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Concerning three groups of children from disparate upbringings, A Black Hole is a Black Hole in the Ground intimately depicts the strange, ephemeral realities that arise on evenings of play, when dime...

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A Black Hole is a Black Hole in the Ground

Director(s): Sophia Feuer, Tyler Macri

Strange experiences and realizations lead a grieving artist to reconsider his identity and beliefs in this meditation on loss, family and mental illness.

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A Family That Steals Dogs

Director(s): John C Kelley

‘A WALK DOWN TO WATER’ follows an immigrant employee working at a rural motel after he discovers that a guest has passed away in one of the rooms. While he waits for an ambulance to arrive and lif...

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A Walk Down To Water

Director(s): Levi Holwell

A$$ Level is a comedic music video that celebrates life with a disability while paying homage to 90s dance videos.

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A$$ Level

Director(s): Alison Becker

May 2017. The city of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, is the theatre of the mythic Crawfish Festival. It’s just another day in America.

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Acadiana

Director(s): Guillaume Fournier, Samuel Matteau,Yannick Nolin

Set during the decline and fall of the consumerist empire, a filthy garbage-picker is retained as a personal slave by a wealthy ultra-consumer still worshipping at the temple of a life he once knew.

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Ape Sodom

Director(s): Maxwell McCabe-Lokos

During the 1990’s in ex-Yugoslavia a war rages. A husband and wife try to escape their besieged town but there’s an improvised barricade blocking the road. In attempt to get past it, they make up ...

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Autumn Waltz

Director(s): Ognjen Petković

While sitting on the toilet one November morning, Ben Boyer receives a Jungian lesson on archetypal marketing.

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Ben Boyer and the Phenomenology of Automobile Branding

Director(s): Rian Johnson

After moving across the country, a young girl gets more than a best friend when her parents let her adopt a dog.

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Best Friend

Director(s): Cory Reeder

Utilizing archival footage and stop-motion animation, Black Dog is set during the US and USSR space race of the 1960's amidst a time of heated social and political tension. Two brothers must deal with...

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Black Dog

Director(s): Joshua Tuthill

Beatriz is a teenager from Argentina that, after her mother’s death, finds herself moving to Brazil to an absent father. In a concert, she meets Rogério, a musician in his late 30’s, struggling u...

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Boni Bonita

Director(s): Daniel Barosa

On a rainy night in Calcutta a group of desperate addicts chase brown sugar, but the permanent intoxication they seek proves elusive. Cat Sticks weaves their stories into a chiaroscuro, traverses with...

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Cat Sticks

Director(s): Ronny Sen

Hell goes animated as apocalyptic graphic novel artwork and eerie Victorian toy theater converge in this subversively satiric update of a literary classic. Reinterpreted with the use of intricately ha...

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Dante's Inferno

Director(s): Sean Meredith

Exploiting 💉 the female “grotesque” 👄 I examine the superficial 🌈 construct of reality 🍩 and play with the voluptuous 🔥 danger lurking beneath the sticky 💋 sweet surface 🍰.

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Desert Air

Director(s): ANDiLAND

Desolation Center is the previously untold story of a series of early 80s guerrilla music and art performance happenings in Southern California that are recognized to have inspired Burning Man, Lollap...

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Desolation Center

Director(s): Stuart Swezey

Struggling with New York living, Dana Schapiro decides to move, saying goodbye to a neighborhood that can barely remember who she is....

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Goodbye, Brooklyn

Director(s): Daniel Jaffe

Seventeen-year-old Iva is in the process of coming to terms with the death of her mother. Influenced by this deep personal loss and by the discovery that she didn’t know everything about her mom, th...

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History of Love

Director(s): Sonja Prosenc

Human Helper is a sci-fi comedy short about a doctor's mission to make artificially intelligent human-like helpers not ableist.

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Human Helper

Director(s): Shaina Ghuraya

Fiona lives on the coastal islands surrounding a small city on the north-western coast of Norway, where she takes care of her intellectually disabled brother Tom. Over a few life-changing summer month...

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Hurry Slowly

Director(s): Anders Emblem

Known as the Slam Collective, seven Slamdance filmmakers from different continents come together to make "I Want to be an American," Slamdance's first documentary feature. In the spirit of the surrea...

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I Want To Be An American

Director(s): Slam Collective

A silent poem reflecting on the place of my mother’s birth and her first traces on earth. A generational portrait of South Asian “makers” becomes a perceptual voyage into memory, experience, and...

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If I Were Any Further Away I’d Be Closer to Home

Director(s): Rajee Samarasinghe

Two ex-lovers meet at a rarely-used Aspen lodge to reignite their passions, but first they must confess their past sins.

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It's Been Too Long

Director(s): Amber Schaefer

A 7-foot-tall fundamentalist Baptist minister, Markie Wenzel made the decision at age 46 to come out as a transgender woman and start living as female. It was a decision that ended her 20-year marriag...

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Markie in Milwaukee

Director(s): Matt Kliegman

In June of 1969, the fourth Memphis Country Blues Festival took place at the city’s famed Overton Park Band Shell. Fueled by the rediscovery of blues artists like Furry Lewis and Mississippi Fred Mc...

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Memphis '69: The 1969 Memphis Country Blues Festival

Director(s): Joe LaMattina

Donna has recently been convicted of “Driving While Impaired” and is ordered to perform community service at the local animal shelter. When an elderly dog is scheduled to be euthanized, Donna deci...

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Murmur

Director(s): Heather Young

In a split-second between life and death, teenager Myeisha Jackson crosses over into a hip-hop musical dreamscape and witnesses her life, what it was and what might have been.

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My Name is Myeisha

Director(s): Gus Krieger

"The well-springs were deeper and less detectable, deeper and shallower both, look at billboards and matchbooks, trademarks on products, birthmarks on bodies, look at the behavior of your pets." Don D...

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Now 2

Director(s): Kevin Eskew

One Nation Under is an investigation into what it means to be an American, questioning idyllic notions of freedom and power by observing the structures around us and hearing from the people overshadow...

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One Nation Under

Director(s): Justin McHugh

A child must create a world where chaos and dread turn to order and awe.

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Oracle

Director(s): Aaron Poole

A boy playing in his backyard begins to exhibit signs of a disturbing physical ability. His parents invite the neighbors over to enact a peculiar rite-of-passage ceremony that will assimilate the boy ...

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Our Boy

Director(s): Kyle Sims

In an advanced society that worships a musical chord, a maintenance worker who tunes sonic shrines is thwarted by teen vandals.

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Out of Tune

Director(s): Aaron With

When punk rock exploded in D.C. in the late 1970s, it was a mighty convergence of powerful music, inter-generational friendships, and clear minds. Punk the Capital captures that transformative period,...

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Punk The Capital

Director(s): James June Schneider,Paul Bishow

Ready for Love covers a decade of a woman's life, as told only through her own video submissions to be a contestant on The Bachelor.

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Ready For Love

Director(s): Lauren McCune,Dylan Pasture

A documentary portrait of a man, with ascetic origins, who has been radically transformed by city life.

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Sadhu in Bombay

Director(s): Kabir Mehta

After the fall of Saigon, millions of Vietnamese “boat people” escaped their homeland by sea in a desperate attempt to find refuge. Hundreds of thousands were eventually accepted into the United S...

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Seadrift

Director(s): Tim Tsai

At the center of this film is a Sri Lankan woman accessing other places in digital form, while situated in her own physical reality. Navigating through a multitude of spaces from the natural world to ...

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Show Me Other Places

Director(s): Rajee Samarasinghe

Tabby is taken by surprise when her date Patrick abruptly reveals his odd bedroom quirk. She's initially put off, but soon finds herself feeling a little ambivalent, even intrigued.

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That Thing

Director(s): Dan Roe

Grand Jury Prize for Unstoppable. A father struggles to connect with his son, who grows to love a language not native to his tongue.

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The Bin

Director(s): Jocelyn Tamayao

A robber's plan goes horribly awry when he discovers that the store he has targeted is full of disabled people.

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The Co-Op

Director(s): Cameron S. Mitchell

Shot improvisationally in 2010, shortly after the end of the Sri Lankan civil war, this film takes a lyrical approach to examining recent history and the process of reconstruction in the post-war era....

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The Exile

Director(s): Rajee Samarasinghe