When two female childhood friends announce their adoption of an Ethiopian boy over a celebratory dinner, the evening takes a heated turn as guests debate raising a black boy by white parents in present-day America.
Engaging with art and artmaking can profoundly impact our mental, emotional and physical health. In this short-form documentary, we hear stories about how one museum’s Art and Wellness programs have turned that truth into transformative action.
A single dad of three boys manages a diner. But, there’s more to John than meets the eye.
Professor and magician Ed Coleman is ailing. He is 92 years old, widowed, a World War II veteran and living alone in a small apartment in Hoboken, NJ. He has been all but forgotten. Ed does have one thing that keeps him going—an upcoming visit by his grandson on Christmas. But a change plans leaves Ed with one last opportunity to reconnect with the world.
Vietnam, 1968. A feared American colonel nicknamed “the Black Dragon” by Vietnamese locals must face his inner shadow when his platoon presents him with a captured Vietcong girl who harbors some very unusual powers.
While two brothers are on a journey towards a mountain lake, they meet a stranger who helps them rediscover their desire to live.
A crisis of over-consumption leaves a father and daughter stranded outside a shopping mall. As the pressure mounts on all sides, the family soon find themselves in an absurdist trap of their own making.
The short documentary explores Dopo Yume, a NYC-based rock band that gained traction in the late 90s, early 00s, but never quite took flight. Told through home videos and present day narration from the band’s lead singer, we experience his memories of the highs and lows, the friendships and community that formed around the music and the role that fate and tragedy played.
The young actor Arthur hopes for his first big success, while director Ruth fights for her last. The theater is on the brink of extinction, the director too, only the young leading actor still has everything ahead of him. The responsibility weighs heavily on his shoulders and four days before the premiere it begins to become apparent what no one wants to admit. While Ruth tries with her last ounce of strength to steer the play in an orderly direction, everything gets out of hand for Arthur.
Elemental takes viewers on a journey with the top experts in the nation to better understand fire.
Dealing with the daily struggles of life, the youth of Bushwick Brooklyn found refuge in My Voice Theatre – A haven for those who don’t have a voice.
Tragic comedic character study of a gay 58 year old, New York actor who has been in more than a hundred totally unheard of films.
When Farida witnesses Eva getting sexually assaulted, she tries to stand up to the harasser. The situation doesn’t go as expected.
Maureen comes home to hear suspicious noises coming from her step-daughter’s bedroom. Busting in, Maureen catches Penelope, her stepdaughter, suspecting she was with a boy and he is hiding in the room. Who emerges from hiding is not who Maureen expected, and causes a swift and rippling change in their relationships.
After moving back home, a failed comedian interviews her Colombian immigrant parents and recreates their wildest and most touching stories.
After losing her therapy dog, she must muster the courage within, not only to find her dog, but ultimately, to find herself.
An American photographer and filmmaker living in Iceland romanticizes his own personal connection to glaciers and struggles to discover the true role of beauty in nature for communicating the most critical issue of our time: climate change.
A washed up Clown, who is given a second lease on life when a street-wise Scamp reminds him of what it means to be an artist.
José has it all. He’s a successful doctor, he has a loving husband and has built a good life for himself after immigrating to New York City. There’s one thing missing, José desperately wants to make a traditional paella the way he did growing up in Spain.
Two girls sit in two separate chairs deep in the woods. They knit. They make mistakes. One sneezes a few times. Anxiety grows stronger. Will they make it out unscathed?
After taking over his family’s Chinatown restaurant, Steven and his pet fish must find a way to survive as a global pandemic sweeps New York City.
I Am Curious (Yellow) became the highest-grossing foreign-language film in the US between 1969-1992 and it is based on one woman’s unique history. This is a documentary about female artistry and the high price that Lena had to pay for it.
Maydayterranean is a documentary film portraying the problems of the Mediterranean Sea as well as the beauty it still has to offer.
Current recluse Theo strikes up a conversation that he didn’t realize he needed with his pizza delivery guy.
Searching for solace after claiming her sister’s ashes, June Bell unearths the painful truth of her sister’s overdose and finds the closure she didn’t know she needed.
Bonnie is an American on holiday in Ireland to cope with her husband’s recent suicide. She visits a pub and keeps to herself, but is confronted by the pub-owner’s younger sister, who’s intent on finding out why she’s so somber. All the while, two patrons flirt across the bar and the pub owner wrestles with the alleged suicide of a local beloved disabled boy.
Violet has writer’s block, has decided to start dating again, and on top of that, she tests positive for Herpes.
Marlena struggles with a serious marital crisis due to the alcohol addiction of her husband, Zbigniew. Via the Internet, she meets Bruno, a Senegalese, who brings back Marlena’s self-confidence and sense of womanhood. However, it turns out that the man plans something rather different for her than building a relationship with her…
Rudy Vaspar, a dangerous and violent convict, sits comfortably behind bars in a maximum security prison. His day is interrupted by a surprise visit from Monica Klee and her assistant, Vince, as Rudy soon discovers he has been selected for a scientific study.
Two young entrepreneurs on the cusp of greatness- or disaster- with a unique new app they’ve developed: Spotlight. With their partnership on a knife’s edge, they prepare for the single biggest pitch they’ll ever make, to a group of hungry venture capitalists.
When a timid, midwestern boy decides to propose to his girlfriend, he has to go through her immigrant, Chinese family first.
In the land occupied with the sprayers army, no one has the right to grow any kind of plants either in public or private.
The Third Floor is an animated short film comprised of three character vignettes occurring simultaneously in the same apartment building.
Trickster environmental activists pretending to be oil behemoth Total stage a satirical press conference to introduce “RéHabitat,” a plan to rescue animals from the East African Oil Pipeline by relocating them to “more sustainable” habitats in France. Using humor and mischief, they expose a deadly ecological and humanitarian disaster in a zany effort to help #StopEACOP.
Two brothers from Queens, NY drive to Maine to avenge the murder of their mother, who was beaten to death during an Asian hate crime spree.
Teenage girls in New York City weaponize misconceptions and privileges to pull off their biggest heist yet.
VOICE ABOVE WATER is the story of a 90-year-old Balinese fisherman who can no longer fish because of the amount of plastic pollution in the ocean, instead he collects trash in hopes of being able to fish again.
After suffering a brutal beating, Dorian must decide what kind of person he is willing to be.