First Run Film Festival | Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
In Indonesia, Ribud, a widowed man has lost his will to live. Will the disappearance of a young boy and grief of a mother bring Ribud back to reality?
A comedy about a guy who discovers his girl cheating on him with a thug and then joins a reality makeover show to become a thug to get her back.
Jimmy Valentine, after being released from jail, returns to robbing banks‚ despite a clever detective hot on his trail. Love, not jailtime, is what transforms Jimmy into an upright citizen, as he starts courting the banker's daughter. When a little girl gets trapped in the bank's safe, Jimmy must decide whether to reveal his past and do the right thing.
Three strangers, at different stages in their lives, all experience a nervous breakdown over the course of one bizarre night.
Respiraçion is the story of a young woman, Maria Acosta, a migrant farm worker in the fields of Southern California. Maria has just learned that she is pregnant and her life takes a turn for the worse when she finds that the father of her unborn child is in the country illegally. In the face of steep odds Maria's greatest struggle is simply to keep her fledgling family together.
Oliver's life has been somewhat banal recently, so he decides to test a drug that eliminates boredom. He knows the girl who's co-ordinating the program, and she happens to be kind of cute as well.
Set in modern-day Verona, NY, in the familiar world of instant messages, SUVs and high school proms, Romeo vs. Juliet tells the story of what would happen if the Elizabethan-costume-clad Romeo and Juliet escaped death and had a second chance at love. Can the greatest romance of all time survive the reality of a relationship?
A chubby track team bench warmer is aided by a host of intergalactic forces upon entering the season's final race.