2016 Online Selections

Online Selections will stream exclusively at Filmmaker Magazine on October 21 & 22 starting at 9am EST. SPIDER VEINS (dir. Frank Mosley)
 2016 / USA / 20min / Experimental Short Synopsis 
Two women reunite in a quiet neighborhood before a party begins. But by turns mysterious and shocking, the film’s narrative begins to unravel even […]

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2016 Secret Screenings

SHH… ITS A SECRET. Come join filmmaker Cambria Matlow and check out a couple top-secret screenings at The Stage Door Theatre — Saturday,October 22 at 3:30pm. XXXX XXXX (dir. Joe Nankin) 2016 / USA / 15 mins / Narrative Short A young Mennonite woman harbors a secret romance on the eve of her baptism. Engulfed by questions […]

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2016 Short Film Selections

Abandoned Generations (dir. Linda Fenstermaker) A portrait of farmland in the Pacific Northwest, Abandoned Generations explores relationships with land and time in different generations. Told through the perspective of a female farmer in the 1940s, the film questions the distance that modern society has from the earth and how that relationship informs daily life. Balada […]

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Tracktown

(Dir. Jeremy Teicher, Alexi Pappas) 2016 / USA / 87min / Narrative Feature Plumb Marigold is a famous but lonely distance runner preparing for the biggest race of her life: The Olympic Trials. But when an injury forces her to take an unexpected day off, Plumb wanders into a bakery where the aimless boy behind […]

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Voyagers Without Trace

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22 11am • GRANADA (Dir. Ian McCluskey) 2015 / USA / 80min / Documentary Feature A mysterious sign, a lost diary, a daring journey down canyons of the West and across France in search of three voyagers from 1938. “A rollicking and reflective documentary.” – Moviemaker Magazine Synopsis In 1938, newlyweds Geneviève and […]

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Nosotras · Ellas

(Dir. Julia Pesce) 2015 / Argentina / 63min / Documentary Feature Nine women. The house is ancient, it has been in the family for generations. Between the walls, the stories of those women and the ones that came before them, during what is likely to be the last summer they will all be there together. […]

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Actor Martinez

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 221pm • STAGE DOOR (Dir. Nathan Silver and Mike Ott) 2016 / USA / 75min / Documentary Feature Dreaming of fame and fortune, a local Denver actor hires two indie filmmakers to come to town and make a film with him as the star. “A comedy that plays like a cross between Henry […]

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Driving Not Knowing

Driving Not Knowing (2015) Teaser from Driving Not Knowing on Vimeo. (Dir. Benjamin R. Davis, Dylan Hansen-Fliedner, Jay Jadick, Dane Mainella) 2015 / USA / 87min / Narrative Feature Lee, a drug-addled yet sensitive musician, is in love with Will, an ambitious poet. Volatile and intense, Will is hesitant to make himself vulnerable to Lee’s […]

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BOONE

BOONE trailer from Christopher LaMarca & Kat Taylor on Vimeo. (Dir. Christopher LaMarca) 2016 / USA / 74min / Documentary Feature Panel discussion hosted by Oregon Rural Action A unique sensory and unsentimental peek behind the veil of the Utopian dream of farming. “A poetical, verite feature…beautiful if bone-wearying that will appeal to fans of […]

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INAATE/SE/

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 223:00PM • GRANADA INAATE/SE/ [it shines a certain way. to a certain place./it flies. falls./] from Zack Khalil on Vimeo. (Dir. Zack Khalil, Adam Khalil) 2016 / USA / 75min / Documentary Feature A kaleidoscopic experience blending documentary, narrative, and experimental forms, INAATE/SE/ transcends linear colonized history to explore how the prophecy resonates […]

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What’s Revenge

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 215:30PM • GRANADA WHAT'S REVENGE Official Trailer from KAT HUNT on Vimeo. (Dir. Kat Hunt) 2016 / USA / 50min / Narrative Feature 9 OUT OF 10 MEN ARE AFRAID OF “WHAT’S REVENGE” Director Kat Hunt compels her friend Erica to take revenge on the men in her life in this experimental, docu-fiction […]

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Man Underground

Man Underground – Trailer (2016) from MillenniumBlonde on Vimeo. (Dir. Sam Marine & Michael Borowiec) 2016 / USA / 95min / Narrative Feature A reclusive conspiracy theorist enlists people from his small town to help him make a low-budget movie about his experience encountering aliens while working as a geologist for the US government. “The […]

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50 Feet From Syria

50 Feet From Syria trailer from Dan Sadowsky on Vimeo. (Dir. Skye Fitzgerald) 2015 / USA / 39min / Documentary Feature 50 Feet from Syria follows surgeon Hisham Bismar to the Syrian border to operate on victims from the Syrian civil war. The film captures the human cost of conflict and serves as a portal […]

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MA

MA – A Film By Celia Rowlson-Hall • Teaser Trailer from MEMORY on Vimeo. (Dir. Celia Rowlson-Hall) 2015 / USA / 83min / Narrative Feature In this modern-day vision of Mother Mary’s pilgrimage, a woman crosses the scorched landscape of the American Southwest. Reinvented and told entirely through movement, the film playfully deconstructs the role of […]

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Jacqueline (Argentine)

(Dir. Bernardo Britto) 2016 / USA / 87min / English, Spanish, Arabic / Comedy Feature A young French woman hires a filmmaker to document her self-imposed political asylum in Argentina after supposedly leaking highly confidential government information. “Driven by Cenac’s drily witty performance (…) [the film] is a hilarious, low-key misadventure.” VIBE Synopsis A filmmaker […]

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Excursions

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 7:20pm • STAGE DOOR (Dir. Daniel Martinico) 2016 / USA / 79min / Narrative Feature In a quiet place, two couples engage in a ritualistic search for enlightenment. “Stylized and wonderfully acted, Excursions provides us with a confident filmmaking style, a rigid internal logic and mesmerizing performances — all of which serve […]

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Always Shine

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 7:30pm • GRANADA (Dir. Sophia Takal) 2016 / USA / 85min / Narrative FeatureTwo friends, both actresses living in Los Angeles (Mackenzie Davis & Caitlin FitzGerald), take a trip to Big Sur to re-connect. Once alone, however, the two women’s suppressed jealousies and deep-seated resentments begin to rise, causing them to lose […]

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