Tuesday 25th June, 8.30pm - 10.30pm
@ Stuart Cinema & Cafe, 79 West Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222
The Blind Date
Dir. Peter Danish
USA | 20 mins
Logline: A young woman (Eve, 21 years old) wants to meet a young successful doctor. Her friend (Grace) tells her she knows just the guy (Adam, 40 years old). Eve goes to Adam's apartment. They chat, have a glass of wine and everything is going great - until they start to talk politics.
The Fall Leaves
Dir. Maya McCullough
USA | 22 mins
Synopsis: In 1964 at Sofia Home for Unwed Mothers in Columbus, MS, Robin, the youngest girl at the home and her confidant, Carole, are confronted by the final stages of their pregnancy.
Dir. Tim Driscoll
USA | 3 mins
Logline: Freedom in surrendering. A man grapples with the weight of institutions and belief.
A Proposed Solution
Dir. Todd Sandler
USA | 10 mins
Logline: When Drew fears his relationship could end, yet again, he agrees to a bizarre solution guaranteeing a "lifetime of happiness" with Steph.
Dir. Lisa Regina
USA | 16 mins
Logline: The Shades underground vigilante legal system provides the victims and their families with an opportunity to take the law into their own hands. It's a dark fantasy that allows us to imagine justice being served for horrific crimes against women and children.
Dirs. Monica Arsenault & Sonja Cirilo
USA | 17 mins
Logline: April, a gay high school senior, and Sister Cecilia, a bisexual nun, begin an unlikely friendship after sharing a joint. April struggles with her sexuality as she continues to develop a crush on her classmate, Megan. Meanwhile, Sister Cecilia, determined to help April at all costs, attempts to reconcile her personal beliefs with the Church’s strict teachings on homosexuality.
After each film there will be a minute-long break, during which we invite the audience to complete scorecards. The cards go towards the scoring of the films and are sent directly to the filmmakers to provide insight into the audience's response.