By Indiewire | Indiewire June 24, 2013 at 11:38AM
June is about to end, and we've got to decide June's Project of the Month. The project that receives the most votes for Project of the Month will receive a consultation from our Project of the Month partner, Tribeca Film Institute!
Voting will be open until Friday June 28 at 5 PM Eastern.
"Air Sex: Making Love Out of Nothing At All" is a documentary about
one of the weirdest live touring shows that's ever existed — the Air Sex
World Championships. Air Sex is like Air Guitar, except competitors
pretend to make love onstage with a partner who isn’t there. Also, Air
Sex isn’t boring (Air Guitar totally sucks). The film will follow
comedian Chris Trew as he brings the 2013 tour across America,
culminating in the 2013 Finals in New Orleans (the first time the finals
have been held outside of
Imagine Roald Dahl's "Matilda" complete with the themes of education
and the importance of family, but set in India and as a drama.
The story begins with the now older titular character Sharbat, getting stranded in a railway station where she had once escaped from and she flashes back to the years leading up to her inevitable departure. We follow Sharbat, an inquisitive and ambitious little girl, in a family where the women are not allowed to be literate. She enlists her mother’s help to learn to read clandestinely, but when she is discovered, has no choice but to escape.
KNOW HOW is not a documentary nor is it fiction. It’s a new hybrid approach for using film to create social change. Instead of professional screenwriters and actors, these stories are written and performed by a cast of ordinary foster care youth, and their performances are powerful, moving, and eye-opening. KNOW HOW is a musical that brings authentic voices and unseen stories to the screen. It's a bit of a cross between The Wire and Glee, but not really. And it really aims at driving social change.
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