"This is one of the few festivals that actually likes filmmakers, unlike most that just screen your film and kick you out right after. I highly recommend this festival...had a lot of fun last year, great venue and organizers with a great host."
- Vlad Nikitin, Director, 'Grand Chinatown Robbery'
Music Video by the Eric Ekstrand Ensemble.
Dir. Eric Ekstrand
A convenience store clerk has a hero's double life.
Dir. Kevin Murray
Cats and growing up in a Beverly Hills Show Biz family.
Dir. Fredrica Duke
During a therapy session, a young man relives the moment he witnessed a family get murdered.
Directed by Brandon Doo
Based on a true story of a young boy battling bullying, disability and loneliness
Dir. Abel Goldfarb
The suicide of his partner drives a detective to learn a life lesson from his police therapist.
Dir. Steve Daron
Emily suffers in a toxic relationship but things begin to change when a mysterious woman suddenly appears in her life.
Dir. Danica Dodds
Two wedding cake toppers come to life in a bakery, and escape to find their own happily ever after.
Dir. Avery Herzog
Two spies chasing each other wind up in a theater audition.
Dir. Ben Cunis
An American motivational speaker questions the very nature of his existence at a hotel in Latvia.
Dir. Monika Ivonne
A confrontation over morality leads to a crisis of faith for a church volunteer.
Dir. Ryan Turri
Four Howard graduates open a coffee shop in Washington D.C. and discover it's not so easy being black entrepreneurs in a diverse community.
Dir. Jason Perez
A young writer's life is mysteriously impacted by a bullied high school girl.
Dir. Jenna Kanell
The ending is only the beginning as lovers reunite when one of them gets a new lease on life and love.
Dir. John Eddins
A bratty ten-year-old girl learns a SCARY lesson about opening her gifts before Christmas morning.
Dir. Dawn Fields
In the overpopulated future, a woman tries to prevent population control agents from taking her babies away
Dir. Yuval Shrem
A 40-something actress finds it difficult to always act "Age Appropriate."
Dir Stuart Rogers
By the grace of Dieu, Sven and Chantal decide to spend one last night with their dad - before his funeral.
Dir. Kevin Van Doorslaer
A man is abducted and tortured for being a secret agent - or is he really an insurance agent?
Dir. Frank Crim
A would-be standup inherits her uncle's comedy club.
Dir. Zoe Mocanin
An angel arrives in Brooklyn looking to bridge the gap between police and minorities.
Dir. Marcellus Cox
When her mother dies, Julie discovers the man she thought was her father is not her real father. But are blood ties that important?
Dir. Gilbert Cecilia
A bank robber grabs a hostage and brings her to his cabin where he discovers she's more than he bargained for.
Dir. Venita Ozols-Graham
A high school girl's guide on how to get a boyfriend.
Dir. Leo Chor
Two strangers help an abused woman and in turn, learn something about themselves.
Dir. Donald Lacy
Chase discovers the violent history of the house his family just moved into.
Dir. Tyler Reeves
The American dream has eluded a middle-aged man as he tries to find refuge in alcohol.
Dir. Brionne Davis
In a small Irish town where secrets are rare, a local man goes to church to confess his.
Dir. Paul Horan
A young girl coerced into sex-trafficking yearns to escape the emotional cage of her pimp.
Dir. Daniel Sima
A teenager tries to cope with the loss of his parents who were deported back to their native country.
Dir. Matthew Baquero
The campaign of a candidate who hopes to be the first 100% black president.
Dir. Joel Kipnis & Leon Robinson