2016

Animation
Germany
Runtime:
4 minutes
Director:
Daniel Ahrens

For the past two years my dad has been suffering from a rare kind of blood cancer. After witnessing how horrible cancer is for patients as well as everyone around them, I wanted to visualize, through film, this awful disease that has plagued so many individuals and families.

Narrative Short
France
Runtime:
30 minutes
Director:
Wilhelm Kuhn

Sam Porter usually follows his older brother Ned. They ride together and rob banks. One night mysterious bounty hunters capture Sam. They offer to keep him alive, but only if he turns his brother in. Treading through the vast landscapes of the American Frontier, he discovers that the price of redemption goes far beyond that of betrayal.

Documentary Short
United States
Runtime:
47 minutes
Director:
William Taggart

Staged against the backdrop of one of North Americas wildest and most remote areas, is the story and history of Box Canyon of Clarks Fork of Yellowstone river, and the desperate battle to protect it. Adventurous kayakers began exploring the depths of the canyon just as a massive dam development project began to unfold, threatening the very existence of this pristine national treasure.

Documentary Short
United States
Runtime:
54 minutes
Director:
Remington Smith

RUBBERTOWN is Louisville, Kentucky's heavy chemical manufacturing neighborhood, which features synthetic rubber plants, a toxic landfill site and a coal burning power plant. It's also next to residential housing. With residents suffering higher cancer rates and regular leaks or spills, resident and advocate Monika Burkhead aims to move her entire home to another county to escape Rubbertown. This documentary reveals what is hiding behind lush Louisville summers are higher cancer rates and insidious environmental hazards.

Narrative Feature
United States
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
34 minutes
Director:
Ryan Hartley

LAZY is an honest look at dealing with adolescence, tragedy and the transition from youth to adulthood while growing up in a small town. Filmed on the edges of Kentucky and Tennessee, a recent high school graduate must revisit a journey from his past after the suicide of his best friend.

Documentary Short
United States
Runtime:
49 minutes
Director:
Matt Crossett

Horse. Cowboy. Skier. Rope. ICE COWBOYS is a documentary about the sport of skijoring as demonstrated throughout the Rocky Mountains. This high-adrenaline, time trial sport captivates spectators with natural, raw power. ICE COWBOYS follows competitors of the open class during the 2015 season as they travel from one small mountain town to the next fighting for glory.

Narrative Feature
United States
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
11 minutes
Director:
Derrick Kisabeth, Jake Tribble

An alcoholic, drug addicted Los Angeles comedian gives up on his career and his life after years of struggling. With no options left, he moves back home with his dad in Kentucky in an attempt to salvage what little life he has left.

Narrative Feature
United States
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
33 minutes
Director:
Christine Vartoughian

Max McLean is eighteen years old and can't get out of bed. Since her boyfriend Adam killed himself over a year ago, Max has been using sex, drugs, and parties to ignore the pain until one day she wakes up in a hospital, haven taken a nearly lethal dose of sleeping pills. While being haunted by visions of Adam, Max runs away from home and ventures into the forest with a bizarre but endearing boy named Ish.

Narrative Short
United States
Runtime:
10 minutes
Director:
Amber R Langston

A milkman terrorizes unsuspecting young women in his neighborhood.

Documentary Feature
Ireland
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
15 minutes
Director:
Risteard O'Domhnaill

Narrated by Emmy Award-winning actor BRENDAN GLEESON, ATLANTIC follows the fortunes of three small fishing communities - in Ireland, Norway and Newfoundland - as they struggle to maintain their way of life in the face of mounting economic and ecological challenges. Filmed in some of the most remote and breathtaking locations in the North Atlantic, and at close quarters with some of the seas most captivating characters, ATLANTIC will bring the very personal stories in the vital resource debate to the fore, exploring how three modern day communities must learn from the past, in order to secure a brighter future.

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