Airplay: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio
Chris Fox Gilson
If you want to see how America works, look at what happened to rock radio.
‘Airplay’ is a story of love and war – a struggle between a handful of pioneers versus powerful business and government interests for the soul of music radio, told by the deejays and the artists they made rock stars.
Autism: Made in the USA
Autism. What is it and why is it on the rise? In this feature length documentary presentation, award winning executive producer Gary Null is on a quest to reveal the true causes and promising solutions for the recent dramatic increase in autism in our children. Is autism related to environmental factors? Could it be caused by mercury, aluminum, viruses, or other toxins contained in the 40-odd intravenous vaccines that every American child must receive? What are other environmental or genetic factors which could be contributing to the epidemic increase in childhood autism? In this pioneering educational film, Dr. Null will be interviewing some of the world’s leading experts on childhood autism.
World Water Wars
Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today, as corporate giants and corrupt governments vie for control of our dwindling life source, prompting protests and revolutions from citizens fighting for their right to survive. Past civilizations have collapsed from poor water management. Will we follow? Narrated by Malcolm McDowell, and based on the ground breaking book by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke.
Q & A to follow
‘Familiar Voices’ is an independently financed, feature length, not-for-profit documentary on reactions to the ongoing crisis in Darfur. Through voices and visuals, old messages regarding responsibility and hope are delivered in new ways - ones that are direct, concrete, and accessible.
48:00, Kenya, USA
Flying Kites concentrates on Ben, an HIV positive orphan, and the daily hardships present in an over capacitated orphanage in Sub-Saharan Africa. Yet the children never give up, confronting each day’s obstacles relentlessly, showing hope, resolve, and in Ben’s case, humor.
An inspiring look inside a unique residence in Manhattan that is providing a safe home for 25 gay and trans gender teenagers who have experienced violence at home and on the streets. Told from their candid, often witty perspective, the film follows these courageous kids as they strive to remake their lives.
Q & A to follow
I Need That Record!
A documentary feature
examining why over 3000 independent record stores have closed across the U.S. in the past decade. Greedy record labels, media consolidation, homogenized radio, big box stores, E-commerce, shoddy ‘stars’ pushed by big money, and the digital revolution all pose threats on the very well being of our favorite record stores. Will these stores die? Will they survive? Featuring Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, Ian Mackaye of Dischord Records Fugazi/Minor Threat, activist/author Noam Chomsky, Mike Watt of the Minutemen, Lenny Kaye guitarist of the Patti Smith Group, Chris Frantz of the Talking Heads/Tom Tom Club, guitar composer Glenn Branca, Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers, Pat Carney of the Black Keys, punk author Legs McNeil, rock photographer Bob Gruen, BP Helium guitarist from Of Montreal, and many, many indie record stores across the U.S. of A!
Immokalee U.S.A. examines the lives of the individuals who make up the small migrant farming community of Immokalee, Florida.
Lost In America
‘Lost in America’ follows a struggling Brooklyn writer/singer trying to escape feelings of displacement and isolation in a neighborhood he has called home his entire life. A poetic urban western.
La Danza de la Pluma. Fe,
Sacrificio y Tradición
Armando Espinosa Prieto
The video documents a cross-cultural conquest dance with Zapotec roots and Spanish influence, recounting the struggle between Moctezuma and Cortez, Christianity and paganism, with variations as to the victor. It focuses on the dancers’ motivations, their three year commitment, the sacrifices involved, and how this ancient tradition has survived.
On Paper Wings
In 1945, a Japanese balloon bomb claimed the lives of the only people killed on the continental U.S. as the result of enemy action during WWII. Forty years later, the decision to fold a thousand paper cranes would unite the Japanese and American civilians affected by this incident.
Q & A to follow
Seasons In The Valley
Elliot Gould lends his distinctive voice to an emotional film, which chronicles the journeys of Jamaican migrant workers, the plight of New York apple farmers, and the bonds that have formed between these men as they struggle to maintain their existence in an emerging and fiercely competitive global economy.
Q & A to follow
Former Palestinian fighters and Israeli Defense Force fighters (The Combatants for Peace) gather Palestinian and Israeli children to paint a giant peace mural in the West Bank of Palestine.
Q & A to follow
The Brothers Warner
An intimate portrait of the four film pioneers who founded and ran Warner Brothers studios for over 50 years. This epic story is told in the voice of Harry Warner’s granddaughter and includes never before seen photos and footage from the family archives. A band of brothers who rose from immigrant poverty through personal tragedies persevering to create a major studio with a social conscience.
Q & A to follow
The Mayor of Central Park
A documentary on “the Mayor”, Albert Arroyo. He lives on the Upper West Side, and originally stowed away on a ship from Puerto Rico. He was once a trailblazing runner, with a radical sense of physical fitness; he began running the 1.6 mile path around the Central Park Reservoir. He eventually became an identifiable, approachable character; the guy at the reservoir, the one with the white mustache, running, standing on his head, posing for tourists, forever sharing the many stories of Alberto Arroyo. A fascinating glimpse into a life.
Q & A to follow.
The Understory is a film that documents the problems confronting North America’s northernmost rainforest situated in Los Tuxtlas region of Veracruz, Mexico. A group of Eastern Connecticut State University students traveled to Los Tuxtlas to explore the area with researchers from the University of Mexico. The students found some alarming crises affecting this unique ecosystem.
The World Was Ours
Mira Van Doren
The World Was Ours is a documentary dedicated to the memory of Jewish Vilna. It draws on a large collection of video interviews with dozens of survivors and scholars, as well as excerpts from diaries, letters, poems, newspaper articles, and other contemporary accounts. Archival photographs and footage visualize the story of this remarkable community. A voice-over narration by award-winning actor Mandy Patinkin weaves the many elements into a single story. Archival music evokes the spirit of the times and is supplemented by specially recorded performances of Yiddish and Polish works.
Q & A to follow.
Work Harder separately chronicles the lives of two Los Angeles women, Acela and Alizon, and documents their journeys through single motherhood, low wage employment, the welfare system, immigration, their struggle for a higher education and their quest to make ends meet.
Bunker Hill is the story of a former Wall Street executive who leaves prison and heads for the small town of Bunker Hill, Kansas, where his ex-wife and their children have started a new life. Soon after he arrives, an apparent massive terrorist attack against America darkens the town. Cut off from the world, the town’s militant past is reawakened and forces coalesce to protect citizens from an unseen enemy. The town’s fear leads to the creation of a posse of gunmen, resulting in torture, illegal searches and eventually, murder.
Chaturanga is the story of a love that is caught between conflicting worlds of ideas. Based on the novel by the Nobel Prize winning author Rabindranath Tagore.
This is the story of the awakening of a relationship between a woman and Nature.
A scientist falls for his wife’s 14-year-old art student and, using the technology from his research, freezes himself to align his age with hers.
Q & A to follow.
Jinghu presents a genuine point of view on particular emotional ties that bind people, and provides a testimonial on the deep affection between two generations, between master and his disciple.
Love Conquers Paul
Paul leaves nothing to chance, to the point of forcing serendipitous encounters on mysterious women he feels a connection to.
Q & A to follow.
Prey for the Island
A late-night DJ’s life becomes complicated when he begins dating his best friend’s mistress. Slowly his past and future catch up with him, leading to a number of unexpected resolutions. Experimental film.
3 interconnecting stories from South Central Penna. ‘Deer Hunters Wives’ tells of the frustrations of Civil War tour guide Mandy, who obsesses on Jennie Wade, the only civilian killed at the battle of Gettysburg. While her friend June struggles with an internet porn scheme to make extra money. ‘What I Believe’ focuses on a man who seeks the help of a Christian Scientist to heal his back pain and explain the Big Foot that chased him. ‘Original Bill’ is the story of a writer who buys a rural farmhouse hoping to find unique inspiration to write his novel. He is sidetracked by his Amish neighbor, who smokes, drinks & swears.
The Crimson Mask
The Crimson Mask is a modern day parable that takes its
viewers on a dramatic thrill ride. Robert Clohessy, Josh Burrow, and Chrishell Stause headline a cast of veteran actors who breathe life into the graphic world of the crimson mask - a world where greed, lust, pride, anger and envy force two men into a deadly ritual of redemption.
The Death of Alice Blue
Alice Blue is a new creative intern at Raven Advertising. Unfortunately for her it’s run by vampires. A group of eccentrics enlist her aid in thwarting their nefarious schemes. But there’s a complication. There’s the possibility that she herself may be genetically predisposed to being the greatest vampire ever, and the only one who can save the dying breed. Alice is forced to confront herself and make a stand, whatever the outcome.
The Finger Lakes
Chip Leonard_John Balis
Les is a man in the throes of a traumatic event. No longer able to distinguish fantasy from reality, his erratic actions bring him to the brink of his own destruction. Frustrated by his eccentric behavior, Les’ wife, Bev, presses Les to conform and pushes him over the edge. Les’ violent reaction leaves the countryside in shambles. Buoyed by director James Leonard’s accomplished direction, John Freeman presents a comic, yet insightful performance of man lost in the limbo between reality and the netherworld, taunted by a trio of advocates. Motivational speaker, Mike Camby (Mike Landry) excels at mixing inspiration with the sinister. Even his courteous and affable portraits have a peculiar, unpredictable edge. Big Jim (Tom Epstein) lures us through the world of quirky fisherman, casting for life’s glory and reeling in its disillusions. Supported by John Epperson’s masterful performance as an avenging angel, “The Fingerlakes” leads us through a maze of high-pressure marketing tactics, cable newscasters desperate for the story that will lead to a coveted anchor spot, and murder for profit.
Q & A to follow.
Carty has struggled with his drinking and the blackouts that attend it for as long as he can remember. Now sober, he attempts to pull himself out of the gloom and into a more normal life. But when he discovers a message written on a twenty-dollar bill an obsession begins. An obsession that leads him on a journey into a Lynchian landscape of shame, rage, and pain. A journey that forces him to reflect on his own life and, perhaps, to catch sight of the shadowy person he has imprisoned for all these years in his drunken state of mind. But will the experience of looking at the man in the mirror set him free or send him over the edge into never ending darkness?
Zyco Rock is a futuristic teenage drama exploring music and drug culture, as sanctioned by the government and schools of day.
Against the Wind
Getting old is the most unexpected certainty. In the twilight of his life, Ned reflects on his past, his remaining years, and discovers how his role in life has changed. Against the Wind is a sentimental film that shows the old truly are young at heart and that universal emotions live within us all.
A story of wanderlust and hippie longings, a tale of found treasure and lost spirituality. An All-American road movie in a stalled car with four eccentric travelers.
Ajit Anthony Prem
A stop-motion film about a young woman’s real life experience riding the school bus. It would seem that she received much of her education while riding to and from school.
Ajit Anthony Prem
Dear Stranger follows the
musings of a young woman’s erotic fantasies that develop harmlessly until they suffocate her mind and her real life relationships.
I Love My Girlfriend
A love story with a backhoe.
Into The Light
10:00, United Kingdom
Jack is losing his sight and his faith in life along with it, while his young daughter Bella believes her family is protected by fairies. After an argument she runs away. So Jack needs to rediscover his faith in order to find his daughter.
On a hot, summer day in quiet suburbia, 12 year-old Alexa goes for a forbidden swim and uncovers a world of intrigue and surprise.
Bean, a fifteen year old writer, says goodbye to her surrogate father, Johnny. Her mother, Julie, has a new boyfriend, Scoot, a lazy redneck. Bean wants Julie to stop cycling through men and start being a mother. When Julie is unreceptive, Bean takes action to gain her mother’s attention.
Growing Up Vegas
Taylor, an isolated, withdrawn tomboy hangs out at the casino where her single mom works as a cocktail waitress. There Taylor meets a lovable , washed-up Elvis Impersonator who takes her under his wing. But what are his true intentions?
Mind the Gap
When the realities of her father’s job hit, Sara copes with her grief the best way she knows how.
“Persephone” is a visual retelling of the classic greek myth of Persephone using masks, puppets, and original music to express the story. Persephone was the daughter of Demeter, the goddess of Fertility and abundance. She was kidnapped by Hades, god of the dead, and taken into the Underworld. Upon discovering the loss of her daughter, Demeter made the earth barren, threatening to starve mankind unless her daughter was returned to her. Persephone could only return if she had not eaten any food of the dead. Having eaten six seed from a pomegranate Persephone divides her time spending six months in the land of the living and six months in the world of the dead, causing the seasons to change. “Persephone” is a visual re-imagining of this traditional Greek myth using masks, puppets, and original music to emphasize the films themes of life, death, and resurrection.
And Then She Was Gone
And The She Was Gone is a narrative short filmed in Savanna, GA. The story focuses on a young woman who meets a mysterious older woman in a park. She engages the woman in conversation and finds that the woman is both the key to her passed and the mystery of her future. Inspired by Italian cinema, the films quality is that of a dream, set to the backdrop of Spanish moss, and a town textured with ghosts and nostalgia. The message of the film is simple: life is short and sweet.
A con artist gets caught in his own con when he poses as an angel to take advantage of strangers.
People’s behaviors are driven by their memories and obsessions. Their obsessions dictate their actions and their actions reinforce their obsessions in a never-ending cycle. My film is an exploration of people’s habitual behaviors as a reflection of their mental status. In my work, three people with no cause to feel unease behave in peculiar ways in order to escape their misgivings. Three stories are shown in sequence and later as a montage. These stories are about ordinary everyday people, one driven by anxiety, another compulsion, a third by obsession. They indulge in idle fantasies and habitual behaviors. Habits, the result of obsession or compulsion, will be scattered.
Mike and Lucy
A wannabe rockstar, a dropout cheerleader, and an artist who grows plant on his back were her roommates. And him, someone who’d never reveal his name to his online love interest...
A down and out penny finally finds appreciation and gets a lucky break.
The true story of a autistic man and his brother as they seek to find a job that allows him to wear a suit.
Reticent to live the first of many lives, Robert Kenny, now forty, lost in life and trailed by an ambivalent angel meets his soulmate, but is he too stuck in his ways to recognize her?
Crushing Pennies is a film about a married couple, Irene and Gabe, who find their relationship to be claustrophobic. As a way to vent, they begin to imagine that other people are interested in them and start to lead delusional lives. Their delusions then become shared and there are characters who both main characters interact with as though they were real. These delusions begin to get the best of their psyches as they even begin to pick up the vices of these imagined characters. They finally decide to visit a marriage counselor, who figures out how to solve the problem in a very original and interesting way.
Four Minutes til Noon
A Veteran gunslinger prepares to uphold his reputation against a up-and-coming rookie, but who is the real threat?
Fruitless Efforts -
Fruit of the Womb
Apple is trying to lead a normal life, but is being held back by his friends.
A frustrated painter searching for his muse gets some help from the surreal visions of Rene Magritte.
Sea Mammals and Reptiles
An offbeat couple is in for a string of surprises on a drafty day in Hickory, North Carolina as they try to come to terms with their juvenile love.
The Realm of Possibility
“The Realm of Possibility” is a digital animation based at the intersection of absurdity and logic. Deductive reasoning, based on the syllogistic form (a is b, b is c, therefore a is c), becomes a vehicle to validate concepts that might not necessarily be true.
The Curse of Micah Rood
A late 18th century recluse, Micah Rood cherishes only his privacy, his memories of lost loved ones, and above all… his precious apple orchard. A man no longer interested in social graces or financial success, Rood’s withdrawal from society leaves him suspicious, resentful, and even paranoid. So when a traveling peddler seeking lodging for the night visits Rood and makes reference to the remarkable brand of apples and the potential for profit the two of them might share together, it strikes a chord long gone sour. Rood commits a heinous act that soon comes back on him with the weight of his own guilt and manifests itself into the form of the most bizarre haunting a man might suffer. The curse that is inflicted is as chilling to the blood as any other New England legend. The only difference… this tale is carved from truth.
Precious Metal: The Otto Steinholz Story
Otto Steinholz, a bicycle shop owner with the remarkable ability to produce nuts, bolts, and other kinds of metal objects from his body, tells his daughter the story of how he met the love of his life.
A hand drawn journey to another planet.
Somebody’s Watchin’ Me
This movie is about a young man’s journey to find inner happiness, and the uniquely musical 100 dollar bill that helps him get there.
Second Guessing Grandma
Set in 1982, the simple, true-life story of an important week in the life of a twenty-something gay man who finally comes out to his beloved grandmother in the Jersey City house he was raised in inspite of mounting pressure from his mother and boyfriend.
Shawn is the kind of guy who can’t leave anything to fate.
Julie is happy to go with the flow. Neither knows the other exists, but these two very
different people share the same dream in this movie about a small bar were fate and love intersect.
A Thing of the Past
Alex has just discovered that his ex-boyfriend, Zack has undergone a 12-step program to ‘convert’ to heterosexuality and is now engaged to blackberry toting business woman, Casey.
‘Only Love’ is a tragicomedy about a Dictator, a Rebel, and Love. It is a darkly humorous tale of a dictator facing the ghosts of his past misdeeds, a man’s eternal search for love, and the terrible price one sometimes has to pay for it.
Long Journey Home
In a village that never knew sickness a boy is sent into the wilderness to find the cure to his illness. He returns from his great journey to a village that does not recognize him for the changes he has endured. They have no way to cope with his transformation or understand the message he brings back from his great journey. The boy is expelled from the village and forced to lead the rest of his life in a secluded wilderness. Until one day, much later, the village sends out a young warrior to find the Boy and bring him home. It is time. They are ready to hear his story. Are you ready to hear his story?
Tabitha, a self-proclaimed fish enthusiast, is convinced that her ‘touch’ is lethal after her mother, pet fish and plant unexpectedly die following contact. Consequently she dons a pair of latex gloves and finds work in a taxidermy studio where the risk of killing anything else is minimal. Yet just as Tabitha begins to relax and discover the joy in restoring dead fish, tragedy strikes again and ultimately forces her to choose between her isolating phobia and a budding relationship with Wade, the quirky owner of Living Dead Taxidermy.
How to Prepare For A Date
A man prepares for a date. But everything goes wrong and he ends up dating his cell phone.
Lay Me Down
Deep in the forest, a boy finds his clone in captivity. They soon create a strong bond unaware of the fate that await them.
Two boys in the bodies of men compete to give a beautiful woman a guitar lesson. You won’t believe how far they’ll go to win her over.
During spring break, three teens decide to take a hiking trip to an unexplored forest. But, what starts off as a simple hike quickly takes a dark turn when Johnny, the only one who knows the way out of the forest, disappears after an accidental fall in a nearby river. Shocked by the tragic event the two remaining friends try to find a way out of the forest before night falls. As their hope slowly begins to diminish, friendship and trust is put to the test.
Our generation has been raised to believe that there is a pill for everything. But is there a simple chemical answer to finding fulfillment? “i think” is a dramatic short metaphorically depicting human struggles through an obscure story of a lonely character trying to find rest.
Hanging by a Thread
Four different perspectives of marriage are played out through a young couple, Brian and Shannon, whose relationship is in jeopardy.
Thomas Throop: Response in Wood
A documentary of Thomas Throop, maker of bespoke furniture. Throop (pronounced “troop”) creates handmade furniture meant to last generations. The furniture maker shares his thoughts on working with wood, and his approach to deriving creative inspiration through satisfying his clients’ needs while realizing his own personal vision.
The Real Revolution
“The Real Revolution” are clips based on the 2008 Presidential Election; the film explains why America needs a new president more than anything along with interviews of normal American citizens discussing their opinions on the issue. The film also takes you back to November 4, 2008 on election to recap the events ad voting followed by the acceptance speech of President Elect
The Paradigm Shift
The repercussions are immediate when activist/history professor Arthur Collins assigns his class to plan an assassination of the President. Life becomes particularly tough for the professor’s teaching assistant T.K., whose reluctance to choose a side plants him right in the middle.
A Night with Nixon
A Date with Richard Nixon that goes sour.
With a full time job, the night is my riding time...come with me and share a night of cruising around my town, and the feeling I get from being on my bike. No distractions, no people, an escape from the day-to-day. Just my iPod, a red bull, and pure fun. Not a care in the world...This is a huge part of bmx to me.
A comical TV ad for Garmin GPS’s.
A fledgling couples therapist must rely upon his shoddy couples therapy skills in order to survive a blind date with a crazy old witch.
Jesse James Monayhan
When Doby Ubles, leader of the Chicken Liberation Army gets a mysterious phone call from the Auspix, he must risk it all to save a captured chicken from a life of servitude at the hands of Belvedere Simpson.
The Things They Carried
Based on the novel by Tim O’Brien, The Things They Carried is a short piece showing the depression, guilt and regrets of men who fought in the Vietnam War.
A Wacky Week-end!
An eccentric young man visits his grandfather’s ranch for a weekend of fun and reminiscing.
Ricky, a down-on-his-luck private investigator, struggles to procure a valuable artifact for his latest client, the Dame, and must deal with interference from the local mob boss, Luigi, and his team of goons. Ricky uses his contacts, Fonz and Joe, to stay one step ahead of Luigi, and one step closer to retrieving the artifact.
J. Scott Portingale
A stop-motion animated film that illustrates the artistic journey of a capricious camera and the personal discovery of its true potential.
Ten year-old Tanya tries to save her dying father by bargaining with a demon in her bathroom mirror.
With his wife and work leaving him disengaged, a man drifts into a mysterious bar where a couple new friends promise a better life. As the new surroundings grow increasingly seductive, the man is tempted by a better life while unsure of who he can trust.
The Cheapest Man In The Room
Frugal, Thrifty, Economical...all words to describe Ross Carter, a Cheap guy looking for happiness
Flowers for San Lazaro
‘Flowers for San Lazaro’ is a short exploration of the concept of religious faith in Cuba, today- where hope is in short supply. It follows a Cuban family as they make their annual pilgrimage to the shrine of San Lazaro outside Havana on the night December 16th.The film shows that San Lazaro is a contested figure, whose identity and meaning may be different, depending on your cultural background.
Caught in Paint
‘Caught in Paint’ captures painter/sculptor Rita Blitt painting on transparent surfaces while the David Parsons Dance Co. dance in mid-air thru the painting imitating Blitt’s paint strokes. Photographer Lois Greenfield shoots dynamic stills during process.
The Cave: An adaptation of Plato’s Allegory in Clay
An adaptation of Plato’s, ‘Allegory of the Cave’ animated in clay.
Walt lives on the farm with his recently separated father. Their routine is interrupted when a young woman shows up to use the phone.
A documentary showing the pros and cons of using vegetable oil to fuel your car.
One ignorant college student sees the effects of his abrasive behavior.
The film is about a young girl named Alexandra: lost in her job, worn out from her nagging mother, and looking for companionship. Also, she was born with the rare condition of telephones dangling from her torso. We follow this girl as she struggles to find self-identity and someone to love (and love her back). It ends happily when she meets a young man with a similar disability - an attached answering machine. Ultimately, it is a story about belonging and being comfortable in your own skin. Or telephone.
A short, informative mocumentary about a small peaceful town in northern Connecticut.
Cy, an Iranian American indie rock and roller drops into the city he grew up in, Costa Mesa California, to visit the family he could of had.
Affinity is about a girl who wakes up confined to a chair not knowing how she got there. With the help of her captor, she is able to piece it all together.
Josh has been dumped, he turns to three people for advice. They provide him with different perspectives on love. Finally his father helps him define love for him by talking about the past. Josh is forever changed by the conversation and he bonds with his dad for the first time.
Diary of a Hitwoman
After the negligent loss of her only child, a woman enters a life of crime and revenge. Will finding her former dealer finally ease her guilt, or will her past lead her further into despair?
Through memories and dreams, a young boy experiences the love of his deceased mother - and helps his dad do the same.
A poor teen gets tangled in a wacky televised competition.
A migrant father and son run out of water while crossing the desert border and must seek help from the ranch house
of a Minuteman.
The Outlaw & The Porno Queen
‘Don Quixote on a motorcycle, A Biker Comedy’. Emmett Deemus, a semi-delusional 70 year-old Outlaw Biker wannabe takes on a gang of young outlaw bikers to save a voluptuous young lady they’ve kidnapped in order to collect the reward. But his heroism and events create a bizarre way in which he earns the money.
On the Bus
A man, erratic and out of control, rides a city bus bothering the passengers as he searches endlessly for answers to his tragic past.
A black comedy set in Brooklyn. This short is ‘Romeo and Juliet’ meets ‘Good Fellas’ meets ‘Midnight Cowboy’.
When poker hustler Alex Malone falls into debt to Dom, a neighborhood loan shark, his life begins to fall apart.
Ride Shotgun with Wayne as he bulls his way through the Bronx, picking up his trigger happy best friend, John a racist mafia killer with a penchant for violence. See Wayne as he stalks deadbeats like ‘Harry the Jew’ or being shadowed by “The Ghouls” an invalid attached to an oxygen tank, whose dream is to become a cocaine dealer like his idol Wayne. To make matters worse, “Little Mike” and Nicky two neighborhood psychos are robbing and killing in the middle of the night and have plans of their own. While their boss “Frankie Sunshine”, brightens the neighborhood by cutting down anybody who gets in his way.
shorts w/ features
Two sisters wait for a train. Millie McCallum has never left her small country town. Elle was more than quick to leave, but she is back licking her wounds after several setbacks. They have to decide what they can get from their lives, who and what can they be, what they have to hold onto and what they have to let go.
Joy E. Reed
When Mom calls Kate for help with the computer, she learns more then she bargained for!
A Force More Powerful
Narrated by Ben Kingsley
In the 1960’s, Gandhi’s nonviolent weapons were taken up by black college students in Nashville, Tennessee. Disciplined and strictly nonviolent, they successfully desegregated Nashvilles’ downtown lunch counters in five months, becoming a model for the entire civil rights movement..
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