In a looming future where social media celebrities dominate our culture, X is the world’s supreme online icon— but how far must she go to hold on to her popularity? X lives the dream— she's connected, adored, and instantly validated by her hundreds of millions of followers. The ultimate influencer, celebrities like her are all we watch, all we listen to, all we care about.
United States / Drama / 9 mins
Director/Writer: Steve Acevedo
Writer: Zoë Simpson Dean
Producer: Zoë Simpson Dean, Steve Acevedo
Cast: Zoë Simpson Dean, Timothy Ryan Cole, Jenny Thompson
In a dystopian future in which reproductive rights have been outlawed in the United States, a single woman finds out she’s unexpectedly pregnant and attempts to have an illegal procedure. Caught by the agency that enforces the abortion ban, she is forced to carry to term, leading to tragic consequences for both herself and her child.
Forever Has Its Season
United States / Drama / 19 mins
Director: Daud Yousuf Sani
Writer: Laura-Lynn Rivera
Producer: Laura-Lynn Rivera
Cast: Kat Quiceno, Lara Maria Silva, Tim Redmond
In a world where marriage is on a fixed term, London Romero is the last romantic. When she finds evidence of infidelity in her parent's car, she struggles with her faith in love and her "happily married" parents.
A Cohort Of Guests
United States / Drama / 15 mins
Director: Todd Sandler
Writer: Alexa Gilker
Producer: Becca Nelson
Cast: Sarah Drew, Kelly McCreary, Jasika Nicole
A group of friends enjoy a casual summer dinner party until they are shockingly interrupted by an unexpected guest.
As conflicting schedules and commitments push a sex worker and her girlfriend further apart, an unexpected intimacy with a client pushes her towards a moment of crisis.
Then & Now
United States / Drama / 6 mins
Director: Niki Koss
Writer: Ally Cron-DeVico
Producer: Niki Koss
Cast: Sterling Beaumon, Madeline Carroll, Courtney Grosbeck
Then & Now explores how a the budding of a high school romance can differ in 1958 vs 2018. It is a social commentary on how technology has so heavily affected today's youth in their crucial judgements and decision making skills.