DRAMA

Dream Of Aces
USA / Drama / 21 minutes

Director/Producer: Emir Kumova

Writer: Norberto Jansenson, Emir Kumova

Cast: Norberto Jansenson, Carolina Vargas

Based on a true story; A successful illusionist and his connection to an impossible and a sentimental card trick that will unravel the meaning of real magic in people's daily lives.

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Ella
USA / Drama / 14 minutes

Director: Chris Petrick

Writer: Chris Petrick, Alexandra Raley

Producer: Erin Kelly

Cast: Omar Salazar, Gerardo de Pablos

Two brothers find themselves in a deadly predicament after a seemingly normal piece of technology becomes a killing machine.

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Everything Stays
USA / Drama / 26 minutes

Director/Writer: Cole Bacani

Producer: Norrie Palmer, Lily Norris

Cast: Ryan Gatus, Sari Arambulo

As the summer after high school graduation winds down, Gabe's cousins have one last chance to tie him down in Illinois, forcing Gabe to decide what’s more important: his family or his future?

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Golds
USA / Drama / 12 minutes

Director: Moses Lawi

Writer: Moses Lawi, Halla Nelson

Producer: Bethany Henthorne, Faith Rolon

Cast: Ian Harris, Raushad Williams

A young boy (Mercy) lives in a poor neighborhood with his ill mom who can not afford the medical attention she needs. Mercy comes up with a creative way to raise money for his mom.

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Goose Chase
USA / Drama / 9 minutes 

Director/Writer/Producer: Nour Oubeid

Cast: Ludo Vika

While burdened with a ghastly eye infection, a woman in the throes of a collapsing, toxic relationship sets out on a mission to restock her homemade pickled gooseberries.

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Guide On
USA / Drama / 16 minutes 

Director/Writer: Paige Compton

Producer: Tara Donovan

Cast: Shawntelle Lee Cuevas, Chiara Maya

Synopsis coming soon.

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Habit
USA / Drama / 20 minutes 

Director/Writer: Kevin W. Koehler

Producer: Jonathan Craven, Jeff Kopchia

Cast: Emily Goss

After leaving her religious order, a young nun moves into a seedy residential hotel on the edge of LA’s skid row. While waiting for a mysterious visitor to arrive, her life unravels, and she begins to wonder if she’s made a huge and irreparable mistake.

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Hello From Taiwan
USA / Drama / 16 minutes

Director/Writer: Tiffany Frances

Producer: Marina Viscun, Guo Guo Jiayi

Cast: Brandilyn Cheah, Janet Hsieh

After a year of separation, a young Taiwanese American girl and her mom struggle to reconnect with her dad and two older sisters across familial and cultural divides.

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I Am Normal
USA / Drama / 20 minutes 

Director: Olia Oparina

Writer: Anya Bay

Producer: Anya Bay, Olia Oparina

A sane woman fakes the symptoms of a mentally unstable patient in order to be admitted into a mental institution for a secret psychiatric experiment. Inspired by the Rosenhan Experiment of 1973.

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I'm Not Special
USA / Drama / 40 minutes 

Director/Writer: Larry Ulrich

Producer: Sandra Evers-Manly, Edward Morrison

Cast: Julius Jordan, Larry Ulrich

An 11 year-old with Down Syndrome has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate as an athlete in the Special Games. As his drug-dependent father battles through his struggle, he threatens to jeopardize and derail more than just his son's athletic future.

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Joyrider
USA / Drama / 8 minutes 

Director/Writer: Sebastien Tobler

Cast: Ronin Tobler, Tara Kocourek

A three year-old boy obsessed with cars wakes up wanting to ride in his father's vintage sportscar which has been passed down from generation to generation. It's packing day, the family is leaving Los Angeles. The little boy and his father give the classic car a polish but the little boy doesn't realize they're doing this in preparation of selling the car. 

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Leylak
USA / Drama / 17 minutes 

Director: Scott Aharoni, Dennis Latos

Writer: Mustafa Kaymak

Producer: Scott Aharoni, Dennis Latos

As New York City deals with the ravishing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, YUSUF, a immigrant gravedigger in Queens, struggles to make ends meet and care for RENK, his eleven-year-old daughter. Unable to face the sudden demise of his hospitalized, COVID-19 stricken wife, and consumed with guilt over her death, Yusuf withholds the truth from his daughter. Several days pass and the weight of the truth, no longer containable, forces an unavoidable reckoning between Yusuf and Renk.

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