Bhumika, a curious & determined 13-year-old Nepali girl in search of adventure, leaves her Himalayan village for the first time, only to discover the city is not what she imagined, and her friend Krishna is keeping a secret that may change her life forever. Starring: Tillotama Shome (Monsoon Wedding), Sheeba Chadha, and introducing Albina Dahal as Bhumika.
In the midst of an underprivileged Moroccan neighborhood, Fatima, 30, is waiting anxiously to join her husband who migrated to France over a year ago as soon as she receives the immigration papers. The absence of the husband, the misery that surrounds her, the lack of job opportunities and finances, along with the harmful environment that her native son, Mohammed, 10, is immersed in gives her very little hope. Will the husband's letter potentially secure a brighter future for her and her son or will she have to make a crucial sacrifice?
A college dropout-turned-professional essay writer assumes the impossible task of writing a thesis paper in one weekend and, along the way, discovers that he no longer wants to perfect others' lives while neglecting his own.
When Amal, a Somali teenager in Portland, Maine, crushes on an American boy, she is forced to come to terms with her dual life as a devout Muslim and an American youth.
Seymour and Lois are an elderly New York couple in the twilight of their lives. When their 40-year old son is no longer able to support them, Seymour is faced with a terrible proposition - find a job or lose his home.
A 14-year-old boy decides to steal his cancer-stricken mother's medicinal marijuana.
A little girl uses her imagination to come to terms with her mother's illness.
A curious doctor seeks the source of a young boy's inability to feel pain.
At once a campfire yarn and an emotional character study, "Night Was Long" offers a candid glimpse at a community of tall tales and gossip. It is a story of a man wrestling with the shame of a recent divorce, inducing fantasies of violent retribution.
Sunmy tries to stay cheerful in the aftermath of love gone bad.
The main character in Solid Body is a vintage electric guitar. We follow the guitar through four vignettes. It's creation, it's authentication and sale, and its use by a talented guitar player. As the guitar moves from character to character we see a glimpse of different worlds. Each character represents a different aspect of the current music business, in turmoil.
SONGS FROM THE FARM is about a fur farmer and his wife in rural China, struggling to cope with life without their son. Uncle Wong and Anna are trying to survive a painful memory and this portrait documentary is a gradual reveal! of this couple’s disconnect, which was the result of their son’s suicide.
Max Zeinfeld builds a gun that can shoot sound for the state science fair. He recognizes Susie, a kidnapped girl from the news, being carried into a building by several masked men. Max must convince his best friend, Snot, to help him rescue Susie and use his new invention to prove once and for all that he is a genius.
As part of an unlikely dream to become an astronaut a young man in a wheelchair attempts to walk for the first time.
Hudson Flannery must chose between loyalty and the law after the ring death of his boxing brother leaves his family's home in foreclosure.
State Debate follows Blake Johnson and Dakota Lamont as they debate their way to state finals in an exhilarating homage to 1950's Technicolor musicals. Representing rural Harbor Village, the duo is closer than ever to capturing the coveted state trophy and college scholarship, but will Dakota's romantic intentions cost Blake a ticket out of the confines of his hometown?
After his all-star sister moves away from home, high school senior, Chris, searches for a new running partner.
Acclaimed romance novelist Helena Martin reunites with her estranged mother, a once-famous film star who abandoned her 15 years ago, with plans of revealing she's written an autobiography about their scarred lives together.