It is said that life without drama is dull. Combine drama with comedy and you get "Dramedy". This is a mix, yet all have a dramatic edge.
Showing up his three Viking half-brothers with a surprisingly successful hunt, Halfdanr catches the eye and ear of his father for the very first time. Being born to a slave offers very few of these opportunities after all.
As his success and ambition grows, Halfdanr must choose between attaining everything he's yearned for, and the one thing he's truly loved.
A young maid contemplates her future after having an affair with her rich employer, who is struggling to reconnect with his wife after she was sexually assaulted over a year ago.
A proof concept film about an American-Born-Chinese waitress conflicted by her identity is drawn into an unimaginable circumstance by a mysterious man in a black limo.
Road Trippin' is a film that puts you in the shoes of Meredith, an inexperienced traveler looking to make it to her fathers home safely. As things start to slowly slip out of her control, she becomes more and more distraught, being pushed to here breaking point.
When Quinn receives the gift she was hoping for, things begin to unfold in strange ways. However she has to remain focused, because practice makes perfect.
During the summer of '66, a former rodeo champion and cattle auctioneer from Oklahoma bonds tightly with his young grandson from suburban Pennsylvania while teaching him a few tricks from his previous trades. Shot entirely in rural Pennsylvania, Calf Rope captures the intense love that grandparents often share with their grandchildren and the legacy that lives on long after they have gone.
A young girl meets a homeless ex baseball player. The common bond of their love for baseball brings them close together. Then tragedy strikes…
Young sketch artist realizes world changing powers.
After yet another verbal confrontation with a teacher, high school punk rocker "Darby" is moved into a new elective class - theater. There, she is faced with a daunting new assignment: performing a monologue as a woman living in a nearby retirement community.
"Daze Moment" is a simple yet sincere attempt to raise awareness about the hardships faced by the expat community and the families of victims of Covid-19 during this pandemic
With the arrival of COVID, everything is uncertain. It becomes nearly impossible to create any sort of plans a week ahead let alone try and plan the rest of your life.
This movie is about a moment in time. The time during COVID-19. There's so much to be concerned about, but this film shows how young kids can still thrive. It is important that we focus on what's really important in life right now. If nothing else, I hope thinking about COVID-19 through a different lens will change people's perspectives during this difficult time.
A pandemic challenges a Chinese student on the path to legal immigration while sheltering in her new American home. Created for the 72 Hour Shootout by the Asian American Film Lab under the theme, Going Viral.
A group of surviving women of different ethnicity and social class meet in a Center for Domestic Violence. Seeking counseling and help, thus narrating their stories of guilt, frustrations and fears.
"Jesse James" traces the moments between a neighbor's phone call and the arrival of the police, when Jesse and his lover test the boundaries of their relationship and come face to face not just with what they are losing but with what they have already lost -- when Jesse can no longer save his relationship but only himself.
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Herb just died, and his family finds romantic messages from a strange woman on his answering machine. They struggle to protect his widow from this dreadful news, but their efforts fail spectacularly with enduring effects on the family’s future.
Growing up is hard, and for some it's harder. Young and impressionable Tony grew up in the late 1980's club rock scene where drugs and women were easily accessible. Tony flashes back to his memories of this time as a grown man in therapy. Will Tony find the closure he so deeply desires?
An amazing group of diverse women, whose sole focus is to eradicate the social stigma on mental illness through education, laughter and empathy.
Two families struggling with scars of tragedy are drawn together by mysterious events and a common link is uncovered. A link that will expose previous choices and force confrontation with lurking demons of the past. Propelled on a spiritual journey seeking forgiveness, healing and hope, is it a cruel twist that brought them together or something higher? Maybe the Universe does work by design.
Shadi is a little girl that her parents have been accused of murdering a girl in the village, and villagers killed her parents to seek revenge. Her uncle adops her and now Shadi must face the problems that people of the village caused them.
We follow four NGOs (non-governmental organizations) throughout Southeast Asia that are struggling to end sex trafficking and save as many children, girls and women as possible. The movie is an investigation that digs deep into the wounds of societies that are still traumatized by recent historical tragedies which have led to poverty and the systemization of abuse.
Dani’s morning seems to be going pretty well, until she’s told by her best friend that her life is pathetic. Now all Dani wants to do is go home and hide from the world. However, Dani’s roommate blames Dani for her dog running away. Now she has one day to find Scout, or lose her apartment for good. Dani spends the day hiking through her outdated hometown encountering new and familiar faces forcing Dani to re-evaluate her life by confronting her dreaded past. Maybe, if Dani can just make it through the day, she’ll find a little more than she thinks she’s been scouting for.
Ricky Rodriguez was born into the infamous Children Of God cult. Ricky endured a lifetime of sexual abuse before escaping. His past haunts him, and is compelled to seek retribution against the cult by any means necessary. Ricky sees a window of opportunity to strike, so he makes his final preparations and records a manifesto to explain the actions he’s about to take.