scared to death of illness and adventure, runs into the feisty Hayat. They fall into a relationship, which, though stormy at first, changes both of their lives like a kiss of life. Romance teaches Metin, for one, that there is more to life than mere survival. But when one is so into life and the other so nervous of it, can this unlikely pair truly be happy together?  Rated: PG

 

Feature Film

Runtime:  102:00

“After the Outbreak”

After a toxic spill creates an infectious outbreak, causing people to be filled with rage and turning to cannibalism, four survivors converge upon a house nestled deep in the woods. Together, they must try to survive the madness happening outside, the uncertainty and each other. As things become more grim, hope fades and supplies run low, people’s true selves begin to show. The four must try to survive the monsters outside and within. Rated: PG-13

Feature Film

Runtime:  76:00

“Arcadia”

Jared, a journalist in despair of meaning, comes across an old map to a place that doesn’t exist. His coworkers, however, insist there is a story worth writing. Having nothing to lose, Jared enters a rabbit hole into a surreal world of shady characters, lost customs, and soulful performers. The people of Arcadia, with dubious motives and tricks up their sleeves, keep Jared on edge, forcing him to confront the meaning of being a human in the tunnels of Arcadia.  Rated: PG-13

 

Feature Film

Runtime:  83:00

“Zephyr”

It’s summer in New England and April just turned 18. Her big plans include throwing her songwriting book in a car and flooring it. However, this birthday it looks like she’ll be watching punk-rock has-beens at her local high school. The best conversation she’s had today is with her Mother’s gravestone. Really, the only way her life could turn around is if three thieves on the run crashed the concert, impersonated the warm-up band, dressed up as a purple gorilla and then grabbed April and took her to the place where comfort zones catch fire.  Rated: PG-13

 

Feature Film

Runtime:  79:00

“Road to the Well”

Three old friends are reunited after two of them become involved in a seemingly random murder and journey up to the Northern California Sierra in order to bury the body.  Rated:  R

 

Feature Film

Runtime:  102:00