Using a wealth of rarely-seen archival footage, correspondence, and new and illuminating interviews, Julia Newman makes the case that Albert Einstein’s example of social and political activism is as important today as are his brilliant, groundbreaking theories.
The Night is a psychological thriller that follows an Iranian couple, Babak and Neda, and their one-year-old daughter, Shabnam. Returning home from a friend’s gathering, Babak drives drunkenly, too stubborn to let Neda drive with a suspended license. When Babak’s driving threatens the safety of the family, Neda insists they stay the night at a hotel. Once they check-in, Babak and Neda find themselves imprisoned, forced to face the secrets they’ve kept from each other. And though the clock moves forward, “the night” never ends.
An African American male is imprisoned and placed in solitary confinement after being found guilty of murdering his wife, as he’s haunted by internal demons and his dead wife, and pushed to the breaking point by an abusive female guard.
On the eve of her 16th birthday, Allison Riley (Sophie Bolen) disappears. When the police refuse their requests, her parents, Joanna (Kristy Swanson) and Case (Mark Boyd), reluctantly hire John Belton (Dean Cain), a private investigator with a reputation for questionable procedures and a dark past. Quickly, Belton realizes that Allison was coerced by a young handsome boy she met on social media and had been trafficked, and they are on a race against time to get her back.
One morning, when Riley (Chantel Little) should be at classes, her mother Angie (Maissa Houri) hears a cellphone ringing from her bedroom, soon to discover Riley left her phone behind. She answers what is Riley’s best friend Mackenzie’s (Willow Mcgregor) third attempt to reach someone. After Angie asks if Riley is with her, she realizes Mackenzie was about to ask the same thing. Shortly after, Angie checks the main closet and finds Riley’s shoes are still there. Did she leave in the middle of the night or vanish into thin air? Riley’s circles paint a picture of the events surrounding her disappearance while exploring leads in what becomes a harrowing mystery of twists, turns, and answers that poses the question: Was it better to not know what really happened after finding out the truth?
On the run for murder, Avery Quinn bursts into Alpha Omega Pi house looking for help. Desperate to prove her innocence and her sanity, she holds a handful of people hostage and forces them into the reality of her ongoing nightmare. As a last resort, she summons the legendary Sandman and from that point on, all of the unfortunate souls inside have two choices: Face their worst nightmares…or…face the Sandman
This film follows a retired Border Patrol agent (Dante) as he discovers the possible existence of Bigfoot and the shroud of darkness that surrounds it. Unsure what he should do, Dante is resigned to do what he must to protect his family. He soon discovers further complexities in this hidden in plain sight world.
Felix, a young advertiser, is down on his luck. Ridiculed by his boss and suffering from unrequited love he knows that something has to change, when the chance of a lifetime appears completely out of the blue. He acquires “The Midas Touch” – the ability to conquer every woman with a mere touch. Enjoying life to the fullest for a brief period of time, Felix quickly notices that evil forces are after his new “talent” and “The Midas Touch” soon gets completely out of hand.
A “Dark Web” thumb drive reveals footage of three American filmmakers in rural Quebec researching a historic child murder case. After witnessing several disturbing paranormal occurrences, they attempt to communicate with the spirit of the child.
Loaded with a hilarious cast of comedians and internet personalities, The Bid follows Maurquis Boone and Richard “Philly Filthy Rich” Harris serving time for a crime they didn’t commit. Locked up, Boone & Rich encounter a variety of hardened, yet hilarious characters as they fight to prove their innocence and make it out the penitentiary in one piece.
A wallflower finds himself the last man in the world after an unknown apocalypse. He sticks to the routines that keep him sane, but in a moment of nostalgia and heartache for lost love, he triggers a chain-reaction that sends him spiralling toward a deadly revelation.
Successful Hollywood agent Bryce Dixon is returning to Alabama for the first time in 15 years for his high school reunion. When he learns he’s the only one of his friends who isn’t married with children, he convinces his client, starlet Madison Belle, to pretend to be his girlfriend. But he soon learns that success has different meanings, and romance may be closer than he thinks.
Struggling to provide her daughters with a safe, happy home, Sandra decides to build one – from scratch. Using all her ingenuity to make her ambitious dream a reality, Sandra draws together a community to lend a helping hand to build her house and ultimately recover her own sense of self.
A shallow and slightly clueless social media influencer takes his girlfriend out to the wilderness with the intention of live-streaming “the most epic proposal ever!” But things take an unexpected turn after she slips off the edge of a cliff in order to get that perfect shot. It takes being separated in the wild and overcoming nature’s obstacles for them both to realize they just might not meant for each other…while finding love in new, unexpected places-like an old flame turned Search and Rescue volunteer, and a capable female park ranger.
An anachronistic public access TV channel plays host to a self-help guru with one goal- to scare viewers out of whatever addiction may be plaguing them. Using his trademarked “Eight Step Action Plan”, he covers topics ranging from sex to gluttony, each of them glitching into a terrifying tale of addiction gone wrong. Eight international directors take on these stories, presenting horrifying shorts focused on the darkest and most surreal side of addiction.
Salvatore Sebergandio presents aged mafia Hit-Man, (Robert Woods), who is sent to Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley to hang low after a major job, but while in L.A., the Hit Man gets involved with a Witch (Shannah Laumeister Stern) and two Mafia brothers, (Marco and Marcello Cacioppo) who live in a world that blurs reality with fantasy; all for power and wealth; as members of a Hollywood cult are eliminated.
A Stranger (30s) hikes out of town and into the forest. He sets up camp for the night. He hears a deep howling, peeks his head out the tent and gets attacked — leaving him unconscious. An anonymous Man (25) drags his body to a house, which is nestled in a place that time has somehow forgotten. The injured Stranger awakens in a bed as a Woman (35) nurses him back to health. This Man and Woman play a game with this Stranger, a game that pushes him to the brink of madness.
All the people surrounding her refuse to express their feelings and emotional boundaries. The resulting everyday life is characterized by ruthlessness: Even friends reduce each other to their appearance and shamelessly take advantage of each other. Minori runs against this by attacking ignorance whenever she encounters it, whatever the consequences might be.
When Sadie’s (Malone Thomas) boyfriend cancels their holiday plans, she decides to spend Christmas with her parents back in her hometown, only to find out they’ve sold the family’s beloved chocolate store to a stranger who knows nothing about chocolate. Begrudgingly, her father convinces her that she’d be the obvious choice to help teach the new owner everything she knows about chocolate. In the middle of planning the perfect retirement party for her parents, she discovers that not everything has to be perfect. And sometimes, when you least expect it, you find love.
“A riveting, emotionally charged rock doc like none before it. This decade long journal follows the band and phoenix-like implosion and spiritual immersion of their front-man, who was born with a genius like gift to create hit music.”
Soul-touching and moving, TWO WAYS HOME compassionately follows Kathy (Tanna Frederick), a woman newly diagnosed with bipolar disorder who is released from prison on good behavior and returns to her country home in Iowa to reconnect with her estranged 12-year-old daughter (Rylie Behr) and her cantankerous elderly grandfather (Tom Bower). Her return home is turbulent and a rough, unwelcome transition in which Kathy must come to terms with her diagnosis and its implications on her identity, while also realizing that her family was happier when she was gone. Conflict with her family intensifies as she struggles to keep her head above water, putting her self-worth and well-being to the ultimate test.