The project which receives the most votes for Project of the Month will get a reported feature story about their project on Indiewire. From there, they will be in the running for Project of the Year.
Below are the five projects up for the prize. Click on the film title to learn more about each project (descriptions courtesy of the filmmakers):
Flesh and Blood: When an apocalyptic virus threatens to turn her father into a violent monster, 18 year-old Max must lead him and her younger sister, Ellen, through a perilous mountain range in hope of finding a cure on the other side.
Homebody: After losing her job, friends, and apartment, Jessie moves home with her mom, Lisa–the only thing is, Lisa doesn’t know she’s there.
In the Wake of Ire: A film about a small town father and a daughter with amnesia reconnecting after being separated for 20 years.
En Garde!: Klutzy Dee Dee struggles to walk without tripping in a family filled with uber-athletes. She stumbles onto the high school fencing team filled with misfits, where she discovers friends, a new crush, and herself.
Or Die Trying: A series about women in film, by women in film! Four ambitious women attempt to achieve their own definition of success, while dealing with the struggles of being a millennial in Hollywood.
Voting will end Monday, July 11 at 6 p.m. ET.