Outerborough explores the narrative power of reframing images from vintage films. Redeploying footage from Across Brooklyn Bridge (1899), Morrison commemorates the iconic 19th-century structure through 21st-century artistic reconsideration.
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Fearless leader and senseless con, Bounce and his crossword puzzle obsessed, ex-boxer brother, Sugar, convince their former partner in crime to help them bury a mysterious package in the desert. If they follow the ransom-style instruction note, there's a $75,000 dollar payday waiting for them. The contents of the package remain a mystery until they reach the burial location where they decide to take a peek. What they find inside changes everything. | Read MoreDrama, Action, Thriller
A man wakes up at the bottom of a well with no memories, in company of an old man who claims that they are in a dungeon during the Middle Ages and that they are both sentenced to starve to death. | Read MoreDrama
Three Mexican immigrants who risk their lives every day rappelling down some of the tallest skyscrapers in Chicago reveal their thoughts about work, mortality, and the people they observe inside the high-rises they clean in Paraíso.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Help Wanted program. | Read MoreDocumentary
A young runaway is kicked out of her group home after a vicious altercation. As she travels up to Harlem, where her father is a low-level drug dealer, she is assaulted by a mysterious creature and left for dead. | Read MoreHorror and Relationships
A black comedy about a man whose plan to end his life in a blaze of glory goes strangely awry. Sergio has dreamed all his life about having a tragic death and sharing it with someone he loved. But he was never very lucky with women. And just before the great moment, Sergio is interrupted by a phone call that takes him away from his goal. Born in Mexico City. | Read MoreDrama
Ballet shoes are worn by delicate girls, but they're crafted by burly men whose hands tell another story in The Perfect Fit.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Long Story Short program. | Read MoreDocumentary
Inspired by the passing of his 7-year-old brother when he was 9, filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt explores the multiple-stages of the grieving process. This poetic documentary delves into the human coping mechanisms of denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance that one undergoes whether they are recovering from death or divorce. Featuring interviews with experts from cemetery owners to authors on books on life after death. | Read More
A mix of interviews and archival documentary footage, The Photo of Luzmila explores the process of recollecting memory using photography. The camera serves as both catalyst and artistic tool of symbolic reparation for those in the center of Peru's two decades of violence. With the help of a photograph of their mother, the filmmakers therapeutically recall and reconcile their pasts.
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