A true-crime biopic about the disappearance of Madalyn Murray O’Hair, founder of the “American Atheists” and pioneering firebrand in the political culture war. “The Most Hated Woman In America” captures the rise and fall of a complex character who was a controversial villain to some and an unlikely hero to others. [Synopsis courtesy of SXSW Film […]
In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor young man who comes into a fortune of time, though too late to help his mother from dying. He ends up on the run from a corrupt police force known as ‘time keepers’.
Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He’s the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don’t go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny and his ‘gang’ kidnap Jake’s 15 year old brother and holds him hostage. Problem now is what to do with ‘stolen boy?’
Architect Walter Stackhouse (Patrick Wilson), crime novelist by night, is quite unhappily married to Clara (Jessica Biel), a successful real estate saleswoman. As Walter becomes fascinated by the case of Melchior Kimmel, a bookstore owner in New Jersey suspected of murdering his wife Helen, he begins to imagine what it might be like to murder his own wife. [Synopsis courtesy of Tribeca Film Festival]
A day in the life of Mia Roarke, a once well-known actress now approaching the age of 40 and struggling to maintain her dignity while navigating the empty facade of Hollywood. Desperate to stay relevant, Mia becomes her own worst enemy and eventually spirals out of control. [Synopsis courtesy of LA Film Festival]
Set on a research vessel en route to the icy wastes of Antarctica, Peter Harrison is a writer sharing his dream of going to the ends of the earth with his wife. The confines of the ship and the wide open spaces of the southern ocean set the stage for an unraveling marriage encountering their first rite of passage as a couple. Red Knot is a narrative feature film that invites a broader converstaion around themes that are at once universal and personal: our closest relationships and the wilderness that lies between us.