2015

Experimental
United States
Runtime:
3 minutes
Director:
Kristin Reeves

The body holds secrets confessed in examination rooms through expert techniques. Truth-telling clinical media has the authority to objectively answer what is found within physical bodies and processes. The White Coat Phenomenon uses found material from a distressed VHS training series on how to give examinations and the first ten questions of The Sexual I.Q. Test (LP 1973) to shed light on our understanding of sexuality and clinical subjectivity.

Narrative Short
United States
Runtime:
14 minutes
Director:
Stephanie Jane Markham

A cancer scare compels a frustrated musician, whose life is in a rut, to turn off her phone and take a spontaneous road trip. Features original music by Bobby Long.

Narrative Short
United States
Runtime:
19 minutes
Director:
Jamey Hastings

Four individuals from various walks of life, desperate for cash, become entwined in the enigmatic plans of a cunning recluse.

Documentary Short
United States
Runtime:
9 minutes
Director:
Elle Schneider

A short documentary about webcam performance artist Joey Kim, who communicates with her audience through an adult chat site.

Experimental
United States
Runtime:
5 minutes
Director:
Kristin Reeves

A fever-dream processes childhood memories of medical exploitation. Back and forth flash the clinical gaze, which holds tight to the profitable conjuring that vulnerable bodies make possible. Patients unravel into material to support a billion-dollarpharmaceutical industry driven by commercial interests and the fear of our fragile physiology.

Animation
United States
Runtime:
4 minutes
Director:
Ellen Raines

A lonely cactus in the middle of the southwest wants nothing more than a simple hug.

Narrative Feature
France
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
20 minutes
Director:
Nael Marandin

Aiyu Lin is an illegal Chinese prostitute in the streets of Belleville in Paris.She lives with Cherry, her teenage daughter in the apartment of Kieffer, a septuagenarian bedridden in her care in exchange for accommodation.She carefully hides her business from her daughter.

Their life changes when one night, a stranger suddenly enters the home.Injured Daniel is pursued by men to whom he owes money.It forces Lin Aiyu to stash the money without the knowledge of the old owner. Sometimes abductor, now prisoner, Daniel started as a threat, but Aiyu Lin now sees an opportunity to seize.Lin Aiyu offers him a proposal. A struggle starts between them in which power and desire mingle.

Narrative Feature
United States
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
19 minutes
Director:
Brian Schmidt

The story of Jojo and his annoying little sister Avila is an adventure story filled with ravenous wolves, raging rivers, and a crafty old hobo. Its a story where little Jojo is thrown into the woods and is forced save his little sister, but at the same time he also learns to get along with her. It starts when their mother decides to take her two children to go visit Grandma in the woods.During the trip to Grandma's, Jojo starts to realize that he is no longer the sole center of love and affection in the family and that he grudgingly might have to share some space with his baby sister Avila.

Narrative Short
United States
Runtime:
11 minutes
Director:
Paolo Monico

When a hardened widow receives an unexpected visit, she is given the chance to shed light on her husband's death.

Documentary Feature
Australia
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
43 minutes
Director:
Jeff Bird

Written in the blood of mineworkers and their families, Blood on the Coal tells the story of Australias Queensland coalfields one of the worlds richest energy resources and for 150 years a bitter industrial battleground.

The film opens with a journey to Mt. Mulligan, a remote and now abandoned mining community in outback Queensland. In 1921 Mt. Mulligan was the siteof Queenslands worst mining disaster, when 75 men were killed in a coal mine explosion. A retired coal miner and his two daughters make the long journey in search of their familys past and to pay their respects to their lost loved ones. Wiping out two thirds of the towns male population, Mt. Mulligan sent a shock wave throughout Australias mining industry and began the long and bitterly fought path to improved safety and working conditions. But it would be decades before improvements began to filter through to the coal face.

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