First Run Film Festival | Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
Jeff Porter just won the lottery. Can he survive long enough to enjoy it?
What happens when an elderly ex-daredevil fixated on his past and taken care of by his wife wanders from his house one morning to perform his next big jump?
The Perfect Woman is the story about an alienated factory worker who purchases a robotic woman in order to satisfy his senses and fulfill his needs. Only having experienced abuse he doesn`t know how to handle the robot with care. However modern engineering fails and he is left unsatisfied. When a vulnerable and love stricken woman falls into his arms, he takes a sudden interest.
Slim and Lena is a modern film noir set in the grit and glamour of the neo-burlesque scene. The story begins, narrated by Slim, when he returns to NYC to settle a beef with Big Daddy, the proprietor of a hip burlesque lounge on the Lower East Side. When Slim discovers that his long lost true love, sweet Lena, has become a burlesque dancer; the typical roles of a noir are turned on their head. Packed with love, sex, and redemption, "Slim and Lena"" is the story of how Lena finds her voice and becomes the heroine and narrator of her own story."