FULL LINEUP (Not exact order):
The film address the challenging issues of Latino illegal immigrants in the US. The main subject is a Latino immigrant who works in New York City in a Hello Kitty costume; a popular Japanese fictional character. Never revealing who’s behind the mask, the film is a metaphor of faceless immigrants who work in the shadows of American society. The documentary blends social commentary with pop culture.
Director: Daniel Bruity
Producer: Vera Queiroz, Burt Sun, Ramon Morillo, Daniel Burity
An Unwelcomed Guest – directed by Alain Alfaro
A concoction of lies and insecurities spiral into uncharted subjects when long-time friend, Josh, comes to visit newly-engaged Victor with some news about his fiance, Kathy.
Hight & Tight – directed by Luis Servera
A mysterious man who committed double-homicide 7 years ago returns to the small town where he committed it to get a haircut from the town barber, the father of the man he killed.
Three Trembling Cities
Synopsis: An intimate portrait of the inner lives and daily struggles of the immigrants that make NYC’s heart tremble with hope.
Director: Arthur Vincie
Director: Lue McWilliams
Synopsis: Self-imposed limits on what we can and can’t do. This short highlights in a simple fun way how society and ourselves can dictate our potential and it will hopefully motivate people to think outside the gender and age societal boxes; in this film, I use movement as an example, but the formula can be applied to anything: education, fashion, business…etc
Director: Lue McWilliams
Thanks-4-Giving – directed by Eliezer Vergara
A comedy about a couple named Chris and Greta. Chris Happily Shares everything with Greta, but she never gets anything out of her own.
Synopsis: Carlo and Claudia are a married couple in the midst of a heated argument about a suspicion of infidelity but have previously made an agreement that neither one of them could leave their bedroom until any conflict has been resolved. What is not readily apparent is whether their conflict is real, or the product of art. Secrets, lies and the roles couples play. For better or worse. This is ‘Marital Arts.’
Director: Anthony Marinelli
Producer: AntHill Productions
Synopsis: In 1986, a boy leaves his safe, suburban home to attend a Richard Pryor comedy show in New York City.
Director: Aaron Sheer
Producer: Aaron Sheer
Death of a Vacuum
Synopsis: A short, dark comedy about a young woman who comes home to find that her parents are working on a fun new project together – a divorce.
Director: Simone Kisiel
Producer: Adriana Jones and Simone Kisiel
Nube – directed by Joel Vargas
Following the election of Donald Trump, Nube, a New York City bottle recycler, must go through her day in order to then perform the inconceivable.
Two high schoolers who haven’t said a word to each other since the second grade find out that the key to a memorable school dance….is ditching the school dance.
Director: Ayden Skye
Producer: Kieran Altmann
Jack & Jill
Synopsis: Two best friends take a small town by storm on what could be their last weekend together.
Director: Nikhil Melnechuk
Producer: Nicole Cosgrove
You Got a Problem
Synopsis: Uncle Louie and his Italian-American Paisanos solve a problem that the Pizza Man is having with a bunch of kids from a Brooklyn neighborhood. You got a problem, no problem…just call uncle Louie. He’ll take care of it! No Problem!
Director: Charles Mandracchia
Producer: Charles Mandracchia
Synopsis: Full Service explores the effects of globalization on local economies and culture, our propensity to stereotype others, and the fact that we are all more complex than we seem.
Director: Kpage Stuart Valdes
Producer: Kpage Stuart Valdes