Kinofilm: American Independents
- Wed 22 Nov 2017
- 4:00 pm
Love and its legacies, drugs and the mind, emotional damage, the corruptions of Hollywood, and the slipperiness of Identity are all on the menu in this decidedly Independent Cinematic view of America.
(Wri / Dir: Russell Simpson, Prod: Nina Jamil, Nico Emiliani, Cast: Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Sharon Lawrence, USA, 2016, 14 min)
A woman returns to her marital home after 20 years in prison.
ALL WE LEFT BEHIND WORLD PREMIERE
(Wri / Dir: Julian Pham, Prod: Marica Petrey, Cast: Allan Lazo, Laura Warner, USA, 2016, 9 min 6 sec)
A year after losing his wife, a man hits the road for the unknown. Along the way, he encounters visions of her.
(Wri / Dir / Prod: Conor Chandler Simpson, Prod: Anthony Rullo, USA, 2016, 12 min 50 sec)
After an eye-opening psychedelic experience with ayahuasca, Lucas finally faces his lifelong fear of telling Samantha, his childhood friend, that he’s in love with her…
WHITE FACE EUROPEAN PREMIERE
(Wri / Dir / Star: Mtume Gant, Prod: Alano Miller, DeWanda Wise, Malcolm Goodwin, Dorrian Missick, Cast: Kara Young, Frank Deal, USA, 2017, 21 min 16 sec)
Feeling trapped by his race, African-American actor Charles Rogers believes he has found the solution to his problems…
(Wri / Dir: Marcus C. W. Chan, Wri: Sam Icklow, Prod: Lucretia Stinnette, Exec Prod: James Franco, Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Adam Budron, Alessandro Delpiano, USA, 2017, 12 min 38 sec)
William Stack is best known as the child actor who regularly appeared on CNC’s “Dance with the Devil”, where he played a young boy molested by his baseball coach. Whatever happened to him – and why?
KIM AND I
(Dir / Prod: Robert Logevall, Wri: Sean Hill, Prod: Matt Zion-Bastille, Cast: Alexa Mansour, Hayden Ezzy, USA, 2017, 6 min 30 sec)
Breaking up is hard to do… especially when you both live in the same car…
TAKE THE REINS REGIONAL PREMIERE
(Wri / Dir / Prod / Star: Emma Barrett, Cast: Barbara Williams, David Marciano, USA, 2016, 17 min 12 sec)
When Sierra re-enters the world of the “mentally stable” and falls in love with her best friend, she thinks she’s finally found acceptance. But self-determination comes at a price…