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Bully
May
20
4:30 PM16:30

Bully

Bully | 58 min | Directed by Aaron Alon, USA

BULLY is a new dramatic musical about Sam Bradley, a young man who commits suicide after being repeatedly bullied in school. The story follows Sam and the lives of those around him in the days leading up to and following his suicide.

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The Devil Needs a Fix*, The Hatred*
May
19
9:00 PM21:00

The Devil Needs a Fix*, The Hatred*

The Devil Needs a Fix | 10 min | Directed by Ian Ebright, USA

An ambivalent reporter will get a big break if his interview with the Devil goes as planned. Blending the genres of dark comedy, drama, and fantasy, THE DEVIL NEEDS A FIX explores disconnectedness, longing, and the nature of fear.

The Hatred60 min | Directed by John Law, aka John Adams, USA

The Adams Family is back!, and this time with a horror piece in which an orphaned young girl conjures an executed soldier back from the dead, and together they deliver hell in the Blackfoot territory of the late 1800’s.

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Little Pink House*
May
19
7:00 PM19:00

Little Pink House*

Little Pink House | 99 min |  Directed by Courtney Moorehead Balaker, USA

Based on a true story, a small-town paramedic named Susette Kelo leaves a bad marriage, and starts over in a new town. She buys a rundown cottage with a gorgeous water view. She fixes it up and paints it pink. Then she discovers powerful politicians want to bulldoze her blue-collar neighborhood for the benefit of a multi-billion dollar corporation. ..

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Warren Etheredge  Presents Minimoto, Supermoto
May
19
5:00 PM17:00

Warren Etheredge Presents Minimoto, Supermoto

Minimoto | 5:06 min | Directed by Zach Bainter, USA

Stoney Landers brings a new sport to the United States with hopes of putting the US on the map in the world class of motorcycle racing. Beginning with his son Rocco, he puts children on motorcycles and sends them out on the track to learn about life, love, and friendly competitiveness

Supermoto | 90 min | Directed by Joe Maggio, USA

A young woman wakes up alone in a motel room. Her boyfriend has ditched her, leaving her with a few dollars, a toothbrush, racing leathers, and a supermoto motorcycle. She's just learned that she's pregnant. Thus begins the wild and strange adventure of Ruby Pink, queen badass and heroine of SUPERMOTO.

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Soggy Flakes, Shut Up Anthony*
May
18
7:00 PM19:00

Soggy Flakes, Shut Up Anthony*

Soggy Flakes | 5 min | Directed by The Affolter Bros., Canada

In a low-carb, sugar-free, gluten-intolerant world, a group of out-of-work breakfast cereal mascots form a support group to lament the golden ages of yesteryear and figure out how to swallow the bitter taste of reality.

Shut Up Anthony | 93 min | Directed by Kyle Eaton, USA  (Filmmaker in Attendance)

Anthony talks too much. A neurotic creative grinding out a living at a Portland ad firm, he loses his girlfriend, job and dignity over the course of a few days. With nothing else to do, Anthony flees to his family’s timeshare where he encounters Tim, an estranged family friend who is also an alcoholic theology professor.  

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Light Sight, The Dunning Man*, Awards Ceremony, Closing Night Party
May
21
5:45 PM17:45

Light Sight, The Dunning Man*, Awards Ceremony, Closing Night Party

Light Sight | 8 min |  Directed by Seyed M. Tabatabaei, Iran

M.E., the imprisoned character in a room is attracted to a hanging light and tries to catch it. But the room itself becomes an obstacle on his way. 

The Dunning Man | 90 min | Directed by Michael Clayton, USA (Filmmaker in Attendance)

Connor Ryan, out of a job and dumped by his girlfriend, returns to Atlantic City to try to rebuild his life with the last source of income that he has -- a few apartments in a low-rise condo complex that sits in the shadows of AC's newest and most expensive casino. Unfortunately, Connor's tenants don't want to pay him. 

Award Ceremony/Closing Night Pary

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I'm in Here, One Penny
May
21
11:15 AM11:15

I'm in Here, One Penny

I'm in Here | 12 min | Directed by Willy Berliner, USA

When a man finds a family of strangers in his house who claim to have bought the place, he agrees to let them stay until they can get to the bottom of the mix-up. They never leave.

One Penny | 90 min | Directed by Michael Devita, USA

A young boy - tragically abandoned - gets taken in and raised by a homeless man known as 'Professor.' Dylan, now a street-smart maverick yearns for a better future, but a dark secret could shatter his world forever.

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Heart, Baby*
May
20
7:00 PM19:00

Heart, Baby*

Narrative | 118 min | Directed by Angela Shelton, USA (Filmmaker in Attendance)

Heart, Baby is the true story of Doc and George, best friends from reform school to life in prison. George becomes an unbeatable prison boxer, with songwriter Doc as his cornerman. George turns down an opportunity for freedom, fighting in the 1984 Olympics, to protect the one thing he cannot live without. 

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