A Spell To Ward Off The Darkness
A young woman is brutally murdered, only to come back to life. Investigating these strange circumstances, the woman’s father stumbles into a disturbing conspiracy surrounding a malevolent substance infecting the living.
Director: César Ducasse, Mathieu Peteul
A man goes on a singular journey through three distinct landscapes: In a commune on an Estonian island, across the forests of Northern Finland, and as a member of a black metal band in Norway.
Iraqi-American filmmaker Usama Alshaibi explores the nature of his own family’s dual sense of identity, the experiences of other Arab Americans and the depictions of Arabs in mainstream media.
Director: Usama Alshaibi
Plagues & Pleasures On The Salton Sea
After her husband is murdered just before Christmas, a suburban woman begins a downward spiral into a world of decadence and debauchery, especially when she learns that her dead spouse had been having an affair with an exotic dancer.
Director: Zach Clark
This documentary reveals the troubled history of Salton Sea, which was once the site of a wonderful resort in the California desert, but soon turned into a fetid, largely abandoned area. Narrated by John Waters.
After killing her husband, a harried housewife goes on the lam and ends up in a village that is is ruled over by an evil queen and is populated solely by degenerates and criminals.
Director: John Waters
An immoral filmmaker taunts his friends at a New Years Eve party in order to get them to confess their deepest, darkest secrets on camera and to get down and dirty with a faded pop star.
Director: Michael Melamedoff
Four amnesiac women wake up in an underground scientific facility where they are stalked by a psychotic killer who carves the time he will kill them into their flesh.
Director: James Eaves
The Richard Nixon presidency is seen through home movies taken at the time by three top members of his staff: H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and Dwight Chapin.
Director: Penny Lane
An unassuming actor struggles with his career as he trudges from one demoralizing TV commercial audition to the next all the while letting his inner rage silently build up in himself.
Director: Daniel Martinico