When the host of a failing children’s science show tries to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming an astronaut by building a rocket ship in his garage, a series of bizarre events occur that cause him to question his own reality.
Based on the true story of the events that led to the death of Kenneth Chamberlain Sr., an elderly African American veteran with bipolar disorder, who was killed during a conflict with police officers who were dispatched to check on him.
About MY HOUSE: One woman’s lifelong journey told through the prism of her childhood home.
About CHARACTER: Actor Mark Metcalf made his reputation in Hollywood playing aggrieved authority figures. Now in his 70s, he takes a look back on his career in this meditation on power, privilege, and the perils of being a “type.”
About WHAT TRAVELERS ARE SAYING ABOUT JORNADA DEL MUERTO: Visitors and residents of New Mexico’s Tularosa Basin, site of the first detonation of an atomic bomb, contribute to the production of public memory as they offer reckonings and advice about making “the journey of the dead.”
About IT’S GETTING BAD AGAIN: An unnamed young woman comically navigates her declining mental health in the wake of an oncoming depressive episode.
About BLACK BEAUTY: Elle Moxley makes her directorial debut with the documentary short Black Beauty. The film traces her story as a Black transgender teenager in Ohio exploring her story and vision for a collective future – one that now seems possible in this rapidly changing world.
About ONE LAST TIME: Adapting to a voiceless world, two spouses remember the last words on the anniversary of their final conversation. Filmed in Columbus, OH.
About THE RITUAL TO BEAUTY: The Ritual to Beauty is a mixed media piece integrating the stylization of documentary and spoken word. Inspired by Shenny’s one-woman show “What Happens to Brown Girls Who Never Learn How to Love Themselves Brown?,” this piece invites you to witness the meaning of beauty through three generations of Dominican women.
Second-grader Sylvie navigates the absurdities and emotional turbulence of her eccentric multigenerational Jewish matriarchy, a dad who lives far away, and life gone virtual, seen through the lens of her filmmaker, single mom.