Two high school debaters in the 1980s ride home together on a school bus after a tournament. They can talk about anything from nuclear weapons to farm subsidies — but can they talk about how badly he wants to touch her?
Constant change is a natural part of Earth’s life, and its interconnected systems can easily adapt to slow change. But the natural balance gets disrupted when changes happen rapidly. Our growth and prosperity are changing Planet Earth, and some of those changes may be forever.
Some Girls is a feature documentary following a group of troubled Latina teens from a Bronx-based suicide prevention program who are transformed by an exploration of their roots via the use of ancestral DNA testing, followed by a trip to the seat of the Americas. On that journey to modern-day Dominican Republic, the white supremacist narratives about American history they've been taught are challenged, leaving them free to reconstruct their own respective identities. What does it really mean to be American? And, more importantly, what does that look like?
When Dylan and his girlfriend Desirée willfully miss his mother's poetry reading, Diane reads a soon-to-be self-published poem called 'Gypsy Bitch' scorning Desirée, leading to a paranormal 'girlfriend-meets-mom' scenario.
After twenty-two years, Avi receives a call she never expected. Independent, well-loved by her friends, and making her way through a man's world, Avi must now face the choice - rekindle the relationship with her father or close the door and move on forever.
Our story Edward&His Chocolate is about a college freshman in New York City battling with his chocolate addiction, while coping with his past failed relationship. Edward is an ordinary young man in a big city. One day on his way to catering shift, he ran into a strange girl who shoves chocolate cubes into his mouth on public transportation. Since then Edward is tormented by the temptation of chocolate surrounding him. During the catering shift, Edward re-encounters Elaine who's the eulogist at the memorial service. Edward has to either surrender to the chocolate fountain standing right next to him, or breaks free from all of the restraints that he set up for himself.
Trailblazer is an inspirational visually stunning Short Film directed by Linus Herbig-Matten. All of our decisions today are influenced by fear. We grow up with an anxiety of making mistakes about our future. Fin would rather safely study business than explore what he really wants to do in life. But his life changes when he meets the renegade Elle. A young woman striving to explore life in a new exciting way. When she decides to run away into nature Fin has to make the biggest decision of his life. To be reunited with her, he needs to start an incredible journey into a new life. This film draws from influences somewhere between "Into the Wild" and "The Tree of Life." As a director, it is very interesting to explore the fears of people and the tensions this can create on screen. Every person has their own motivations to pursue their future, but for the ones who are too scared to make decisions, sometimes it takes a push from other people. Without the persistence of Elle, Fin would have never been able to leave everything behind. Fin is an ordinary young man who dared to leave his comfort zone to discover his true purpose in life. The films essential question is: How did we all become so scared of life?