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Insert funny description here. Comedians/Filmmakers, Filmmakers/Comedians... Moderator: Anna Lee Lawson Panelists: Kristian Mercado, Andre Hyland, Rasheed Stephens, Steve Way, Joey Dardano Panel too...

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'24 COMEDIANS AND INDIE FILM PANEL

Live Interactive Brainstorm for a Revolution or Overthrow Moderator: Paul Rachman Panelist: Ted Hope Panel took place on Wednesday, Jan. 24th at 4pm MST - The Lumix Studio @ The Yarrow Hotel

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'24 REIMAGINING THE FILM FESTIVAL: A HOPE FOR FILM PANEL

GOALS: DEIA ASAP - Redefining Narratives in Entertainment Now Moderator: Taylor Miller Panelists: Juliet Romeo, Ravit Markus, Olivia Kuan, Lauren Appelbaum, Cassidy Dimon, Barbara Twist Panel took p...

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'24 UNSTOPPABLE PANEL

In a dystopian present, an immaterial catastrophe spreads at the speed of data, traveling in waves. Social isolation. A contagious phenomenon makes people disappear. Empty city, virtual communication ...

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11010

Director(s): Gabriela Monnerat, Rodrigo Amim

Concerning three groups of children from disparate upbringings, A Black Hole is a Black Hole in the Ground intimately depicts the strange, ephemeral realities that arise on evenings of play, when dime...

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A Black Hole is a Black Hole in the Ground

Director(s): Sophia Feuer, Tyler Macri

As two former classmates dig into their deceased professor’s set of cassette tapes (which possibly contain recordings of strange signals from beyond the stars) they begin to feel their memories, the...

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A Black Rift Begins to Yawn

Director(s): Matthew Wade

Strange experiences and realizations lead a grieving artist to reconsider his identity and beliefs in this meditation on loss, family and mental illness.

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A Family That Steals Dogs

Director(s): John C Kelley

Max, a young vagabond, journeys through a small North Carolina river town pasting up fliers of their recently deceased grandmother, longing to keep her memory alive. Howie, on the run from a past too ...

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A Great Lamp

Director(s): Saad Qureshi

A$$ Level is a comedic music video that celebrates life with a disability while paying homage to 90s dance videos.

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A$$ Level

Director(s): Alison Becker

May 2017. The city of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, is the theatre of the mythic Crawfish Festival. It’s just another day in America.

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Acadiana

Director(s): Guillaume Fournier, Samuel Matteau,Yannick Nolin

Set during the decline and fall of the consumerist empire, a filthy garbage-picker is retained as a personal slave by a wealthy ultra-consumer still worshipping at the temple of a life he once knew.

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Ape Sodom

Director(s): Maxwell McCabe-Lokos

"Shaquita Lopez, a single mother and an aspiring actress, is ready to nail her audition. Things fall apart, however, when her ex-boyfriend bails on watching their 3-year-old son Nezih. Cornered and un...

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Audition

Director(s): Richard Van

Autoscopy follows a young man who escapes to the Swedish wilderness for a period of creativity and introspection. The tranquility and isolation he finds there morphs into something more sinister when ...

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Autoscopy

Director(s): Claes Nordwall

During the 1990’s in ex-Yugoslavia a war rages. A husband and wife try to escape their besieged town but there’s an improvised barricade blocking the road. In attempt to get past it, they make up ...

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Autumn Waltz

Director(s): Ognjen Petković

While sitting on the toilet one November morning, Ben Boyer receives a Jungian lesson on archetypal marketing.

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Ben Boyer and the Phenomenology of Automobile Branding

Director(s): Rian Johnson

After moving across the country, a young girl gets more than a best friend when her parents let her adopt a dog.

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Best Friend

Director(s): Cory Reeder

Betty loves animals, she loves them so much that everyday she puts 30 bowls of food outside of her home to feed them. She feeds skunks, raccoons, cats, foxes and the occasional opossum. This is her st...

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Betty Feeds the Animals

Director(s): James Gannon

Utilizing archival footage and stop-motion animation, Black Dog is set during the US and USSR space race of the 1960's amidst a time of heated social and political tension. Two brothers must deal with...

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Black Dog

Director(s): Joshua Tuthill

In tomorrow's Tokyo, the technologically-enhanced body of a young mercenary hacker is overrun by a sentient data weapon. Wanted, the parasitic A.I becomes her only ally as she is chased across the cit...

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Breaker

Director(s): Philippe McKie

A cook serves exotic dishes to his impatient, hungry guests. Suddenly the arrival of a mysterious Asian woman re-ignites their insatiable appetite.

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Carnal Orient

Director(s): Mila Zuo

On a rainy night in Calcutta a group of desperate addicts chase brown sugar, but the permanent intoxication they seek proves elusive. Cat Sticks weaves their stories into a chiaroscuro, traverses with...

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Cat Sticks

Director(s): Ronny Sen

An experimental narrative about the creation of online content and the reaction to it.

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Chicken Wraps and Condoms

Director(s): Jacob Gregor

When Calvin announces that he's proposing to Leesa...and then they're moving to the suburbs, Rebecca enlists Dennis's help to sabotage the proposal and keep their friends around for good.

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Committed

Director(s): Rachel Handler, Crystal Arnette

When a woman who struggles with OCD decides to end her life, she realizes she can't let go until everything - and we mean everything - is just right.

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Control

Director(s): Kimmy Gatewood

Get ready to go outside your comfort zone, as this panel attempts to tackle some of the toughest questions facing documentary filmmakers who want to push the limits of what is culturally acceptable. I...

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Controversy and Access Taking Documentaries to the Edge

Hell goes animated as apocalyptic graphic novel artwork and eerie Victorian toy theater converge in this subversively satiric update of a literary classic. Reinterpreted with the use of intricately ha...

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Dante's Inferno

Director(s): Sean Meredith

Exploiting 💉 the female “grotesque” 👄 I examine the superficial 🌈 construct of reality 🍩 and play with the voluptuous 🔥 danger lurking beneath the sticky 💋 sweet surface 🍰.

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Desert Air

Director(s): ANDiLAND

Desolation Center is the previously untold story of a series of early 80s guerrilla music and art performance happenings in Southern California that are recognized to have inspired Burning Man, Lollap...

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Desolation Center

Director(s): Stuart Swezey

First presented in 2022. One out of seven people have some kind of disability, making them part of the world’s largest minority. Despite this, disabled people make up less than 1% of characters on ...

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Disability Will Be Televised

A downtrodden house dog escapes into the woods at night to follow the psychedelic temptations of the natural world.

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Dog In The Woods

Director(s): Christian Chapman

Portrait of a small dairy town in the tropics.

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Don't Buy Milk

Director(s): Julian Gallese

Five VFX artists set out to test the theory that a fine-art technique relying on chance could be applied to a motion piece. With no script or storyboards, the artists collaborated on the shoot day, e...

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Double Blind No. 1

Director(s): Ian B. Anderson, Zenon Kohler, Ricky Marks, Jasper St Aubyn West, & Raoul Teague

(2016 Grand Jury Prize for Narrative Feature) A young woman washes ashore and is taken in by a stranger. As she convalesces in his remote cabin, the relationship with her would-be savior tears down a...

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Driftwood

Director(s): Paul Taylor

Adapted from the surrealist drawing game “exquisite corpse,” this short of shorts created by 19 filmmakers is stitched together in a stream of consciousness with unique words bridging each of the ...

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Exquisite Shorts, Volume 1.

Director(s): Ben Fee,Courtney Andujar,Hillary Andoujar,Matt Boman and Tosca Rivola,Doug Klinger and Machete Bang Bang,Niles Howard and Kayli Stollak,Theresa Desautels,Mary Florence Brown and Kevin Kearney,Travis Stevens,Sarah Lind,Ariel Fish,Bossi Baker,Winnie Cheung,Elsbeth Mumm and Andrew Mumm,Ben Kutsko ,Emily Andujar and Manuel Taylor-Alcocer,June Zandona,Hunter Adams,Jessica Calleiro

After an accident, a man is forced to live with limitations. His everyday life is characterized by isolation and strenuous rehabilitation. A reflection on falling and getting up.

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Fallen (To Fall)

Director(s): Ivan Morales Jr.

Ferroequinology, literally meaning the study of iron horses, is a film about railroad photography. Two artists enthralled by the uncanny lure of locomotion set out on journeys across America. Andrew C...

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Ferroequinology

Director(s): Alex Nevill

Many Festivals around the world offer chances to establish your presence, find representation, sell your film and set-up your next project. Amidst the competitive madness and excitement of getting in,...

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Festival Strategy for Shorts and Features

A trailer of an experiment searches for meaning in a moldy montage. The detritus of the movie industry swims in organic material. Emulsion and its cracks, its crumbles, and its fades. Is it ready for ...

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For All Audiences

Director(s): Josh Weissbach

First presented in 2023. Get Reel: Accessibility in Filmmaking is a no-holds-barred discussion of disability and (in)accessibility in the film industry. Moderated by Asha Chai-Chang and featuring Jul...

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Get Reel: Accessibility in Filmmaking

In 1971, graduate student Gloria Orenstein receives a call from Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington that sparks a lifelong journey into art, ecofeminism and shamanism. The short film, Gloria’s Call...

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Gloria's Call

Director(s): Cheri Gaulke