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Actors Josephine Decker and Zefrey Throwell make love in the bathroom. Film still from FLAMES. Photo by Ashley Connor.

Flames

Throwell from the white-hot passion of first love to the heartbreak of breaking up. But for these two filmmakers, the end of the relationship wasn’t the end of the story. As they continue filming, reconstructing what happened and where it went wrong, lines begin to blur between what was real and what was “the film”—if […]

Uncle Kent

A pothead kid’s show cartoonist in Los Angeles spends a weekend trying to sleep with his visiting house guest – a woman from New York who he met on Chatroulette.

Funny Bunny

Gene spends his days canvassing about childhood obesity and the billions of dollars wasted each year on junk food subsidies. Gene meets Titty, an emotionally-arrested 19-year-old who has successfully sued his own father to win back a large inheritance, getting himself disowned in the process. Gene discovers that Titty has an ongoing online relationship with the beautiful agoraphobic Ginger, who is an animal activist. Gene convinces Titty to make a pilgrimage to meet Ginger. Gene quickly begins to fall for the enigmatic Ginger, despite the fact that his goal was to deliver her up to his new friend Titty. But Ginger has no intention of being delivered up to anybody. [Synopsis courtesy of SXSW Film Festival]

Black Box

A grad student in theatre directs a group of undergrads in an adaptation of a 1980s young adult novel, altering them all in unexpected ways.