New York Lift-Off Film Festival 2021 - Network Round Features
Wednesday 4th August - Wednesday 11th August
My Hair, My Rules
Dirs. Ronald Hinton, Joel Ahumada
Logline: 24-year old Ronald Hinton can be spotted in a crowd with his signature afro. It's taken him years to love and grow his big luscious curls, but underneath them, he's hiding a receding hairline. As Ronald unpacks his complicated relationship with hair, he prepares for the last attempt at saving his curls, a hair transplant.
IN THE WATER; BEHIND THE LENS
Dir. Johnny Gonzales
Logline: A film about water photographers and the dangers and challenges they face to get the shot seen in magazines and covers all over the world.
The Imaginary State
Dir. Alan Fischer
Logline: Inspired by true events, the film tells the story of a Chilean man who travels to Sweden searching for the answer to a crime that involves his family. As he does so, he becomes a terrorist.
The Lost One
Dir. Damian Hussey
Logline: While tracking down a missing teenage girl, former police officer Shae Conway uncovers shocking secrets of the elite, who will do anything to keep them hidden.
The Lost Scene
Dir. Maggie Roback
Logline: As filmmaker Maggie Roback moved through life one question kept emerging in her head: where did all the bands go?
Dir. Antoine vans
Logline: A young women, fraud agent, needs to pair up with an ex-agent to investigate on a possible fraudster. Unintentionally, they will be forced to help the fraudster to save an innocent person.
Dirs. Jake Wichansky, Holden Zuschlag
Logline: After an unexpected incident, high school senior Ryan Minett does everything in his power to cover it up and be with the love of his life. Meanwhile, Rachel Smalls investigates the disappearance of her best friend, leading her down a dangerous path towards the truth.