A group of twentysomethings struggle to cope with break ups, student debt, and the transition to adulthood while living with their parents in suburban NYC.
Directed by Jason Michael Brescia Starring Ryan Metcalf, Mary Kate Wiles, Arjun Gupta, Annet Mahendru, Joe Murphy, Chris Viemeister, Natalie Knepp, Brianne Berkson, Wass Stevens, Michael "Virgil" Jones
The Water in the Bay Maine, USA
A dark comedy about a family who is coping with the repercussions of their teenage son's murder. Though the crime took place over a year ago, the accused killer has recently been exonerated and the case re-opened. It soon becomes apparent that all the affected parties have spent the past year in various forms of denial that range from desperately comical to simply desperate.
Directed by Jonathan Blood Starring Travis Curran, April Singley, Jordan Handren-Seavey
#YOLO Maine, USA
Get a life! Jenna, Humphrey, and Hannah‚ are three seniors at the bottom rung of the social ladder who answer their boredom by creating the list: a collection of pranks and dares they swear to do before school ends. Then Drew Tilton‚ the school bully, finds out...
#YOLO is about friendship, living an adventure, and taking responsibility for our lives. We may only live once, but life is exactly what we make of it.
Directed by Michelle Ouch Starring Ian Gallant, Emma Cyr, Amelia Bodge, Andrew Ferland, Danielle Bourne, Victoria Guiliani, Dea Anderson
How to Make Movies at Home Maine, USA
Are you and your friends making movies? If not, are you crazy? See "How to Make Movies at Home", and be peppered with lessons on the craft of filmmaking both subtle and overt! Marvel at the mysteries of Screen Direction! Gasp and the wonders of Lighting! Delve into the inner workings of a new-wave folk cinema band at their hour of greatest challenge... Walk in an absolute neophyte, walk out with a gleam in your eye! Ten real substantial lessons woven through the story, and untold others lurking in the subtext!
Directed by Morgan Nichols Starring Joe Foster, Oded Gros, Elizabeth Lardie, Erik Moody, John-Andrew Morrison, Chris Reiling,
Love Thy Neighbor France
Alain meets Estelle in unsetting circumstances. They'll then have to share a heavy secret. What they don't know is that a witness, Balthazar is watching them... On the verge of film noir and dark burlesque, a dramatic fantasy about lonelinesses bumping into each other.
Directed by Benoit Maestre
Treasure Hunt Jerusalem
Despite loving each other dearly, Nadan's Dad and only sister (Naama) haven't met for the last 15 years. "Treasure hunt" tells the story of Nadan's attempt to get these two unique characters back together, an optimistic mission which boils down to recreating one special event: Preparing a treasure hunt game for Naama's upcoming birthday, a long forgotten family tradition.
Directed by Nadan Pines
Say Goodbye Maine, USA
A man who's afraid to leave his own house is starting to see things shortly after using an Ouija board. Is someone messing with him? Is he going crazy? or has something been unleashed upon him?
Directed by Shawn T. McGrath Starring Patrick Hampton, Gram Lowery, Holly Peterson, Percy Hutchins
A Shoestring for Mackenzie Maine, USA
A 17 year old girl lives in a small town and has a personality which is quite contradictory to her surroundings. She has grown very much supported, yet very alone (but never lonely). Currently a senior in high school, Mackenzie wishes to move far away, but feels conflicted because of her desire to help her peers. She wants to help free them from their parents, negative influences, and what they have known as their life for the past 12 years.
Starring, written, and Directed by Emma Jane Hutchins
Dystopia Maine, USA
In a future where the planet is rebuilding after the worlds government created a plague destroying a vast majority of the population, a revolution is forming to strike back at the corrupt Parliament and its new High Lord.
Directed by Janet Llavina Starring William Decoff, Emma Jayne Gruttadauria, Eric Eastman, Kristi Lynn, Reesa Guerra, Jose Gonsalves, Tyrone L. Alcorn, Brina Healy, Elena Rozzi Pellegrino, Alison Daniel, Timmy Decoff, Emma Goodman and Avery Stemmler.
Make love in every corner of the house of your dreams before buying it. To live for the first time the experience of being a father. To touch your baby and feel it cold. The silence after the death and the death after the silence. Carlos wants to get rid of his past as of the house that some day was a home. And if it's possible that a buyer appears for the house, but the memories are not for selling.
Directed by Juan Galiñanes Starring Xosé Barato, Deborah Vukusic
Fighting For the Futaleufú Chile & USA
The story of what many consider the world's best river. Fighting For the Futaleufú explores the fierce natural beauty of the river, and follows the lives of Chilean rafter Robert Currie, his son Robert Jr and locals as they work and protect the area. This is a fight to preserve a unique river and its community--it is also the story of the struggle for the future of Chilean Patagonia.
Directed by Stephanie Haig
Out of the Ash Scotland
After being robbed at gunpoint a man turns the tables on his mugger but, in trying to teach the attacker a lesson, ends up confronting his own devastating memories of a childhood lost.
Directed by Sandy Garfunkel Starring Ani-Inang Anthony Ani, Amy Barbour, James Edward Becton, Bryan Fitzgerald, Messan Foley, Christie Gourlay, Nii Kwesi Lartey, Alloysious Massaquoi
Despair and the Salt Air Maine, USA
Highlights the beautiful and haunting art James Groleau, focusing on his work in the medium known as mezzotint, an engraving technique developed in the seventeenth century. The film covers time he spent in war-torn Guatemala, which inspired a series of colored-pencil drawings and a book, and delves into his discovery of mezzotint and eventual mastery of the process.
Directed by Rick Groleau
Worm Free Society Rhode Island, USA
A suppressed office worker discovers that his job and co-workers are part of an experimental system that is designed for something much more malicious.
Directed by Rajah Samaroo Starring Tim Goff, David Weindell, Josh Willis, Ruth Sullivan, Andre Boudreau
Buck Savage In: The City of the Damned Maine, USA
Mountain Man, Buck Savage fights to reclaim the city that he once called home from the plague of the walking dead in this homage to 1980's zombie flicks.
*Winner of the 2014 International Mustache Film Festival's "Best Frickin' Film" Award*
Directed by Derek R. Brigham & Uke Doiron Starring Rick Dalton, Daniel Noel, Kat Moraros, Beth Somerville
Syrup Maine, USA
What begins as a quaint morning in New England becomes a nightmare over breakfast. Directed by Caroline O‚ÄôConnor and Everett Bunker.
Directed by Caroline O'Connor and Everett Bunker Starring: Anna Gravel, Ranin Brown
Only Daughter New Hampshire, USA
Raised by a single mother in a rural New Hampshire town, 18-year-old Dawn Cowley has never known her Father. One afternoon, after an argument erupts between her and her Mother's boyfriend, Billy, Dawn discovers a clue to finding her Father. She sets out in search of him with an unflinching disregard for potential danger to ultimately discover the devastating secret that had torn her family apart.
A detached grad student forms a cathartic bond with a terminally ill girl she's interviewing for her thesis and the damaged bartender downstairs with a mysterious past as she faces eviction from the home she's built for herself with her artist roommates.
Directed by David Spaltro Starring Molly Ryman, Aaron Mathias, Grace Folsom, Lisa Eichhorn
Around New York, USA
Doyle Simms grows up across the Hudson from NYC and flees his toxic family to attend a film program there. After a bumpy first year he returns more determined than ever to become a storyteller and figure out his place. Financial setbacks force Doyle to find creative "rent-controlled living" and begin a dual life living out of Penn Station while going to school. Doyle begins to find a weird balance and begin to build a home, but the pressure of maintaining his worlds begins to crack the facade and he's forced to confront his past family demons and reconcile the person he wants to be with the person he is.
Directed by David Spaltro Starring Robert W. Evans, Molly Ryman, Marcel Torres
In Danger of Being Discovered New Hampshire, USA
A Documentary about the thriving underground music scene in 1990s Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Includes interviews with members of Groovechild, Thanks to Gravity, Dropkick Murphys, Fly Spinach Fly, Choosy Moms, Jupiter 2, Harpoon, Heavens to Murgatroid, Say Zuzu and more.
Directed by Marc Dole
The Hanover House Maine, USA
On his way home from his father's funeral, Robert hits a girl in the road and seeks help in a nearby farmhouse. He has no idea that he will be forced to overcome his demons to save his wife and himself.
Directed by Corey Norman Starring Brian Chamberlain, Casey Turner, Anne Bobby, Daniel Noel
Hollows End United Kingdom
A group of friends are mercilessly hunted and killed after a night out.
Directed by Kev Hart
TEN Massachusetts, USA
TEN is a post-exploitation exploration of identity starring ten women. Ten women find themselves in a vacant mansion on Spektor Island in December, 1972. Each believes she's traveled to the house on business, but they all agree that something seems strange. For one thing, the entire house is full of pictures and statues of pigs.
Directed by Michael J. Epstein & Sophia Cacciola Starring Jade Sylvan, Molly Carlisle, Molly Devon, Karin Webb, Kerri Lynch, Leah Principe, Rachel Leah Blumenthal, Susannah Plaster, Porcelain Dalya, Sophia Cacciola, Katherine Anne True, Phil Opitz, David Joseph Clarke
How to Kill a Zombie Maine, USA
Mack Stone is trying to raise his son Jesse to be a survivalist and a real man. Jesse just wants to do his own thing in his own way. Can they somehow learn to see eye to eye during a zombie holocaust, find some suitable mates, and save humanity?
Directed by Tiffany McLean Starring Bill Steven McLean, Ben McLean, Hannah Elaine Perry, Sheri Collins, Donald Libby