Eight American films selected for their innovative and original work in low- and no-budget filmmaking. Each is a world premiere.
Sound Of My Voice and The Lie
(Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Evan Glodell; Writer: Evan Glodell; Stars: Evan Glodell, Jessie Wiseman, Tyler Dawson, Rebekah Brandes, Vincent Grashaw, Zack Kraus, Keghan Hurst, Chris Snyder, Jon Huck, Alexandra Boylan, Ceaser Flores, Jen Friel, Britta Jacobellis, Jet Kauffman, Brian Thomas Evans), Official Site
A ballad for every person who has ever loved and lost – with enough violence, weapons, action and sex to tell a love story with apocalyptic stakes.
(Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Joshua Leonard; Writer: Jeff Feuerzeig, Joshua Leonard, Mark Webber, Jess Weixler, based on the short story by T Coraghessan Boyle; Stars: Alia Shawkat, Mark Webber, Kelli Garner, Jane Adams, Jess Weixler, James Ransone, Joshua Leonard, Gerry Bednob, Kirk Baltz, Allison Anders, Matthew Newton, Holly Woodlawn, Tipper Newton, Germaine Mozel Sims, Kandice Melonakos), Official Site
A man overwhelmed and disappointed with life tells a lie to avoid going to work… what could possibly go wrong?
(Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Zack Godshall; Writer: Ross Brupbacher, Zack Godshall; Stars: Paul Batiste, Bria Hobgood, Kayla Lemaire, Gwendolyn Spradling, Renee King, Justin Bickham, Rebekah L. Smith, Rosco Hall, Eric Schexnayder, Katryn Schmidt), Official Site
When he's not pursuing women, Byron is smoking weed and loafing around. But he's grown restless in his middle-age and feels the need to escape – he just doesn't know where to go.
The Off Hours
(Year: 2011; Director: Megan Griffiths; Writer: Megan Griffiths; Stars: Amy Seimetz, Ross Partridge, Tony Doupe, Scoot McNairy, Gergana Mellin, Lynn Shelton, Bret Roberts, Madeline Elizabeth, Wally Dalton, Alycia Delmore, Calvin Reeder, Russell Hodgkinson, Sean Nelson, Kate Bayley, Scott McKnight), Official Site
A passing truck driver brings an unfamiliar sense of optimism to a woman working the night shift at a quiet diner, reminding her it's never too late to become the person you always wanted to be.
(Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Dusty Bias; Writer: Dusty Bias, Holly Lynn Ellis, Ashley Martin; Stars: Jeremy Clark, Holly Lynn Ellis, Garth Blomberg, Greta Grosch, Bryant Mock, Gene Curtiss, Ceecy Nucker, Aisha Vadell, Candace Barlow, Gena Pacheco, Heather Anne Ellis)
When a mysterious vagrant living out of his car among the snowy plains discovers a nearly-frozen local with a pen-pal girlfriend, he sees an opportunity to change his lonely existence.
Bellflower and Lord Byron
(Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Andrew Dosunmu; Writer: Eugene M. Gussenhoven; Stars: Danai Gurira, Mohamed Dione, Osas Ighodaro, Anthony Okungbowa, Lenore Thomas, Babs Olusanmokun, Stephen Tyrone Williams, Ger Duany, Maduka Steady, Aspen Steib, Zoey Martinson, Ese Daniel Ovueraye, Dee Dee Moss, Beverly Hugo, Sky Grey)
An African immigrant survives on the fringes of New York City. Music is his passion, life is a hustle and falling in love is his greatest risk.
Sound Of My Voice
(Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Zal Batmanglij; Writer: Zal Batmanglij, Brit Marling; Stars: Christopher Denham, Nicole Vicius, Brit Marling, Avery Pohl, Richard Wharton, Davenia McFadden, Kandice Stroh, Constance Wu, Matthew Carey, Jacob Price, David Haley, Christine Meyers, Alvin Lam, Maeve Quinlan, Piper Mackenzie Harris)
Two skeptics set out to debunk a cult surrounding a woman who claims to be from the future.
(Year: 2011; Director: Erica Dunton; Writer: Erica Dunton; Stars: Jazzy De Lisser, Chelsea Logan, Adwoa Aboah, Jami Eaton, Audrey Speicher)
Five girls come together for one fateful night where anything goes. They all had secrets, but their friendship was the only thing they knew to be true.